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  • Mar 08 / 2017
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Europe

Is The West Failing To Uphold Their Response To Protect (R2P) Commitment?

by Lewis Barton Huffington Post UK In a little over a month’s time, the world will stop and remember the Tutsi genocide of Rwanda in 1994. As we approach the twenty-third anniversary, it is customary to reflect on the lessons learnt and see how far we have come in the aftermath of such an atrocity. However in [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Europe

Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours

  East & Horn Africa Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours Reuters 468 words 6 March 2017 10:07 AM The Africa Report.com AFREP English Copyright 2017 Jeune Afrique All Rights Reserved.   Somali prime minister’s office said in a statement on Saturday (March 4) that 110 people have died in southern [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Europe

Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid

  Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid 784 words 20 February 2017 12:28 PM Reuters News LBA English Copyright 2017 Thomson Reuters. All Rights Reserved.   GARISSA, Kenya, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Along a dusty road between the northern Kenyan town of Garissa and the village of Kasha, the carcasses [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Europe

Farmers in Sudan battle climate change and hunger as desert creeps closer

  Farmers in Sudan battle climate change and hunger as desert creeps closer 1038 words 22 December 2016 The Guardian English Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved.   MIL OSI United Nations - In Sudan’s eastern state of Gedaref, nicknamed “the granary” for its vast rows of sesame, sorghum and millet, banks of sediment [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Middle East, North America

Africa Regional Media Hub | Remarks at the UN General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

South Sudan – from which the Security Council returned from a trip just this morning – also presents a searing picture WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America — Thank you, Assistant Secretary-General Šimonović, for your leadership on this critical issue. At the United Nations we enshrine R2P in resolutions and give it pride of place [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.”

MIL OSI United Kingdom - Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments on the hour Headline: Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.” Thank you very much Mr. President, and thank you to the Secretary-General for his report [...]

  • Sep 18 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Hail and farewell with UNanswered questions

The United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon visits Sri Lanka on Wednesday for what is a virtual farewell call as he completes his term of office at the helm of the 193- nation world body. According to unconfirmed reports he is now a possible contender for the Presidency of his native land, South Korea. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Europe

Kosovo warns against Serbia’s candidate for UN Secretary General

Kosovo, a former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008, but is still unrecognised by Belgrade, has warned against the candidacy of Vuk Jeremić, a former Serbian foreign minister, for UN Secretary General. Protestors in Kosovo’s capital Pristina on Saturday (27 August) called Jeremić “the biggest anti-Albanian politician” and said that their country’s candidacy for UN membership [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

PLA hawks fuel Pakistan’s push for limited war

New Delhi, Aug. 14 — The rising level of tensions in the Kashmir valley is not accidental, but forms part of a design by GHQ Rawalpindi to boost tensions in that state and in the rest of India, so that the way gets cleared for a limited conflict which would depress investor sentiment about India [...]

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