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Nobel honors African, Arab women for peace
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Friday, 07 October 2011
Nobel honors African, Arab women for peace
OSLO (Reuters) - Declaring women's rights vital for world peace, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize Friday to three indomitable female campaigners against war and oppression -- a Yemeni and two Liberians, including that country's president.Read Full Article ...
 
Nobel honours African, Arab women for peace
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Friday, 07 October 2011
Nobel honours African, Arab women for peace
Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize together with compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Arab activist Tawakul KarmanRead ...
 
U.N. Meetings Push for Nuclear Safeguards and Test Bans
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Friday, 07 October 2011
U.N. Meetings Push for Nuclear Safeguards and Test Bans
History is strewn with proof of the destructive capabilities of nuclear weapons and power, yet science is also replete with evidence that nuclear power has man...
 
UN Refugee Agency opens new camp in Ethiopia
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Friday, 07 October 2011
UN Refugee Agency opens new camp in Ethiopia
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) opened a new camp this week in western Ethiopia to accommodate refugees that are fleeing the c...
 
UN chief praises women's role in advancing peace
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Friday, 07 October 2011
UN chief praises women's role in advancing peace
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday praised women's role in advancing peace after this year's Nobel Peace Prize were awarded to three women.Read Full Artic...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.