Evo Morales: Hero or Villain?

STOCKHOLM / ROME, Nov 20 (IPS) – To be president in a country like Bolivia might…

Winning the ‘No Food Loss’ Battle: The Case of Japan

ARKANSAS, Nov 20 (IPS) – Veena S. Kulkarni, PhD is Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Sociology…

Achieving the Possible: “Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East”

VIENNA, Nov 20 (IPS) – A historic conference on the Middle East opened at the United…

As Donors Ramp up Polio Funding, Worries of Comeback Persist

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 (IPS) – Efforts to wipe polio off the face of the planet…

With the UN Security Council in Paralysis, Are there New Hopes for Rohingya Muslims?

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 (IPS) – The 15-member UN Security Council (UNSC) stands virtually paralyzed in…

End Rape—an Intolerable Cost to Society

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 (IPS) – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is Executive Director UN Women If I could…

Seeing Through the Smog: Can New Delhi Find a Way to Limit Air Pollution?

NEW DELHI, Nov 19 (IPS) – Ankita Gupta, a housewife from south Delhi, is anxious about…

Climate Change and Loss of Species: Our Greatest Challenges

ROME, Nov 19 (IPS) – Mottled and reddish, the Lake Oku puddle frog has made its…

"Transformational benefits" of Ending Outdoor Defecation

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 18 (IPS) – Ending the practice of defecating in the open, rather than…

Bringing Silicon Valley to Kathmandu Valley

KATHMANDU, Nov 18 (IPS) – For those who think that Nepal is too underdeveloped to make…