UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce, which began ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/12/2012 - 7:39 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after UN truce deadline Ban will now ask the U.N. Security Council for speedy deployment of an observer mission, said special envoy Kofi Annan, who brokered the truce. In the hours after the 6 a.m. deadline, a civilian was reported killed and the state-run news agency said ... 04/12/2012 - 7:17 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline BEIRUT -- A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international ... 04/12/2012 - 4:49 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria today with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international envoy Kofi Annan ... 04/12/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline BEIRUT — Syrian forces halted attacks on opposition strongholds Thursday in line with a U.N.-brokered truce but the regime defied demands ... said the government has so far abided by the cease-fire. If calm were to prevail, “we are sure that the ... 04/12/2012 - 2:51 am | View Link
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Syria The Consequences of Misunderstanding the Middle East. The Obama administration is conducting a "policy review" on what to do about Syria and Iraq. 11/20/2014 - 12:25 pm | View Website
United Nations Truce Supervision Organization The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) is an organization founded on 29 May 1948 for peacekeeping in the Middle East. Its primary task was ... 11/16/2014 - 10:35 am | View Website
United Nations News Centre 14 November. As cold weather approaches, UN agencies cross frontlines of Syrian conflict with critical aid ‘Highly fragile’ humanitarian situation in Mali demands ... 11/16/2014 - 9:45 am | View Website
Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman found in an El Paso home.
El Paso police say the Thursday killings appear to be a murder-suicide. Officers were called out to the home on Thursday for a welfare check after the woman didn't arrive at work. They say a family member of one of the people killed had tried to get in touch with that person but couldn't.
Police haven't released their identities, how they were related or how they died.
The University of Texas at El Paso is mourning the loss of a former athletic director and his wife, who were fatally hit by a truck while crossing the street.
The accident occurred outside of the Don Haskins Center, named after the legendary basketball coach that Ben Collins is credited with hiring.