December 2015

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica

COP21: Climate deal 'final draft' reached in Paris

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"Blessed and happy is he that ariseth to promote the best interests of the peoples and kindreds of the earth. It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens."

Gleanings From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh

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December 2015

Attendees reflect on the tragedy of Wednesday

San Bernardino shooting: Policeman speaks of carnage at scene

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"... I charge you all that each one of you concentrate all the thoughts of your heart on love and unity. When a thought of war comes, oppose it by a stronger thought of peace. A thought of hatred must be destroyed by a more powerful thought of love. Thoughts of war bring destruction to all harmony, well-being, restfulness and content..."


Paris Talks

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November 2015

Flowers left outside Le Carillon bar in Paris. 17 Nov 2015

Paris attacks: Grief, anger and defiance on city streets


O FRIEND! In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love, and from the nightingale of affection and desire loosen not thy hold. Treasure the companionship of the righteous and eschew all fellowship with the ungodly.

Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh

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October 2015

Migrant crisis: Merkel upbeat on integration despite tensions


"The Bahai International Community encourages the OSCE to start a process of exploring how religion, its principles, its concepts and its insights, contribute to resolving conflict, to facilitating greater social harmony and to creating stable and peaceful societies."