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IOC elects former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to head its Ethics Commission - Olympic News

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected a new Chair, and elected or re-elected four members of its Ethics Commission during the IOC Session today, following a proposal by its Executive Board in July. 17 more words


How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

Sorry for to have borrowed a headline taking some classic U2 album as a reference but I thought it was more catchy than to remember… 246 more words


Solar Impulse 2 a mers în jurul lumii

Solar Impulse 2 a mers în jurul lumii Solar Impulse 2 a încheiat cu succes un istoric înconjur al lumii. Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) a aterizat marți la Abu Dhabi. 25 more words


12 - American Idol

(June 20; And a Time Long Past)

Somebody’s needin’ somebody the way I do. Somebody’s wantin’ somebody they can hold on to. To be loved by somebody that’s the way it should be. 2,768 more words

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10 - The Grandmaster

(June 12)

The smell of Boswellian incense embraced Pope Benedict’s robes as he tarried back to his private quarters. (No, I don’t have a sense of smell in my visions, hold on and you’ll see how I knew this fact). 2,022 more words

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One Year Ago -- United Nations to probe whether SEC-GEN Hammarskjold was assassinated

“It will be necessary to find some way of pulling Hammarskjold up short.”

UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (September 13  1961)

“Hammarskjöld was at the point of getting something done when they killed him.

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The Legacy of War: Refugees and Internally Displaced People by Linda Hoover

Here in the U.S we often refer to all persons displaced by war as refugees. Yet the number of conflict-related internally displaced persons far exceeds the number of refugees. 46 more words