Everyday around the world innocent people, many of them children, are killed or injured by millions of unexploded land mines and cluster bombs. Some of the cluster bomblets look like candy or a toy which attract a child in a field, orchard, and schoolyard or by the roadside.
Powerful aggressor nations are responsible for most of these anti-personal weapons being laid from land or by air. Most recently, Libya’s rulers laid mines on the outskirts of Ajdabiya as part of its battle…
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Afghanistan, once described as the graveyard of empires, is ranked number one as the country with the most "significant rise" in civilian deaths last year, turning it into a veritable killing field, according to a new report by the London-based Minority Rights Group International (MRG).
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The Communist Party of Ireland condemns the preparations being made to welcome the representative of the English monarchy to Ireland.
The purpose of this visit—and it has been said explicitly—is to write “finish” to the centuries-long struggle of the Irish people for national sovereignty and democracy. It is a carefully organised symbolic act. Ireland’s unresolved national question is to remain unresolved. All the bourgeois parties are agreed that the shameful,…Continue
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ASIAN ECONOMIC POWERS BETTER BUILD THE ‘NEW SILK ROAD’
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
The recent finalization of the 450-kph bullet train of China is among the top great news showing the positive, constructive life going on in Asia. Such a life has been led by the ‘emerging markets’ of the continent and seconded by the ‘dragon economies’. Altogether, the economic powers of the region are exhibiting to the world what is meant by the idiom…Continue
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Dear friends please visit this you tube Video to see my visit to my school on School day of Lasalle High School Faisalabad as chief guest & the honor what they gave me made me cry. I am grateful to them. Please visit this you tube video
Regards, love & peace
Former Chairman: Hope Development Organization
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CHINA’S 450-KPH BULLET TRAIN IS WORLD’S FASTEST!
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good afternoon from the Pearl of the Orient!
A stunningly good news was recently released concerning the success of the test drives for the bullet train of China. Built by the Foton state corporation, which also manufactures cars, buses, and a whole line of transport vehicles, the bullet train accordingly capped the 450 kilometer per hour…Continue
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The Iranian Judiciary should immediately halt the operation of a recently-established “special court” at Evin prison, which confines judges and magistrates to the prison complex and denies lawyers and families any access to judicial proceedings, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.
“The newly-formed Evin Court has increased the influence of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence over judicial matters by blocking lawyers’ access to clients and case files,”…Continue
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University of Edinburgh - School of Literatures, Languages and CulturesNew in 2011/12! Taught MSc in Middle Eastern Diasporas
A unique insight and understanding of the Middle East, its diversity and peoples
This programme is the…
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Reflections of Fidel
The lies and unknowns in the
death of Bin Laden
(Taken from CubaDebate)
THE men who executed bin Laden did not act on their own account: they were fulfilling orders from the…Continue
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Disadvantaged, orphaned, and poor rural children do not have the opportunity to participate in school activities that most other children are afforded. VFCD has established a small class of these children so they will have a chance to receive a basic education that will help them to later…Continue
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The conference was convened under the title, “The Return Generation Knows the Path”. Thousands of Palestinians participated in the annual event, which was attended by delegations from various European countries. A number of Palestinian politicians, community leaders and other public figures participated in the event. They came from locations either in the occupied Palestinian territories or the Diaspora. European MPs, activists, journalists and representatives of various NGOs also took…Continue
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Dear Friends I request you please help our American brothers and Sisters in this hard time (Alabama Damage tornado damages) You help and kind concern will be highly appreciated.
Regards, love and Peace Rashad Javed
Former: chairman Hope Development Organization (NGO) Pakistan.
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Cross-posted from TechChange BlogBy Ally Krupar
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Whether you think of HTML as a familiar friend or a terrifying alien monster, we can all agree that sometimes code just takes too much time. In an attempt to help a friend build her web presence, and …Continue
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Dear friends and colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well and enjoying the lightness of Spring, and the change she brings with…