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August 13, 1992 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. officials said Wednesday they have reached a "momentous" agreement with a key Somali warlord allowing the deployment of up to 500 armed foreign troops to protect relief shipments coming into the port of Mogadishu. Plagued by violence and looting, the port is a troublesome bottleneck for emergency food and medical supplies for Somalia's more than 6 million people, as many as 1.5 million of whom face famine after years of civil war and drought. The agreement with Gen.
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September 21, 1999 | From Reuters
Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday that the U.N. Security Council cannot sit back and do nothing when gross human rights violations occur. Annan told the General Assembly session that "massive and systematic violations of human rights . . . should not be allowed to stand." He said that without at least the threat of enforcement, no one would take U.N. directives seriously.
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January 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Four people were shot and killed when Indian security forces guarding an Italian U.N. observer opened fire on protesters in Kashmir. Officials said the guards fired when someone in the crowd outside Srinagar threw a clay pot holding charcoal embers. The guards apparently thought it was a bomb being thrown at the U.N. observer, who monitors an India-Pakistan cease-fire line. The deaths brought to at least 50 the number killed since rioting began on the weekend over India's control of Kashmir.
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August 13, 1992 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. officials said Wednesday they have reached a "momentous" agreement with a key Somali warlord allowing the deployment of up to 500 armed foreign troops to protect relief shipments coming into the port of Mogadishu. Plagued by violence and looting, the port is a troublesome bottleneck for emergency food and medical supplies for Somalia's more than 6 million people, as many as 1.5 million of whom face famine after years of civil war and drought. The agreement with Gen.
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October 5, 1989
Jamaica proposed an international paramilitary force under U.N. control that could respond to countries requesting help in fighting drug traffickers.
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September 21, 1999 | From Reuters
Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday that the U.N. Security Council cannot sit back and do nothing when gross human rights violations occur. Annan told the General Assembly session that "massive and systematic violations of human rights . . . should not be allowed to stand." He said that without at least the threat of enforcement, no one would take U.N. directives seriously.
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August 31, 1988 | DAN WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organization have asked the United Nations to send troops to protect Palestinians fighting against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to PLO officials and diplomats based in Geneva, PLO leader Yasser Arafat made the request in a private meeting here Saturday with U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar. Arafat also asked Perez de Cuellar for U.N.
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February 1, 1992 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Creating a standing army under the control of the United Nations Security Council would give the world organization a military punch it has never had before and could convert it into a full-time international police department. The proposal for such a force, advanced by French President Francois Mitterrand and immediately endorsed by Russian President Boris N.
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February 1, 1992 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Creating a standing army under the control of the United Nations Security Council would give the world organization a military punch it has never had before and could convert it into a full-time international police department. The proposal for such a force, advanced by French President Francois Mitterrand and immediately endorsed by Russian President Boris N.
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January 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Four people were shot and killed when Indian security forces guarding an Italian U.N. observer opened fire on protesters in Kashmir. Officials said the guards fired when someone in the crowd outside Srinagar threw a clay pot holding charcoal embers. The guards apparently thought it was a bomb being thrown at the U.N. observer, who monitors an India-Pakistan cease-fire line. The deaths brought to at least 50 the number killed since rioting began on the weekend over India's control of Kashmir.
NEWS
October 5, 1989
Jamaica proposed an international paramilitary force under U.N. control that could respond to countries requesting help in fighting drug traffickers.
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August 31, 1988 | DAN WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organization have asked the United Nations to send troops to protect Palestinians fighting against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to PLO officials and diplomats based in Geneva, PLO leader Yasser Arafat made the request in a private meeting here Saturday with U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar. Arafat also asked Perez de Cuellar for U.N.
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