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Popular Nigerian Writer Headlines at Blockbuster World Voices Fest

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

NEW YORK, May 05 (IPS) - Prize-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is hoping to break down some stereotypes at the upcoming World Voices Festival sponsored by the PEN America free expression group.

Opinion: The West and Its Self-Assumed Right to Intervene

Monday, May 04, 2015

ROME, May 04 (IPS) - The ‘West' is a concept that flourished during the Cold War. Then it was West against East in the form of the Soviet empire. The East was evil against which all democratic countries – read West – were called on to fight.

Anti-Foreigner Discrimination ‘Fostered in South African Schools’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

NEW YORK, Apr 28 (IPS) - A practice of denying admission to South African public schools of children without visas or whose parents are refugees from other African countries is creating a foundation for the current rash of xenophobia, critics of the practice say.

Backlash Follows South Africa’s Xenophobic Attacks on Africans

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 21 (IPS) - Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood from former president Nelson Mandela.

U.N. Helpless as Crises Rage in 10 Critical Hot Spots

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 21 (IPS) - The United Nations is fighting a losing battle against a rash of political and humanitarian crises in 10 of the world's critical "hot spots."

Foreign Fighter Recruits: Why the U.S. Fares Better than Others

Friday, April 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, Apr 17 (IPS) - More than 25,000 fighters seeking to wage "jihad" or an Islamic holy war have left home to join terrorist networks abroad, according to a United Nations report released earlier this month.

U.N. Struggles to Cope with New Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Friday, April 17, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 17 (IPS) - The United Nations, which is providing humanitarian aid to over 50 million refugees worldwide, is struggling to cope with a new crisis in hand: death and destruction in Yemen.

Sexual Violence in Conflict 'The Contemporary Moral Issue' Says United Nations

Friday, April 17, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 17 (IPS) - Impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence in war must end, said Zainab Hawa Bangura, the Special representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on sexual violence in conflict, who presented to the U.N. Security Council the Secretary-General's 2015 report on the issue on April 15.

EU Inaction Accused of Costing Lives in the Mediterranean

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ROME, Apr 15 (IPS) - "The unbearable number of lives lost at sea will only grow if the European Union does not act now to ensure search-and-rescue operations across the Mediterranean," Human Rights Watch warned Apr. 15.

Kenya Orders Somali Refugee Camp Sheltering Thousands to Move

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NEW YORK, Apr 14 (IPS) - The United Nations, which is sheltering over 600,000 refugees from war-torn Somalia, has been ordered by Kenyan authorities to relocate the camp in three months.

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