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Assad's 2 closest allies meet to discuss Syria's future

Vladimir Putin visits Tehran to discuss a new international peace plan with Iran's leaders, who have also protected Bashar Assad

Daily Headlines: November 20, 2015

Colombia: On the third anniversary of the start of peace talks, the Colombian government and the FARC rebels claimed that they are very close to signing off on a final agreement. Caribbean: Amnesty International accused the Dominican...Show More Summary

Stopping Oil, Arms Sales to Extremists to Resolve Middle East Crisis - NGO

The International Peace Bureau’s co-president claims that the solution to the crisis in the Middle East can be attained by stopping arms and oil trade to the militant groups operating in the region.

Understanding Between Assad, Int'l Community Needed for Peace in Syria

Reaching an understanding between the international community and Syrian President Bashar Assad is essential to end the conflict in the Middle Eastern country, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Wednesday.

Vienna Talks Created Momentum for Syria Peace Process - UK Foreign Sec

The international Vienna talks on the Syrian settlement have created momentum behind the peace process in the country, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.

The Sham Syrian Peace Conference

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Gareth Porter / Middle East Eye The international conference on Syria is incapable of delivering peace—and the Obama administration knew this from the start.

Are Syrians the New Palestinians?

By Pam Bailey, Founder and International Director As Syrian refugees near their fifth year of displacement and peace in their homeland is nowhere close, a question was raised recently in a Washington, D.C. newspaper for Congressional...Show More Summary

International Space Station marks 15-year anniversary amid calls for Nobel Peace Prize

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Astronauts celebrated 15 years of circling the Earth aboard the International Space Station Monday, a new milestone for an orbiting space lab that some say deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. With operations expected to last another decade, the world’s space agencies are now looking to the...

International Space Station: 15 years of exploration, cooperation

ISS a 'blueprint for peaceful global cooperation,' NASA chief says.        

Remarks by John Kerry at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, by John F. Kerry

Thank you very much. Thank you all very, very much. Bill, thanks so much for welcoming me to your new home, but thank you for remarkably generous comments. I'm very, really touched to hear them from somebody of Bill's caliber, because...Show More Summary

Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland by David Mitchell – Book Review & Launch 5 November

4 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

While the Northern Ireland peace process is considered an outstanding success internationally, those who observe its politics day by day know that it hasn’t all been ‘happily ever after.’ Yes, we’re all grateful that violence has by and large ceased. But the implementation of the 1998 peace agreement has been fraught and 17 years on, more...

Friday Links

Afghanistan Afghan rights activist Aziza Rahimzada has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize – an award previously won by Malala Yousafzai – and, like her Pakistani counterpart, hopes to spread her message of universal education and fundamental rights for Afghanistan’s youth. Show More Summary

Syria peace talks: Has Russian intervention made situation more clear?

BEIRUT, LEBANON — A renewed diplomatic push to find a political solution to Syria’s bloody civil war is getting underway in Vienna Thursday evening with international players joined for the first time by Iran, a recognition of the Islamic Republic’s influential role with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Central to the negotiations will be the fate […]

Cooper Hewitt Acquires Historic Textile Designed for UN Security Council

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

With the world still reeling from World War II, a Norwegian architect was tasked with designing one of the most important places of international peace and negotiation.

What The Equality House Can Teach Us About Making Societal Change

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Ordinarily, flunking out of college three times is not seen as a stepping stone to success. But it was for Aaron Jackson, the man behind Planting Peace, a nonprofit organization that attracted international attention two years ago when...Show More Summary

Iran Accepts Invitation to Syria Peace Talks in Vienna

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

It will be the first time that Tehran attends an international summit on the four-year-long war.

70th anniversary of the United Nations

On October 24, the World will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Since its introduction the UN has sought to promote international co-operation in an attempt to ensure peace and security and the protection of human rights. To pay tribute this weekend some of Australia’s most famous landmarks will be lit in blue lights.... Read more

Libyan Peace Solution Suffers Blow as Tobruk Rejects UN Power-Sharing Deal

Officials from Libya's internationally recognized government have rejected a UN proposal for a power-sharing agreement as part of a unity government with Islamist rivals in a major blow to securing peace in the war-torn North African country.

How to Talk Yourself Into Positive Self-Talk

I am a big believer in the fact that everything starts from within, even, maybe especially, physical beauty. Despite the fact that I built my career in front of the camera, I truly believe that if you don't have internal peace and happiness...Show More Summary

The World’s Poorest Continent Spent an Extra $50 Billion on Weapons Last Year

Originally published on April 16, 2015. Good news, world military spending declined last year. According to several new reports published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, global military spending decreased by 0.4 percent in 2014. Unfortunately, that decrease is due to America’s military spending cuts. Excluding the United States,...

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