International issues

20.05.2009

US-Russia Panel Says Missile Shield Wouldn’t Work

A joint American-Russian commission has concluded the proposed US missile defense system in Eastern Europe would be ineffective against the types of Iranian missiles it would purportedly aim to stop. »

19.05.2009

USA and Russia In Negotiations for New Atomic Treaty

Russia and the United States started a two day round of negotiations to solidify a new agreement replacing the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. »

18.05.2009

SRI LANKA: Bitter end of a violent struggle for independence

With the death of Tamil Tiger leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran (54) and the military defeat of the LTTE, a bitter end of a violent path has come to the nearly 3 million Sri Lanka´s tamils. »

15.05.2009

Protection of civilians in Sri Lanka: maximum priority

In the midst of a heavy offensive from the army against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), hundreds of civilians die in the last days and many thousands are still trapped. »

14.05.2009

Evo Morales makes the World March for Peace and Nonviolence his own

In an important gesture, Evo Morales met today in the Government Palace in La Paz with the Latin American coordinator of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, Tomas Hirsch, to express his endorsement of the initiative. »

11.05.2009

UN: Hundreds of Thousands Flee Fighting in Pakistan

The United Nations is estimating at least 360,000 people have fled heavy fighting in northwest Pakistan, causing the largest displacement crisis in Pakistan’s history. »

11.05.2009

At Least 430 Killed in Sri Lankan “Bloodbath”

In Sri Lanka, at least 430 civilians, including 100 children, have died after the Sri Lanka military shelled a civilian area under the control of the Tamil Tigers. But the actual death toll may be far higher. »

07.05.2009

OAS General Secretary meets World March delegation

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, welcomed on Wednesday, Rafael de la Rubia, spokesperson for the World March for Peace and Nonviolence in a meeting focused on the upcoming OAS General Assembly , June 2-3 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. »

07.05.2009

World March for Peace and Nonviolence presented at the United Nations

International spokesperson Rafael de la Rubia gathers support for the World March from Delegates and NGOs at the inaugural presentation of the march to the United Nations »

06.05.2009

World March for Peace at the United Nations

A delegation of the World March for Peace at the United Nations joins NGO pressure for nuclear disarmament at NPT PrepCom »

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