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German Chancellor Angela #Merkel Urges #Ukraine Truce as Trucks Return to #Russia

By Patrick Donahue, Daryna Krasnolutska and Anatoly Medetsky.Angela Merkel meets Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on Aug. 23. © AFP

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a swift diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Ukraine as trucks that sparked international condemnation by crossing into the country without consent returned to Russia. 861 more words

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

One in three women experience violence in their life time. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. 331 more words

Nichelle Mitchem

Future of Israel

From the day Israel was founded in 1948, the Jewish state has found itself in nonstop conflict.  Israel faces threats from surrounding countries in the Middle East: Muslim nations who feel that the Jewish state should be eradicated.   174 more words

Al-Qaida-linked group releases video of Lebanese troops captured in border town

BEIRUT – Al-Qaida’s Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack since Syria’s conflict began more than three years ago. 380 more words

World

Israel Palestine Update

Hamas, the Islamic organization in Palestine, has admitted responsibility in the kidnapping of 3 Israeli teens.  Last month, the three Israeli’s went missing, sparking fear and outrage in the Jewish state.   163 more words

Pakistani Refugee girl appeals to Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem of Sri Lanka

By: Sadia Khan

Dear Sir
I am Sadia Khan a Pakistani blogger. I wrote about the atrocities of Pakistan security forces. I was attacked and we were threatened. 314 more words

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A Generation Of Gaza's Children Are Growing Up In War

More than 2,000.00 people have lost their lives in Gaza since violence broke out between Israel and Palestinian militants a little over three weeks ago. According to recent… 737 more words

Gaza