America has always been a welcoming abode for many who leave their own lands behind in search of the freedom to live in peace and thrive. "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Show More Summary
40 Days for Life is a pro-life campaign that works to end abortion through prayer, fasting and holding peaceful vigils outside abortion...
CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin claims she was arrested and roughed up by Egyptian authorities, grabbed at the Cairo airport while en route to Gaza to join an international delegation of fellow women peace activists. Benjamin says she was held overnight in a cell and attacked, injuring her arm. She says she was then deported to […]
With few exceptions, most international media coverage of the recent protests in Venezuela gives little sense of the response from the popular social movement actors who support the Maduro government but operate independently from it. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister headed to Washington on Sunday for a high-stakes meeting with President Barack Obama about U.S.-led Mideast peace efforts, vowing to maintain a tough line in the face of heavy international pressure to begin making concessions to the Palestinians.
Israel has killed dozens of Palestinian civilians at peaceful demonstrations against occupation in the last three years and done so with impunity, says Amnesty International. The USA, the EU, and other should suspend all transfers of munitions, weapons and other equipment to Israel. “Too much civilian blood has been spilled. This long-standing pattern of abuse must be broken."
Ukraine's presidency says it has negotiated an international deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds. But it was unclear whether the deal would appease protesters, and shots rang out this morning in central Kiev. President Viktor Yanukovich's office says the government...
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BY MICAH GRIMES Let there be peace. In a feat of international diplomacy, the athletically warring nations of Team Canada and Team USA have displayed a mutualism not seen since Niagara Falls or the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 1978. “#oneworld #peace #equality,” Team...
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rarely been so politically embattled. His travails indicate the Israeli right’s inability to respond to a shifting political landscape, both in the region and globally. U.S.-led negotiations may not lead to an agreement, but they will mark a historic turning-point nonetheless. Show More Summary
The delegation representing the Syrian opposition published its plan for the future of country on Wednesday, as the second round of international peace talks on the Syrian conflict continued in the Swiss city of Geneva. The publication of the plan lays out the opposition position on the way forward for Syria after two days of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama weighed into two international struggles Tuesday, vowing to come down like "a ton of bricks" on firms that violate sanctions against Iran and acknowledging that Syrian peace talks are far from reaching their goal.
A second round of Syria peace talks got off to a shaky start on Monday, with the two sides complaining about violations of a local ceasefire and an Islamist offensive respectively in separate meetings with the international mediator. Ahead of the talks, mediator Lakhdar Brahimi told delegates to commit first to discussing both ending the […]
The International Olympic Committee will not be bothered by the arrest of more than a dozen peaceful protesters in Moscow and St. Petersburg on Friday. Featured Image: read more
MIT Emeritus Professor Noam Chomsky says it’s no wonder the world is terrified of America. As the year 2013 drew to an end, the BBC reported on the results of the WIN/Gallup International poll on the question: “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in the world today?” The United States […]
After having submitted his written recommendation to the White House concerning U.S. troops level after 2014, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. who command all international forces in Afghanistan impinged upon the purview of presidential decision...Show More Summary
Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totaled $395 billion in 2012 according to new data on international arms production launched today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) at the Munich Security Conference. […]
"It's obviously been a long and painful situation for the family and I hope they find some resolution and peace," Blanchett told Jake Wells of Hollywood-elsewhere.com on the red carpet at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival...Show More Summary
An International Roundtable on “Art Trafficking and Restitution - lessons from Cyprus and Afghanistan” at the Peace Palace, the Hague is discuused by veteran dugup dealer Wayne Sayles (Cultural Property Observer professional legal blog,...Show More Summary
(Via AFP) Israel concerned at growing boycott threat (via AFP) Israeli government and business leaders are alarmed by a growing international boycott movement and the likely effect of EU measures against exports…