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Herve Couturier

Herve Couturier

    UN faces tough choice in DRC
    UN faces tough choice in DRC
    The United Nations Security Council faces a major headache in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where it must extend but perhaps also rethink...
    UN chief in Burma mission to free Suu Kyi
    UN chief in Burma mission to free Suu Kyi
    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Burma on Friday on a difficult mission to press the chief of the ruling military junta to...
    UN: Arms embargo on Somalia constantly broken
    UN: Arms embargo on Somalia constantly broken
    A 16-year arms embargo against Somalia has been constantly violated with weapons mainly coming from Yemen and financed by Eritrea as well as Arab...
    UN expands mission in Iraq despite violence
    UN expands mission in Iraq despite violence
    Under pressure from the United States to take a bigger role in stabilising Iraq, the United Nations agreed on Friday to expand its mission despite...
    South Korea's Ban takes over as UN chief
    South Korea's Ban takes over as UN chief
    Ban Ki-moon of South Korea takes over as United Nations Secretary General on Monday, facing numerous crises across the globe as well as the...
    UN becoming anxious over Darfur
    UN becoming anxious over Darfur
    Two pending United Nations decisions could shake up peace talks being held in Nigeria on the conflict in the strife-torn Sudanese region of...