Reconstruction

Diálogo Fatah-Hamas começa a dar frutos

Diálogo Fatah-Hamas começa a dar frutos

O processo de reconciliação nacional entre as principais fações políticas palestinianas, em curso no Egito, começa a produzir resultados. Esta quinta-feira, foi anunciada a obtenção de um primeiro acordo Fatah e Hamas, as principais fações políticas palestinianas, desavindas há dez anos, alcançaram um primeiro acordo, no âmbito do diálogo de reconciliação a decorrer no Cairo, […]

ONU garante financiamento total das missões de manutenção de paz

ONU garante financiamento total das missões de manutenção de paz

As Nações Unidas garantiram que todas as missões de manutenção de paz da ONU serão inteiramente financiadas, apesar do importante corte orçamental conhecido há já vários meses. As Nações Unidas garantiram esta terça-feira que todas as missões de manutenção de paz serão inteiramente financiadas, apesar do importante corte orçamental conhecido há já vários meses. A […]

Mosul’s residents tell of hopes and fears after Isis flees Iraqi city

Mosul’s residents tell of hopes and fears after Isis flees Iraqi city

[…]The UN’s International Organisation for Migration estimated last week that more than a million people had been displaced from east and west Mosul and that there were more than 800,000 people living in camps. […]

“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

Mali attack: Gunmen kill five at tourist resort

Mali attack: Gunmen kill five at tourist resort

French troops and a 10,000-strong force of UN peacekeepers have been battling to stabilise the former French colony. […]

Iraq’s new government: Not exactly a breakthrough

Iraq’s new government: Not exactly a breakthrough

On March 31, members of Iraq’s parliament gathered in the assembly building at the fortified Green Zone for an urgent matter. They were tasked with endorsing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s list of new ministers he was scheduled to present in keeping with a deadline set by the legislature earlier in the week. The mood was […]

Myanmar’s first non-military president in decades

Myanmar’s first non-military president in decades

Members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s victorious National League for Democracy (NLD) were in tears on Wednesday as Myanmar swore in its first president with no military ties in more than half a century. Htin Kyaw, a close friend and confidant of the Nobel peace prize laureate, was hand-picked by her to run Myanmar’s government […]