45 Fijian peacekeepers detained by militants in the Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border have been released at 14:30 local time, a United Nations (UN) Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric announced on September 11.
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Friday 12 September 2014
Thursday 19 September 2013
A special program including a peace march will be held on Saturday, September 21 in Nuku‘alofa as Tonga marks the United Nation's International Peace Day, under a theme ‘Education for Peace’.
Thursday 3 May 2012
World Press Freedom Day (today, May 3) is our opportunity to raise the flag in the fight to advance media freedom. We call on States, professional media and non-governmental organisations everywhere to join forces with the United Nations to promote online and offline freedom of expression in accordance with internationally accepted principles. This is a pillar of individual rights, a foundation for healthy societies and a force for social transformation.
Saturday 9 February 2008
Wellington, New Zealand
Australia's controversial 'Pacific solution' to deal with asylum seekers has effectively ended with today's departure for Brisbane of 21 Sri Lankan refugees from Nauru.
Monday 20 March 2000
Government will have to introduce new legislation and a mechanism in order to check the quality of goods that are imported into Tonga, once a United Nations agreement on the use of genetic engineering takes effect later this year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 1, March 2000.