Snow shuts down UN, New York schools
New York schools closed and the United Nations
shut down Wednesday as the nationís biggest city took cover from a
snowstorm sweeping the eastern United States.All public schools
closed their doors and extra shifts of snow plows were deployed to
battle an expected foot (30 centimeters) of snow and gale-force
gusts of wind.
Turkey must vote first on peace deal
Accords aimed at burying a century of hostility
between Turkey and Armenia must be voted on by the Turkish
Parliament before Armeniaís Parliament will approve them, Armeniaís
President said on Wednesday.
UN needs $100 mln for Palestinian refugees
The cash-strapped UN agency for Palestinian
refugees said on Tuesday it needs at least 100 million dollars this
year to continue its services for millions of refugees in the Middle