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Some Ceilings Were Meant To Be Shattered

Sometimes things transpire in international venues that remind us that the fight for gender equality is not only being waged relentlessly, but successfully, and with brilliant achievement. For years we read stories of individual women making their mark by ascending to leadership roles in business, politics, entertainment, non-profit, and in media, among many other fields.
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Harper's Toughest Words Yet?

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia should not be handed a veto over how the world responds to an unprecedented threat to its security, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday as Canada and nine other n...
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The Hidden Genocide of Muslims

I've been reading about the war in Burma/Myanmar. It's a conflict between the Buddhist Burmese majority and approximately 800,000 Royhingya Muslims in the Arakan (Rakhine) State. They are among the world's least wanted and most persecuted people.
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My Country is Under Attack. Do You Care?

I'm angry. You see, as most Americans were waking up this morning, and those in Europe and elsewhere around the world were going about their daily routines, here in Israel -- over one million people were running for cover from a hail of rockets being rained down by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza. Can you imagine if even one rocket was fired on Washington, London, Paris or Moscow? No nation on earth can, or should, tolerate such attacks on its people. I'm angry that there is someone out there who does not know me and has never met me, yet still wants to kill me -- for no other reason than being Israeli. No, I am not angry. I am outraged.
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UN Secretary General PRANKED..

MONTREAL - A pair of Quebec radio personalities known for prank phone calls are boasting of another victim _ the Secretary General of the United Nations.Marc-Antoine Audette and Sebastien Trudel say t...
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UN Slashes Its Budget

For only the second time in the last 50 years, the United Nations is cutting its budget, this time by $250 million US. In an agreement struck Saturday morning, the two-year budget will be slashed fro...