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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

United Nations Ceremony to Mark International Day in Memory of Holocaust Victims, at United Nations Headquarters, 31 January

3 JANUARY 2018 United Nations Ceremony to Mark International Day in Memory of Holocaust Victims, at United Nations Headquarters, 31 January The United Nations will mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust victims and pay tribute to the liberators of the camps with a memorial ceremony from 11 [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system 27 September 2014 European leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly today raised the spectre of what some saw as Russia’s largely unchallenged actions in Ukraine and the march of armed militants through large swaths of northern Iraq as emblematic of an international system [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation

MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation Source: US State of California 2 SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Chair of [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments

MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments By MIL OSI – ForeignAffairs.co.nz  /  August 17, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments Source: United States Senator for New Jersey Bob Menendez Thursday, August 16, [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row Admiral who oversaw Osama bin Laden raid says he would be honoured to have his security clearance removed like John Brennan’s Joanna Walters and agencies  @Joannawalters13 Fri 17 Aug 2018 05.25 BST More than a dozen senior intelligence officials, including the retired navy admiral who oversaw the raid [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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North America

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land By JP Casey The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining companies, despite lawsuits filed against the Trump administration by environmental groups. US President Donald Trump rolled back [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Africa

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short.

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short. By Timothy Longman August 20 Kofi Annan, the first U.N. secretary general from sub-Saharan Africa, died Saturday after a short illness. Annan, a career U.N. diplomat, served as secretary general from 1997 to 2006 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his work toward “a [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Europe

A New Model of Human Security

A New Model of Human Security Aug 20, 2018 JAVIER SOLANA Between interventionist excesses and tragic cases of inaction, it is clear that the international community still lacks a reliable doctrine of humanitarian intervention. The problem is that current security models are still based on the traditional concept of state sovereignty, rather than focusing on individual [...]

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