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  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

As Syrian deaths mount, world’s ‘responsibility to protect’ takes a hit: experts

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to the world’s responsibility to protect populations under threat? The Geneva Conventions and the United Nations Security Council were established after World War Two to maintain peace and protect people [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Peace and Conflict Management; Findings from University of Oxford Provides New Data on Peace and Conflict Management (The responsibility to prevent: Assessing the gap between rhetoric and reality)

2016 JUN 9 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Current study results on Peace and Conflict Management have been published. According to news originating from Oxford, United Kingdom, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This article engages with the debate on the efficacy of the Responsibility to [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Catholicism and violence; Time for some new religious thinking about war and peace

The Pontiff should use the intellect at his disposal to form a fully fledged doctrine POPE FRANCIS is getting an enthusiastic reception from Catholic youngsters from all over the world as he presides over World Youth Day, a Catholic festival that actually lasts a week, in Poland. But some people are not so pleased with him. Both [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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North America

UN security council to take first vote on Ban Ki-moon’s replacement

Coy frontrunners face robust challenge from mavericks as secretary general race hots up, with 12 hopefuls proposing dramatic changes for UN The UN security council will conduct a first secret vote on Thursday on who should replace Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, faced with a slate of cautious frontrunners chased by reformist mavericks who would drastically overhaul the [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe

Students tackle world crises

Utopian timeline, TV shows and surprise committees – Model United Nation (MUN) meets in city schools have left no genres unexplored over the past couple of years. The Heritage MUN (THSMUN) 2016 was different – it chose to stick to convention. Participants of around 12 schools, including Don Bosco, Park Circus, Loreto House, St. James’ [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Europe

“Accepting refugees is a win for everyone”

Gordon Brown talks to Ban Ki-moon. What is your vision of global citizenship? Many of the challenges we face are clearly ones that the governments and peoples of the world need to deal with collectively: violent extremism, climate change and the spread of infectious diseases. No one country, no matter how powerful or resourceful, can [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Europe

Peace and Conflict Management; Data on Peace and Conflict Management Detailed by Researchers at University of Kent (From ISIS to ICISS: A critical return to the Responsibility to Protect report)

2016 JUN 9 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Data detailed on Peace and Conflict Management have been presented. According to news reporting originating in Kent, United Kingdom, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “In light of the post-intervention crisis in Libya, this article revisits critically the [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe

When people smugglers were seen as heroes, and we welcomed the dispossessed

The implications of the term “smuggler” have taken a 180 degree turn in the 21st century – it has been reframed in the ubiquitous economic language of neoliberalism On 25 September, 1940, the German philosopher and critic Walter Benjamin committed suicide on the Franco-Spanish border. After torturously crossing the Pyrenees on foot, led by a [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

Syria peace talks languish in the doldrums as fighting engulfs Aleppo

The latest round of talks in Geneva have failed to curb a dramatic spiral of violence and the tragedy in Syria is deepening rapidly. A hard-won and admittedly imperfect ceasefire has been broken, resulting in hundreds of deaths, particularly in Syria’s second city, Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the deaths of 3,116 people during April [...]

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