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International Friendship Day

Dear Friends,

In 2011 the UN proclaimed the International Day of Friendship with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, and cultures can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.  182 more words

Une Année D'Amitié

Operation Lifeline Syria

Madeleine Albright (Ambassador to the United Nations, 1993-1997)

Cross-posted from Secretary Albright’s July 23, 2014 post to Foreign Policy.  The article was coauthored by David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee. 821 more words

Foreign Policy

Israel vote- Blunder or masterstroke?

The decision of the Indian government to vote against Israel at the United Nations has come under a lot of flak by many. While many question the contrary stands taken by the government of India in Parliament, the experts feel that India voted as a bloc with other BRICS nations. 757 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

War!

I’ve just finished watching “The Pianist” ,one of the best movies I’ve ever watched, for the second time. Such kinds of movies with the theme of war don’t usually interest me ’cause they are all full of gunfire and blood. 254 more words

Reviews

Kartik's Story: Fighting for ICTs to be Accessible to All

As a blind student from India, I have had several experiences where a lack of accessibility has prevented me from having the same opportunities as others. 873 more words

ICTs

Justice for humanity

We becomes barbaric,when we let those peoples who make use of the law for their own sickening agendas. Forget about the international laws, the human right laws. 74 more words

Life

This Week in Scotland: Commonwealth Games start with a bang….

Commonwealth Games
And we’re off. Glasgow 2014 officially began on Wednesday night with a vibrant, slightly mad opening ceremony. With dancing tea cakes, an Irn-Bru Forth Rail Bridge, tartan and bagpipes a plenty, Scottie dogs, a new definition for a Glasgow-kiss and the first Commonwealth-wide charity appeal on behalf of UNICEF, Scotland welcomed the Commonwealth with open arms. 734 more words

Scottish Politics