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NEW YORK (AP) — A high-level international panel says the war on drugs is a failure. A report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy says "repressive strategies will not solve the drug problem, and that the war on drugs has not, and cannot, be...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Developed world mining and energy companies operating in Africa should pay more taxes to help the world's poorest continent climb out of poverty, the president of the African Development Bank said on Sunday. "The reality is, Africa...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there...
ReutersBy Peter Rutherford June 6 (Reuters) - Representatives at the United Nations may think twice about crossing Ban Ki-moon in future after the secretary-general was awarded an honorary 10th degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo. While is...
Reuters* At 50, pan-African body still striving for own peace force * French Mali intervention was painful dent in African pride * Rest of world foots bill for most of Africa's peacekeeping * Somalia mission a possible model, but human cost high By Pascal...
MOSCOW — The United States and Russia agreed Tuesday to try to bring together the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the opposition for peace talks, signaling a potential breakthrough in long-stalled diplomatic efforts to end a bloody...
World NowThe United Nations named veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi to the daunting task of trying to bring peace to war-torn Syria, with the French chairman of the Security Council conceding that the envoy was being sent on an "impossible mission."...
World NowLakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations envoy to Syria, continued to push for a four-day cease-fire in the fighting....
World NowResponding to international peace efforts, Syria said Thursday its forces would observe a cease-fire from Friday to Monday, the period of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha....
World NowBEIRUT -– Despite the beginning of a cease-fire Friday in observance of the Eid Al-Adha holiday, there have been reports of clashes in northern Syria and shelling in various parts of the country. Three people were killed in the Damascus suburb of...
World NowThe government of Syrian President Bashar Assad has agreed to a cease-fire for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said....
World NowLakhdar Brahimi, the new international envoy responsible for seeking peace in war-ravaged Syria, said he had given President Bashar Assad a pointed message: Reform alone won't resolve the crisis....
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