UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce, which began ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/12/2012 - 7:39 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline BEIRUT -- A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international ... 04/12/2012 - 4:49 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria today with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international envoy Kofi Annan ... 04/12/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
Activist report calm in Syria at truce deadline BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists said Syria’s uprising hotspots were quiet after a deadline for a U.N.-brokered truce passed at dawn Thursday, hours after President Bashar Assad’s regime promised special peace envoy Kofi Annan it would halt fighting. 04/11/2012 - 5:48 pm | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline, but troops defy some of Annan's demands Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce, which began ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
U.N. Leader Deplores Syria War’s Spread to Iraq ... More than three million refugees have fled Syria since 2012. Most have crossed the border to Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, with smaller numbers going to Iraq ... 10/28/2014 - 6:07 am | View Website
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Syrian Civil War The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية ), also known as the Syrian Uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict taking place in Syria. 10/27/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Website
Syria Unrest — Global Issues News coverage of the crisis in Syria ... China and Russia also have close ties with Syria and to date have not been keen on any action condemning Syria and have even ... 10/27/2014 - 1:54 pm | View Website
United Nations Truce Supervision Organization The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) is an organization founded on 29 May 1948 for peacekeeping in the Middle East. Its primary task was ... 10/27/2014 - 10:19 am | View Website
Japan’s stimulus plans rippled across global markets, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record, sending the dollar near a seven-year high against the Japanese yen and pulling U. S. government bond prices lower.
In pictures selected Friday by Wall Street Journal editors, children take the citizenship pledge in costume, England gets ready to kick off hunting season, Myanmar ethnic leaders hold a historic meeting for peace and more.
The Saturday Essay: The U. S. and Britain have long considered themselves the standard-bearers for freedom of expression. Can this proud tradition survive the idea that ‘hurtful’ speech deserves no protection?