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Israeli ambassador to the US said his country will reject a proposed international commission to investigate its deadly raid on a Gaza aid flotilla.

Michael Oren (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) told US broadcaster Fox News that Israel has the ability and the right to investigate its own military. (more…)

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More must be done in order to repair damage done by Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip (photo, from bbc.co.uk) one year ago, said UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.

He said Gazans were being denied “basic human rights” and urged Israel to end its “unacceptable and counterproductive blockade”. (more…)

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The climate deal reached in Copenhagen has been welcomed by UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon (photo, from bbc.co.uk) as an “essential beginning”.

This declaration followed a motion passed by delegates that recognises the agreement, which the US reached with key nations including China. (more…)

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Poll officials scrapped the planned second round of the Afghan presidential election, and declared Hamid Karzai (right on the photo, from aljazeera.net) the elected president. (more…)

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Delegates have walked out of a speech by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo, from bbc.co.uk), Iran’s president, after he described Israel as a “racist government”, during a United Nations conference on racism. (more…)

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Images have been released by the United Nations, which believe they show white phosphorus munitions raining down on one of its compounds during Israel’s war on Gaza (photo, from aljazeera.net). (more…)

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the government of the DR Congo of using violence to eliminate political opponents since polls in 2006.

According to the rights group, Congolese security forces had deliberately killed more than 500 people in a campaign against opposition groups. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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