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Who are Isis? A terror group too extreme even for al-Qaida The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has a reputation for being even more brutal than the main jihadi group of inspiration It runs […]

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Canada 2013-14: Politics

Trudeau Liberals Widen Lead Over Conservatives, Poll Suggests Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberals would be in majority government territory if an election were held tomorrow, a new poll suggests. (HuffPost) According to a survey from Forum Research […]

Middle East region
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Middle East & Arab World in 2013 – 2014

>What jihadists are doing in Syria and Iraq while Gaza grabs the headlines (WaPost) The world is transfixed by the conflict in Gaza, as the death tolls of both Palestinians and Israelis killed in the fighting […]

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Ukraine 2014

The Guardian Ukraine BBC World News Ukraine crisis Reuters World News Russia CIA World Factbook: Ukraine See also Russia in 2014 David (Jones): Crisis in Ukraine: Splitting Ukraine could prove the best solution vs David Kilgour: […]

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Education: demographics and trends 2013 – 2014

To Remember a Lecture Better, Take Notes by Hand Students do worse on quizzes when they use keyboards in class Take notes by hand, and you have to process information as well as write it down. […]

Canada International Relations – Trade
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Canada and Germany deny report that EU trade deal in trouble Newspaper says Germany prepared to ‘scuttle’ CE ...
Raoul Wallenberg – Updates
July 23, 2014  //  1 Comment
See also Wednesday Night #1577 and #1610 The Raoul Wallenberg Legacy of Leadership Project, an initiative of the Montrea ...
Singapore Merlion
July 17, 2014  //  4 Comments
Singapore on Bloomberg Singapore on the Establishment Post Truefitt & Hill, Singapore Singapore Creations Etc., a ne ...
Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2013 -2014
July 28, 2014  //  7 Comments
Stoney Nakoda First Nation signs ‘huge’ oil deal with Chinese firm Joint venture agreement with Huatong Petr ...