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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Bank of England, one of the oldest banks in the world, has joined the growing ranks of those warning of the financial risk posed by a "carbon bubble," which will occur if urgently needed climate change regulations render coal, oil, and gas assets worthless. "One live risk right now is of insurers investing in assets that could be left '...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - Was the four-year-old military conflict in Syria, which has...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
President Obama pictured during his first visit to the Pentagon since becoming President January 28, 2009. (Photo: DOD/public domain)
A U.S.-backed militia in Syria, touted by the Obama administration as a trusted...

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With the toxic Bibi circus in town - cue talk of "tentacles of terror" - find hope in the extraordinary Combatants For Peace, a joint effort by Israeli and Palestinian veterans of violence who've laid down their guns to fight for peace. Led by a former IDF soldier and Fatah militant who both lost daughters to the conflict's "unrightable wrongs," they insist on the need to "hear what is painful" and "talk to your 'enemies'...Partners for peace always exist. You only have to look for them."