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Obama to Iran Deal Critics: Choose Diplomacy or War

Washington, D.C.  He stood at the same university where more than 50 years ago then-President John F. Kennedy used a commencement address to first call for nuclear disarmament and a nuclear test ban treaty with the Soviet Union. Kennedy’s historic call for diplomacy was not lost on President Barack Obama on Wednesday. “He [Kennedy] rejected […]

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“Shadow People Project” Remembers Hiroshima-Nagasaki Dead, Survivors

New York, N.Y.  This August 6th and 9th marks the 70th anniversary since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Shadow People Project and international collaborative artists and youth to gather and commemorate the fateful day. Taku Nishimae, senior producer of the co-sponsoring PIKADON Project, says: Our collective art works and videos will be on […]

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In Panama: The President’s Trip and a Historic Meeting

Panama City, Panama.  While in Panama City, President Obama participated in a CEO summit along with prominent business executives and heads of state from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago. During the Summit, President Obama sat down with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. The two discussed […]

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Ban: Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Must Inspire Nuke-Free Future

New York, N.Y.  Remembering all those who died in the bombing of Hiroshima and, later, Nagasaki, some 69 years ago, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that the atrocious memories of that tragedy must inspire new generations to work towards a world free of nuclear weapons. “This solemn commemoration connects memories of a tragic past with […]

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No Surprise: Russia Vetoes Resolution on Ukraine

New York, N.Y.  A view of the Security Council as Vitaly I. Churkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the U.N., vetoes a draft resolution which declared the planned referendum on independence for Ukraine’s Crimea region illegal and urged countries not to recognise the results. The resolution, drafted by the United States delegation, came […]

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Pope Francis Calls for Day of Fasting, Prayers for Peace in Syria

Rome, Italy.  Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. The Pope made the announcement during the course of remarks ahead of the traditional Angelus prayer this Sunday. Below, […]

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