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Senator Ivana Bacik greets Sanal Edamaruku at Atheist Ireland briefing for politicians

Irish TDs and Senators met today (Thursday 22 November) with Sanal Edamaruku, a respected Indian author who faces jail in India for exposing a crying Catholi...

United Nations to deploy Ebola mission in worst-affected states

Sep 19, 2014    

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations will create a special mission to combat Ebola, deploying staff in the worst-affected states - Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone - to push a "rapid and massive mobilization" of people, material and financial resources.In a letter circulated to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he will appoint a special envoy to head the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), who will be based in the region."The strategic priorities of the mission will be to stop the spread of the disease, treat ...

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