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The Gargoyle: Did Canada lead UN walkout against Iran?

On Sept. 23, 2009, foreign affairs minister Lawrence Cannon led Canadian diplomats out of the UN General Assembly as Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began to deliver his annual address. 268 more words

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Obama says no thanks to China-owned Waldorf, and Thursday's other reasons to fear for humanity

1. Putin pays trolls for praise

Russia operates a top secret “troll factory,” called the Agency for Internet Studies, where people are hired at grunt wages to write pro-Putin comments on the Internet, leave stupid messages on news sites, manipulate social networks and block anti-Putin bloggers. 624 more words

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Congratulations to the new Head of the Nigerian State!

Congratulations to the new Head of the Nigerian State!

Let him be informed that he has just be handed the headship of a disputed project called Nigeria. 212 more words

Nigeria

Meet U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

By Jonathan M. Katz

The New Republic

The not-so-secret truth about the United Nations is that it is almost entirely passive when it comes to the most pressing matters of global security. 359 more words

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Observing World Water Day 2015

Today we celebrate World Water Day, a day for water and water for sustainable development. The United Nations General Assembly designated March 22, 1993 as the first World Water Day. 179 more words

Environmental Awareness

‘24:00:00 Lighting in the Urban Age’ #ArupCityLights

 #ArupCityLights

A new exhibition showcasing the importance of light in a city context is now on display at Arup’s offices on 8 Fitzroy Street, London.   383 more words