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‘Words of Fear and Loathing Can -and Do- Have Real Consequences’

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

ROME, Mar 21 (IPS) - "Politics of division and the rhetoric of intolerance are targeting racial, ethnic, linguistic and religious minorities, and migrants and refugees. Words of fear and loathing can, and do, have real consequences," warns the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

‘Religious Discrimination, Fanaticism and Xenophobia Worsened’

Saturday, March 18, 2017

ROME/GENEVA, Mar 18 (IPS) - Religious discrimination, fanaticism and xenophobia have worsened in several countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and North America, thus there is a need for alternatives to identify a common strategy to address these challenges, a Geneva-based think tank promoting global dialogue stated.

Argentina and UAE Agree to Strengthen Economic Ties

Friday, March 17, 2017

UAE: Strong Partnerships Vital to Address Global Challenges

Friday, March 17, 2017

SÃO PAULO, Mar 17 (IPS) - IPS is reproducing an interview of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates with Valor Economico.

UN Facing Famines, Conflicts and Now U.S. Funding Cuts

Friday, March 17, 2017

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 17 (IPS) - In the midst of responding to the worst humanitarian crisis since records began, the UN is now faced with potential funding cuts from its biggest donor, the United States.

Brazil and the UAE Determined to Explore New Bilateral Frontiers

Friday, March 17, 2017

BRASILIA, Mar 17 (IPS) - The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, made his fifth visit to Brazil Thursday, Mar. 16, in search of new opportunities to exploit the enormous potential in relations between the two countries.

“The Struggle Continues” for Human Right to Peace and Inclusion of Women

Thursday, March 16, 2017

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 16 (IPS) - UN officials and activists gathered to discuss the essential relationships between sustainable peace and gender equality during a two week-long UN meeting, begining March 13.

Travel Restrictions Cast Shadow on UN Women’s Meeting: Rights Groups

Thursday, March 16, 2017

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 16 (IPS) - Increasing travel restrictions have prevented delegates from attending this year's UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), according to several women's rights groups.

Violence, Power Vacuum in Mideast, Fertile Ground for Terrorism

Monday, March 13, 2017

ROME/GENEVA, Mar 13 (IPS) - Long decades of violence in the Middle East and Northern Africa, resulting from the proliferation of international and local conflicts, have strained the social fabric that once held peaceful Arab societies together, says a Geneva-based think tank promoting global dialogue.

Merkel Under Pressure for Refugee Policy in Germany

Thursday, February 23, 2017

MUNICH, Feb 23 (IPS) - Internationally, German chancellor Angela Merkel was praised for her humanitarian decision to open the countries' border to hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria and Iraq. But the decision has considerably reduced her support among Germans. Chances are real that Merkel could lose the chancellorship in the upcoming national elections.

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