Venezuela: Time to Prevent Another Syria

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Cynthia M. Lardner

 

Comparing and Contrasting Venezuela and Syria

 

The world stands by in horror watching the Syrian War crisis unfold in the news. Now with over 150 countries, paramilitary groups and terrorist groups involved, there is no answer to the question of how to create peace. The harsh reality is that the peacekeeping and peacebuilding needed to start before conflict escalated into a civil war.

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Saudi Arabia sentences 15 people to death for ‘spying for Iran’

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Amnesty International

 

‘The entire legal proceedings in this case have made a mockery of justice’ – Samah Hadid

 

Saudi Arabia’s sentencing of 15 people to death today after a grossly unfair trial is a travesty of justice, said human rights NGO Amnesty International.

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Nearly two months, no trace of student

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Jose Kalathil

It has been nearly two months since Najeeb Ahmed, a 27-year-old first year MSC student at the School of Biotechnology in the prestigious international Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi found missing from his Mahi-Mandvi hostel in the University campus, on October 15, after an alleged scuffle with three members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student union affiliated to the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), the major partner in the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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From Ideology To Opportunities: Nigerians Will Murder MMM

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Madamidola Oladele

 

“The whole financial world is a pyramid!”

 

In the beginning was an idea. The idea grew and blew into a system of ideas until finally; the world became governed by ideologies.

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