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08.12.2014 Télam - Agencia Nacional de Noticias de la República Argentina

The U.N. General Assembly voted to start negotiations for an international regulation on sovereign debt restructuring

The U.N. General Assembly voted to start negotiations for an international regulation on sovereign debt restructuring

The General Assembly of the United Nations voted by overwhelming majority to open negotiations to create an international realm for the process of sovereign debt restructuring and to set up an “ad hoc” committee for such purpose. It also announced a schedule of work meetings, to be held next year. »

22.08.2014 Prensa Latina

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Quito, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The defense team of the Australian computer expert and journalist Julian Assange is demanding UN intervention in the case, announced his lawyer, the Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzón, in a statement released today to the local press. During a visit to Guatemala to participate in the … »

10.08.2014 Mundo sin Guerras y sin Violencia

World without Wars calls on world governments to put into effect a “Uniting for Peace Resolution (377)” at the UN General Assembly

World without Wars calls on world governments to put into effect a “Uniting for Peace Resolution (377)” at the UN General Assembly

World without Wars and Violence, Humanist Organisation Press Release Every Israeli and every Palestinian is a sacred being. The recent ceasefire attempted to bring an end to four weeks of fighting that killed nearly 1,900 Palestinians, mostly civilians. Sixty-four Israeli soldiers and three civilians were also killed. World without … »

13.05.2014 Inter Press Service

Eyewitness to Nuke Explosion Challenges World Powers

Eyewitness to Nuke Explosion Challenges World Powers

UNITED NATIONS, May 12 2014 (IPS) – When the Foreign Minister of Marshall Islands Tony de Brum addressed a nuclear review Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting at the United Nations last month, he asked whether anyone in the room had witnessed a nuclear explosion. The question was met, not surprisingly, … »

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