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Reflections: World Humanitarian Day

“The moral authority of the United Nations depends on its ability to help people most in need and it must do so with the highest ethical standards and professionalism.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Council of Foreign Relations, New York, May 2006… 638 more words

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Watching Ferguson, MO Unfold (As Someone Who Witnessed The Fall Of Apartheid)

Shades of apartheid South Africa.

That was my immediate reaction when I saw the images from Ferguson, Missouri. Not for the racial divide between the (mostly white) police and (mostly black) protestors demanding justice for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a cop. 651 more words

US Escalates Air Strikes on ISIS Targets in Iraq helping Kurds Retake Dam

Momentum seems to be brewing  in Iraq for anyone who isn’t the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Over the weekend US forces carried out more airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq while Kurdish forces recaptured a crucial dam that the ISIS had control of just a few days earlier. 516 more words

Politics

Ukraine Opens Fire on Russian Convoy that Crossed Border, Rebels Getting Reinforcements

Tensions in the Ukrainian civil war have suddenly hit a fever’s pitch with Ukraine claiming for first time that they have attacked a Russian aid convoy that crossed the Ukrainian border earlier in the week. 553 more words

Politics

Bosch's Dr. Thomas Brinz to present at ETCC 2014

From September 3rd to 5th, the European Technical Coatings Congress 2014 will be held in Cologne, Germany. With the focus on “New Functions and Sustainability – Drivers for Future Coatings,” the participants will discuss issues relevant to the coatings industry. 185 more words

Bosch Packaging

Russian Troops Cross Border into Ukrainan Territory

There have just been reports from Ukraine that Russian troops have been spotted crossing the border into the country. As we know there has been much talk about  366 more words

Politics

Riots in St. Louis over Police Killing of African-American Teenager

In this day and age you would think race riots over police brutality would be a thing of the past in American society. Evidently not, as another act of police overstep goes down hard on the cities surrounding St. 804 more words

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