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28.08.2015 Amy Goodman

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Give Diplomacy A Chance

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Give Diplomacy A Chance

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict. The Iran nuclear deal, as the complex diplomatic arrangement is popularly called, was agreed upon … »

27.08.2015 Human Rights Watch

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Saudi-led coalition likely launched 7 attacks harming civilians Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used cluster munition rockets in at least seven attacks in Yemen’s northwestern Hajja governorate, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were carried out between late April and … »

26.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

The iron fist inside a velvet glove

The iron fist inside a velvet glove

“1789 is an historic date but it is not an historic example”. The French Revolution, violent to its fingertips, began with the highest motives, led by the most inspired and determined of people, but descended step by step into its own self-created inferno where the revolution consumed its own children. »

21.08.2015 Fernando Alberto García

The inner core of our joint action

The inner core of our joint action

From where do we get the energy and the motivation for our joint action? How do we manage to sustain our joint action in the long term?To begin with, and generally speaking, the energy and the motivation for our joint action may come from what we think and what we … »

19.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

World’s nuclear facilities vulnerable to cyber-attacks

World’s nuclear facilities vulnerable to cyber-attacks

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17, 2015 (IPS) – As hackers continue to rampage through closely-guarded information systems and databases with monotonous regularity, there is a tempting new target for cyber-attacks: the world’s nuclear facilities. By Thalif Deen writing for Inter Press Service A warning has … »

18.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Greek debt and West-Russia-China-Japan

Greek debt and  West-Russia-China-Japan

The game is dirty and has lasted 70 years. It came with the idea of development as imitating, but not catching up, with the West, for all states, including the deluge of states due to decolonization. The formula for big profit is simple: give credit to a country poor enough … »

15.08.2015 Tony Henderson

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its World War II surrender Saturday with about 7,000 people at the ceremonials and observing a period of silence at noon in Nippon Budokan, a hall in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Exactly 70 years ago, same time same day, the recorded voice of Emperor Hirohito, … »

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