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  • Jan 02 / 2014
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North America

SECURITY: A COMPLICATED CALCULUS IN SOUTH SUDAN

SECURITY: A COMPLICATED CALCULUS IN SOUTH SUDAN By Samuel Oakford 1504 words 2 January 2014 Inter Press Service IPRS English (c) 2014 Global Information Network   UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 1, 2014 (IPS/GIN) – Hours after forces ostensibly under Riek Machar’s command claimed victory in the strategic South Sudanese city of Bor, the former vice-president and [...]

  • Dec 27 / 2013
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Africa

Children in Grave Danger Amid Increasing Violence in South Sudan

  Children in Grave Danger Amid Increasing Violence in South Sudan 401 words 27 December 2013 02:24 All Africa AFNWS English (c) 2013 AllAfrica, All Rights Reserved   Juba, Dec 27, 2013 (United Nations Children’s Fund/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — As the violence in South Sudan escalates and tens of thousands of civilians [...]

  • Dec 25 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

[기고/12월 26일] 장성택 이후 북한 인권을 생각한다.

    [기고/12월 26일] 장성택 이후 북한 인권을 생각한다. 제성호 중앙대 법학전문대학원 교수 481 words 25 December 2013 10:07 Hankook Ilbo HAKIBO Korean Copyright 2013. Hankooki.com   김정은 정권 하에서 사실상 ‘권력서열 2인자’이자 대외 개방론자로 알려진 장성택 노동당행정부장이 전격 실각․ 처형된 것은 아무리 북한체제의 특수성을 감안하더라도 충격과 끔찍함 그 자체였다. 처형 배경에 대해선 다양한 견해가 [...]

  • Dec 24 / 2013
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North America

UN human rights chief urges South Sudanese leadership to curb escalating violence

  UN human rights chief urges South Sudanese leadership to curb escalating violence 955 words 24 December 2013 M2 Presswire MTPW English © 2013, M2 Communications. All rights reserved.   Amid ethnically targeted killings, arbitrary detentions, rising displacement and now the discovery of mass graves, the United Nations human rights chief today urged the South [...]

  • Oct 17 / 2013
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North America

UN Security Council elects Nigeria, Chad, Saudi Arabia, Lithuania and Chile

UN Security Council elects Nigeria, Chad, Saudi Arabia, Lithuania and Chile edith m. lederer BY EDITH M. LEDERER AP 820 words 17 October 2013 14:08 The Canadian Press CPR English (c) 2013 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   Saudi Arabia and Chad easily won coveted seats on the U.N. Security Council Thursday, despite criticism from human [...]

  • Oct 11 / 2013
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North America

Arms treaty isn’t a trick

  Opinion Arms treaty isn’t a trick Roméo Dallaire and Jonah Kanter 836 words 11 October 2013 The Toronto Star TOR ONT A21 English Copyright (c) 2013 The Toronto Star   As world leaders gathered in New York for the recent UN General Assembly meeting, Syria, Iran and weapons of mass destruction dominated the discourse. But amidst [...]

  • Sep 28 / 2013
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Europe

Czech PM calls for international cooperation at U.N. assembly

  Czech PM calls for international cooperation at U.N. assembly 399 words 28 September 2013 CTK Daily News CTKDAN English (c) 2013 CTK (Ceska Tiskova Kancelar). All rights reserved.   New York, Sept 28 (CTK) – Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok called for international cooperation in solving the world’s most pressing problems and he offered [...]

  • Sep 28 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

Montenegro cities importance of regional cooperation

  Montenegro cities importance of regional cooperation India Blooms News Service Distributed by Contify.com 347 words 28 September 2013 India Blooms News Service ATIBNS English Copyright © 2013 India Blooms, distributed by Contify.com   New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): Expressing strong commitment to regional cooperation, Milo Djukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro told the United Nations General [...]

  • Sep 27 / 2013
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North America

NDP foreign policy: ‘ignorant internationalism?’

  Opinion Editorial NDP foreign policy: ‘ignorant internationalism?’ Robert Murray Troy Media 683 words 27 September 2013 Vancouver Province VANPRO Final A16 English Copyright © 2013 Vancouver Province   If one wonders how an NDP government would conduct its foreign policy, look no further than NDP foreign policy critic Paul Dewar’s analysis of the Conservative [...]

  • Sep 26 / 2013
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Middle East

مفهوم “مسؤولية الحماية” لا يزال داخل اللعبة السياسية رغم سقوطه في ليبيا وسوريا

مفهوم “مسؤولية الحماية” لا يزال داخل اللعبة السياسية رغم سقوطه في ليبيا وسوريا  GARETH EVANS 27 September 2013 فَشَلُ العالم في الرد بفعالية على الفظائع التي ترتكب في سوريا قد يعني سقوط مبادرة “مسؤولية الحماية” التي تبنتها الأمم المتحدة عام 2005، إلا لم تخرج بعد من اللعبة السياسية. فلا تزال مبادرة مسئولية الحماية تقدم نهج مبدئي [...]

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