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[VIDEO] 'Kumbaya': Activists & Feminists Cross Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea to Buy the World a Coke

The group wants to promote peace, love, harmony, understanding, and reconciliation between the two sides

A international group of female activists crossed the border between North and South Korea on Sunday to promote peace between the two countries, which have yet to sign a peace treaty 60 years after the Korean War ended. 223 more words

Mediasphere

Genocide|Myanmar's Killing Fields of Rohingya Muslims and Tribal Peoples

The ethno-religious violence in Burma between the Buddhist majority and other groups, such as the Rohinga Muslims, has existed for many decades if not centuries. Yet the world continues to watch in silence as Rohingyas are butcherred and sliced by the radical militant Buddist monks. 364 more words

ASEAN Affairs

The all seeing Mr Snowden

For an international fugitive hiding out in Russia from American espionage charges, Edward J. Snowden gets around.

May has been another month of virtual globe-hopping for Mr. 1,318 more words

HISTORY TIDBIT: SIR NICHOLAS WINTON

In 1988, a woman came across an old leather briefcase in the attic of her home. Inside it were lists and photographs of the children her husband had brought out of Czechoslovakia in 1939 and placed in the keeping of British families. 93 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

FALLEN HEROES - Army Cpl. Francis D. Knobel

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. soldier, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. 322 more words

Department Of Defense

UNHCR - History of UNHCR

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History of UNHCR

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A Global Humanitarian Organization of Humble Origins

The UN refugee agency emerged in the wake of World War II to help Europeans displaced by that conflict. 483 more words

Human Rights

Aung San Suu Kyi is a bust, writes Zafar Sobhan

There was so much hope for her as a moral leader in Myanmar, but power (or politics) has changed her. Zafar Sobhan of the daily Dhaka Tribune writes to expose her for what she really is. 666 more words

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