New UN Envoy to Syria Afraid of Failing his Mission

0 London, Sep 4.- The new UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, described his mission as nearly impossible, and expressed pessimism at the escalation of violence by an opposition backed by the United States and its allies. "I'm aware of how difficult it is. I cannot say impossible, but nearly impossible," said Brahimi, an ex Foreign Minister of Algeria who

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Over 150,000 March in Chile

0 Santiago de Chile, Aug 29.- More than 150,000 students and workers marched at the Alameda in demand for free education and other structural changes. Today, most of the people ifs fighting for a common purpose, which is recovering our right to quality, free public education for every Chilean, stressed the student leader Camila Vallejo. Chile University Students Federation VP

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Venezuela Works to Reduce Violence

0 Caracas, Apr 11. – The combined work of security organizations of the Venezuelan government facilitated the reduction of the violence in this capital and the seizure of three thousand ammunition of firearms since last January 11. In accordance with the director of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB), Commissioner Luis Fernandez, in each one of the three months (January, February

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National Meeting on Gender and Communication in Havana

4 Havana, Apr 10. – Cuban journalists, teachers and researchers attended the National Meeting on Gender and Communication, where they discussed issues including violence, sexuality, the rights of women, studies on masculinity and new technologies, among others. Some 20 theoretical and audiovisual essays were presented in the meeting, prior to the Tenth Ibero-American Meeting to be held in Havana on

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Annan Reports Security Council about Syria

0 United Nations, Apr 2. – UN envoy to Syria Kofi Annan on Monday will report the Security Council on the course of his efforts to stop violence and a peaceful arrangement for that Arab country. The meeting with 15 members of that body is through a videoconference, and coincides in time with the inauguration of U.S. ambassador Susan Rice

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UN Demands End of Violence Vs Women

0 United Nations, Nov 23. -The United Nations urged on Wednesday the governments to put an end to the violence against women and girls affirming that "only then will we have a more just, peaceful and equitable world".The call is included in a message issued by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as part of the celebration on Thursday of the

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UEFA Criticizes Violence in Polish Stadiums

0 London, Mar 31. -The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, criticized the violence in soccer stadiums in Poland, which will host Euro Cup 2012 joint with Ukraine. UEFA Operations Director Martin Kallen said that Poland knows that has a big image problem because there is always a violent person each day in the matches of the league, but the

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Mexico: One Death Every 40 Minutes in 2010

7 Mexico City, Jan 4. -Violence in Mexico, chiefly in the northern border regions, left an average of one death every 40 minutes in 2010. The recently closed year has been the deadliest of the four years of the Felipe Calderon administration, with nearly 30,000 violent deaths, according to the online version of Milenio newspaper on Monday. Juarez, in the

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