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14.07.2016

UN Agenda 2030: Civil Society Holds Governments Accountable

UN Agenda 2030: Civil Society Holds Governments Accountable

By J Nastranis for In Depth News. As the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development started its first review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) July 11-20, civil society coalitions from around the world brought to New York their own… »

13.07.2016

Waiting for calm in the South China Sea

Waiting for calm in the South China Sea

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague was the international organisation issuing the ruling concerned sovereignty and land usage, as well as maritime rights and jurisdiction issues, that hold over the South China Sea. Its foretold conclusions unleashing a readied barrage of ‘not on my watch’ statements by China’s Xi Jinping. »

11.07.2016

Continued violence by military not an answer in Kashmir

Continued violence by military not an answer in Kashmir

The death toll now stands at 19 on Monday 11, July 2016, after the weekend’s military onslaught on civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir with the crackdown on the processions of mourners and protesters. Kashmiris meanwhile lament about the lack of international condemnation or indeed any sympathy from the sub-continent about the… »

08.07.2016

NATO has a very peculiar way of showing it doesn’t want new Cold War

NATO has a very peculiar way of showing it doesn’t want new Cold War

On first day of NATO summit, critics condemn “new and dangerous plan” to provoke Russia with heightened military presence on its borders by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams On the first day of this weekend’s NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg… »

08.07.2016

Cheating Moscow – NATO’s dangerous expansion

Cheating Moscow –  NATO’s dangerous expansion

Cheating Moscow – NATO’s dangerous expansion, is the fourth article in TFF’s series “The New Cold War”.  By Jonathan Power,  Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research Associate. NATO’s Summit takes place this coming weekend in Warsaw. Warsaw is the Polish capital that gave name to the Warsaw Pact established there… »

07.07.2016

Launch event of the Continental Day for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism

Launch event of the Continental Day for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism

July the 8th, 2016, 4pm (Brazil) – Auditorium 01 – Faculty Zumbi dos Palmares – Clube de Regatas Tietê – São Paulo – Brazil A decade after the defeat of the FTAA – Free Trade Area of the Americas – our continent faces a new neoliberal offensive. This offensive is… »

03.07.2016

Yanis Varoufakis on the European Constitution, Economic Disintegration and Orwellianism

Yanis Varoufakis on the European Constitution, Economic Disintegration and Orwellianism

In this video the former finance minister of Greece and founder of DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement 2025), Yanis Varoufakis, provides us insights into why the European constitution does not represent European cititzens and lacks democratic substance. He also talks about the disintegration of the European Union, what… »

02.07.2016

Bangladesh: importing terror, exporting fear

Bangladesh: importing terror, exporting fear

The terrible attack on Holey Artisan café in the upper-end Gulshan business district of Dhaka, Bangladesh will have succeeded in announcing that ISIL is indeed in the country. The government was reluctant to admit this fact but it is difficult to believe otherwise now. This suicidal killing goes toward explaining the… »

29.06.2016

Timor-Leste vs Australia over disputed oil-gas and proximity rights

Timor-Leste vs Australia over disputed oil-gas and proximity rights

Australia is showing its worst side in its dealings with Timor-Leste over territorial waters claims that involve oil and of a lesser import to the big island, fisheries, by ignoring the smaller country’s legitimate rights which it intends taking to the international court. According to the tiny nation of Timor-Leste,… »

16.06.2016

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing new.  They have been murdering us for centuries.  Every day… »

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