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Is the United Nations About to Call for the Decriminalization of All Drugs?

Richard Branson just posted an embargoed document from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime that urges governments to ease off on the prosecution and imprisonment of drug users.
Joe Goodman
10.19.15
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Vladimir Putin Says He Wants to Create a Global Coalition Against Terrorism

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly in more than a decade, the Russian president proposed an anti-ISIS alliance "similar to the anti-Hitler" coalition.
Mike Pearl
9.29.15
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The Killing Fields of Srebrenica: Twenty Years After the Bosnian Genocide

Ahead of this year's memorial event, we visited the town where Bosnian Serb forces killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys in 1995.
Petra Živić and Stefan Veselinović
7.10.15
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This is What Happened When Akon Headlined the Peace One Day Concert in the Congo

Sound like an incongruous scene? Well now imagine Akon performing in a big plastic ball.
10.1.14
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We're Still Not Even Close to Saving the Planet After the Largest Climate Summit Ever

Global elites are still hesitant to go all-in on averting disaster.
Kim Wall and Beenish Ahmed
9.25.14
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The Establishment Turns Against the Drug War

The rich and powerful are talking legalisation.
Charles Davis
9.10.14
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No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be

Especially not the UN or the Japanese government.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.20.14
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The Hangover News

This weekend, Asda sold wearable England flags that look like KKK robes.
Mac Hackett
6.2.14
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The Devil Tried to Divide Us

Religious conflict in the CAR escalates as we meet the Séléka.
VICE Staff
3.24.14
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The Most Important UN Drugs Summit for Decades Was Depressing

So much ignorance, so many platitudes – so long, War on Drugs.
Max Daly
3.20.14
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This weekend, the opposition took Ukraine.
Mac Hackett
2.24.14
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The Syrian Peace Talks in Montreux Look Like One Big Tragic Farce

The "Geneva II" conference hasn't got off to the most encouraging of starts.
Jane Burgess
1.23.14
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