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  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Can we help Kashmir?

Srinagar, Aug. 5 — There are many in Indian Kashmir who will not be able to read what was written to decry the atrocities they suffered at the hands of the Indian state forces, due to injuries to their eyes. Blame it all you can on outside forces but the fact of the matter is [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America

State of play: A world war is going on

India, Aug. 6 — The planet and humankind are undergoing one of the periodic phase changes that bring so much turmoil and trauma to the global ecosystem. The geopolitical situation is characterised by the intensifying conflict between the Atlantic-centric power structure, hegemonic since more than four centuries, and some new or resurgent civilisational (national and [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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North America

Canada’s return to peacekeeping promises to bring little peace

Canada’s Liberal government wants to get back into United Nations peacekeeping. Unfortunately, there’s not much peace to keep. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa this week scouting out the terrain. The UN has 12 peacekeeping operations on the go in the continent. Some, like those aimed at keeping the peace between Israel and its neighbours, have been [...]

  • Aug 09 / 2016
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Middle East

حق الفلسطينيين في الدفاع عن النفس، و”مسؤولية الحماية” R2P

حق الفلسطينيين في الدفاع عن النفس، و”مسؤولية الحماية” R2P تاريخ النشر : 2014-08-01 د. حسن أيوب أستاذ السياسة الدولية والسياسات المقارنة في جامعة النجاح الوطنية، نابلس في خضم العدوان الجاري على قطاع غزة، والقمع الاسرائيلي الدموي للفلسطينيين في الضفة الغربية المحتلة، تثار مسألة قانونية وأخلاقية هامة تتعلق بحدود حق الدفاع عن النفس، وبواجب المجتمع الدولي [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

PM will have to speak on Akhlaq, Rohith and Kashmir: Bezawada

PM will have to speak on Akhlaq, Rohith and Kashmir: Bezawada Express News Service Hyderabad The Dalit movement brewing throughout the nation will not allow the Prime Minister to keep quiet, Magsaysay award winner Bezwada Wilson, said here on Monday. Wilson was attending the concluding plenary of the All India Thematic Social Forum. Speaking at [...]

  • Aug 03 / 2016
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South America

Diplomacia e proteção de civis

ESPAÇO ABERTO – OPINIÃO Diplomacia e proteção de civis PATRICIA 880 words 20 February 2013 O Estado de São Paulo ESTADO Portuguese Copyright – Agência Estado © 2013 – Todos os direitos reservados - www.estadao.com.br A proteção de civis desarmados em situações de conflito é um desafio de ordem moral e diplomática. Inocentes mortos, feridos ou [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

Taking the low moral ground

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flipflopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Is this a process for reconciliation or a process for betraying our armed forces?

Sweden, July 24 — As per a Information Note Circulated by Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Prime Minister has appointed a Secretariat to seek the views of the public on so-called process and mechanisms for reconciliation in Sri Lanka and seek suggestions for ‘their’ design of; 1) Office of Missing Persons 2) Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Non-Recirrence Commission [...]

  • 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 29 / 2016
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North America

OPINIÓN: El mundo debe ayudar a los rebeldes de Siria

OPINIÓN: El mundo debe ayudar a los rebeldes de Siria Shadi Hamid Por Shadi Hamid 718 words 2 March 2012 05:10 PM CNN Wire CNNWS Spanish Copyright 2012 Cable News Network. All Rights Reserved. Nota del Editor: Shadi Hamid es director de investigación en el Brookings Doha Center y un seguidor del Saban Center for [...]