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The Liberty or Death rights rally attracts counter-demonstrators and forces the police to keep the peace

A man protesting with Patriot Prayer other groups supporting gun rights are being treated for a rally and assault in Seattle, 18 August 2018, for an injury. (Associated Press) A demonstration in support of the Civil Rights Rights of the Second Constitutional Treaty drew protesters on Saturday in Seattle, forcing dozens of police to separate the two parties. Conservative groups …

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After 17 years of war, a peace movement is growing in Afghanistan

SHAKARDARA, Afghanistan – Blisters burned with every step. After three days barefoot walking on a Kabul highway with about 50 other peace activists, Abdul Malik Hamdard, a computer teacher, had penetrated this farming village about 40 miles north of the capital. But he had a point to make, and he said he wanted to continue, no matter how much his …

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Tributes praise Annan as a man of peace and a champion of rights

ACCRA / GENEVA (Reuters) – Former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died early in the morning in Berne at the age of 80, was prized from around the world FILE PHOTO – Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, shows on September 11, 2007 at the UN headquarters in Vienna an …

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Russia says US sanctions against North Korea could undermine the peace process

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian foreign ministry said Thursday that new sanctions imposed by the US on a Russian company and a person on North Korea could undermine the peace process on the Korean Peninsula. The Russian Foreign Minister attends a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, August 14, 2018. REUTERS / Umit Bektas In a statement, the ministry also said …

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New Colombian president promises "corrections" to the peace agreement

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – Colombia's youngest elected president was sworn into office on Tuesday, pledging to "make corrections" to a peace agreement with left-wing rebels that has divided the country and persistent armed groups that are still perpetrated by the Land grazed landscape Ivan Duque, the 42-year-old protégé of a powerful right-wing former president, now faces the task of implementing …

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The German DAX jumps 1.5% to EU-US. Trade peace, leading European stocks higher

German stocks rose most sharply on Thursday in six weeks, European stock markets were higher, and automakers' shares found relief after the EU's top official with US President Donald Trump signed a ceasefire. Profits were made before the European Central Bank announced its last monetary policy decision after policymakers announced in June that they would cut their asset purchases in …

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Palestinian envoy says US peace plan is "dead on arrival"

by Edith M. Lederer | AP 24. July at 8:28 am UNITED NATIONS – The Trump's long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is "dead upon arrival," the Palestinian UN ambassador said Tuesday. Riyad Mansour told reporters that after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6, the United States "has lost the qualification to be the …

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Duterte is silent on peace talks, Lumads in the 3rd SONA

Duterte is silent on peace talks, Lumads in third SONA MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sworn in his third speech on the state of the nation to continue the fight against drugs, but no peace negotiations with communist rebels mention the plight of the Lumad communities in its home region of Mindanao. The President's Peace Adviser, Jesus Dureza, said …

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