IRA orders end to armed campaign

Thursday, July 28, 2005 The Provisional Irish Republican Army, in a statement released earlier today (in one form as a DVD, with the statement being read by Séanna Breathnach), has declared that it intends to end its campaign of violence and decommission its weapons. The move comes after international pressure to decommission weapons and cease […]
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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date […]
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Kazakhstan: President Nazarbayev signs decree to change Kazakh characters from Cyrillic to Latin-based script

Monday, October 30, 2017 On Friday Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree to change the country’s official script for the Kazakh language from Cyrillic script to Latin-based script. The president announced signing the decree on his official website. Per the decree, “a gradual transition of the Kazakh alphabet to the Latin-based script” is expected […]
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UN report: climate change and food shortage major problems for Earth’s future

Thursday, October 25, 2007 The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a comprehensive report on the current state of the global environment. Climate change, food and water shortage and a decline in biodiversity threaten humanity’s survival, so urgent action is necessary, the report warns. UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4) report involved […]
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