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17 Dec

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Peace will be a consequence of truth. Maria Montessori said: “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” Let us hope this is a turning point, and a way towards Palestinian freedom.

Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish


News


News

Funerals begin for Newtown shooting victims

Two six-year-old students of Sandy Hook Elementary are first of 26 victims to be laid to rest.

Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 16:47 GMT

‘No winner’ in Syrian conflict, says VP

Farouq al-Sharaa, the country’s vice-president, concedes that neither side can win the conflict, as violence continues.
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 15:10 GMT

Middle East

Bangladesh factory fire was ‘sabotage’

Official inquiry says factory blaze that killed more than 100 was “act of sabotage” and owner was negligent.
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 16:08 GMT

Central & South Asia

Afghan girls killed in Nangarhar explosion

At least 10 young girls killed in explosion, while separate suicide attack in Kabul claims one life.
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 13:55 GMT

Central & South Asia

In Pictures: Typhoon Bopha’s aftermath

Pat Roque17 Dec 2012 12:37 GMT
One of the strongest tropical cyclones ever to hit the Philippines has left massive destruction in its wake.


The US president, Barack Obama, addresses the grieving families of Newtown, Connecticut, with words of comfort while calling for change in gun policy. The speech on Sunday night was the most impassioned of his presidency, telling the nation that enough was enough and that the carnage of mass shootings must end

New press freedom group is launched to block US government attacks

Nothing is more vital than enabling true transparency and adversarial journalism, and preventing further assaults on them

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