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The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

DAYLESFORD, Australia, Jul 27 (IPS) - Two of the drivers of world affairs that manifest in the daily decisions that affect our lives are ideology and religion.

Climate Victims – Every Second, One Person Is Displaced by Disaster

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

ROME, Jul 27 (IPS) - Climate change and related extreme weather events have devastated the lives and livelihoods of tens of millions of most vulnerable people worldwide-- by far exceeding the total of all the unfortunate and unjustifiable victims of all terrorist attacks combined. However, the unstoppable climate crisis receives just a tiny fraction of mainstream media attention. See these dramatic facts.

El Salvador Faces Dilemma over the Prosecution of War Criminals

Saturday, July 23, 2016

SAN SALVADOR, Jul 23 (IPS) - The ruling of the highest court to repeal the amnesty law places El Salvador in the dilemma of deciding whether the country should prosecute those who committed serious violations to human rights during the civil war.

Feminism Slowly Gaining Support at United Nations

Thursday, July 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 21 (IPS) - Achieving gender equality has long been one of the United Nations' top priorities yet the word feminism has only recently begun to find its way into speeches at UN headquarters.

South Sudan Tense but Calm Following Intense Fighting: UN

Friday, July 15, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 15 (IPS) - The situation in Juba, South Sudan on Thursday was "tense" but "calm" following recent intense fighting, UN Spokesperson for the Secretary General Stephane Dujarric told journalists here Thursday.

The Dark Road to Peace in South Sudan

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, USA, Jul 13 (IPS) - The dark road to Peace in South Sudan began with the manner in which the Machakos Peace agreement was crafted.

The Delusion 'I Am Not Responsible'

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

DAYLESFORD, Australia, Jul 13 (IPS) - - One of the many interesting details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person's unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways to make them believe that they bear no responsibility for a particular problem.

Fighting Violence Against Children as a Global Problem

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 13 (IPS) - One billion children experienced physical, sexual or psychological violence in the last year, according to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prompting the launch of a new global partnership to tackle the problem here Tuesday.

Human Security a Must in a Chaotic, Confused World - Japan

Monday, July 11, 2016

ROME, Jul 11 (IPS) - The question is simple and the answer, short: does eating more mean being better nourished?... Not Necessarily!

Five Years After Independence South Sudan Faces Myriad Challenges

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 06 (IPS) - South Sudan, the world's newest country faces myriad problems five years after achieving independence, aid agencies warned this week.

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