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U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, who represents the 3rd District, has decided to run for Senate. A total of 12 candidates are in the primary, hoping to replace him in the House of Representatives.

Therefore, this very day also reminds Pakistan armed forces role in UN peacekeeping measures, during war and peace time. Hence, Pakistan Armed Forces are considered the best organized institution.
Today, 30,000 young veterans from recent conflicts live in the archdiocese, and for many of this group healing the unseen wounds of war and settling back into civilian life and family settings presents a daily struggle. ... The CVA team of veterans ...
From Cambodia to Rwanda to Kosovo and East Timor, and finally to Iraq, Vieira de Mello was in his element, taking his beloved United Nations mandate into the field, working with commitment in violent, unforgiving and hostile settings.
It is also a warning shot aimed at the expected submission next month of a new "comfort women" dossier to Unesco nominated by 15 organizations and institutions from 11 nations: South Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, The Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor ...

His "addictive" quest for justice would take him beyond the Balkans to countries including Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor, Rwanda and Iraq. He was a founder of the Iran human rights Documentation Centre and a prosecutor of a "people's tribunal" to ...
The current application to Unesco therefore comes from a consortium of groups from Taiwan and East Timor to Holland and the UK (the Imperial war Museum holds a number of related photographs in its archives). Formally, it is led by the Korean academic ...
EMEP reminds the Turkish public that the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set the stage for this terrible event by its interventions in the Syrian civil war. Not only that, Erdogan has taken advantage of the Ankara bombing and ... The ...
students in a war-torn classroom in East Timor. Photo by: Alex Baluyut / World Bank. Recent news headlines have invariably highlighted the plight of forcibly displaced people fleeing violence in Syria and other trouble spots.
In 1975, a then four-year-old Nelson and her family fled East Timor's civil war, arriving in Australia two years later.
The Kurdish flag flies above the base of the Yazidi 'Sun Ladies' battalion near Sinjar, in Kurdistan, Iraq, on August 29. The 'Sun Ladies', made up of several hundred Yazidi women, some who were formerly enslaved by ISIS, are attempting to fight back ...
Representing countries from across the globe, the Summit focused on bringing an end to human trafficking, police brutality, bullying, poverty, war and gang violence. Among the 72 activists working toward the goal were GCC's Arsenio Ferreira and ...
Australia played a critical role in East Timor's independence from Indonesia in 2002 and shortly after that negotiated the revenue sharing deal for the large Greater Sunrise oil and gas field.
Mr Crouch said the memorial would be a lasting tribute to the Australian navy and the crew of a ship that saw service in the 1990/91 Gulf War, in Peacekeeping Operations in East Timor in 1999 and 2006 and in the Arabian gulf in 2011 and 2004. David ...
The Foreign Secretary launched a blistering attack on Moscow, accusing Vladimir Putin of being guilty of war crimes by the "deliberate" targeting of humanitarian convoys and hospitals in Aleppo.

A BRITISH former war correspondent and an Australian man were arrested in Bali, Indonesia, for alleged hashish possession and now face a maximum jail time of 20 years.
The current application to Unesco therefore comes from a consortium of groups from Taiwan and East Timor to Holland and the UK (the Imperial war Museum holds a number of related photographs in its archives). Formally, it is led by the Korean academic ...
The brothers have begun a new ministry, sent from Jamaica to East Timor, one of the poorest countries in the far East. It is affected by great poverty and civil war. The brothers are missioned to work with lepers, who are numerous in East Timor. The ...
EMEP reminds the Turkish public that the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set the stage for this terrible event by its interventions in the Syrian civil war. Not only that, Erdogan has taken advantage of the Ankara bombing and ... The ...
students in a war-torn classroom in East Timor. Photo by: Alex Baluyut / World Bank. Recent news headlines have invariably highlighted the plight of forcibly displaced people fleeing violence in Syria and other trouble spots.
"The result is that Australia may today figure more prominently in the thinking of American policymakers than at any time since the Second World War," the report said. "The Australia-US alliance is deeper, closer and healthier than ever before, and it ...
In 1975, a then four-year-old Nelson and her family fled East Timor's civil war, arriving in Australia two years later.
The Kurdish flag flies above the base of the Yazidi 'Sun Ladies' battalion near Sinjar, in Kurdistan, Iraq, on August 29. The 'Sun Ladies', made up of several hundred Yazidi women, some who were formerly enslaved by ISIS, are attempting to fight back ...
Representing countries from across the globe, the Summit focused on bringing an end to human trafficking, police brutality, bullying, poverty, war and gang violence. Among the 72 activists working toward the goal were GCC's Arsenio Ferreira and ...
In Somalia, IMF and World Bank imposed structural adjustment policies decimated the country's pastoralist economy, leading to the collapse of the state and a brutal civil war; in East Timor, the U.S., Britain, Canada, and Australia funded the genocide ...
While Australia slept, John Salisbury, a true gentleman activist from Melbourne, rose daily to the moral occasion of walking the tough 300 kilometres from the Sydney Opera House to Canberra, the seat of the Australian parliament.
Australia played a critical role in East Timor's independence from Indonesia in 2002 and shortly after that negotiated the revenue sharing deal for the large Greater Sunrise oil and gas field.
Mr Crouch said the memorial would be a lasting tribute to the Australian navy and the crew of a ship that saw service in the 1990/91 Gulf War, in Peacekeeping Operations in East Timor in 1999 and 2006 and in the Arabian gulf in 2011 and 2004. David ...
... countries have been able to cooperate closely in different areas, said Mr Lee, citing the example of how the Singapore armed forces (SAF) and Australian Defence Force train and operate together, including in overseas deployments in Afghanistan ...
... in the Indian-administered Kashmir. Geo-political interests trump human rights and violations of the UN resolutions. Lives of humans demanding freedom matter little when weighed against geo-politics and commercial interests.
Our relationship was forged in the jungles of World War II - more than 1700 Australians died defending Singapore. Back in 1965, Australia was the first country to establish diplomatic relations ... Our decision to grant Singapore this special access ...
The Foreign Secretary launched a blistering attack on Moscow, accusing Vladimir Putin of being guilty of war crimes by the "deliberate" targeting of humanitarian convoys and hospitals in Aleppo.
Eritrea and East Timor gained freedom, not primarily due to the UN or even their freedom forces, but because their occupiers - Ethiopia and Indonesia - collapsed temporarily.
Since returning from Singapore to Linton in 1989 the Battalion has been deployed on active service and peacekeeping missions in Bosnia, East Timor, Afghanistan and many other locations around the world. "Your region has a proud record of providing men ...
David Matthew Fox worked for the news agency Reuters for 20 years, covering conflicts including those in Afghanistan, Iraq, East Timor and Kosovo, natural disasters in Pakistan and Sri Lanka and the Zaire refugee crisis. police with Australian Giuseppe ...
The four victorious powers - the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and France - held the upper hand and refused to empower the military tribunal to scrutinize their own conduct during World War II, such as the fire-bombing of Dresden and ...
The Korean war, cultural Revolution, Vietnam War, Indonesian massacres, Cambodian atrocities and Latin American tortures and disappearances largely escaped judicial scrutiny until, in some cases, many years later.
But a majority of Hungarians stayed at home, unwilling to act as foot soldiers in Mr Orban's cultural war with Brussels.
He oversaw much of the European migrant crisis generated by ongoing Syrian civil war. During that time, Guterres appealed to the conscience of the international community, referring to our "collective responsibility" and specifically to the ...
veterans from World War Two, Malaya, Vietnam, Bougainville, Bosnia, Angola, East Timor, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sinai, and Cambodia are taking part as well as Invictus Athletes, many whom took part in the Invictus Games in the US earlier this year, winning ...
Using examples from around the world can be illustrative: During conflict in Burundi, war-related psychological distress was found in 44% of individuals studied during conflict and 29% two years after conflict, whereas 57% of Ugandan students exhibited ...
Telford Taylor, the United States' Chief of Councel for war crimes, is shown delivering opening statements to an all-American court charging Farben officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity in this Sept. 1947 photo. Taylor prosecuted Nazi ...
Oki and Martins published a story in the Timor Post last year about Prime Minister Rui Aria de Araujo's involvement in a state contract for information technology services when he was an adviser to East Timor's finance minister in 2014. The story ...
HRW had previously said that the agreement would "make it virtually impossible that Colombia will meet its binding obligations under international law to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes." The proponents of this view ...
A soldier killed during the East Timor conflict was also included. The Te Kauwhata Lions built the memorial and president Ross Laing said the club decided to replicate the honour boards because compiling a complete and reliable list was an "impossible ...
That was a sad story in itself, how that soldier became injured and became alcohol and drug-dependent after climbing up and down wells in East Timor, pulling out bodies. He didn't receive the treatment he needed, and consequently turned to alcohol and ...
Why was it easy for East Timor to become a state? They were only a million people. Hamid Awate was a national leader in Eritrea.
chlorine gas has been used repeatedly in the ongoing Syrian civil war, and it's also been the cause of numerous casualties in industrial explosions over decades.


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