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Global Economy 2016

Global Economy 2015 SciDev.Net What is a knowledge economy? The Fourth Industrial Revolution — What It Means and How to Respond By Klaus Schwab (Foreign Affairs) We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that […]

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Firearms, gun control and politics /2

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns Firearms, gun control and politics Guns with a History – should be shown before a sale to every gun purchaser! How much do you […]

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Pakistan 2013-16

See also Pakistan 2011-2012 Pakistani clerics issue fatwa against ‘honour’ killings Council of influential Sunni clerics condemns the killing of women who marry men of their choosing as a ‘great sin’ An influential group of Pakistani […]

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ISIS/ISIL/DAESH 2016

ISIS/ISIL/DAESH 2015 CTV Montreal: ISIS – will the threat grow? Kyle Matthews of the Montreal Institue for Genocide and Human Rights Studies weighs in on the ISIS threat in a chat with Paul Karwatsky. ISIS’s Signature […]

Middle East region
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Middle East & Arab World

Brookings Middle East and North Africa Carnegie Council: Perspectives from Inside a Tumultuous Middle East: Syria-Iraq-ISIS-Russia and Iran Foreign Policy: Forget Sykes-Picot. It’s the Treaty of Sèvres That Explains the Modern Middle East. Ninety-five years ago […]

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Canada’s Conservatives post 2015 Election
June 22, 2016  //  No Comments
Stephen Harper may have left Parliament for last time Former prime minister could return for U.S. President Barack Obama ...
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Wednesday Night #1790 on the eve of Brexit
June 22, 2016  //  No Comments
Most observers are saying it is too close to call and the BBC backs them up EU referendum poll tracker but according to ...
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Global Economy 2016
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Global Economy 2015 SciDev.Net What is a knowledge economy? The Fourth Industrial Revolution — What It Means and H ...
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Climate change, uncertainty & natural disasters 2015-16
June 5, 2016  //  No Comments
UN & Climate Change Weather is not climate, and anecdotes are not statistics. Politicians discussing global warming. ...