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World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear deal, Kerry says

UNITED NATIONS — The world is “closer than ever” to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over, with key issues unresolved, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran’s foreign minister met on the sidelines. 598 more words

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Challenge American Militarism.

When three Nobel Peace Prize laureates come together for an interview, you know it’s a special occasion. Mairead Maguire was awarded the Prize in 1976 – the youngest recipient up to that point, she was 30-years old – for her efforts to bring peace to her native Northern Ireland. 635 more words

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Angelina Jolie is not happy with the UN Security Council

NEW YORK —  On 24 April, the UN Security Council General Meeting got a special guest — none other than Angelina Jolie.  Jolie, appeared before the council with some stern words for those who handled the Syrian conflict. 79 more words

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Sustainable Development Goals for 2016-2030

The United Nations is now considering the Sustainable Development Goals that will guide global development programs and funding from 2016-2030. Currently, over 150 targets are identified. 1,169 more words

JOHN CHUCKMAN COMMENT: ANGELINE JOLIE AT THE U.N. PLEADING FOR MORE WAR AGAINST SYRIA - WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT SUCH INCONSISTENCY FROM SOMEONE WHO WAS ONLY JUST SIPPING COCKTAILS TO END RAPE IN WAR - I GUESS JUST PLAIN KILLING THOUGH IS OKAY

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Jolie is a truly absurd figure.

Blubbering preciously in the past about rape in war – something which always and everywhere has been part of the complete destruction of society and its norms and laws that is the very definition of war – here she is now advocating more war. 132 more words

Sudan Accuses UN Peacekeepers Of Killing Seven Civilians

A UN peacekeeping force in Darfur has been accused of killing seven civilians, in three separate incidents, by Sudan, further threatening strained relations between the country and the international mission. 288 more words

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Geneva Day 2

Day 112

Monday, April 27th

Today we had to wake up at 8:30 because our hostel had a complimentary breakfast for us, but it ended at 9. 868 more words

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