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Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC

Thursday, December 08, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 08 (IPS) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) may have had a small reprieve this week from a string of African withdrawals, with Gambia's newly elected President Adama Barrow telling various media outlets that there is no need for Gambia to leave the court.

Trump Needs Lessons in Geopolitics : Musharraf

Monday, December 05, 2016

LONDON, Dec 05 (IPS) - US President-elect Donald Trump has shown he has much to learn about South Asia, Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said in an interview with IPS. But he counted on Trump having an open mind.

Fidel Castro, an Extraordinary Leader in Tumultuous Times

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Cuban Revolution Has Lost Its Founder and Leader

Saturday, November 26, 2016

HAVANA, Nov 26 (IPS) - Fidel Castro, who survived more than 600 assassination attempts and remained in power longer than any other leader in the history of Cuba, died Friday night at the age of 90.

A Cuban Economy Facing Grim Forecasts Awaits Impact of Trump

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

HAVANA, Nov 15 (IPS) - Cuba's economic difficulties will be aggravated by the uncertainty regarding how U.S. president-elect Donald Trump will deal with the thaw inherited from President Barack Obama.

Trump’s Threat on Multilateral Treaties Keeps UN Guessing

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 15 (IPS) - At the height of the US Presidential campaign in early 2015, Republican nominee Donald Trump made a rash of public pronouncements -- some threatening internationally-agreed UN conventions-- which set off political reverberations throughout the United Nations.

Iran Deal Is Key Test of Trump’s Commitment to NATO Allies

Thursday, November 10, 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (IPS) - Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton threatens to mainstream the Islamophobia, misogyny, racism, and anti-Semitism that swirled around his candidacy and supporters. On the foreign policy front his comments were no less shocking. But the Iran nuclear deal, which Trump hasn't discussed in any depth beyond his promise at AIPAC's March conference that his "number-one priority is to dismantle the disastrous deal with Iran," may stand as an early litmus test for his relationship with NATO allies.

Nicaragua’s Elections Marked by Apathy and Mistrust

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Gorbachev Appeals for Sanity, Dialogue

Friday, October 28, 2016

OSLO, Oct 28 (IPS) - President Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous tensions, which today threaten to plunge human civilization and the biosphere into an all-destroying nuclear war.

UN Cuba Embargo Vote: United States Abstains for First Time

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 26 (IPS) - After 25 years of voting against a United Nations resolution condemning the United States (U.S.) embargo on Cuba, the U.S. Wednesday chose for the first time to abstain from voting. An overwhelming 191 UN member states voted for the resolution, with only Israel joining the United States in abstention.

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