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  • A woman looks at a tree decorated with flowers and pictures as people gather for a Swedish memorial service for victims of the 2004 tsunami at a beach in Khao Lak December 26, 2014.

    Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th Anniversary

    Ten years ago today, a tremendous earthquake centered just off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra coastline, created an enormous tsunami that spread across the Indian ocean and deluged the coastal communities there.

  • Members of the Russian security forces attempt to block the way for Crimean Tatars to cross a checkpoint connecting Crimea and Ukraine. (File)

    Audio Trade Sanctions On Crimea

    The United States has imposed tighter economic restrictions on the Crimean Peninsula, following Russia's occupation and purported annexation earlier this year.

  • The U.S. Capitol Dome, currently under restoration, and the Capitol Christmas Tree. (Dec. 11, 2014.)

    Audio Christmas 2014

    The Christmas message of peace on earth and good will toward men is universal and one that Americans wish to share at this time of year with all citizens of the world.


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“Si trabajamos juntos y jugamos bien nuestras cartas, el Hemisferio Occidental puede convertirse en la región más estable y próspera del mundo.”
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Video Punto de Vista: 360 Yearender

“Si trabajamos juntos y jugamos bien nuestras cartas, el Hemisferio Occidental puede convertirse en la región más estable y próspera del mundo.”
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Video Policy Brief: Yearender

In 2014, the world witnessed an unprecedented Ebola outbreak; Russian aggression in Ukraine; continued violence in South Sudan and the Central African Republic; and the scourge of ISIL.
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Video View From Washington: The Possibility of a Safer World

A verifiable, negotiated resolution to the issue of Iran’s nuclear program is the best way to close off all of Iran’s potential pathways to a nuclear weapon, said Secretary of State John Kerry: “If we succeed, the entire world would be a safer place.”
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Video Policy Brief: Landmine Report

Once the fighting ends, peace treaties are signed and armies disbanded, too often the world assumes that life in former conflict areas will soon return to normal.
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Video View From Washington: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran Extended

We have the time in the next weeks and months,” Secretary Kerry said, “to try and get this right…and keep open the road to a peaceful resolution.

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Africa

A woman looks at a tree decorated with flowers and pictures as people gather for a Swedish memorial service for victims of the 2004 tsunami at a beach in Khao Lak December 26, 2014.

Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago today, a tremendous earthquake centered just off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra coastline, created an enormous tsunami that spread across the Indian ocean and deluged the coastal communities there. More

Americas

The U.S. Capitol Dome, currently under restoration, and the Capitol Christmas Tree. (Dec. 11, 2014.)

Audio Christmas 2014

The Christmas message of peace on earth and good will toward men is universal and one that Americans wish to share at this time of year with all citizens of the world. More

Asia

A woman looks at a tree decorated with flowers and pictures as people gather for a Swedish memorial service for victims of the 2004 tsunami at a beach in Khao Lak December 26, 2014.

Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago today, a tremendous earthquake centered just off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra coastline, created an enormous tsunami that spread across the Indian ocean and deluged the coastal communities there. More

Europe

Members of the Russian security forces attempt to block the way for Crimean Tatars to cross a checkpoint connecting Crimea and Ukraine. (File)

Audio Trade Sanctions On Crimea

The United States has imposed tighter economic restrictions on the Crimean Peninsula, following Russia's occupation and purported annexation earlier this year. More

Middle East

Zaman editor-in-chief Ekrem Dumanli, surrounded by his colleagues and plainclothes police officers (C), reacts as he leaves the headquarters of Zaman daily newspaper in Istanbul December 14, 2014.

Audio Media Under Fire in Turkey

On December 14th, a crackdown swept 13 cities across Turkey, as police detained at least 27 journalists, police officers, and others, including Ekrem Dumanli, the Editor-in-Chief of Zaman, one of the Turkey’s highest circulating newspapers. More

Rewards For Fugitives
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Seher Demir Sen

Crisis Communications

Audio Dehydration

If fluids aren’t replaced quickly, heat stroke, or even heart problems, can follow. More

Ideals and Institutions

  • Ferguson protest

    Audio Police Power In America

    Authority to enact laws to preserve and protect public safety, health and welfare is granted to the states. Under this grant, police have three primary functions: maintain public order, enforce state and local laws, and render public service. More