News headlines for “Foreign Policy — Projecting Power”, page 3

  1. African Migrants Bought and Sold Openly in ‘Slave Markets’ in Libya

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017

    ROME, May 09 (IPS) - Hundreds of migrants along North African migration routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets' in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned that these reports "can be added to a long list of outrages" in the country. The International Criminal Court is now considering investigating.

  2. Equal Rights in Education: The Case of Bahrain, Colombia, Sri Lanka

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017

    ROME/GENEVA, May 09 (IPS) - The role of education in enhancing equality of citizenship rights and diversity within communities affected by inter-communal civil strife will be top on the agenda of a meeting in Geneva on May 12.

  3. Global Climate Policy in an Uncertain State of Flux

    Monday, May 08, 2017

    PENANG, Malaysia, May 08 (IPS) - Global climate change policy is in a state of flux, with all other countries waiting for the United States to decide whether to leave or remain in the Paris Agreement.

  4. Time to Find 'Magic Formula' to Stop Hatreds - Baku Forum

    Monday, May 08, 2017

    BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 08 (IPS) - It is time to find that "magic formula" that will encourage people to stop conflicts, the rise of violent extremism and hatreds, and live together in peace, urged a United Nations senior official at the end of a UN-backed conference on intercultural dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan.

  5. How to Counter Violent Extremism, Youth Radicalisation - Baku Forum

    Friday, May 05, 2017

    BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 05 (IPS) - The integration of migrants in cities, countering the rise of violent extremism, as well as youth radicalisation on the Internet have been some of the key issues discussed at a United Nations forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.

  6. At UN, Rex Tillerson, Top US Diplomat, Delivers Stark Warnings to North Korea

    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 29 (IPS) - Speaking to the United Nations Security Council at a meeting on North Korea held at the foreign-minister level, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked member countries to join the United States in a strong campaign to enhance pressures on the Kim Jong-un regime, whose rapidly developing nuclear and missile programs have reached dangerous levels.

  7. Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    VICTORIA, BC, Canada, Apr 24 (IPS) - When the United Nations continues its negotiations in June for an international treaty against nuclear weapons, there must be a treaty that should cover every single aspect of the devastating weapons --- and leading eventually to their total elimination from the world's military arsenals.

  8. Trump’s First 100 Days: a Serious Cause for Concern

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    PENANG, Apr 24 (IPS) - This week, Donald Trump will mark his first hundred days as US President.  It's time to assess his impact on the world, especially the developing countries.

  9. Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    ROME, Apr 21 (IPS) - A perfect storm has engulfed the Middle East, and continues to threaten international peace and security.

    Hardly anyone could sum up the Middle East explosive situation in so few, blunt words as just did Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

  10. Bannon Down, Pentagon Up, Neocons In?

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    WASHINGTON, Apr 20 (IPS) - The apparent and surprisingly abrupt demise in Steve Bannon's influence offers a major potential opening for neoconservatives, many of whom opposed Trump's election precisely because of his association with Bannon and the "America Firsters," to return to power after so many years of being relegated to the sidelines. Bannon's decline suggest that he no longer wields the kind of veto power that prevented the nomination of Elliott Abrams as deputy secretary of state. Moreover, the administration's ongoing failure to fill key posts at the undersecretary, assistant secretary, and deputy assistant secretary levels across the government's foreign-policy apparatus provides a veritable cornucopia of opportunities for aspiring neocons who didn't express their opposition to the Trump campaign too loudly.

Web feed for Foreign Policy — Projecting Power news headlines