Diplomacy Key to Solving Yemen, Syria Crises: Iran

PRESSTV | May 29, 2015

A senior Iranian official has stressed the need for a political solution to the crises in Yemen and Syria, rejecting as unconstructive any measures that would aggravate insecurity in the region.

Protecting History: Museum Director Andrew Wulf

Pasatiempo | May 29, 2015

Vintage motorcycles, Abraham Lincoln, baseball, the paintings of Nikolai Getman, and treasures from the Walt Disney Archives at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum were among the exhibition subjects Andrew Wulf staged during his five years as curator at the National Archives. A proudly proclaimed man of many interests, Wulf is the new director of the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors.

Turkey to Continue to Provide Assistance for Gaza Reconstruction

Daily Sabah | May 29, 2015

Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgiç has underlined that Turkey continues to provide humanitarian and development assistance to the besieged Gaza Strip and Palestine. 

Students Drawn to Islamic State Need Local and National De-Radicalisation Strategy

ABC | May 28, 2015

Schools need both a national strategy and individualised approaches to prevent the radicalisation of students drawn to Islamic State and other extremist groups, an Edith Cowan University counterterrorism researcher says.

Food Diplomacy: US pavilion at Expo Seeks Catalyst Role in Resolving Issue of Food Security

Winnipeg Free Press | May 28, 2015

MILAN - Fields of waving grain may have come to symbolize the United States' industrialized agriculture, but the U.S. pavilion at Expo 2015 world's fair is seeking to lead the conversation on how to feed 9 billion people by 2050.

First-Ever Chicago Forum on Global Cities Commences in Chicago

Global Newswire | May 28, 2015

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times today launched the Chicago Forum on Global Cities. This three-day forum on the future of global cities is bringing civic, business, cultural and academic leaders from London, Beijing, Paris, Dubai, Singapore and beyond to Chicago.

Hula Hoop Diplomacy: My Time in the North Korean Limelight

CNN | May 28, 2015

So there I was, on stage, swinging three hula-hoops in front of a big crowd of wildly cheering North Koreans. It's not what I went there to do and I had not anticipated that this sort of thing might happen.

Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid

The Diplomat | May 28, 2015

In May, Canberra released its new budget. Many were speculating that the previously embattled government of Prime Minister Tony Abbott – which until recently had been languishing behind the opposition Labor Party in the polls – would be set for a post-budget shakeup if his ratings didn’t improve.


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