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World’s Nuclear Arsenal Declines But Multi-Billion Dollar Modernization Continues

Monday, June 13, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 (IPS) - The world's nuclear arsenal continues to decline – from 15,850 warheads in early 2015 to 15,395 in 2016, according to the latest figures released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Bougainville Women Turn Around Lives of ‘Lost Generation’

Monday, June 13, 2016

HAKO, Buka Island, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Jun 13 (IPS) - Finding a sense of identity and purpose, as well as employment are some of the challenges facing youths in post-conflict Bougainville, an autonomous region in eastern Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Islands.

From Somalia to Afghanistan: The Dangers Local Journalists Face

Saturday, June 11, 2016

, Jun 11 (IPS) - On Sunday, June 5, three reporters were killed: Somali broadcast journalist Sagal Salad Osman, Aghan journalist Zabihullah Tamanna, and American photojournalist David Gilkey.

Water Scarcity Could Impact West Asian Credit Ratings

Thursday, June 09, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 09 (IPS) - Water scarcity, conflict and refugee exodus is the strongest megatrend in West Asia, indicating the status of current trends and how these factors may shape the future, according to UN Environment Programme's sixth Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6 Regional Assessment for West Asia released May 2016.

A Triple Threat in the Fight Against AIDS

Thursday, June 09, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 09 (IPS) - The exclusion of key regions, contexts and actors must be addressed in order to successfully and significantly reduce HIV and AIDS by 2020, many have noted during the High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS this week.

‘What Can We Do for You?’ Aid Projects Pour Into Myanmar

Thursday, June 09, 2016

YANGON, Jun 09 (IPS) - International aid agencies, big and small, are beating a path to Myanmar, relishing the prospect of launching projects in a nation of 51 million people tentatively emerging from more than five decades of military rule.

Thousands of Child Refugees Stranded Alone in Greece

Thursday, June 09, 2016

ATHENS, Jun 09 (IPS) - Closure of the Western Balkans route has trapped tens of thousands of refugees heading to Central and Northern Europe in Greece, including many unaccompanied minors who either escaped from war zones after having lost their relatives, or were sent ahead in hopes of helping their families follow afterwards.

UN-Backed Findings Reveal Startling Small Arms Trade Increase

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 08 (IPS) - A report released by The Small Arms Survey here Monday shows the alarming rate at which the trade of small arms and light weapons has been increasing.

Q&A: Crisis and Climate Change Driving Unprecedented Migration

Monday, June 06, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 06 (IPS) - Climate change is now adding new layers of complexity to the nexus between migration and the environment.

Mega Dams Remain Controversial Source of Energy

Monday, June 06, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 06 (IPS) - Although mega dams can have devastating impacts on ecosystems and indigenous communities, many of the world's poorest countries still see them as a way to fill gaping holes in their energy supplies.

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