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Top UN official upbeat as many Member States commit to emergency relief fund

United Nations - The United Nations humanitarian chief announced today that around $380 million was pledged to its emergency relief fund that can be quickly accessed by the world body, potentially saving thousands of lives when responding to disasters.
"The pledges are an important signal to the millions of people caught in humanitarian crises around the world that they will not be abandoned, that international support for humanitarian efforts is as strong as ever."
- John Holmes, UN emergency-relief official

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Top UN official upbeat as many Member States commit to emergency relief fund

Source: UN News Centre, Tue December 09, 2008
United Nations - The United Nations humanitarian chief announced today that around $380 million was pledged to its emergency relief fund that can be quickly accessed by the world body, potentially saving thousands of lives when responding to disasters.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Montenegro votes in key poll this article opens in a new window

Source: BBC, Sun September 10, 2006
Montenegro - Montenegrins are voting in the country's first post-independence poll, a key test for PM Milo Djukanovic.

Montenegro Becomes 192nd Member of UN

Source: Columbian, Thu June 29, 2006
UN - The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday unanimously admitted the newly independent Republic of Montenegro as the 192nd member of the world body.

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