Blogs

30 Nov 2013

At the 19th Conference of Parties' UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, faith communities called for a just climate deal to be adopted in 2015.

29 Nov 2013

What worries many powers today are Iranian encroaching attempts to enrich high-grade uranium. Has the deal that has just been done alleviated those fears, or merely been a piece of window dressing? Regional commentator and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian examines the complexities, political dynamics and regional (global, indeed) implications of the Iran nuclear deal.

29 Nov 2013

The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.

29 Nov 2013

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said that ministers’ focus on green levies shows that the government is siding with energy companies over consumers.

29 Nov 2013

The Kirk is encouraging worshippers to support World AIDS Day this Sunday and join the fight against one of the world’s most deadly diseases.

29 Nov 2013

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has urged governments to take a stand against corruption.

29 Nov 2013

A high profile Colombian investigative journalist is in the UK to launch a new report about the systematic use of sexual violence in Colombia’s armed conflict.

29 Nov 2013

Britain’s Overseas Territories are being pressed to commit to expose the true owners of more than half a million shell companies set up on their shores.