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Report Cries out on Behalf of Iraqi Women

Friday, February 20, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 20 (IPS) - Iraqi women continue to be subject to physical, emotional and sexual violence, according to a new report by Minority Rights Group International and Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights.

America and the Middle East after the Islamic State

Thursday, February 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (IPS) - As the Congress ponders President Barack Obama's request for an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) to fight the Islamic State (ISIS or IS), American policymakers must focus on the "morning after" before they embark on another potentially disastrous war in the Levant.

The Two Koreas: Between Economic Success and Nuclear Threat

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

SEOUL, Feb 18 (IPS) - The two Koreas are an odd match – both are talking about possible dialogue but both have different ideas of the conditions, and that difference comes from the 62-year-old division following the 1950-53 Korean War.

Analysis: Mass Rapes and the Future of U.N. Darfur Mission

Monday, February 16, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (IPS) - The future of the U.N. African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) could depend largely on determining what exactly happened in the town of Tabit in Northern Darfur at the end of October last year.

Maimed by Conflict, Forgotten by Peace: Life Through the Eyes of the War-Disabled

Monday, February 16, 2015

MANNAR, Sri Lanka, Feb 16 (IPS) - It is a hot, steamy day in Sri Lanka's northwestern Mannar District. Mid-day temperatures are reaching 34 degrees Celsius, and the tarred road is practically melting under the sun.

Israel’s Obsession for Monopoly on Middle East Nuclear Power

Friday, February 13, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 13 (IPS) - As the Iranian nuclear talks hurtle towards a Mar. 24 deadline, there is renewed debate among activists about the blatant Western double standards underlying the politically-heated issue, and more importantly, the resurrection of a longstanding proposal for a Middle East free from weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Nepali Children in Dire Need of Mental Health Services

Friday, February 13, 2015

SURKHET, Nepal, Feb 13 (IPS) - On the night of Aug. 14, 2014, 10-year-old Hari Karki woke up to his grandfather's loud yelling in the family's home in Paagma, a small village in east Nepal.

“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

Friday, February 13, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 13 (IPS) - A leading advocacy group warns of a "worldwide deterioration in freedom of information" last year.

Marshall Islands Nuclear Proliferation Case Thrown Out of U.S. Court

Thursday, February 12, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (IPS) - A lawsuit by the Marshall Islands accusing the United States of failing to begin negotiations for nuclear disarmament has been thrown out of an American court.

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