Saturday, 29 November 2014

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“Virtuous circle of peace must begin” for Palestinians and Israelis

“Virtuous circle of peace must begin” for Palestinians and Israelis

29 November 2014 – Over the last year, the protracting conflict between Palestinians and Israeli security forces across the Occupied Palestinian Territory has flared up, with rising tensions and repeated clashes. On this International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expresses his deep concern about... Read more

Pope Francis: Millions are dying while tons of food are wasted

Pope Francis: Millions are dying while tons of food are wast…

28 November 2014. Campaigners against waste of food in Europe have welcomed Pope Francis´criticism of w... Read more

Half a million new cancers annually due to overweight and obesity

Half a million new cancers annually due to overweight and ob…

27 November 2014. A new study by the cancer agency of WHO shows that nearly half a million new can... Read more

EU campaigns against food waste

EU campaigns against food waste

27 November 2014 — Over 100 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU. The European Week for... Read more

UN concerned with “disproportionate killings

UN concerned with “disproportionate killings" of African Ame…

26 November. The top UN Human Rights official says that “institutionalized discrimination” in the United ... Read more

Towards zero hunger by tackling gender-based violence

Towards zero hunger by tackling gender-based violence

26 November 2014 – Acts of violence against women aged 15 – 44 are the cause of more death and disabili... Read more

"You’re ugly, you stink and you deserve to die!”

25 November 2014 – Violence knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries. Nor is violence... Read more

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