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April 15, 2014
Blood has once again been spilt in Ukraine. The country is on the brink of civil war.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev • Assessing the current situation in Ukraine, which has escalated once again, as two pro-Russian separatists were wounded in an encounter with Ukranian military forces in Slaviansk. The comments come as a UN report suggests that Russia’s take on the situation in the country is a tad…exaggerated. ”Although there were some attacks against the ethnic Russian community, these were neither systematic nor widespread,” the report stated.
10:33 // 1 week ago
March 27, 2014
A United Nations panel finds the United States has fallen short of meeting its obligations under an international civil rights treaty
The United Nations raps United States civil rights over drone usage, secret programs and surveillance. source
13:03 // 4 weeks ago
March 25, 2014
It is unlikely at the current time that dialogue will resume between the Syrian regime and the opposition in Geneva
United Nations envoy Brahimi stated Monday. On the ground, Syrian forces battled with rebels who captured a village and a crossing on the Turkey border. UN’s Ban ki-Moon also blamed both sides of the conflict for blocking humanitarian aid.
11:00 // 1 month ago
February 6, 2014
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February 5, 2014
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December 16, 2013

Stuff you may have missed: December 16, 2013

The world’s newest country is having some major growing pains. On Monday, South Sudan fended off an attempted coup, which was led by a former vice president. President Salva Kiir, who has led the country since its formation, has called for a curfew in the nation’s capitol, Juba.

Obama’s probably gonna get more than he bargained for when he invites Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Twitter to the White House.

Of the $12.9 billion in aid the UN hopes to receive for 2014, nearly half of it would go to refugees in Syria.

If you’re the kind of person who washes their hands 50 times a day, don’t click this link.

We’ve been domesticating cats long before anyone knew what a GIF was.

21:44 // 4 months ago
November 24, 2013
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November 18, 2013

UN Secretary-General: “We must break the taboos” on sanitation

  • 2.5B the number of people lack access to proper sanitation worldwide—a huge issue that U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is trying to draw attention to by declaring Tuesday to be World Toilet Day. Stop laughing: It’s not a laughing matter. source
21:56 // 5 months ago
October 28, 2013
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October 20, 2013

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Ad Shows The World’s Popular Opinions Of Women Using Search Engine

Every man’s part time job must be combatting these perceptions, and the harms that arise from them. 

What’s a search engine know, anyway?

Jesus this is powerful.

This ad campaign tells such an important story.

(Source: alexithymia-daily, via chartier)

0:01 // 6 months ago