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China Ponders ADIZ in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI –A Chinese state institution warned this week that Beijing is ready to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the contested South China Sea, giving it the authority to screen foreign aircraft. But analysts say any enforcement would anger other countries without deterring traffic.                 […]

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Three SoCal Locales Where Holiday Spirit Runs High

Courtesy Hilton Anaheim

Southern California is known for having more than its fair share of hot spots, from the trendiest happy hour haunts, to hotels and resorts with out-of-the-box offerings that proffer an exceptional travel experience. Here are a noteworthy few that have hit my radar of late: Eddie V’s San Diego Launches New Happy Hour Menu (www.EddieV.com) […]

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U.N. Provides Food Assistance to Iraqis As Conflict in Mosul Intensifies

New York, N.Y. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided food assistance to some 100,000 people fleeing the intensifying conflict in Mosul, including a distribution on Sunday to 25,000 people in Gogjali, while also working tirelessly with its partners to reach families that remain trapped in Mosul city and newly recovered areas. WFP strives […]

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News in Brief 15 November 2016 (AM) – Geneva

New York, N.Y. The Central African Republic’s recovery is continuing slowly, but the country remains one of the most dangerous places on earth for children, UNICEF has announced. Latest data from the UN agency indicates that ongoing insecurity – including renewed violence in October – has left 850,000 people either displaced within the country or refugees beyond […]

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Colombia’s Government and FARC Sign Modified Peace Accord

New York, N.Y. Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group announced a new, modified peace accord Saturday, after voters rejected an earlier deal in a referendum. Secretary Kerry Meets With Colombian Officials in Havana, Cuba. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist guerrilla group – […]

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‘Bridges, Not Walls’ Protesters Chant Outside Trump Buildings Around U.S.

New York, N.Y. “Bridges, not walls,” protesters chanted outside Trump International Hotel in Washington late Saturday, referencing President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall along the southern U.S. border to bar Mexicans — who Trump has described as “criminals” and “rapists” — from entering the country. About 400 protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Convention […]

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Photo of the Day – Nov. 4, 2016

Scene from The Hague, Netherlands Street scene from The Hague, Netherlands, where Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered a UN World Class lecture, as well as receiving the Knight Grand Cross in the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. Escena de La Haya, Países Bajos Escena de la calle de La Haya, Países Bajos, donde el […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 12, 2016

Ikenobo Presents Flower Offering Ceremony for Peace at UNHQ llllllll United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) together with United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) destroyed unexploded grenade that was found on the ground in the middle of the PK5 roundabout in Bangui, Central African Republic. Ikenobo Presenta Entrega de […]

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