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US owns 40 percent of world's firearms
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
US owns 40 percent of world's firearms
Authorities seize more than 500 guns at two Southern California homes in Agua Dulce. Police made the discovery during raids last week but released the photograph on Monday. One man, a convicted felon, was arrested.Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Via Ap.Read Full Article ...
 
UPDATED: US withdraws from UN rights council
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
UPDATED: US withdraws from UN rights council
The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human RightsCouncil on Tuesday, condemning the “hypocrisy” of its members and its alleged “unrelenting bias”...
 
Let’s do our part to help refugees THE EDITOR: Today the world observes World Refugee Day, a day whe
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Let’s do our part to help refugees THE EDITOR: Today the world observes World Refugee Day, a day whe
Let’s do our part to help refugees. THE EDITOR: Today the world observes World Refugee Day, a day when “we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance o...
 
Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents: UNICEF chief
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents: UNICEF chief
UNITED NATIONS, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents, Henrietta Fore, executive director of UN Children's Fund (UNICE...
 
UN chief warns of risk of war in Gaza
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
UN chief warns of risk of war in Gaza
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends the annual Kultaranta Talks — debate session on foreign and security policy at the Presidential Summer Residence ...
 
World Refugee Day Today: Rohingyas in need of int'l protection: UN
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
World Refugee Day Today: Rohingyas in need of int'l protection: UN
The Rohingyas, the third largest refugee group in the world last year, are now in critical need of international protection as their condition is worse than th...
 
My 5 years in Fiji
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
My 5 years in Fiji
AS you all know, I represent the United Nations in Fiji and in nine other member states of the United Nations in the Pacific. Twent-six UN agencies are signato...
 
UN chief calls for more mediation in "dangerous" world
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UN chief calls for more mediation in
OSLO, June 19 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that more mediation is needed as the world is "dangerous" and the situation is ...
 
UN chief warns Gaza 'on brink of war'
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
UN chief warns Gaza 'on brink of war'
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Israel and Hamas to recommit to a ceasefire that ended the 2014 war [EPA] UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ha...
 
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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.