Articles by Edith Lederer



UN Decides to Send Peace Force to Sudan

  • 02 August 07
  • The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council unanimously approved a 26,000-strong peacekeeping force for Darfur to help end four years of rape and slaughter of civilians in the vast Sudanese region.

UN to Prosecute Hariri Suspects

  • 01 June 07
  • The Associated Press
The UN Security Council voted to establish unilaterally an international tribunal to prosecute suspects in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, sending a message that there will be no impunity for political murders.

Churkin Lashes Out At UN Kosovo Envoy

  • 21 March 07
  • The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia's UN ambassador accused the UN special envoy in Kosovo of delivering an extremely one-sided and unhelpful sermon promoting independence from Serbia.

Russia 'Cooperating' With Iraqi Oil Probe

  • 20 December 04
  • The Associated Press
Investigators of alleged corruption in the UN oil-for-food program in Iraq have made progress with Russian officials who last month had declined to provide information or witnesses, a spokesman for the investigation said.

Russia Snubs U.K. on Iraqi Oil

  • 15 July 02
  • The Associated Press
Russia has rejected a British proposal to try to reverse a precipitous drop in Iraqi oil exports that fund the UN humanitarian program for Iraqi civilians and crack down on illegal Iraqi surcharges.

Memories of Empire Fade For Britons

New Leader Reassures Hong Kong

Revelers Pull Out All Stops for Handover Festivities

Election in Britain Brings Women New Prominence

Beleaguered Major Sets May 1 Date For Election

Bosnia's Joint Government Unites Former Foes at Last

Study: Russia's Military Set in Decline

Royals' Divorce Negotiations at a Standstill

Shots Reported in Sarajevo Suburb

'Son of Scud' Sparks Western Fears

Kazakh Oil Accord Signed

Forum Ends in Call: Women 'Waking Up'

U.S.-Russian Teams Vie for Fighter Project