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Nuclear Testing, Never Again — Global Issues

Credit: United Nations Opinion by Daryl G. Kimball (washington dc) Wednesday, July 01, 2020 Inter Press Service Daryl G. Kimball is Executive Director of the Arms Control Association (ACA) and publisher of the organization’s monthly journal, Arms Control Today WASHINGTON DC, Jul 01 (IPS) – Seventy-five years ago, on July 16, the United States detonated […]

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A Flashback to Biological Warfare of a Bygone Era — Global Issues

Biological weapons. Credit: United Nations Opinion by Ameen Izzadeen (colombo, sri lanka) Monday, February 10, 2020 Inter Press Service COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Feb 10 (IPS) – In the wake of the latest coronavirus outbreak, movie buffs are drawing an eerie parallel with the film Contagion, a 2011 thriller based on a lethal airborne virus called […]

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‘Unprecedented Terrorist Violence’ in West Africa, Sahel Region — Global Issues

A girl runs outside a small community school in Korioume, Mali, where children lack basic equipment, including notepads and pens. Parts of the school have been attacked and in 2013 the village was a Jihadist stronghold. Credit: OCHA/Eve Sabbagh Opinionunited nations Thursday, January 09, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jan 09 (IPS) – The […]

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Peace, goodwill and mafia murders mark Christmas in Italy | World news

In the run-up to Christmas, police in Italy arrested dozens of suspected members of the Neapolitan mafia, the Camorra. The arrests confirmed what many in Italy already knew: the mafia’s criminal activities don’t take a festive break. According to prosecutors, the suspects, arrested between 10 and 13 December in Naples and Caserta, had started to […]

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Nobel Peace Laureate Says Social Media Sows Hate in Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed warned in his speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday that social media is now being used to sow “hate and division” and undermine Ethiopia’s delicate political transition. As he accepted a Nobel Peace Prize for ending a long war between his country and […]

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‘Peace and love and joy’: The Tenors bring surprise Yuletide treat to the annual Toronto Star Christmas Carol Concert

Three men — wise in the ways of melody and harmony — travelled from far to bestow their gifts of music to a surprised and grateful audience at the Toronto Star’s 41st annual Christmas Carol Concert. The award-winning Canadian trio, The Tenors — Victor Micallef, Fraser Walters and Clifton Murray —- took a break from […]

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Beauty queens want Australia to donate $93 million to world peace

Esma Voloder knows it sounds like a cliche for a beauty queen to call for world peace, but the Miss World Australia winner says it is a serious issue. Ms Voloder and two other Miss World Australia contestants, are in Canberra to help World Vision call for world peace and a $93 million boost to […]

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