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Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The United States is providing a thinly-veiled cover virtually legitimizing the use of cluster bombs – banned by an international convention – by Saudi Arabia and its allies in their heavy fighting against Houthi rebels in Yemen. Asked if cluster bombs are legitimate weapons of war, “if used appropriately”, U.S. State Department...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Alongside Palestinian children and their family members on Monday, several...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The target set by Abbott—who will not attend the talks in person—falls well below the goal recommended by Australia's government body of independent experts, the Climate Change Authority. (Photo: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Environmental campaigners, scientists, and officials blasted Australian Prime...