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Istanbul addresses “the voice of tolerance” will prevail after the unrest

Istanbul addresses “the voice of tolerance” will prevail after the unrest

June 15, LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Istanbul officials addressed the anti-government protests directly in their presentation Saturday to a meeting of more than 200 national Olympic committees from around the world. Less than three months before the IOC vote, rival bidders Madrid and Tokyo also made their case to the general assembly of the Association […]

June 15, 2013 | By More
20,000 children die of hunger daily Tameem calls for immediate action to save “1.3 billion tonnes of food wasted every year”

20,000 children die of hunger daily Tameem calls for immediate action to save “1.3 billion tonnes of food wasted every year”

June 5, AP – Tameem highlighted shocking figures of world hungry children, According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent to the same amount produced in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. At the same time, 1 in every 7 people in the […]

June 7, 2013 | By More
World Environment Day Message by Tameem, Chairman of HRO

World Environment Day Message by Tameem, Chairman of HRO

The cause of climate change is manmade. And we all must be part of the solution! Join us on 5th of June, or organize an event wherever you are, it can be in your home, your organization, your school/college or community. Climate change is real, we are all responsible for it and we all must […]

May 30, 2013 | By More
North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles follow months of threat impending war with Seoul and US

North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles follow months of threat impending war with Seoul and US

May 18, AP – North Korea fired short-range guided missiles twice in the morning and once in the afternoon off its east coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry said by telephone. The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan. South Korea’s defense ministry has said North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east […]

May 18, 2013 | By More