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William Howard Ahrensfeld

...88. Born on November 19, 1927, and raised in New York City, he attended high school on the site of the current United Nations building. Bill joined the Army in 1945 and was stationed in the Philippines during the aftermath of World War II...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177377865
Short Plays on Climate Change to be presented Dec. 3

...Initiated by NoPassport, The Arctic Cycle, and Theatre Without Borders, Climate Change Theatre Action supports the United Nations 2015 Paris Climate Conference, which takes place Nov. 30 ? Dec. 11. The cast includes performers from Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/short-plays-climate-change-be-presented-d
Art
Paris on her mind

...teenager speaks three languages - Spanish is her third - and is learning Russian. She wants to be a translater with the United Nations."We're exchange students," she said of fellow Rotarians. "We're here to discover the culture and avoid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-18/paris-her-mind
Local
Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...play, she said it was something for the Syrian people, not Russia, to decide.____Mroue reported from Beirut. Associated Press writers Kate de Pury in Moscow and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/syrians-express-opposition-r
Nation and World
Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

...to investigate the killings, his office said, describing the abductors as "mainly non-local terrorists."The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan condemned the killings and said they may constitute a war crime. Killing and kidnapping...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/thousands-afghans-march-dema
Nation and World
A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...into the mainland.By then, Taiwan had become an international stepchild, a not-quite country abandoned by the United Nations and forced to compete in the Olympics as Chinese Taipei. But if China became far more powerful, Taiwan wasn't...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-08/china-taiwan-handshake-66-ye
Nation and World
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...solutions, and what they can do."Three films will show throughout the month, coinciding with the lead up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, which happens Nov. 30 through Dec. 11."We are pivotal in solving...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/film-series-raises-awareness-advance-pari
Art
Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

...international organizations such as the United Nations. Draft legislation on adopting...Elbegdorj said in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in September...with Mongolia abstaining from a United Nations vote condemning Russia over its...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-03/mongolia-between-big-neighbo
Nation and World
Probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian airliner in Ukraine

...Raf Casert in Brussels, Mstyslav Chernov in Hrabove, Ukraine, Jamey Keaten in Geneva, Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations and Nancy Benac in Washington contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-14/probe-buk-missile-downed-mal
Nation and World
NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...said.___Isachenkov reported from Moscow. Lolita C. Baldor in Madrid, Lorne Cook in Brussels, Josh Lederman in Washington, Benjamin Wiacek in Tunis, Tunisia, and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/nato-denounces-russia-violat
Nation and World

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