All Articles on Landmines

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'Majority of Mine Victims Are Children': EU Condemns Trump Rollback of Landmine Restrictions
"Their use anywhere, anytime, and by any actor remains completely unacceptable to the European Union."
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A picture taken on August 9, 2018 during a trip in Yemen organised by the UAE's National Media Council (NMC) shows Yemeni children whose legs were amputated after they were injured by landmines playing in the country's second city of Aden which is under control by the Saudi and UAE-backed government. News
Bringing Back 'Archaic and Gruesome Weapons,' Trump Reverses US Restrictions on Landmines
"The United States is doing a 180 on the near-global consensus to ban the abhorrent and inhumane use of landmines."
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US Still Won't Commit to Banning Landmines
US announces steps to stop amassing stockpile of pernicious weapons, but makes no target to join global treaty
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Not even counting Noah’s flood, Earth has “rebooted” a number of times through mass extinctions. But the next one we see may be our last. (Photo: Mykl Roventine / Flickr) Views
Earth: Game Over?
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
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Jimmy Carter, Other Nobel Peace Laureates to Obama: Reject Keystone XL
"History will reflect on this moment and it will be clear to our children and grandchildren if you made the right choice," laureates write.
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The mushroom cloud of the first test of a hydrogen bomb is seen in a 1952 file photo. Views
Budgets as Moral Documents: Nuclear Weapons and the Fate of Life as We Know It
On April 15 th , Tax Day, our nation funds our national budget. On this day we fund the nation’s business and provide a proclamation to the world of the U.S. priorities for the next year. Ultimately budgets are moral documents and are supposed to represent the people’s priorities. So what are those...
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War in Syria Set to Intensify
As Syria lies dying, western media cries, “we must save Syria’s suffering children.” Indeed so, among Syria’s nine million internal and external refugees, some 450,000 are children. All civil wars are bloody and cruel, but Syria’s strife has reached new extremes of violence and mass civilian...
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The Dynastic Hillary Bandwagon: Bad for America
The Hillary Clinton for President in 2016 bandwagon has started very early and with a purpose. The idea is to get large numbers of endorsers, so that no Democratic Primary competitors dare make a move. These supporters include Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), financier George Soros and Ready for...
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Here Comes the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, Dragging a Broken Moral Compass
The announcement of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, set for October 11, is sure to make big news. The prize remains the most prestigious in the world. But the award has fallen into an evasive pattern, ignoring the USA’s continuous “war on terror” and even giving it tacit support. In his 1895...
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Ex-World Leaders Urge US to Forego Military Attack on Syria
UNITED NATIONS - The United States, which is preparing to launch a military strike on Syria, is being cautioned by several former world leaders and Nobel Peace laureates to seek a political solution to the ongoing crisis – and forego armed intervention in the beleaguered Middle Eastern nation...
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