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GHOJADANGA, India/DHAKA (Reuters) - Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged Venezuela's government and opposition to find a "peaceful resolution" to their...
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KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan is threatening to crack down on U.S. defense contractors it says owe hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes,...
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian insurgents led by Islamist groups began a major offensive to gain full control of the divided northern city of Aleppo, a...
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We can't reverse the decisions made and playing the blame game for South Africa's woes is pointless.
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The Farlam commission inquiry should have found that a gross failure of leadership caused the Marikana massacre.
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Injuries and high-paying contracts have been a pain, but there is some comfort to be had.
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We can’t allow those who embrace segregation and resist change to remain at the helm of our schools.
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Strong batsmen prepared to force the pace on sluggish tracks can be rewarded, but "accumulators" looking for singles in T20 cricket sink...
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It's been a grim few weeks of mounting evidence of this impunity Zuma believes he is entitled to, while evidence is not suffered to stand in his way.
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The troubled education department will be probed but there are doubts this will make any difference.
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The police minister called it a firepool, but Nelson Mandela's granddaughter said his swimming pool was not built with taxpayers' money.
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This catalogue extract delves into Cape Town photographer Robert Hamblin's work and exploration on the idea of the "family"...
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Swearing on court has glorious precedent and livens up Wimbledon's otherwise bland image.
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The attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France were meant to frighten the West - horrific, yes, but also a cheap PR stunt.


We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

South Sudan | 5 February 2015


January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest


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