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  • Jul 17 / 2016
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North America

Dr Barack versus President Obama

New Delhi, March 14 – Barack Obama‘s foreign policy, like the main character in Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, reflects a moral duality that has befuddled friends and enemies alike and will complicate the evolving world order. As Dr Barack, deeply influenced by the 20th century Christian [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

UN’s R2P law best solution to Syrian crisis: US pol scientist

Zafri Mudasser Nofil New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) The Syrian civil war is a disease and groups like ISIS are its symptoms, according to Iranian- American political scientist Majid Rafizadeh who says the best option to tackle it is UN sending a coalition of forces under its R2P law to take control of Syria and stop the [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

A Chess Game without Vision (No. of pages: 1)

There is a deadly and dangerous game going on in West Asia which nobody controls any more. EDITORIALS Economic & Political Weekly EPW february 6, 2016 vol lI no 6 9 A Chess Game without Vision There is a deadly and dangerous game going on in West Asia which nobody controls any more. D ouble [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Eyes in the sky: satellites and war

How geospatial technology is exposing atrocities and breaches of international humanitarian law in war zones Technology can expose human rights violations in conflict areas, but associated policy must be carefully thought through, Renata Sivacolundhu writes. In 1995, classified satellite imagery revealing evidence of mass killings of civilians in Srebrenica was tabled in the United Nations Security [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Its already taken too long to intervene in Burundi

Gitura Mwaura It is welcome news that the African Union has started talks on sending troops from the East Africa Standby Force to Burundi. It is about time, even as reports of more than 100 people killed in the past week seemed to firm the fear that this could be genocide in the making in the strife-torn [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Europe

Education key to preventing genocides, says Ban honouring Holocaust victims

New York, Jan 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): As the global community gathered to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp 71 years ago, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed that the most effective way to stand up for human rights, fight xenophobia and prevent new genocides is by educating new generations about [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women Express News Service Kurnool: MP B Renuka has appealed to educationalists and scholars to take it as their personal responsibility to protect the rights of children and women. For full article, click here.

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Ahmed Patel to Centre: Diluting Forest Rights Act not in interest of Adivasis

New Delhi, Jan. 21 — In a letter to Union MInister for Tribal Affairs, Jual Oram, senior Congress Party leader Ahmed Patel has criticised the Centre for allowing the Government of Maharashtra to exercise absolute control over forest management and the sale of forest produce. Referring to the Forest Rights Act, 2006, Patel described this [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Middle East

You cannot let more people die on your watch in Syria: Deputy UN relief chief

New York, Jan 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With hundreds of thousands of Syrians living in a “nightmarish reality dictated by a conflict that respects few rules and obeys no laws,” the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief told the members of the UN Security Council on Friday that they cannot let more people “die on their watch.” Food, [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Committed to Protecting Customs, Rituals at Sabarimala: TDB Prez

Committed to Protecting Customs, Rituals at Sabarimala: TDB Prez Express News Service ’Pathanamthitta: Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan has said that the TDB is committed to protecting and preserving the ongoing customs and practices of Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple. Addressing a news conference here on Tuesday, Prayar Gopalakrishnan said that Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa, reverred [...]

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