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May 23, 2017 4:21 PM ET Kashmir: Hard Choices Only iCrowdNewswire - May 23, 2017 - By Pervez HoodbhoyMay 20 2017 (Dawn, Pakistan)I recently received an extraordinary email from a troubled young Kashmiri in Srinagar. Days before the Indian authorities turned off the internet, Saif (not his real name) had watched on YouTube the 45-minute video documentary Crossing the Lines — Kashmir, Pakistan, India that I. (more...)

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May 23, 2017 4:21 PM ET Somewhere along the Way, Something Went Terribly Wrong iCrowdNewswire - May 23, 2017 - By Aamer Mostaque AhmedMay 21 2017 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh)Misogyny is not a new phenomenon in our country. It is an age-old trait that has somehow become a part of our national psyche. I knew that though; I have known that for a long time now. But what I failed. (more...)

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May 23, 2017 4:21 PM ET Sri Lanka and New Economic World Order iCrowdNewswire - May 23, 2017 - By the Sunday Times editorial teamMay 21 2017 (The Sunday Times - Sri Lanka)China hosting a mega event this week not only announced that it has arrived on the world scene as a major economic power-house, but telegraphed its vision for the next 30 years and more. With the US. (more...)

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May 23, 2017 3:21 PM ET International Finance Governance Undemocratic iCrowdNewswire - May 23, 2017 - Current international coordination leaves a lot to be desired. Credit: IPSBy Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, May 23 2017 (IPS)Why is it so difficult to achieve meaningful coordination when everybody agrees that it is desirable, if not necessary? President Richard Nixon’s withdrawal of the US from and hence termination of the. (more...)

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May 23, 2017 12:21 PM ET Enhancing Equal Citizenship Rights in Education iCrowdNewswire - May 23, 2017 - By Geneva CentreGENEVA, May 19 2017 (Geneva Centre)International experts on education and democratic citizenship rights emphasized that education is a key driver in building inclusive and peaceful societies and in enhancing equal citizenship rights especially in countries affected by inter-communal strife. These observations were made during a panel debate held. (more...)

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May 22, 2017 12:45 PM ET Macron Likely to Diffuse Tensions as Independence Vote Looms in New Caledonia iCrowdNewswire - May 22, 2017 - Emmanuel Macron speaking at LeWeb 2014. After New Caledonia’s second polling, Macron secured a slight majority of 52.57 percent against Le Pen’s 47.43 percent. Credit: Official LeWeb Photos/ CC BY 2.0By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia, May 22 2017 (IPS)The political future of New Caledonia, a French South Pacific Island territory of. (more...)

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May 22, 2017 11:21 AM ET Ecuador Focuses on New UN Tax Body to Fight Illicit Financial Flows iCrowdNewswire - May 22, 2017 - By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 22 2017 (IPS)The time is now to work together to fight illicit financial flows, according to Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long. Guillaume LongEcuador, having long advocated for tax justice, has shed light on the issue at the United Nations. As Chairman of the Group of. (more...)

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May 21, 2017 1:21 PM ET Star Wars iCrowdNewswire - May 21, 2017 - By F. S. AijazuddinMay 18 2017 (Dawn, Pakistan)On Sept 11, 2001, I was in Washington DC when the Pentagon was attacked, while in New York, the Twin Towers were destroyed. This May, I found myself again in Washington DC, watching the White House being demolished from within by its latest. (more...)

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