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UNICEF Report Reveals 'Staggering Extent' of Violence Against Children
One in 10 girls worldwide experience rape or sexual assault, study finds
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Ukraine, Rebels Declare Start of Cease-Fire
Announcement made by negotiators in Minsk
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US Forms Coalition Against ISIS
Kerry claims US will not send in troops, while airstrikes remain on the table
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Poking Russia with a Stick? NATO Approves Military "Spearhead" for Eastern Europe
Despite warnings from Russia that such a move would be interpreted as a provocation, a plan to deploy thousands of additional US and European troops closer to its border will now become a reality
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Africa’s Future is Lit by the Sun
Every year, the world’s water experts meet in Stockholm for World Water Week. Yesterday, Sweden’s King Carl Gustav presented the city’s prestigious Water Prize to John Briscoe, a former water manager at the World Bank. After many years spent in the international water bureaucracy, Briscoe says that...
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NATO Summit Casts Shadow over Ukrainian Peace Efforts
Alliance's push for expansion of military footprint in eastern Europe threatens to provoke Russia amid fragile peace negotiations for eastern Ukraine
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'No New Wars, No to NATO': Demonstrators Challenge Role of Western Military Alliance
From Afghanistan to Syria to Ukraine, U.S. and European nations criticized for being destabilizing force
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The Whys Behind the Ukraine Crisis
Given the high stakes of a nuclear confrontation with Russia, some analysts wonder what’s the real motive for taking this extraordinary risk over Ukraine
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Winners and Losers in Gaza: On Victory and False Victory
In the rush to analyze the outcome of Israel’s 51-day war in Gaza, dubbed Operation Protective Edge, some may have neglected an important factor: this was not a war by traditional definitions of warfare, thus the conventional analyses of victory and defeat is simply not applicable. That being the...
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Despite Ban, Japan Aims to Resume Whale Slaughter
New policy will help fisheries skirt International Court of Justice ruling
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