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U.N. Security Council Focuses on Children as Victims of Armed Groups

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 26 (IPS) - 24 hours after the shocking kidnap of more than 400 women and children in Nigeria by Boko Haram, the United Nations Security Council discussed the safety of children as victims of non-state armed groups.

Opinion: Foreign Policy is in the Hands of Sleepwalkers

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ROME, Mar 25 (IPS) - The United Kingdom has been accused of "sleepwalking" into the Ukraine crisis – and the accusation comes from no less than the House of Lords, not usually considered a place of critical analysis.

Palestinian Women Victims on Many Fronts

Saturday, March 21, 2015

GAZA CITY, Mar 21 (IPS) - Israel's siege of Gaza, aided and abetted by the Egyptians in the south, has aggravated the plight of Gazan women, and the Jewish state's devastating military assault on the coastal territory over July and August 2014 exacerbated the situation.

Opinion: The Exceptional Destiny of Foreign Policy

Thursday, March 19, 2015

ROME, Mar 19 (IPS) - For a  long time, citizens of the United States have firmly believed that their country has an exceptional destiny, and continue to do so today even though their political system has become totally dysfunctional.

U.N. Envoy Pushes for Safer Schools Worldwide

Thursday, March 19, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 (IPS) - Speaking from the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the U.N. Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, defined 2015 as the year to end violations of the rights of the children worldwide.

Nobel Peace Laureate Calls for Global Human Compassion to Combat Child Slavery

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 18 (IPS) - Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for globalised human compassion to combat the global and persistent problems of child labour and child slavery.

Unseen and Unheard: Afghan Baloch People Speak Up

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

ZARANJ, Afghanistan, Mar 18 (IPS) - Balochistan, divided by the borders of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a vast swathe of land the size of France. It boasts enormous deposits of gas, gold and copper, untapped sources of oil and uranium, as well as a thousand kilometres of coastline near the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz.

Opinion: Rape in Conflict: Speaking Out for What’s Right

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, Mar 18 (IPS) - Earlier this month, President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech marking the 50th Anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama and the bloody attack on civil rights marchers by police.

Veto Costs Lives as Syrian Civil War Passes Deadly Milestone

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 17 (IPS) - As the long drawn-out Syrian military conflict passed a four-year milestone over the weekend, the New York-based Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) summed it up in a striking headline: 4 years, 4 vetoes, 220,000 dead.

Palestinian Grassroots Resistance to Occupation Growing

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Mar 17 (IPS) - As soon as the truck carrying Israeli dairy products entered Ramallah's city centre it was surrounded by Palestinian activists who proceeded to remove and trash almost 20,000 dollars' worth of mainly milk and yoghurt.

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