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Israel, Hamas Set to Escape War Crimes Charges

Friday, August 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 22 (IPS) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in a rare moment of political candour, lashed out at Israel last week, questioning its "respect for the principles of distinction and proportionality" - particularly in the context of the civilian death toll that kept rising to over 2,000 Palestinians, with more than 75 percent civilians.

War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

Thursday, August 21, 2014

JUBA, Aug 21 (IPS) - Along the fertile banks of sub-Saharan Africa's White Nile, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile River, a war veteran's co-op is planting for a food secure future in South Sudan, a country potentially facing famine.

OPINION: Violations of International Law Degenerate U.N.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 20 (IPS) - The United Nations was founded "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war" and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights.

TNT and scrap metal eviscerate Syria’s industrial capital

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

ALEPPO, Syria / GAZIANTEP, Turkey, Aug 19 (IPS) - Numerous mechanics, tyre and car body shops used to line the busy streets near the Old City of Syria's previous industrial and commercial hub.

Public Offers Support for Obama’s Iraq Intervention

Monday, August 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (IPS) - Despite rising criticism of his foreign policy– even from his former secretary of state – U.S. President Barack Obama's decision last week to carry out airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) militants in northern Iraq enjoys relatively strong public support, at least so far.

Despite Current Debate, Police Militarisation Goes Beyond U.S. Borders

Monday, August 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (IPS) - The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in the southern United States earlier this month has led to widespread public outrage around issues of race, class and police brutality.

U.N. Prepares for Overhaul of Arms Trade Reporting

Monday, August 18, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 18 (IPS) - The Arms Trade Treaty is about to provide the biggest shake-up to conventional arms trade transparency since the end of the Cold War.

Militarism Should be Suppressed Like Hanging and Flogging

Monday, August 18, 2014

BELFAST, Aug 18 (IPS) - I once asked Dan Berrigan, the great American anti-war activist, for some advice to me in my life as a peace activist. He replied "Pray and Resist".

TB Epidemic Threat Hangs Over Ukraine Conflict

Sunday, August 17, 2014

KIEV, Aug 17 (IPS) - Doctors are warning of a worsening tuberculosis epidemic in Eastern Ukraine as the continuing conflict there begins to take a heavy toll on public health.

Trauma Kits and Body Bags Now Fill Aleppo School

Saturday, August 16, 2014

ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 16 (IPS) - Volunteer civil defence units operating here in Syria's largest city careen through crater-pocked routes of precariously hanging, pancaked concrete where barrel bombs have struck.

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