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All Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Effective Immediately in Honor of Victims of Terror Attacks in Paris

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  New York, November 14 2014 – As a mark of respect for the scores of lives lost in the terror attacks in Paris, France, on Friday, November 13, 2015, all flags shall be flown at half-staff – effective immediately – by order of the Mayor of the City of New York, Bill de Blasio. This includes all flags – the American flag, the New York State and City flags, and the POW-MIA flag – on all City buildings as well as stationary flagstaffs throughout the five boroughs of the City of New York. An additional memo will follow concerning [Read More]

Jordanian Prince Abdullah II Presides Security Council

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Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 23 2015 – Presiding a Security Council meeting on the role of youth in countering violent extremism, Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan said “we have to direct our energies not to answer the question ‘What should we do?’ because the actual question is ‘How should we do it?’” Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II is the youngest person to ever chair a meeting of the Security Council. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said “this is perfect for today’s discussion. He is not yet 21 years old – but he is already a [Read More]

Religion and Terrorism

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United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2015 – General Assembly high-level debate on Promoting Religion Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism. On the Photo: Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Sam Kutesa, Ban Ki-moon, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, Roman Catholic, Cardinal, Archbishop, Abuja, Samdech Tep Vong, Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia, Reverend Lee Stoneking, Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said terrorists are misusing religion, and said good government was the remedy. “Missiles may kill terrorists, but I’m convinced that good governance is what will kill terrorism. That is why I urge you to [Read More]

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