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Sarcasm Spurs Creative Thinking

Sarcasm Spurs Creative Thinking | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Although snarky comments can cause conflict, a little verbal irony also stimulates new ideas
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Iraq war 13 years on: 'I was lucky to stay alive'

Iraq war 13 years on: 'I was lucky to stay alive' | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Iraqis reflect on how the US invasion and occupation changed their lives for ever.
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Jordan King Abdullah set to consolidate executive power

Jordan King Abdullah set to consolidate executive power | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Proposed constitutional amendments give King Abdullah II total control over military, judiciary and security agencies.
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Traumatised Afghan refugees fear deportation from EU

Traumatised Afghan refugees fear deportation from EU | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Casualties on the rise in Afghan conflict, but EU plans to deport 80,000 refugees back to the wartorn country.
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UNESCO and Italy Form Task Force to Protect Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas

UNESCO and Italy Form Task Force to Protect Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Italy and UNESCO have signed an agreement to create a special Italian task force to protect art, cultural sites, and ancient artifacts that are...
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Pentagon will bring Guantanamo prison closure plan to Congress on Tuesday

Pentagon will bring Guantanamo prison closure plan to Congress on Tuesday | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

The Pentagon is expected to submit to Congress on Tuesday President Barack Obama’s long-awaited plan for closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, setting up a battle with lawmakers who oppose his efforts.

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Why Muhammad Ali rejected Martin Luther King’s approach to civil rights

Why Muhammad Ali rejected Martin Luther King’s approach to civil rights | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

In this article authors Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith interview themselves about their new book, Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X (Basic Books, February 2016).

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Russia's defence minister on surprise visit to Iran

Russia's defence minister on surprise visit to Iran | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Sunday started a previously unannounced visit to Tehran with the conflict in Syria high on his agenda, Iranian sta...

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Interesting shape up of things in this region!!

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The Arts and Sustainability

The Arts and Sustainability | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Earth Art, Land Art, Public Art, Street Art, The Performing Arts: Each of these components of the art world help focus our attention on changing forces in the the Environment. Climate Change has become a leading topic for artists globally.

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A bird's-eye view of war-torn Syria

A bird's-eye view of war-torn Syria | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

A school that lays in ruins, hospitals and refugee camps under attack, and a city center with the size of Manhattan destroyed by shelling — these are some of the shocking details of a new United Nations report on the conflict in Syria, four...

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The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights

The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Thomas Jefferson and others explicitly mentioned Muslims in outlining the parameters of religious freedom and equal protection in the U.S.

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Abounaddara, an anonymous Syrian film collective, documents the everyday stories behind the conflict

Abounaddara, an anonymous Syrian film collective, documents the everyday stories behind the conflict | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Abounaddara, an anonymous, award-winning Syrian film collective, documents the everyday stories behind the conflict.

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The Perplexing Case of the Three Vladimir Putins

The Perplexing Case of the Three Vladimir Putins | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Stephen Sestanovich: For all the hysteria that he cultivates—Ukraine one year, Turkey the next—Mr. Putin can’t ignore what’s on the Russian national mind: concern about the predatory system he has built.
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Women Entrepreneurs Underestimate Themselves: What We Can Do About It

Women Entrepreneurs Underestimate Themselves: What We Can Do About It | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Shifting self-perception is the key to encouraging women's entrepreneurship.
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How Islam Created Europe

How Islam Created Europe | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the Continent.
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Envisaged Challenges of Implementing Sustainable Development Goals in the LAC Region

Envisaged Challenges of Implementing Sustainable Development Goals in the LAC Region | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region is majorly comprised of countries classified as Middle Income Countries (MICs) and therefore lies at a very interesting and exciting time of transitioning
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Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environment activist, murdered

Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environment activist, murdered | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Cáceres, who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her opposition to one of Central America’s biggest hydropower projects, was shot at home
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Chomsky: Trump’s rise fueled by same societal ‘breakdown’ that birthed Hitler

Chomsky: Trump’s rise fueled by same societal ‘breakdown’ that birthed Hitler | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

RT @frogworth: Here's Chomsky on how similar the social conditions for Trump are to the rise of Nazism https://t.co/9JlNX3PgI6 https://t.co…...

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TOP STORIES | DW.COM

TOP STORIES | DW.COM | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

News and analysis of the top international and European topics Current affairs and background information on poltics, business, science, culture, globalization and the environment.

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How Iran’s Political Dynamics Conflict With Hype Over Elections’ Influence

How Iran’s Political Dynamics Conflict With Hype Over Elections’ Influence | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Suzanne Maloney: For all the hype, the upcoming elections in Iran are unlikely to prove decisive in shaping the balance of power, the selection of Iran’s future leadership, or the longevity of the nuclear deal.

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The Ideal President for the 2016 Elections in Uganda

The Ideal President for the 2016 Elections in Uganda | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
Fellow Ugandans, friends and family, it has been a hectic three month campaign period marred with all sorts of behaviour, rhetoric - some intimidating, divisive, hopeful and promising a long waited
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Following the elections in Uganda it is imperative to share this piece!!

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South Sudan marks two years of ruinous war

South Sudan marks two years of ruinous war | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

Conflict rages on despite ceasefire deal, leaving more than one million displaced and four million severely hungry.

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Here's how World War Three could start tomorrow

Here's how World War Three could start tomorrow | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

It would only take a small spark to start a conflict between Nato and China or Russia - unleashing previously unseen forms of warfare

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Cameron’s war in Syria is expensive and here’s how we foot the bill

Cameron’s war in Syria is expensive and here’s how we foot the bill | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it

The Tory regime is imposing austerity on Britain but the Prime Minister was determined to join this unpredictable, enduring conflict

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Iran’s Nuclear Program Just Became A Lot Harder To Hit

Iran’s Nuclear Program Just Became A Lot Harder To Hit | Arts and Poetry | Scoop.it
'Far more effective air defense'
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