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2014-08-14 12:25:20

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info West Africa was a region of war-torn countries and broken states, and highly dependent on international aid. Peace efforts and political stabilisation have led to economic growth and regional integration, but terrorist groups and organised crime networks still present major challenges, writes Professor Dr Jaime Pinto in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. However, West...

2014-05-13 08:20:38

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info UNITED States President Barack Obama declared in 2009, that America's nuclear strategy would include a commitment to 'Global Zero' - a multinational cooperative effort dedicated to the voluntary elimination of nuclear weapons. However, claims that Russia has violated previous nuclear agreements have soured interest on additional arms control cooperation with Moscow in the US Congress, writes...

2014-02-21 08:23:26

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The United Nations has to act decisively [http://www.worldreview.info/content/un-has-act-north-koreas-crimes-against-humanity ] on the brutality of the North Korean regime or be held in universal contempt, says World Review author Lord Alton of Liverpool, who has urged the international community for a decade to take a stand. 'The free world now knows exactly what happens inside...

2014-02-20 08:26:13

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info THE CRISIS in Ukraine has entered a new and dangerous phase. Although Ukraine is still some way from outright civil war, the absence of any sign of willingness on either side to step back and compromise is worrying, writes Professor Stefan Hedlund, Research Director at the Centre of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info...

2014-02-04 12:22:14

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Russia's economy is being crippled by Soviet-era industrial policies [http://www.worldreview.info/content/russia-s-monotowns-evidence-increasingly-obsolete-economy ] and is in dire need of modernisation, writes Professor Stefan Hedlund in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. But the bulk of the industrial base is located in company towns, known as monotowns, that epitomise the...

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