Category Archives: the U.N.

Pakistan’s top nuclear scientist is a free man, at last!

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani nuclear scientist and the man responsible for building Pakistan’s nuclear capability, was finally freed from house arrest by the Islamabad High Court last Friday. Dr. Khan, known to the world as A Q Khan, … Continue reading

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Anti-Israel protests erupt around the world

As opposed to the shamefully weak reactions from world governments and the United Nations to the massacre in Gaza, what is heartening is that citizens from around the world, ordinary Earthlings, have expressed their shock and anger at the massacre … Continue reading

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Israel unleashes state terrorism on Gaza

At the end of a ceasefire with Hamas in the Gaza Strip, under the pretext of stopping home made rockets being fired on Israel, the Zionist state, with the backing of the United States of America, has unleashed state terrorism … Continue reading

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Africa, awake, arise and act! (Part 1)

African leaders have warned that the lingering global financial crisis coupled with the collapse of talks on a world trade agreement could hinder the United Nations’ campaign to improve life for hundreds of millions of the world’s poorest. Africa, despite … Continue reading

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Has UNCTAD gone crazy?

I was reading about the world summit on the global food crisis that is taking place in Rome with great interest when I was shocked to read this news report about the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) … Continue reading

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Rice price rise may lead to rice riots!

Though the title mentions rice, this post is all about the rise in prices of staples (rice tops the list of staples) that has caused serious unrest in several parts of the world. Haiti’s government was thrown out and there … Continue reading

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DEATH to the death penalty!

I have always hated the death penalty. Capital punishment belongs to the middle ages. The death penalty has no right to exist in any society that calls itself civilised. You can read about this abhorrent punishment in this wikipedia article. … Continue reading

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