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2014-09-16 08:20:38

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last year, over 60,000 unaccompanied minors from Central American nations have crossed the northern border into the United States. As Mexico's economy grows, the movement of people has become increasingly through Mexico, rather than from Mexico. http://www.mexsec.com/news [http://www.oilandgasipcalgary.com/news ] With this in mind, the MEXSEC conference, hosted by Defence IQ - a division of global events company...

2010-01-14 13:34:46

When the Cold War ended, many people feared that new and old conflicts around the world would start flaring up. But this did not happen in East Asia - despite China's economic expansion, historical conflicts in the area and a number of flash points, such as North Korea. 'There should be more wars in the area,' says Mikael Weissman from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in a new doctoral thesis. Mikael Weissmann's thesis in peace and development research sets out to explore why there is...

2006-01-09 07:30:00

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict on Monday warned of a clash of civilizations caused by the "moral perversion" of terrorism, called for peace between Israel and Palestinians, and urged cuts in arms spending to feed the poor. The 78-year-old German Pope offered his considerations of the international scene in his first "state of the world" address -- a traditional new year speech to diplomats accredited to the Vatican from more than 170 countries. Benedict, elected last April,...


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