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On the Road to Green Energy for All
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Monday, 27 June 2011
On the Road to Green Energy for All
Like our cave-dwelling ancestors of 200,000 years ago, nearly three billion people still use fire for cooking and heating. Of those, some 1.5 billion people have no access to electricity. For a billion more, their only access is to sporadic and unreliable electricity networks.Read Full Article ...
 
Tunisia becomes first North African nation to join International Criminal Court
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Monday, 27 June 2011
Tunisia becomes first North African nation to join International Criminal Court
Tunisia today became the first North African nation to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the 116th party to the treaty establishing the world's f...
 
UN chief tasks nations on measures against torture
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Monday, 27 June 2011
UN chief tasks nations on measures against torture
New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has exhorted member states to take effective legislative, administrative and judicial measures to preven...
 
Israel to ban journalists who board 'illegal' flotilla
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Monday, 27 June 2011
Israel to ban journalists who board 'illegal' flotilla
JERUSALEM: Israel has threatened to bar for up to a decade any foreign journalist who decides to board a flotilla seeking to challenge an Israeli naval blockad...
 
EC, FAO, IFAD, WFP join forces on food security
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Monday, 27 June 2011
EC, FAO, IFAD, WFP join forces on food security
Rome, Italy (PANA) - The European Commission (EC), FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), here Mon...
 
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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.