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After seven years of war, the violence and intolerable suffering inflicted on the civilian population in Syria continues without respite. In fact, we are now witnessing some of the worst fighting since the conflict began. In the past few weeks alone, hundreds more people have lost their lives and tens of ...

Since then more than 400,000 people in Syria have lost their lives. In a desperate plea a week ago, UN High Commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein drew a comparison between Bosnia and Syria. At least, he said, "the conflict in Bosnia was brought to a halt by the international community ...
Lungu issued his warning at State House during Kabila's two-day visit to Zambia and in defiance of many Congolese, regional and international Actors, angry at the Kabila's refusal to cede power, according to the citizen Newspaper of South Africa. Zambian dictator Edgar Lungu has warned the people of ...
For this reason, Slow Food is adding its voice to an appeal to the international community to guarantee Afrin's stability and security and prevent further Turkish aggression from within Syria and across the Syrian border. Several academics and activists, including MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky, ...
... important point that the UNSG's Personal Envoy, Horst Kohler, failed to take into account." Giving Morocco and the rebel group on the same level, and giving the Polisario Front the same weight that Morocco carries in the international community affords the separatist group recognition it does not deserve, ...

Westlands ODM youth leader Evans Ochieng said the purpose of Friday's demonstration was to send a powerful message to the international community to desist the alleged political interference. "Kenya is a free country, we should be allowed to deal with our problems," Ochieng told capital FM News.
Why has South Sudan become another study in the international community's failings? UN peacekeeping missions need a host government's permission to operate. But South Sudan, a country still less than a decade old, is especially prickly about threats to its sovereignty. Its government has repeatedly ...
As the international community tries to address the underlying causes of discrimination, it only widens the faultline between the religious minority and the Buddhist community, which is really trying to make its voice heard against intolerance. Indiscriminate use of the term "Buddhist extremism", unnecessarily ...
That was a bold statement that others in the international community should make. Conditions under Maduro's repressive regime are only getting worse, at a time that it seemed things couldn't slide any further. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled their homeland, many to South Florida. Others ...
In his 1981 book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics, evolution, and Moral Progress, Peter Singer argues that humanity's "sphere of altruism" has broadened for thousands of years. While our ancestors were primarily concerned with the well-being of narrow groups (such as family members or small tribes), this ...
In response, the international community did nothing but mutter some complaints, wag a finger, and move on with business as usual. It was this very outcome that I warned about when Trump was making his decision on Jerusalem. I wrote, "there's also a distinct possibility that after a week or two of protests, ...
... saying government forces have virtually waged war against civilians and are carrying massacre under the well thought out plan. Praying for Saima and bereaved family, Geelani urged the international human rights organizations, international community, Asia Watch, Amnesty International to take notice ...
Taipei, Feb. 11 (CNA) Taiwan expressed thanks Sunday to the international community for statements of concern and offers of assistance following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that shook the eastern county of Hualien on Feb. 6, killing at least 16 and injuring 285. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign ...
China has waded into a growing political crisis involving the small island nation of Maldives, urging the international community to play what it calls a "constructive role" in the ongoing dispute, putting itself at odds with the United Nations on the issue. The Maldives, which is known more for its luxury resorts, ...
Islamabad: The draconian laws in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) and the atrocities of the Indian forces require the international community to take action against the state sponsored human rights violations in the valley. This was stated by the Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production, ...
Taiwan thanks international community for care following Hualien quake ... The Office of the President also thanked the international community the same day for its care and warmth. According to the Central Emergency Operation Center, the temblor caused severe damage after it struck at 11:50 p.m., Feb.

"The rapidly evolving and transnational threat from ISIL presents a difficult challenge for Member States and the international community," said Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Counter-terrorism Office at a Security Council meeting,on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. Reuters/Eduardo Munoz Reuters. Beijing (Reuters) - The international community should play a constructive role in promoting ...
Amman, Feb.7 (Petra) -- Planning and International Cooperation Minister, Imad Fakhoury, on Wednesday, urged the international community to support the Jordan Response Plan to the Syrian crisis 2018-2020, and securing sufficient grants and concessional financing to deal with the requirements of the ...
Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) Taiwan has received condolences from the governments of its diplomatic allies and other friendly nations on the losses suffered in a powerful earthquake that struck Hualien County in eastern Taiwan late Tuesday, the presidential office said Wednesday. In response, the Taiwan ...
Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday said that the international Intelligence Community was pressuring President Muhammudu Buhari not to say more of what he had seen about looting in Nigeria. According to him, should President Buhari let out of the bay what happened at the ...
The U.S. is urging the international community to demand that Syria not use chemical weapons any longer, following the sixth reported incident of chlorine gas use in the past 30 days. "We implore the international community to speak with one voice, taking every opportunity to publicly pressure the Assad ...
"international community must also fulfill its obligations to international laws as well as just demand of Kashmiris for right to self-determination," he added. "India is poised to the worst state sponsored human rights violations in the held valley that needs to be seriously noticed. " He said like past years, 2017 ...
On Jan. 20, the Turkish state began conducting air raids in the Afrin Canton in Syria--an enclave near the Turkish border that is home to over a million people. By the next day, the Turkish Armed Forces had launched a ground invasion with tanks and mercenaries, while Islamic Jihadists on the ground aided ...
international community has pledged a total of $2.7 billion to support the international education fund. The body made the pledge at the two-day global education conference in Dakar, Senegal. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. French President Emmanuel Macron joined Senegal's President ...
Chief Edward Ujege, the President-General of Mdzough u Tiv, has called on the international community to intervene and stop the ongoing senseless killings in Benue State. Speaking to newsmen, yesterday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, Chief Ujege lamented that the call became imperative ...
M. Zaher Sahloul, associate clinical professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and senior adviser of the Syrian American Medical Association. "…[T]he world should pay attention to the future of Syria by lending a healing hand to its traumatized children. … To many Syrians, there is a sense that the ...
24 January 2018: In January, migration was high on the international community's agenda, with the convening of the first International Forum on Migration Statistics, as well as the Fourth Annual Symposium on the Role of religion and Faith‑Based Organizations in International Affairs. Pope Francis and the ...
Leaders of the Tiv nation under the auspices of the Mzough U Tiv socio-cultural organisation took the genocide against the people to the international community soliciting its support to end the killings in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states respectively to enable displaced victims to return to their ancestral ...
The head of the Popular International Committee to Support the Gaza Strip has urged the international community to take immediate action to save the lives of patients in Gaza. "The suffering of all of the Palestinians trapped in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli-led siege should be ended," insisted Dr Essam ...
When visiting Cabo Pulmo, one is amazed by swimming in crystal clear waters, snorkeling in the breathtaking coral reefs and diving next to endless populations of friendly massive rays, whale sharks, and sea turtles. The beauty of Cabo Pulmo is thanks to over 22 years of collaborative efforts to protect and ...
United Nations, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on the international community to be vigilant about hatred. "Since hatred and contempt of human lives are rampant in our time, we must stand guard against xenophobia every day and ...
On March 23, 2010, Bangladesh ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), making it the first South Asian State to do so and the 111th State Party to the ICC. Despite its commendable ratification, Bangladesh has failed to adopt legislation incorporating the crimes into domestic law.
... "…Around the world, the rules of war are under attack -- and so are millions of children. … [T]oday's children are no longer mere casualties of war or innocent victims caught in the crossfire. Today's children are coming under direct attack. They're being deliberately targeted, maimed, and killed as pawns ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration is making remarkable headway in taking Zimbabwe to the global arena with the President this week set to receive a special envoy of British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss issues of mutual interest between the two countries. The discussions will ...
The joint launch was attended by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and other senior representatives of the Federal government of Somalia, as well as the international community, including the UNDP Administrator Mr. Achim Steiner, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, World Bank Senior ...
The international community should make a greater effort to engage with the Congolese pseudo-dictator Joseph Kabila to entice him to step down voluntarily--while doing their upmost to ensure his people do not suffer any additional harm. The UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently ...
"The international community cannot be helpful if it's not inclusive." Surikiart said the advisory board would come up with its recommendations two or three months. The former Thai foreign minister expressed hope the government would provide more access to the media so that people would know about ...
A nonstop trip around the world in the fastest commercial plane would take nearly two full days. For those with a little less time on their hands, Cruise the World provided a convenient alternative, bringing together 32 international and cultural student organizations Saturday in the International Ballroom of the ...
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation army (ARSA) has blamed the Myanmar government saying that it is not interested in genuine Rohingya repatriation but is just playing games with the international community, including Bangladesh. In a statement issued on Saturday, ARSA termed the Myanmar government ...
The Feel at Home Fair is the biggest international community event in The Netherlands. Around 4000 visitors enjoy the special atmosphere generated by a unique mix of 150 exhibitors with a dynamic programme of activities, Entertainment and information. The Fair is a meeting point for all international and ...
All those Sri Lankans - and the tipping-scale - who had voted Candidate Maithiripala Sirisena for President, on their own perceptions that the international community (IC) was there to see through at least the first five years of the unnatural coalition that too facilitated the same should be looking themselves ...
While international community, the World Bank and IMF are not doing enough to help African nationals in their homeland, the African heads of states aim at staying in office to run their countries as long as possible and oftentimes execute their political rivals-- crackdown dissents to avoid losing power ...
Security force members stand guard at the blast site in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 27, 2018. Death toll from an explosive-laden ambulance detonated by a terrorist in Kabul on Saturday rose to 95, with 158 others wounded, according to a public health Ministry spokesman. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah). Beijing ...
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation army (ARSA) has blamed the Myanmar government saying that it is not interested in genuine Rohingya repatriation but is just playing games with the international community, including Bangladesh. In a statement issued on Saturday, ARSA termed the Myanmar government ...
Beijing, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Friday said that the international community faces the same threat and shares the same future in addressing global issues concerning the Arctic. According to the white paper, titled "China's Arctic Policy," ...
Kurdistan wants a deeper partnership with the United States and the international community to effectively provide post-war humanitarian relief to displaced people and to help rebuild from years of war. An effective response will mitigate the next conflict in the region, drain support for extremism, and prevent ...
Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the Artsakh Republic Natioanl Assembly iissued a statement today on the 28th Anniversary of the mass pogroms of the Armenian population in Baku. "28 years ago, on January 13-19, 1990, the Azerbaijani authorities organized and carried out mass massacre of ...
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine government on Saturday slammed New York-based rights observer Human Rights Watch for supposedly "misleading" the international community with a report saying the country is in "worst human rights crisis" under the Duterte administration. "We will not allow ...


 

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