Justice, Security and Rule of Law: Our Uncertain and Unstable World

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Cynthia M. Lardner

It’s a deeply foreboding feeling knowing that world global stability and security are rapidly devolving. Even before the uncanny election of Donald Trump and his unpredictability as the presumed President-Elect, world leaders were already concerned about increased isolationism, a tipping of the economic scale from the West to the East, innumerable proxy wars, nuclear proliferation, and even the outbreak of another war, ostensibly a Third World War.

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Ireland’s Subtitle Film Festival celebrates the best of European cinema

Subtitle Film Festival

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Marcus Agar

European cinema will be celebrated in the week-long Subtitle Film Festival (21-27 November) in the medieval Irish city of Kilkenny.

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UNICEF calls Bangladesh to allocate one-fifth of national budget for Children by 2020

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Sheuli Akter

UNICEF has urged Bangladesh to increase the proportion of national budget allocation for child-related initiatives from 14 per cent in 2016 to 20 per cent by 2020.

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The Iron Pipeline

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Ricardo Swire

Last week the world waited with bated breath as Americans voted in a history making fifty-eighth quadrennial presidential election. Concurrently US based traffickers relentlessly tested Haitian Customs and Judicial authorities’ detection capabilities. Shipping firearms violates US laws, especially one that specifically bans gun exports to the destabilized Caribbean nation.

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