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North Korea – peace is possible but it’s going to be hard to avoid disaster and war

Break down in hasty Trump-Kim summit could 'take us closer to war' warns George W Bush's North adviser on North Korea

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Walk-out threatens future of spycops inquiry

Doreen Lawrence says chair turning hearing into 'inquiry cloaked in secrecy and anonymity'

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Western Sahara

PN also keeps watch on the struggle for freedom in Western Sahara, illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975.

Nepal

For many years, PN has been keeping an eye on the Nepali peace process, which has progressed in fits and starts since the Nepali civil war came to an end in 2006.

One convoy

Nukewatch report that the first British nuclear warhead convoy of 2018 took a new route from the nuclear bomb factory in Burghfield in Berkshire, England, to the Coulport nuclear weapons store nort

22 Greenpeacers

On 28 November, 22 Greenpeace activists broke into the French four-reactor nuclear power plant, Cruas-Meysse.

63 Israeli teens

On 28 December, 63 Israeli teenagers signed an open letter to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu declaring that they will refuse military service because the Israeli army ‘carries out a raci

7,300 Palestinians

Between 17–20 January, the Israeli army closed all three road entrances to Hizma, a village in the West Bank near Jerusalem, home to over 7,300 people, writes David Polden.

13 more anti-DSEI arms fair protestors acquitted, some because it was ‘reasonable’ to obstruct arms fair

Trials to continue through May

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No more youth militarisation

Activists from across world meet to share insights

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