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UN Photo/Martine Perret

Timor-Leste: Stuck Between Peace and Justice

By Filipe Alfaiate

It is official: the wet season has landed on my front step and what an entrance it has made. My street is a stream of mud-covered feet and animals. And yet, its heartbeat remains surprisingly unchanged by the dramatic weather. 

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Derry/Londonderry: What's in a Name?

By Zahbia Yousuf

It has been a curious few months for Northern Ireland’s second largest city. Recent events have awkwardly highlighted past hurt, present hopes and future dangers; spotlighting the turbulent journey Northern Ireland has travelled since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul

Believing in NATO's Victory in Afghanistan

By David Bayon

The war NATO is fighting in Afghanistan is a war of necessity and not of choice. In today’s world, globalization has rendered physical boundaries useless, making our safety dependant on the stability of faraway places. 

AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Georgios Kefalas

Basel III: Rules for a New Generation

By Tommaso Cotroneo

On 12 September 2010, the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision, the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, announced an agreement on a new set of rules to govern capital requirements for global banks.