File - a coal power plant in Datteln (Germany) at the Dortmund-Ems-Kanal.
photo: Creative Commons / Arnold Paul

updated 29 Jul 2012; published 29 Jul 2012
Dr. Armand de Mestral - The EU and the extension of the general carbon emission trading scheme
updated 25 Jun 2014; published 25 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Landmark Case
updated 21 Oct 2013; published 21 Oct 2013
Hinkley Point Nuclear Plant Deal To Go Ahead
updated 13 Nov 2014; published 13 Nov 2014
Ross Garnaut discusses the US China deal on carbon emissions (Lateline)
updated 31 May 2012; published 31 May 2012
Destroying energy security with market distortions and green policies
updated 17 Apr 2014; published 17 Apr 2014
LANDMARK Conference on socially responsible public procurement
Forests are 'key feature' of food security landscape
Full Article BBC News
06 May 2015

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News 6 May 2015 From the section Science & Environment The study calculates that almost one-in-six people depend on forests for food and income Forests can play a vital role in supplementing global food and nutrition security but this role is currently being overlooked, a report suggests. The study says...

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File - A mixed deciduous forest in Stara Planina, Serbia
photo: Creative Commons / Snežana Trifunović

updated 18 Aug 2012; published 18 Aug 2012
Agroforestry is Food Security in Lombok
updated 25 Feb 2015; published 25 Feb 2015
Organic Banana COOP Drop Off ~ COSTA RICA
updated 13 Mar 2013; published 13 Mar 2013
The Role of Plant Nutrition in Supporting Food Security
updated 17 Mar 2014; published 17 Mar 2014
Seed bank targets food security in Asia
updated 21 May 2012; published 21 May 2012
Community Forest Management
updated 06 Jun 2011; published 06 Jun 2011
Agricultural biodiversity in Bolivia: the heritage for food security
38 Million Homeless In 'Worst' Forced Displacement In A Generation, Report Finds
Full Article Huffington Post
06 May 2015

At least by violence or armed conflict, a new report on internally displaced persons has found. Of that number, 11 million were displaced in 2014 alone, spurred by ongoing violence in Syria, South Sudan and Iraq. “These are the worst figures for forced displacement in a generation, signaling our complete failure to protect innocent civilians,” Jan...

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File - A group of internally displaced persons (IDPs) wait to receive soap rations. As part of its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) distributed soap at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Base in Malakal.
photo: UN / JC McIlwaine

updated 06 May 2015; published 06 May 2015
30,000 Displaced a Day are Forced to Flee
updated 06 May 2015; published 06 May 2015
2.2 Million Iraqis Displaced by Islamic State Group| BREAKING NEWS
updated 06 May 2015; published 06 May 2015
World neglects displaced as 30,000 a day forced to flee - report
updated 19 Jul 2014; published 19 Jul 2014
HIV prevention in South Sudan among displaced persons
updated 16 May 2014; published 16 May 2014
Wars Internally Displaced 33.3 Million People In 2013, Reports U.N.
updated 15 Nov 2014; published 15 Nov 2014
Arab and Western Govs. Support Terrorism in Syria, UN Report
Baltimore mayor calls for federal investigation into police
Full Article Austin American Statesman
06 May 2015

Baltimore's mayor is asking federal investigators to look into whether the city's police department uses a pattern of excessive force or discriminatory policing. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that the community has a "fractured" relationship with police. Her request came a day after new Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited the...

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Police in riot gear line up to enforce a curfew imposed in the aftermath of rioting following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray, who died in police custody, Friday, May 1, 2015, in Baltimore.
photo: AP / David Goldman

updated 06 May 2015; published 06 May 2015
Baltimore Mayor Asks DOJ to Investigate Police
updated 29 Apr 2015; published 29 Apr 2015
Baltimore Mayor to Police Officials: 'Let Them Loot. It's Only Property"
updated 28 Apr 2015; published 28 Apr 2015
Baltimore Riots: Mayor Ordered Police to Stand Down
updated 30 Apr 2015; published 30 Apr 2015
BOOM! Baltimore Mayor Hand Picked by Obama for Task Force, Plan to Nationalize Police
updated 28 Apr 2015; published 28 Apr 2015
Officers Saying Baltimore Mayor Told Police To Stand Down!
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
WTF! Baltimore Mayor: 'We Made Sure Cops Gave Space for Those Who Wished to Destroy'
Netanyahu's Efforts To Form An Israeli Government Are Going Down To The Wire
Full Article Huffington Post
06 May 2015

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, May 6 (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu, locked in down-to-the-wire coalition talks, faces a midnight deadline to form a government or risk being denied a fourth term as Israel's prime minister. Nearly two months after a convincing election victory, Netanyahu is struggling to build a solid parliamentary majority, with a...

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File - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, right, speak during an event following the first session of the newly-elected Knesset in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
photo: AP / Gali Tibbon

updated 14 Mar 2013; published 14 Mar 2013
Netanyahu reaches deal to form new Israel coalition
updated 03 Feb 2013; published 03 Feb 2013
Knesset coalition talks: Benjamin Netanyahu charged with forming new Israeli government
updated 25 Mar 2015; published 25 Mar 2015
Netanyahu Set for Go-ahead to Form Israel's Next Government
updated 04 Mar 2013; published 04 Mar 2013
Two more weeks for Israeli coalition talks: parties still struggling to form new government
updated 02 Mar 2013; published 02 Mar 2013
Netanyahu Gets 14 More Days To Form New Israeli Government
updated 03 Feb 2013; published 03 Feb 2013
Knesset coalition talks underway: Netanyahu officially invited form new Israeli government

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The Guardian
Judge orders UN to lift suspension of Anders Kompass, who leaked internal UN report on alleged aubse of children by French troops in Central African Republic ...
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A Ludicrous Platform The “je suis Charlie” protests became an overnight sensation throughout the world, as millions of people stood up, presumably to support the right to free...
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The Guardian
After upsetting Latino voters, frontrunner surprises with progressive checklist – and prods Republicans with threat of new executive action to ‘go even further’ ...

Hezbollah supporters raise their hands to great Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah
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Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday said his militant group based in Lebanon plans to launch an attack inside Syria against Muslim extremist insurgents in the mountain region along the border. Local media outlets and Syrian opposition...
photo: AP / Mohammed Zaatari
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili, meets with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
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Syrian President Bashar Assad acknowledged Wednesday what he said were recent “setbacks” in the war against insurgents trying to topple him, promising a comeback by his troops still entangled in heavy fighting. The rare admission of...
photo: AP / SANA
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, March 28, 2010
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was racing against the clock Wednesday to put together a governing coalition or else face an almost unimaginable scenario by which he would be forced out of office. Netanyahu was holding...
photo: AP / //Ronen Zvulun
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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) - The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a...
photo: AP / Darko Bandic
Pro-Russian gunmen take positions near the airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday, May 26, 2014
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KIEV (Reuters) - Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 12 injured over the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, Ukraine's military said on Wednesday, describing a worsening situation in separatist eastern territories. The deaths came...
photo: AP / Vadim Ghirda
File - Peacekeepers of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MONUSCO, are shown on patrol in Bunagana, a town in the country’s North Kivu province, during efforts with Government forces to secure the area against rebel attacks. Much of the Kivu provinces have recently seen intense fighting by the M23 rebel group and other militias, 23 May, 2012.
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6 May 2015 From the section Africa More than 20,000 UN peacekeepers are based in DR Congo Two Tanzanian peacekeepers with the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed in an ambush near the city of Beni, the UN has said....
photo: UN / Sylvain Liechti
Garden in Vaugirard, or the Painter's Family in the Garden in Rue Carcel, (1881) Gauguin's relationship with Van Gogh was rocky. Gauguin had shown an early interest in Impressionism, and the two shared bouts of depression and suicidal tendencies
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NEW YORK — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday. "The Allee of Alyscamps" was offered at Sotheby's impressionist and...
photo: Creative Commons / Eloquence