Thalif Deen, IPS News

Thalif Deen is a staff reporter for Inter Press Service.

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Monday, May 19, 2014
UN Decries Water as Weapon of War in Military Conflicts
The United Nations, which is trying to help resolve the widespread shortage of water in the developing world, is faced with a growing new problem: the use of water as a weapon of war in ongoing conflicts. The most recent examples are largely in the Middle East and Africa, including Iraq, Egypt,...
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Criminal Court a US/Israeli “Red Line” for Palestinians
UNITED NATIONS- When Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas decided to defy the United States and Israel over stalled peace negotiations, he formally indicated to the United Nations last week that Palestine will join 15 international conventions relating mostly to the protection of human rights and...
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Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Women Out in the Cold at Peace Talks
UNITED NATIONS - As the United Nations continues its two-week long discussions on the status of women worldwide, there is one nagging fact hovering around the conference rooms in the Secretariat: peacemaking is still largely in the hands of "men in suits, puffing on cigars". This is primarily male-...
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