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World to help US after hurricane Katrina
Japan pledges US$ 500,000 to help hurricane victims. Catholic Church is also mobilising support and help.
07/09/2005 ISLAM ISRAEL USA
Muslim and Jewish fundamentalists hail 'Katrina' as God's punishment of the US
23/06/2017 19:47:00 MYANMAR – UNITED NATIONS
Distrusts towards the United Nations grows in Myanmar
The main criticism is the lack of top officials who understand the country. Many people see the UN fail in the way it handles humanitarian crises. UN resident coordinator for humanitarian aid Renata Lok-Dessallien is leaving. To be effective, the UN “must be sensitive to local issues and take them into account, The Irrawaddy writes.
30/08/2006 ISRAEL UNITED NATIONS LEBANON
Annan-Olmert meet, discuss first steps to implement resolution 1701
The release of captive Israeli soldiers, an end to the blockade of the Lebanese coast, but especially the disarmament of Hezbollah are the key questions.
17/07/2006 LEBANON ISRAEL G8 UNITED NATIONS
UN calls for ceasefire and international peace force
G8 countries condemn extremists, asserting need for a political solution. Air strikes and missile launches continue as Israeli ground forces cross the border into Lebanon.
12/01/2006 SYRIA LEBANON UNITED NATIONS
Mehlis leaves, UN probe into Assad's role continues
People are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Serge Brammertz, the new head of the UN commission investigating the Hariri assassination. Annan is willing to cooperate in establishing an international tribunal. Damascus reiterates its refusal to see Assad interviewed.
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