Search  
transparente
bar_tema
  Politics
bar_tema
bar_tema
  Environment
bar_tema
  Civil Society
bar_tema
  Development
bar_tema
  Human Rights
bar_tema
  Health
bar_tema
  Media &
    Communications
bar_tema
   What is RSS? What is RSS?
bar_tema
transparente
bar_idioma
  Global Affairs
bar_idioma
  Africa
bar_idioma
  Asia-Pacific
     Afghanistan
     Nepal
     Tsunami
bar_idioma
  Caribbean
      Haiti
bar_idioma
  Europe
      EU Expansion
bar_idioma
  Latin America
bar_idioma
  Mideast &
   Mediterranean
      Iraq
      Israel/Palestine
bar_idioma
  Columns
bar_idioma
  In Focus
bar_idioma
   ENGLISH
   ESPAÑOL
   FRANÇAIS
   SVENSKA
   ITALIANO
   DEUTSCH
   SWAHILI
   MAGYAR
   NEDERLANDS
   POLSKI
   ČESKY
   ARABIC
   SUOMI
   PORTUGUÊS
   JAPANESE
Sunday, September 21, 2014   1:02 GMT



Mideast Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone Remains in Limbo
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, 11 Sep (IPS) - After four long years of protracted negotiations, a proposal for a nuclear weapons-free zone (NWFZ) in the strife-torn Middle East remains in limbo - and perhaps virtually dead.
more...

 


U.S. Military Joins Ebola Response in West Africa
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 8 Sep (IPS) - The U.S. military over the weekend formally began to support the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
more...

 


Criminalisation of Homelessness in U.S. Criticised by United Nations
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 2 Sep (IPS) - A United Nations panel reviewing the U.S. record on racial discrimination has expressed unusually pointed concern over a new pattern of laws it warns is criminalising homelessness.
more...

 

OPINION
Civil Society Calls For Impartial Inquiry on Air Crash and Catastrophe in Ukraine
Alice Slater
NEW YORK, 2 Sep (IPS) - It is ironic that at this moment in history when so many people and nations around the world areacknowledging the 100th anniversary of our planets hapless stumble into World War I,great powers and their allies are once again provoking new dangers where governments appear to be sleepwalking towards a restoration of old Cold War battles.
more...

 


New York's Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
Zafirah Mohamed Zein
NEW YORK, 25 Aug (IPS) - Joe sits on newspapers spread on the sidewalk by the entrance to midtown's Grand Central Station. His head rests in his hands, only looking up when coins from passersby clink into his paper cup.
more...

 


U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 20 Aug (IPS) - The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world.
more...

 


Despite Current Debate, Police Militarisation Goes Beyond U.S. Borders
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 18 Aug (IPS) - The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in the southern United States earlier this month has led to widespread public outrage around issues of race, class and police brutality.
more...

 


Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?
Lowana Veal
REYKJAVIK, 18 Aug (IPS) - Although fin whaling by Icelanders has encountered increasing opposition over the last year, Icelandic whaling boats headed off to sea again in mid-June for the first hunt of the summer and by August 14 had killed 80 fin whales.
more...

 


U.S. Urged to Put Development Aid over Border Security
Julia Hotz
WASHINGTON, 15 Aug (IPS) - When U.S lawmakers departed Washington for a month-long recess, they left behind a simmering debate over what to do about the tens of thousands of Central American children and adults that continue to cross the U.S. southern border.
more...

 


U.S. Waives Sanctions on Myanmar Timber
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 14 Aug (IPS) - Civil society groups are split over a decision by the U.S. government to waive sanctions on Myanmars timber sector for one year.
more...

 

    |    next >>

 
 More North American News
News in RSS
 Surprisingly Equal, Surprisingly Unequal
 OPINION: Fighting ISIS and the Morning After
 Nuclear Deal with Iran Likely to Enhance U.S. Regional Leverage
 U.S. Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle
 Declining Majority Still Supports "Active" U.S. Role in World Affairs
 U.S. Bypasses Security Council on Impending Invasion of Syria
 Obama's Anti-ISIS Strategy Met with Scepticism
 Mideast Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone Remains in Limbo
 U.S. Military Joins Ebola Response in West Africa
 OPINION: ISIS Primarily a Threat to Arab Countries
MORE >>
 Global News from our Affiliates
News in RSS
 Uganda’s Youth Discover the Beauty in Farming
 OPINION: Fighting ISIS and the Morning After
 OPINION: Sleepwalking Towards Nuclear War
 Nuclear Deal with Iran Likely to Enhance U.S. Regional Leverage
 Latin America at a Climate Crossroads
 U.N. Pushes Climate-Smart Agriculture – But Are the Farmers Willing to Change?
 As Uganda Heats Up, Pests and Disease Flourish to Attack its Top Export Crop
 Pushing for Cities to Take Lead on Climate Change
 U.N. Launches Ambitious Humanitarian Plan for Gaza
 Tackling Climate Change and Promoting Development: A “Win-Win”
MORE >>