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  1. ‘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.

  2. Argentina and UAE Agree to Strengthen Economic Ties

    Friday, March 17, 2017

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. “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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Palestinian Rejection Underscores Limits of UN Chief’s Powers

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Feb 20 (IPS) - Pointing out an example of the hierarchy of political power at the United Nations, a former Nigerian ambassador once told a group of reporters of an encounter at an international gathering in Africa when he ran into one of his friends who had returned from a visit to New York.

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