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  1. Sixth North Korean Nuclear Test Creates New, More Dangerous Phase in Nuclear Crisis

    Wednesday, September 06, 2017

    WASHINGTON DC, Sep 06 (IPS) - North Korea's 5.9 to 6.3 magnitude nuclear test explosion September 3 marks a new and more dangerous era in East Asia.

  2. Why New US Cold War with Russia Now

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    MOSCOW, Aug 09 (IPS) - Even before the imposition of new sanctions on Russia by Donald Trump and the ongoing fuss over Russian hackers undermining US democracy, Russian-American relations had deteriorated to a level not seen since the 1950s. Why?

  3. Donald Trump & Kim Jong-Un Need To Find A Diplomatic Off-Ramp

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    WASHINGTON DC, Aug 09 (IPS) - WASHINGTON DC, 9 August 2017 (IPS) -- Just six months into the administration of President Donald Trump, the war of words and nuclear threats between the United States and North Korea have escalated, and a peaceful resolution to the escalating crisis is more difficult than ever to achieve.

  4. Sinking Island Seeks Seat in Security Council

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 26 (IPS) - The Maldives, one of the world's low-lying, small island developing states (SIDS) -- threatened with extinction because of a sea-level rise-- is shoring up its coastal defences in anticipation of the impending calamity.

  5. In the New World Order, Asia Is Rising, Says Pakistan’s UN Envoy

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 (IPS) - When Maleeha Lodhi arrived at the United Nations in 2015 as Pakistan's ambassador, she brought with her a broad background in academia, journalism and diplomacy: a Ph.D. in political science from the London School of Economics, where she later taught political sociology; the first woman to edit major newspapers in Pakistan; ambassador to the United States twice and once as Pakistan's high commissioner in London.

  6. Not Just Numbers: Migrants Tell Their Stories

    Monday, July 17, 2017

    ROME, Jul 17 (IPS) - Every single day, print and online media and TV broadcasters show images and footage of migrants and refugees adrift, salvage teams rescuing their corpses--alive or dead, from fragile boats that are often deliberately sunk by human traffickers near the coasts of a given country. Their dramas are counted –and told-- quasi exclusively in cold figures.

  7. Nuclear Ban Approved, Now What?

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 (IPS) - More than seven decades after the deployment of deadly atomic bombs in Japan, the UN has passed a historic treaty banning nuclear weapons around the world. Though it has sparked hope for a future without nuclear weapons, uncertainty in the success of the treaty still lingers.

  8. New Neocon Mantra: Iran, like Soviet Union, on Verge of Collapse

    Friday, July 07, 2017

    WASHINGTON, Jul 07 (IPS) - Iran hawks suddenly have a new mantra: the Islamic Republic is the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, and the Trump administration should work to hasten the regime's impending collapse.

  9. UN Needs a 21st Century Development System

    Thursday, July 06, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 06 (IPS) - Allow me first of all to express my deep gratitude to all the colleagues that have worked hard – in the Secretariat, in the Agencies, Funds and Programmes – to allow for this report to be ready on time. And to the leader of the team – the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed – who has been not only the inspiration, but also the centre of management and strength to make things happen, and to make things happen with the required ambition and with the required detail.

  10. China Drives Nuclear Expansion in Argentina, but with Strings Attached

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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