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The USA has reacted to the report on human rights infringement in the DRC via deputy states Secretary Philip J. Crowley. He said that USA is ready to assist the DRC to put an end to such atrocities. Besides, the arrest of rebels leader Mayele opens a way to eradicate impunity.
The USA government is strongly involved in helping the DRC and other countries of the region to take positives measures in order to put an end to the destructive cycle of violence and impunity. In his reaction to the UN report on different atrocities of human rights violations in the DRC, Mr Crowly said that his... (more)
Terrorism has become very active in different parts of the world these day. It is now extremely threatening world security and particularly foreign travelers. Due to this, the American State Department has sent out a warning since yesterday Sunday, October 3. This extra cautious alert exhorts any American who is planning to travel to Europe and other risky places where terrorists are currently active to be on their guard about probable terrorists assaults. This is indeed to name the al-Qaida networks as sources of the trouble. In the meanwhile the government of Britain has raised terrorists’... (more)
...remember arriving at a compound of some sort, but I don't remember the ride in between. As we approached the compound, I could see it was on a raised plateau; surrounded by chain fencing, but no barbed wire. The grounds were full of cars and vans: police and military vehicles; hundreds, maybe thousands; coloured lights flashing on and off. For me? All of that because of me? What had I done?I don't remember getting out of the car, but I remember walking up a concrete incline inside the building. I remember my husband coming up the incline to me; this man I had been married to for nearly 34... (more)
It’s here and it’s real. The US President Barack Obama has finally let the cat out of his bag. He has announced the much awaited decision on troop numbers on Sunday night, a White House spokesman said. Though the formal plan in terms of troop numbers and other logistics will be announced on Tuesday, the current announcement confirms the earlier resolve by the US President, to "finish the job" in Afghanistan.
The Associated Press quoting White House spokesman Robert Gibbs reported, that Mr. Obama held an unannounced meeting on Sunday night with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Senior... (more)
President Obama on his visit to Asia has been a trend-changer on many accounts. In a zeal to “strengthen” tied with China, US seems to have stepped in the wrong alley. After US-China released a joint press statement making reference to Indo-Pakistani relations and sending message that U.S. is fine with the idea of a third party intervention in the talks between the two nations (India-Pakistan); officials of U.S. embassy in India, State and Foreign Department are now on an explanation spree.
India on Wednesday reacted sharply to the joint statement. India has always been very critical... (more)
Transparency International (TI), a Berlin based organization, which is a civil society organization and claims to be leading the fight against corruption, has released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for the year 2009.
TI defines Corruption as: “Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It hurts everyone whose life, livelihood or happiness depends on the integrity of people in a position of authority.”
The organization releases this list every year which ranks nations on an index which is created as a function of various parameters to scale the... (more)
President Barack Obama on his tour to China has approached a very cautious approach. While raising issues of contention between the two nations, he has been subtle in his own right. He agreed to the importance of a stronger China while in a way also asking China to share the burden of being a regional leader.
President Obama today urged Chinese President, Hu Jintao to allow his nation’s currency, Yuan to rise in value following strains over trade between the two economic giants.
Mr. Obama while speaking after a summit in Beijing, made the U.S. expectations public. While voicing... (more)