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U.S. to attack Syria, expand Iraq airstrikes in war on Islamic State terrorists

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a protracted, open-ended military campaign that will expand airstrikes to support Iraqi and Kurdish ground troops in their fight to reclaim and hold the vast northern territories taken over by the Islamic State terrorist army. 974 more words


International Holiday Raises Awareness of Disaster Preparation

Lowering the risk to yourself and the ones you care about during a natural disaster can be something you don’t think about until you’re in the middle of one. 390 more words

Harper to address UN General Assembly

OTTAWA- Prime Minister Stephen Harper will address the United Nations General Assembly later this month in New York City.

The Harper government has at times had an uneasy relationship with the UN, and the prime minister has faced accusations of shunning the world body. 108 more words


Nawaz Sharif attempts mango diplomacy to placate Modi

Pakistan government keen on reigniting diplomatic ties with India

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sent a package of special mangoes from his country through “official channels” to his Indian counterpart… 106 more words


The future of the Internet

I am in Istanbul, Turkey to attend the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF). This is an initiative of the United Nations General Assembly to bring together stakeholders to discuss the future of the Internet. 942 more words

Idle No More: The Way Some See Things

Over the months that Idle No More has been around, there have been those who are strong advocates for the movement and there have been those who are strong opponents to the movement.  723 more words


International Youth Day: Youth & Mental Health

From: http://www.un.org/en/events/youthday/

2014 International Youth Day: Youth and Mental Health

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day.

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