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Former combatants laying down weapons and reintegrating into society essential for peace

JOHANNESBURG, June 20 – Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the development of United Nations standards for having former combatants lay down weapons and reintegrate into society, senior UN officials have highlighted how crucial the disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) processes are to sustaining peace. “Over the past three decades, DDR has become an integral part […]

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One dead, eight injured in ‘potential terror attack’ at London mosque

London (dpa) – One person was killed and eight others were injured early Monday when a van struck worshippers near a North London mosque, in an incident police are treating as a “potential terrorist attack.” Police said they responded to a “major incident,” after reports shortly after midnight of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians in […]