In Eastern Ukraine, Questions Abound Regarding Violence Against Women

A recent cease-fire seems to be holding in eastern Ukraine, promising relative relief in the region from the incessant, percussive beat of heavy artillery from Howitzers, tanks and rocket launchers with a backbeat provided by Kalashnikov AK-74s. Fighting in Ukraine’s civil war has kept people in the embattled zones on a razor’s edge since the … Read more

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Ban Ki-moon’s Spokesman Departs, Citing Family Reasons

Martin Nesirky, UN spokesman

Martin Nesirky, the spokesman for Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, is leaving his post on March 7 in New York to work for the UN in Vienna on a six-month assignment. Nesirky, who is British, has been the spokesman for four and a quarter years. His replacement is a longtime UN media official, Stepháne … Read more

 

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