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The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, which will go down in history as the "peace Olympics", has marked an important step forward in the Korean nation's desire and striving for peace and for reunification of the Korean Peninsula. It has wrong-footed and nonplussed the US as a blow to their hostility to ...
In this case, it seems very recent history has repeated itself, as Celebrity Big Brother ended its Monday eviction episodes the way it started them: someone asking to leave the house. Metta world peace struggled since the beginning to get his head in the game, and despite what looked like a temporary rally, ...

Moscow councils focusing on constitutional revision and eventual national elections. United Nations Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura is willing to give it a try. He wants to revive the Geneva peace process over which he presides with discussions between the regime and opposition designed to revise and ...
This column is usually reserved for new collections, but there is a reason to break this rule for Wendell Berry. It is extraordinary that he is not better known. I was on the verge of saying he should be a household name, but households have never been his thing. His selected verse, in a new edition by ...
The principles of impartiality and equality before the law remain a powerful bulwark against tyranny. Injustice drives conflict; justice on the other hand demands an end to impunity for abusers of rights on the field of battle, in political systems, workplaces and domestic homes. From the Magna Carta to the ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with the key goals of full U.N. membership for the State of Palestine and a timeframe for a two-state solution. Abbas spoke as the Trump ...
Daniel Lokolong, the media coordinator of Search for Common Ground, came to Brussels from South Sudan to receive the Austrian Intercultural Achievement Award (IAA) for the project Communicating for peace in South Sudan: A Social and Behaviour Change Communication Initiative. Search for ...
In an interview with Israel Hayom Editor-in-Chief Boaz bismuth, U.S. President Donald Trump says, "I have achieved more than I had promised" in his first year of term. "Israel has to be careful with settlements," he says, adding that Israelis and Palestinians would be "foolish" not to make a peace deal.
Their ages are wildly different, as are their current roles in life, with one as a mentor and teacher with the other a teenage student. But one of their earliest memories has an eerie similarity -- and it shapes their relationship today and one of Rich peace's main goals. peace and Johnny Montgomery, both ...
Local artists will soon transform nearly a thousand firearms collected by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office during police investigations. "The time has come to turn these objects of violence into beacons of light," DA Nancy E. O'Malley said about the "Art of peace" project, which was announced ...
SELINSGROVE -- Liberian activist and Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee said Thursday afternoon at Susquehanna University that the women's peace movement she began during her country's second civil war in 1999 began with the realization that even in the midst of horrors you can still create small ...
While gathering these quotes it struck me that dating back to the birth of our Constitution, the primary focus of our leaders has remained the same. We as a nation have struggled with maintaining integrity in leadership, achieving peace, and preserving the rights of the American people. Some say we've ...
Google has made it more difficult for people to save pictures from its image search product, as part of a "peace deal" with photo library Getty Images. In 2017, Getty Images complained to the European Commission, accusing Google of anti-competitive practices. Google said it had removed some features ...
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Friday adjourned the South Sudan peace talks for three weeks. An IGAD envoy did not say why, but opposition parties questioned the government delegation's commitment to finding solutions. Opposition parties, civil society activists and ...
In the late 1980s, after an earlier peace deal, more than 1,000 rebel sympathizers and left-leaning politicians were systematically murdered by right-wing death squads. The prime suspects in most of the recent killings of demobilized rebels are paramilitaries or others seeking revenge for murders or ...

On Feb. 21, 1958, Gerald Holtom unveiled his design for the first London to Aldermaston march, which mobilized thousands against Britain's production of the atom bomb. Now universally recognized as the peace symbol -- which can be found in every corner of the globe. The symbol was based on the ...
Entrenched over time, the price of this seeming peace has been the commonwealth, with their countries' resources concentrated in the hands of ruling family members and their cronies. Things are beginning to change though. In January last year, Gambians kicked longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, out of ...
When Jeremy Corbyn took the stage, he too was a familiar face to all peace march veterans and Islington residents like myself, but less so to other members of the crowd. But his words stirred the souls of everyone present. He asked why we could afford to spend billions on a war nobody wanted while ...
"Turkey comes up with such egregious names for its war operations. The one on Cyprus was called a 'peace operation.' The one in Syria is now 'the olive branch operation.' We did see the peace operation. It was bombs and not flowers of peace that rained from jets. Your heroic pilot even bombed a mental ...
Treasure Coast schools to see extra uniformed personnel on campuses for 'peace of mind'. Treasure Coast Published 6:29 ... He said in response to that, he has directed extra uniform personnel be stationed at schools "to help provide peace of mind for students, parents, and staff." More: School shooter ...
Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, the Catholic peace movement, speaks at a gathering for peace and justice at Sacred Heart Church, Camden, on Feb. 10. The theme was "Arming the World: The Enemy of peace." Other speakers at the gathering were Meghan Adamoli, who works at ...
the White House rebutted reports that he and the Americans had discussed annexing parts of the West Bank, and Mr. Trump voiced fresh concerns about Israel's openness to a peace accord. White House officials insisted on Wednesday that the recommendation of bribery and fraud charges against Mr.
In keeping with tradition, Pope Francis marked Ash Wednesday by leading a procession on Rome's Aventine Hill before celebrating mass in the Basilica of Saint Sabina. Leading the world's Catholics into the season of Lent, Francis urged the faithful to slow down and rediscover the power of silence.
For a quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, the United States had a clear aim for Europe: to bring the former communist world into the liberal international order and build a Europe whole, free, and at peace. After containing the Soviet threat for four decades (and intervening in two World wars before ...
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson intends to use his trip to the Middle East to promote the Trump Administration's upcoming peace plan and hear viewpoints of regional leaders on how to best promote a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tillerson, whose trip began Sunday, has ...
The Brave author shared an image of the sun rising over planet Earth to her Instagram, along with a caption wishing Messick "peace" and "serenity." "For Jill," the caption reads. "May your family find some measure of solace during this pain. That one man could cause so much damage is astounding, but ...
On a given day, justice and peace directors might be preparing workshops, meetings or materials to aid in the formation and education of male religious or the broader community; facilitating communication within the order; partnering with outside groups to promote a particular cause; or voicing the order's ...
True story: I saw Metta world peace on the street once. He was just walking down 48th street in Midtown Manhattan by himself. It took me a minute to place the face, but then I realized whom it was. So, armed with this knowledge, what was my next move? I did what any idiot would do: I proceeded to say his ...
"peace is both an innate state of being and a dynamic, transformative, and evolutionary process." This is how Pathways To peace (PTP) defines peace. As the new PTP executive director, I am in awe and reflection about the meaning of that statement and the guidance it holds for those of us committed to ...
US President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements "complicate" the peace process with Palestinians and urged "care" over the issue. He also told an Israeli newspaper that he did not believe the Palestinians, and possibly Israel as well, were ready to make peace. President Trump angered ...
Mogadishu, 11 February 2018 - Over thirty experts, researchers and academicians converged on the Somali capital today for the start of a three-day conference on fostering peace and national reconciliation in Somalia. The first of its kind in the country, the Colloquium on peace and Reconciliation in ...
"There are multiple ethnic groups, and we have to work with the people for harmony and peace." Because it contains the capital, Arshad's new diocese is a meeting point of many of the nation's different ethnic and religious groups. "The cultural realities too, are different in different areas of the diocese and ...
Baghdad - With Iraq's cities now liberated from ISIS, returning to some semblance of normalcy is now the country's most urgent task. Iraqi civilians need to believe that their situation in the future will be better than the difficult times under ISIS. Visiting Iraq last week, we heard story after story about the ...
Jay-Z made a surprise appearance at the annual peace Walk and peace Talk in Miami gardens in honor of shooting victim Trayvon Martin. He is arguably the biggest name in rap music. So when superstar producer and performer Jay-Z took the stage at this year's peace walk and peace talk with an ...
Cameroon President Paul Biya, in a nationwide message, thanked the country's youth, saying they have been instrumental in bringing peace and order along the northern border with Nigeria, where Boko Haram has been active, and in the English speaking northwest and southwest regions where ...
"Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace, they are not looking to make peace. And I am not necessarily sure that Israel is looking to make peace. So we are just going to have to see what happens," Trump was quoted as saying. He did not disclose details about the anticipated ...
Six Republican candidates -- two of whom are incumbents -- are campaigning to fill three of the four justice of the peace seats in Williamson County. All three winners in the March 6 Republican primary, as well as Precinct 1 Justice of the peace Dain Johnson, who is running unopposed in the primary, will ...
One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides. After eight and a half years of ...
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi vowed Wednesday to introduce constitutional changes to decentralise power as part of peace efforts between his Frelimo party and the opposition Renamo group. Renamo rebels fought a 16-year war against the ruling Frelimo party until 1992, ...
The United Nations has called for a month-long ceasefire amid the seven-year civil war engulfing Syria, as an upsurge of attacks have pushed besieged areas into one of the worst points seen in the crisis. On Tuesday, the U.N. Resident, Humanitarian Coordinator and U.N. Representatives in Syria called ...
MIDDELBURG, Netherlands -- A bishop in South Sudan has won an award that recognizes the peace village he founded as the visible embodiment of his peacemaking efforts. In May, Bishop Paride Taban, retired bishop of Torit, will receive the Freedom of Worship Award, one of the Four Freedoms ...
Maputo --- Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced plans to change the Constitution and give political parties more power in the provinces, in a move seen as key to reaching a permanent peace deal with the country's biggest opposition group. Under the new laws, parties that win provincial ...
stow: Someone expressed their "voice" when they wrote the N-word on an apartment door last month, and on a Stow home last May. Now it's time for a louder voice to respond, said a Stow businesswoman, wife and mother who is organizing a peace walk around the City Hall complex at 2 p.m. Sunday.
And Irish America was there every step of the way, from President Bill Clinton, who vested American interest in the Northern Ireland peace Process, to Senator George Mitchell, who chaired negotiations and brokered the historic deal signed on April 10, 1998, in Belfast. But peace is a process, not an end ...
Paul and Monique Jones have been married for thirty-seven years. She fled the Nazis during WWII and he served during the Korean war. Before Nov. 7, 1980, Paul and Monique Jones lived two lifetimes' worth of experiences in war and peace. That was the day they married -- the second, happier ...
Seoul, South Korea - UNHCR High Profile Supporter and refugee athlete Yiech Pur Biel carried a special message of peace as he arrived on the divided Korean Peninsula ahead the 2018 Winter Olympics. "peace is the fundamental of everything that a state can do," Pur told the audience during a talk in ...
FRED ZWICKY/JOURNAL STAR Multiple protesters from the Black Justice Project, including April Eckhardt from Peoria, center right, and Spanky Edwards of Peoria, far left, make their position known as Peoria Community Against Violence hosts a Stand Up for peace event Monday night in the aftermath ...
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and its unionized bus mechanics ended a long labor fight Monday, when the T's governing board approved a new contract with the workers that eliminated plans to privatize some of their jobs. The new four-year contract with Machinists Union Local 264 will ...


 

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