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Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Inter Press Service

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are binging on arms to counter Iran.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2013, Source: Inter Press Service

Many holdouts remain to joining the 1993 international Chemical Weapons Convention.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: Inter Press Service

The Egyptian armed forces receive $1.3 billion in annual military aid from the United States.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service

The final vote on non-member observer status at the UN for Palestine was 138 in favour against nine opposed, with 41 abstentions.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service

A report jointly published by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) has warned of a deadly weapon: killer robots.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2011, Source: IPS News

The rising tide of anti-migrant sentiment worldwide is caused primarily by the biased, polarised and negative debate on migration, according to a new study released here.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2011, Source: IPS News

Maude Barlow: "Water can teach us how to live in harmony with one another and more lightly on this earth if we have eyes to see and ears to hear."

Posted on: Jan 21, 2011, Source: IPS News

Most Asian and African states recognized Palestine when the PLO declared independence in 1988, though virtually no Latin American states did.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2010, Source: IPS News

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed strong doubts this week, as did diplomats who point out the hypocrisy of the U.S. and Israel on the issue.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: IPS News

Bad water kills more people than wars or earthquakes, declared Anders Berntell, executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2010, Source: IPS News

The devastating earthquake could turn out to be a veritable disaster for the U.N., which has over 9,000 personnel scattered throughout the country.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2009, Source: IPS News

Organic small-scale agriculture can deliver increased yields without the damage that has resulted from the industrial model of agriculture.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: IPS News

As the Israelis try to justify the massive loss of civilian life in Gaza, their arguments are shot down by the U.N. or by human rights organizations.