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China – Hong Kong
March 26, 2017, No Comments

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam vows to heal divide (BBC) The first woman elected to lead Hong Kong has vowed to ...

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February 22, 2017, No Comments

Top U.S. Officials Met With Defiance in Visit to Mexico Secretaries of State and Homeland Security encounter objections ...

Israel – Palestine/Gaza 2015 – 2016
December 28, 2016, No Comments

28 December Thomas L. Friedman: Bibi Netanyahu Makes Trump His Chump The settlers’ goal is very clear, as Kerry put it ...

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Burma/Myanmar 2012-2016
October 24, 2016, 4 Comments

(BBC) Should it be Burma or Myanmar? CIA World Factbook: Burma Aung San Suu Kyi (The Elders) Desmond Tutu: Speaking to A ...

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September 22, 2016, 1 Comment

New York Times Topics: Australia ; BBC Australia country profile ; Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) ; Austrialia ...

Zimbabwe II
May 14, 2016, 3 Comments

Zimbabwe’s trillion-dollar note: from worthless paper to hot investment The central bank of Zimbabwe issued $100,000,0 ...

Rio de Janeiro
Brazil 2013 – 2015
August 17, 2015, No Comments

These 5 Facts Explain Brazil’s Crippling Scandals (TIME) 24 July 2015 17 August Despite protests, slog more likely tha ...

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Wednesday Night #1731
May 6, 2015, No Comments

WOW! Alberta election 2015 results: NDP sweeps province in historic win Very few people believed this would happen. All ...

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Africa: Conflict and governance 2013 -2014
December 3, 2014, 1 Comment

3 December Fighting over the spoils of war Resources, resentment at heart of C.A.R. conflict By Benedict Moran (Al Jazee ...

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Wednesday Night #1704
October 29, 2014, No Comments

A lively evening which unexpectedly focused on the climate refugees reference rather than the greater issue of the waves ...