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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  4. A Bold Step toward the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

    Wednesday, June 07, 2017

    NEW YORK, Jun 07 (IPS) - As previously announced, the President of the United Nations Conference for the negotiation of a Convention on the prohibition of nuclear weapons, Costa Rican Ambassador Elayne Whyte-Gómez, unveiled last 22 May the draft elaborated after the first part of those negotiations in March.

  5. Instability Widens in Mali and the Sahel Region of Africa

    Tuesday, June 06, 2017

    GRAVIERES, France, Jun 06 (IPS) - The first foreign visit of the new French President Emmanuel Macron, after a now habitual trip to Berlin, was to Gao in northern Mali as head of the French military.

  6. Mideast: Growing Urbanisation Worsens Water Scarcity, Food Imports

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    ROME, May 24 (IPS) - Conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to development progress in the Middle East and North Africa. In Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen, about half the population—around 40 million people—require humanitarian assistance. Across the region, countries depend heavily on food imports. As their populations urbanise and grow, the need for imports will increase.

  7. A Grisly Tale of Children Falling Easy Prey for Ruthless Smugglers

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    ROME, May 22 (IPS) - Don't read this story if you are a parent or have children relatives. It is the bloodcurdling story of over 300,000 unaccompanied refugee and migrant children who are just a small part of millions of children that are innocent, easy prey for smugglers and human traffickers worldwide.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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