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UN: End Death Penalty Now

Progress made toward eliminating the death penalty has been "marred by setbacks," said United Nations Secretary-General Guterres in a statement on Wednesday, marking the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty.

SOP newswireChad-Sudan Agreement must include Rebels - The two leaders are also expected to sign a peace agreement drafted by Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade to end years of conflict between Chad and Sudan.
SOP newswireBomb kills 6 near Kabul's airport - Thursday's attack was aimed at vehicles used by coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Krzys WasilewskiWorld Chronicle: March 12 - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff signed a document on Wednesday that allows the people of Estonia and Latvia travel to the United States without visas.
SOP newswireCroatian Generals Face Tribunal - Ante Gotovina, Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac have pleaded not guilty before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
SOP newswireUN Peacekeepers Sent Home - A total of 397 Jordanian blue helmets and 305 Indian troops have returned to their respective countries.
SOP newswireDarfur Combatants Pressured by UN Official - Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said the fighting carried out by proxy rebel forces had the potential to regionalize the crisis and derail international peace efforts.
Krzys WasilewskiWorld Chronicle: March 11 - Gov. Eliot Spitzer, wider known as “Client 9,” has been under enormous pressure to resign after it came to light that he had been a regular client at the Emperors Club VIP prostitution service.
SOP newswirePakistan suffers back-to-back bombings - Dazed survivors, some with their clothing torn, could be seen standing amid the rubble.
Krzys WasilewskiWorld Chronicle: March 10 - The Lebanese parliament postponed the election of the next president for the 16th time since September.
SOP newswireBadawi in as Malaysian Prime Minister - Abdullah Badawi has been sworn in for another term, despite calls for him to step down following his ruling coalition's stunning losses to the opposition in last Saturday's elections.
SOP newswireSooner rather than later, Venezuela embraces Columbia - The presidents of Venezuela, Ecuador and Colombia agreed Friday to peacefully end the dispute at a meeting of the Rio Group in the Dominican Republic.
SOP newswireFemale suicide bomber kills 3 and self in Iraq - Police say the bomber detonated her vest as Sheikh Ghadban al-Karkhi came out of his house to meet her.
SOP newswireWill Chad and Sudan sign Peace Accord? - Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade says the leaders of Chad and Sudan will sign peace accords next week at a summit in Dakar.
SOP newswireJewish protests prompts Library to delay documentary - According to the library bulletin, the film was to be followed by a 'structured pubic discussion' facilitated by representatives of the Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Arab communities.
SOP newswireDemocracy continues in Spain despite assassination - The election has been overshadowed by the killing of a former Socialist councilor that has been blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA.
SOP newswireCorrea delays restoration of Columbian Diplomatic Relations - President Rafael Correa said it is going to take time to re-establish diplomatic ties, which Ecuador severed last week.
SOP newswireDespite Violence, Peace Process Continues - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says there is no other path than peace.
Krzys WasilewskiWorld Chronicle: March 7 - Eight teenagers were killed and nine wounded late Thursday in the first terrorist attack in four years that occurred in Jerusalem.
SOP newswirePakistan Coalition gets Musharraf Promise - Under fire since the February 18 election for not calling parliament into session, President Pervez Musharraf announced that lawmakers are to convene in a week or two.
SOP newswireBhutanese Refugees need more help, more money - Fire destroyed 95% of the Goldhap refugee camp and left most of its 9,770 residents homeless, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
SOP newswireDouble Bombing in Baghdad kills 68 and counting - A senior U.S. military officer in Baghdad described the attack as a senseless act of violence directed against the Iraqi people.
SOP newswireExplosion leaves thousands without water - An independent United Nations human rights expert calls on Iraqi authorities to restore the water supply to more than 20,000 people.
SOP newswireAfrican Women, Rape and International Women's Day - Statistics show that most rape cases involved either a relative or somebody who is close to the family-- the people who are supposed to protect women and girls.
SOP newswireGunman kills 8 in Jerusalem Rabbinical Seminary - Witnesses say the gunman entered the library of the Merkaz Harav seminary and opened fire on about 80 people in the room.
SOP newswireSecretary Rice lends voice to protest abuse of girls - School-age girls are threatened with sexual assault, offered higher marks by teachers in exchange for sexual favors and are even raped.
Krzys WasilewskiWorld Chronicle: March 6 - Abkhazia and South Ossetia, two of Georgia’s provinces, demand independence for themselves, citing the precedence of Kosovo.
SOP newswirePolice Begin Patrols in North Darfur - The new United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) conducted their first 'confidence-building' patrols in areas controlled by the Minni Minawi-led rebel group.
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)Judyth Piazza chats with Lesley (Chase) Barton, Founder of A United Journey For Humanity - Lesley (Chase) Barton has always believed it was one's sacred duty to use their strengths, as well as, their adversities to try and make some small positive difference in the world.
SOP newswireIran hit with additional UN Sanctions - Fourteen Council members voted in favour of the resolution, which voiced concern at 'the proliferation risks presented by the Iranian nuclear programme.'
SOP newswireHugo Chavez suggests Trade War with Columbia - Mr. Chavez made the threat Wednesday in Caracas during a joint news conference with Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa.
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