Armed Conflict

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Name: Armed Conflict
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Palestinian rival groups reach reconciliation deal

The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas say they will seek to form an interim unity government in the coming weeks.Representatives from both sides announced the reconciliation deal at a news conference in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.They said they ... [Published NHK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Crimea conflict could risk another Chernobyl

As tensions mount in eastern and southern Ukraine after the Russian takeover in Crimea, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant sits in the potential firing line. Zaphorizhia, with six full size nuclear reactors, is located north of Crimea. Another nine ... [Published Beyond Nuclear - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Lunda Norte: Angola and DRC meet in Dundo over Kimberley Process

Addressing the opening of the meeting sponsored by the Angolan diamond firm “Endiama-EP”, Lunda Norte governor, Ernesto Muangala, said  he believes the gathering will lead to the transformation of natural resources into real economy, with a focus on education, ... [Published Angola Press - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

200 villages identified for reforestation program

Luwalhati R. Antonino, chairwoman of the agency, said the objective is to launch massive forest rehabilitation projects in target villages with at least two million seedlings planted, especially in typhoon- and flood-prone areas.The program, which is ... [Published Business World - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Bombing of Syrian Red Crescent Convoy Implicates NATO in War Crimes

Photo: SANAWestern-backed “Holy Warriors” in Syria attacked an aid convoy of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Salmiyeh city on Saturday, killing five civilian aid workers and injuring nine. Attacks against humanitarian aid convoys constitute one of the ... [Published Global Research - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Landmine Clearance: Revealing Differences in US and Norwegian Approaches to Insecurity | Blog Atomium culture

By Matthew Bolton, London School of Economics What can a study of landmine clearance tell us about the countries, their values and the national policies behind these efforts? Apparently quite a lot. The nature of armed conflict is changing. Globalization ... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - 11 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Mali: Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali (S/2014/267)

Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger Summary The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolutions 1612 (2005), 1882 (2009), 1960 (2010), 1998 (2011) and 2068 (2012). It provides information on ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

ELN areas of influence

The ELN, Colombia’s second largest rebel group has influence in only small, mostly rural parts of the country and in public universities in large cities. The group’s primary stronghold is in the northeast of the country.The map below shows the municipalities ... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World: Protecting civilians: the gap between norms and practice

Source: ODI - Humanitarian Policy GroupCountry: World Attacks on civilians have become an all too commonplace occurrence in conflicts, illustrated vividly in crises in Syria and the Central African Republic. Yet at the same time there has been a range ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Does the President Have Constitutional Power to Target and Kill U.S. Citizens Abroad? - The Craig Fahle Show

With the drone strike on accused terrorist and New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama has tested the limits of the executive branch’s powers. Does the president have constitutional authority under the due process clause to kill U.S. ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Oil prices drop; Ukraine in focus

Oil prices fell on Tuesday, though losses  were limited by lingering concerns about the impact of the Ukraine-Russia  crisis on Western crude supplies, analysts said.New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for May delivery, slipped  29 cents ... [Published Nile International - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

US judge questions Guantanamo detention

A US Supreme Court judge raised questions Monday about the government's authority to detain “terrorism suspects” in US-run Guantanamo prison. According to Press TV, Progressive Justice Stephen Breyer issued a statement in which he outlined several areas ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 22 2014]

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...Africa, poverty in mega-cities, typhoons in the Philippines, a refugee crisis in Syria or Sudan," Jeff Palmer, BGR executive director, said. "It is easy to lose sight that these challenges represent people and not just statistics. For example, more than 9 million people have been driven from their homes in Syria. These are all individuals with needs, fears and struggles. And most of them are women and children who are wondering how they will get through the day."
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"The current tension between Ukraine and Russia serves as a stark reminder that armed conflict and nuclear power don't mix,” said Kevin Kamps, radioactive waste specialist at Beyond Nuclear. “Decades of warnings that nuclear power plants are potential weapons for an enemy in wartime have gone unheeded. Whether intentionally targeted or accidentally hit during military conflict, atomic reactors and radioactive waste storage facilities could unleash catastrophic amounts of hazardous radioactivity over a broad region.” Read the full Beyond Nuclear press release. "
"The aim of these exercises is to wake up the Cold War instincts and to prove NATO's necessity in the current safe conditions" Grushko said, adding that Russia "in any case" will take all necessary steps to reliably guarantee its security

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Is there a Syrian Track II? [Published AlMonitor - 9 mins ago]
Lawsuit Against Bush and Blair for War Crimes? ... [Published Global Research - 25 mins ago]
Palestinian rival groups reach reconciliation deal [Published NHK - 1 hour ago]
'Needs, fears, struggles' of 1.3 million helped [Published SBC Baptist News - 2 hours ago]
Guest Post: Investors Are "Whistling Past The G... [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
Sentai Filmworks Licenses "No Game, No Life" [Published Anime News Network - 3 hours ago]
Crimea conflict could risk another Chernobyl [Published Beyond Nuclear - 3 hours ago]
Russia sees NATO's suspension of cooperation lo... [Published Turkish Weekly - 4 hours ago]
Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism of : ... [Published 4 Traders - 5 hours ago]
Canada's Bishops Give Overview of Global Concer... [Published Zenit - 6 hours ago]
Project spotlights South Portland Jewish cemetery [Published Keep Me Current - 6 hours ago]
Canada Should Be a Social Responsibility Leader [Published Huffington Post Canada - 7 hours ago]
200 villages identified for reforestation program [Published Business World - 7 hours ago]
Oyster Bay, US presence and its impact on the e... [Published Manila Times - 7 hours ago]
School students honour war heroes at Shrine of ... [Published Melbourne Age - 8 hours ago]
Relist Watch: What Does the Court’s Relist Stre... [Published SCOTUSblog - 8 hours ago]
Bombing of Syrian Red Crescent Convoy Implicate... [Published Global Research - 8 hours ago]
Lunda Norte: Angola and DRC meet in Dundo over ... [Published Angola Press - 8 hours ago]
Darfur Civil Society Initiative Calls for Resum... [Published AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago]
Editorial: Shrink feds' share of the West [Published Current-Argus - 9 hours ago]
Russian FM Lavrov threatens response if interes... [Published UPI - 9 hours ago]
World: Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
US Army test fires M829E4 fifth-generation tank... [Published Army Technology - 11 hours ago]
Landmine Clearance: Revealing Differences in US... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - 11 hours ago]
President Guebuza of Mozambique: 'The EU has no... [Published EuroNews - 11 hours ago]
RPC, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial ... [Published ADVFN UK - 12 hours ago]
Tensions Rise Again in Ukraine After Two Tortur... [Published Israel National News - 13 hours ago]
'The peace process is reaching a dead end' [Published Deutsche Welle - 14 hours ago]
Rising US Yields Push Gold Price towards April ... [Published 4 Traders - 16 hours ago]
France: Syria Becomes Terrorist Training Ground... [Published Fars News Agency - 17 hours ago]
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Guest Post: Investors Are "Whistling Past The G... [Published Zero Hedge - 2 hours ago]
Submitted by John Browne of Euro Pacific Capital , When the former Soviet Union collapsed almost 25 years ago, most global strategic forecasters assumed that the U.S. would adapt pragmatically to her new status of sole world superpower. Instead she ...
Crimea conflict could risk another Chernobyl [Published Beyond Nuclear - 3 hours ago]
As tensions mount in eastern and southern Ukraine after the Russian takeover in Crimea, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant sits in the potential firing line. Zaphorizhia, with six full size nuclear reactors, is located north of Crimea. Another nine ...
Relist Watch: What Does the Court’s Relist Stre... [Published SCOTUSblog - 8 hours ago]
John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases . We begin this week’s edition with speculation about a possible shift in Supreme Court practice that may launch scrutiny of Supreme Court relists from its current tidal eddy of obscurity into . . . well, ...
World: Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: Assessment Capacities ProjectCountry: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, ...
Landmine Clearance: Revealing Differences in US... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - 11 hours ago]
By Matthew Bolton, London School of Economics What can a study of landmine clearance tell us about the countries, their values and the national policies behind these efforts? Apparently quite a lot. The nature of armed conflict is changing. Globalization ...
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IOM Targets Returnees to Neighbouring Countries... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Apr 16 2014]
IOM Transports 400,000 Refugees from Syrian Bor... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 25 2014]
Syrian amputee children to get new lease of lif... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 14 2014]
Syrian Amputee Children to Get New Lease of Lif... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 14 2014]
Security and Geopolitics in the Arctic [Published Utrikespolitiska Föreningen Malmö - Feb 22 2014]
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