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CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video

CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video
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In South Africa, a political merger has ended.  They planned to merge Africa's DA and Agang parties.  The health of South Africa's democracy is at risk due to this.

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What does Nigeria’s new GDP number actually mean? – By Morten Jerven | African Arguments

What does Nigeria’s new GDP number actually mean? – By Morten Jerven | African Arguments | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better…
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Economic:

A GDP revision has finally arrived in Nigeria.   It took 24 years to happen .  Their GDP has doubled and the same almost happened with their economy. 

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African Traditional Religion | South African History Online

African Traditional Religion | South African History Online | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
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Religion:

Religion is very important to Africans.  Many of them are converted to Christianity every day.  In Nigeria, 20 new religious sects or groups come into being every month.  Overall, Africa is very diverse in religon, and each has their own unique culture.

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Europe: Physical Geography

Europe: Physical Geography | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Encyclopedic entry. Europe is the western peninsula of the giant "supercontinent" of Eurasia.
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Europe is the second-smallest continent in the world.  Europe is sometimes called a "Peninsula of Peninsulas."  Europe is divided into four regions,  North, East, South, and West.  Southern Europe contains Europe's main peninsulas:  Iberian, Italian, and Balkan.  Also, the alpine mountains are in the Italian and Balkan peninsulas.

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Art of Europe | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Art of Europe | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
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The European decorative arts and sculptures are the most significant in the US.  They have a large collection of art and has been the home of many famous artists.

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Social Europe

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"The EU is founded on the principle of social rights advancing alongside economic growth and sustainable development."  They want equality and equal rights for their citizens.  Without these rights, the EU would fall apart because countries wouldn't want to be apart of the EU if they didn't treat them fairly. 

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Living in Antarctica - British Antarctic Survey

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This article is discussing how it's like to live in Antarctica. It also describes the geography of Antarctica. The scientist there must have a rough time. I choose this article because it was intresting and was very descriptive about the geographic features and what it's atually like to live there.

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Economy of Antarctica

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This article is discussing how there is little economic activity in Antarctica, wich is, fishing and little toursim. I chose this article because  it said wha the economic activity in Antarctica was and described both of those activities.

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Human rights in Africa: progress and challenges

Human rights in Africa: progress and challenges | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Social:

The people of Africa want education and equality,  freedom of speech and of opinion.  Sadly, human rights defenders in Africa are subjected to harassment, death threats, and vicious attacks.  Even so, they're still staying strong and continue to fight for human rights in Africa.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Africa, Pacific, Oceania, Oceanic, African, Americas, North America, South America, Central America
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Intellectual:

The museums in Africa are comprised of thousands of art works from all over Africa.  Highlights include many different things such as images of the gods, or ancestors.  They have also adopted other art from around the world.

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Africa: Physical Geography

Africa: Physical Geography | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Encyclopedic entry. Africa has an array of diverse ecosystems, from sandy deserts to lush rain forests.
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Area/Geog:

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world.  Africa has eight major physical regions, each with their own attributes.  They also have unique animals and plant life.

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No More Followers

No More Followers | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
The Christian faith is in decline in Europe and is pretty much stagnant in the United States. The great churches in Europe are mostly empty, and the number of people respond "None" when asked about a religious commitment in the United States is growing.
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The Christian faith in Europe is declining.  Most of the churches in Europe are empty and most people respond with "None" when asked about a religious commitment .  It is believed that most Christians were on the voyage to the "New World" making the Christian religion in the United States rise. 

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Pressure builds for new ECB rate cut

Pressure builds for new ECB rate cut | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Another interest rate cut in Europe could be just around the corner as the risk of deflation raises its head again.
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Fixing the fix

Fixing the fix | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
“THE oil price” has a comforting ring of clarity about it. But in reality many benchmark prices for oil and other commodities are merely estimates based on...
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The EU wants to regulate the PRA's work so they can benchmark the price on oil.  However, this made the PRA furious and they claim that this will shift the trading, and possibly ruining it.

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Arts, culture, entertainment and religion…in Antarctica

Arts, culture, entertainment and religion…in Antarctica | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
Given the fact that this continent is so far removed from the rest of the world, it may seem like the most unlikely ...
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This article is discussing the Art and Religon of Antarctica. It gave a side story too, wich I found intriuging. Antarctica seems like the most unlikely place for Art and Religon to bloom. I choose this article because it intruiged me and I thought it was very well written.

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Conference on the Politics of Antarctica | APSA

Conference on the Politics of Antarctica | APSA | Antarctica + Europe + Africa | Scoop.it
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This article is discussing the political side of Antarctica.

Antarctica is not governed by one country, even though some think they own parts of it without knowing of the others claims.  I chose this article because of it's detail, and clarity.

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