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  • Oct 26 / 2016
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SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’

  News SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’ TOM ESSLEMONT 1057 words 26 October 2016 Bangkok Post BKPOST English (c) 2016. The Post Publishing Public Company Limited. All Rights Reserved.   As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to [...]

  • Oct 21 / 2016
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Europe

Ban Ki Moon afirma que el alto el fuego en Alepo “no es suficiente”

  Siria.- Ban dice que el alto el fuego en Alepo “no es suficiente” y pide cumplir con la “responsabilidad de proteger“ 21 October 2016 Europa Press – Servicio Internacional Spanish Copyright 2016. Europa Press. MADRID, 21 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) El secretario general de Naciones Unidas, Ban Ki Moon, ha aplaudido este jueves el alto [...]

  • Oct 03 / 2016
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North America

Russia is winning the Syrian war

  Russia is winning the Syrian war by Crikey 611 words 3 October 2016 Crikey CRIKAU English (c) Copyright 2016 Private Media Partners Pty. Ltd. All Right Reserved.   It does not take much political imagination to get to the point where the situation in Syria, particularly the battle for Aleppo, should invoke the principle [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

NGO launches project to join peace-building efforts

The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights media advocacy non-governmental organisation, has joined efforts geared at building peace in the country before, during and after the 2016 elections with the launching of its Change for Peace Education (CAPE) project By Dennis Peprah, GNA Sunyani, Sept.1, GNA – The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Daesh Reportedly Executes Nine Youths With Chainsaws in Iraq

A fighter of Daesh, also known as ISIL, holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, Iraq, in this June 23, 2014. On Tuesday, the terrorist group reported that Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, its second-in-command, was dead — one of 40 terrorists killed in a Russian airstrike in the Aleppo province. [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Egypt’s Christians, Amid Rising Hostility, Reach ‘Breaking Point’

MINYA, Egypt — The Egyptian government has appointed Imam Mahmoud Gomaa, a Muslim cleric, to keep the peace between Christians and Muslims in this corner of upper Egypt. ”Everything is good,” he insisted in an interview, citing Christian participation in his official peace-building initiative. But just a few hours later, the local bishop, Makarios, offered [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

When R2P runs into ISIS

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, is Canada’s gift to the community of nations. Thanks to the diplomatic overtures of then prime minister Paul Martin and other prominent Liberal politicians, thinkers and diplomats, the UN embraced the notion that the community of nations has an obligation to prevent genocide [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe, North America

Canada marks 40 years of relations with European Union

Saanich News — When a young Jeremy Kinsman joined the staff of the Canadian Mission to the European Economic Community in 1968 as its first political officer, the office conditions were less than ideal. “I don’t think most people knew we had a mission. It was just a start up mission and it was in [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan is fighting again. Can its peacekeeping mission work?

South Sudan is fighting once again. Created after a decades-long civil war, this new nation has barely enjoyed a break from violence since it was born in 2011. In July, just before the country’s fifth anniversary of independence, clashes between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces tore apart the capital, Juba. According to Human Rights [...]