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  • Aug 08 / 2016
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Africa

Soudan du sud : le gouvernement accepte l’envoi d’une force régionale

International Soudan du sud : le gouvernement accepte l’envoi d’une force régionale Josiane Mambou Loukoula Josiane Mambou Loukoula 390 words 8 August 2016 Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, Agence d’Information d’Afrique Centrale LDBFR French Copyright 2016 Agence d’Information d’Afrique Centrale All Rights Reserved   Juba a accepté, contre toute attente, le principe du déploiement d’une force [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, North America

The voice of a new world

New Delhi, July 14 — The most impossible job on earth” was how the first United Nations secretary -general, Trygve Lie, described the post to his successor, Dag Hammarskjold, in 1953. Time has not made the job any easier. The framers of the UN Charter gave the Secretary-General two distinct functions: He or she is the “chief [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Africa

AU Has Achieved Much More Than Changing aEURName [column]

Jun 27, 2016 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — As the build-up for the countdown of the 27th African Union Summit to be held in Kigali continues, it’s quite important to look back to some of the organisation’s commendable achievements in recent years. Just last week, I was interviewed by Rwanda Broadcasting [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Middle East

Qatar Stresses Responsibility of All Nations to Protect Civilians from War Crimes

While highlighting that it is the responsibility of the whole nations, individually and collectively, Qatar wondered what actions the international community would take when a state which is supposed to protect its people commits such atrocities, making a reference to the responsibility of the Syrian regime for killing more than 400,000 civilians since the outbreak [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Secretary-General’s video message for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Global Network of R2P Focal Points

Source: United Nations – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Secretary-General’s video message for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Global Network of R2P Focal Points Statement Secretary-General’s video message for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Global Network of R2P Focal Points Seoul, Republic of Korea, 20 June 2016 Excellencies, Colleagues, Friends, Upholding our collective responsibility to protect has [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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South America

Brazil’s trouble a threat to Brics

What should we make of the change of leadership in Brazil? What are the implications for the agency of the global south in this long battle to decolonise world affairs? We have watched as the political drama in Brasilia unfolded towards the removal of Ms Dilma Rousseff from the presidency. The opposition was emboldened by the defection [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Europe

Transnational Law; Researchers at University of Applied Sciences Have Reported New Data on Transnational Law (Dangerous Liaisons: The Responsibility to Protect and a Reform of the UN Security Council)

2016 MAY 5 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Researchers detail new data in Transnational Law. According to news reporting originating from The Hague, Netherlands, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This Article responds to current literature, which unitarily advocates for a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) reform solution [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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North America

Why a progressive foreign policy is good for US national security

Dhaka, April 21 — Few were expecting Bernie Sanders to come out swinging on foreign policy as he did in the ninth Democratic debate. He had been dismissed or ridiculed in the media for months for an alleged delinquency on foreign policy issues. Hillary Clinton supporters released a letter just prior to the debate slamming Sanders for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Middle Powerism in the 21st Century: Mission Impossible? (No. of pages: 4)

7 6 global asia V ol. 11, No. 1, spring 2016 global asia Cover story Co-operative Security 2.0 Recasting the East Asian Security Order The launch of the ASEAN Regional Forum resonated with the ideas of comprehensive security enshrined in ASEAN processes and the new ideas of co-operative security developed in Europe in the late [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Europe

Bosnia’s wartime legacy still haunts us

University of Minnesota ; Minneapolis, MN – opinion By Jasper Johnson This past week, a United Nations court found Radovan Karadzic, a man who served as a politician during the Bosnian War, guilty of committing war crimes in Srebrenica. In a similar story, a federal judge sentenced the Minnesota man Zdenko Jakisa to deportation last month [...]

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