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Why this September is special - part 2

Part 1 covered the first of at least three reasons why this month is highly significant:

  1. international events of eschatological relevance. (Brief intro here about this.)
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Israel

Syria blames Turkey for flood of refugees heading towards Europe!

A senior Syrian official has alleged Turkey for pushing the Syrian refugees towards Europe amid failure of international community to do enough for Syrian asylum-seekers. 134 more words

International

Yemen’s Hidden War: How the Saudi-Led Coalition Is Killing Civilians

IN THE ISLAMIC CONCEPT of qadar, your divine destiny is inescapable. If you try to cheat death it will find you. For two women on a dusty road in mid-June on the southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula, their repeated attempts to dodge fate ended in tragic failure.Leaving the war zone of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on June 10, the women headed north in a Toyota Cressida driven by a male relative. 45 more words

Middle East

RIP little one - may yours be the last such death that will haunt our world.

The picture of the little Kurdish boy’s lifeless body, washed up on the beach in Turkey, should have been enough to register the hopelessness, the futility of the migrant crisis going on as I write this, in Europe. 769 more words

Due to USA restrictions on Visas for diplomats, Russia suggests moving UN HQ to Switzerland

Russian lawmaker: Issue of moving UN headquarters from US requires serious legal analysis

A Russian lawmaker sent an address to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov requesting to move UN headquarters from the US to Switzerland. 410 more words

USA

9/2 Reflection

文学部新聞学科1年の西崎奈央です。お疲れさまでした。

3つの講義

Human Rights

  1. Human rightsとは何か
  2. 組織の仕組みについて学んだ。

One of the U.N pillars. The third pillar area is human rights. Only 3 percept of the budget… 53 more words

Group4

A Plan to end the World Refugee Crisis – PHICS and beyond

While many parts of the world live in peace, there are countries suffering from turmoil and war for prolonged periods, in the worst cases such as in Syria and Iraq, huge numbers of humans including the old, women and children are compelled to leave their homes and flee either within their own countries or to other countries. 690 more words

Humanism