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Tibetan self-immolations in China - interactive

Tibetan self-immolations in China - interactive | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Since March 2011, more than 20 people - monks, nuns and lay people - have set themselves on fire, reportedly in protest against Chinese policies in Tibet...
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Rising crime has some Egyptians yearning for the old police state

Rising crime has some Egyptians yearning for the old police state | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
As the streets of Cairo become more dangerous, some yearn for the police state of the past.
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Afghanistan killings deal another blow to Obama's exit plan

Afghanistan killings deal another blow to Obama's exit plan | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
The killing of 16 civilians in Afghanistan , allegedly by a lone U.S. serviceman, is one more blow to President Obama 's hopes for an easy exit from a 10-year-old war and deepens doubts about U.S. plans to assign advisors to Afghan forces.
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As EU migrants flood Germany, some nations fear a brain drain

As EU migrants flood Germany, some nations fear a brain drain | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Javier Conde is an aerospace engineer, but it didn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that it was time to pack up and move to a foreign land hundreds of miles away.
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Emerging Market Is Expected To Continue To Lead

Article from Innovative Articles for Readers and entitled Emerging Market Is Expected To Continue To Lead - By Himfr Tian.
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Syria: new massacre in Homs as diplomacy stalls - live updates

Syria: new massacre in Homs as diplomacy stalls - live updates | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Follow live updates as activists claim more than a dozen people have been killed in Homs after Kofi Annan left Syria empty handed (Syria: new massacre in Homs as diplomacy stalls - live updates: • Children among the dead in alleged massacre in...)...
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Brazil's slowing growth: From BRIC to brick - Globe and Mail

Brazil's slowing growth: From BRIC to brick - Globe and Mail | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Globe and MailBrazil's slowing growth: From BRIC to brickGlobe and MailBrazil is falling short of its status as a BRIC economy. Its 2011 GDP growth of 2.7 per cent suggests it's no longer a real emerging market.
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China protests at India cotton export ban - FT.com

China protests at India cotton export ban - FT.com | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
China, the biggest consumer of cotton, has lodged a formal protest against India’s ban on cotton exports amid signs that India is rethinking the ban that was implemented a few days ago.
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China Acts to Give Defendants Greater Rights

China Acts to Give Defendants Greater Rights | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
The hard-fought changes curb the power of the police and prosecutors to detain suspects without notifying relatives, to use evidence extracted by torture and to keep defense lawyers at bay.
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Hacker, Informant and Party Boy of the Projects

Hacker, Informant and Party Boy of the Projects | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
On the Internet he was Sabu, a notorious celebrity who led a scattered tribe of politically motivated “hacktivists.” Then he slipped into the role of federal informant.
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Brazil Overtakes UK to Become World's Sixth Largest Economy

Brazil Overtakes UK to Become World's Sixth Largest Economy | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
According to Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega, Brazil has overtaken the United Kingdom to become the world's sixth-largest economy and will remain one of the fastest-growing nations in the coming years.
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International Women's Day celebrated in a Google doodle

International Women's Day celebrated in a Google doodle | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Google celebrating International Women's Day with a doodle decorated with symbols of women instead of its familiar logo (WHY is a Google doodle the most noteworthy thing about Intnl Women's Day?
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Arab Spring Fails to Allay Women's Anxieties

Arab Spring Fails to Allay Women's Anxieties | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
A year after the beginnings of the Arab Spring, many women say they fear for their personal safety, for the economy and for their rights.
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American Decline: Is It for Real? - Forbes

American Decline: Is It for Real? - Forbes | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
The conservative commentator Robert Kagan has made a splash by suggesting the United States is not in decline. Is he right? I have taken a look at his arithmetic.
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Russian Activists See Political Reprisal in Court Case

Russian Activists See Political Reprisal in Court Case | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Prosecutors in Moscow filed formal charges against the husband of a protest leader, stirring concerns of a campaign of political revenge against antigovernment activists.
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When America Reflects on Why a U.S. Soldier Killed 16 Afghan Civilians

When America Reflects on Why a U.S. Soldier Killed 16 Afghan Civilians | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
We should try to understand what led the rogue sergeant to murder 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday, and maybe even apply the same empathy to Afghan acts of terror.
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In Iraq, Killings Strike Fear in Gay and Emo Youths

In Iraq, Killings Strike Fear in Gay and Emo Youths | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
A recent spate of killings and intimidation aimed at gay Iraqis and teenagers dressed in brash Western fashions is sending waves of fear through Iraq’s secular circles.
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US on alert for Afghan reprisals

US on alert for Afghan reprisals | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
US forces in Afghanistan are being warned of possible reprisal attacks following the killings of 16 civilians by an American soldier.
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Iran successful in almost all N-technology stages: Salehi

Iran successful in almost all N-technology stages: Salehi | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
IRIB - English Radio (Iran successful in almost all N-technology stages: Salehi: Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the cou...)...
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Ideas for Asia’s travel innovators… from the West

Ideas for Asia’s travel innovators… from the West | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
A wave of innovation is sweeping through the online travel industry.
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Video on Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony sparks an uproar

Video on Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony sparks an uproar | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Even after decades of well-documented murder and plunder, even after the International Criminal Court indicted him and a U.S.
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Are Men Useless? (Government Says Yes)

Are Men Useless? (Government Says Yes) | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
India's draft food security bill proposes that women become the heads of household for the purpose of issue of ration cards.
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Iran's Movie Diplomacy: How Can We Attack A Country With Such Great Cinema?

Iran's Movie Diplomacy: How Can We Attack A Country With Such Great Cinema? | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
In 2006, I wrote this headline, "How Can We Attack A Country With Such Great Cinema?" for a blog post, precipitated by a New York Times story I wrote about a number of Iranian films playing at that year's Tribeca Film Festival.
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Brazil has become the sixth-largest economy in the world overtaking the UK

Brazil has become the sixth-largest economy in the world overtaking the UK | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
Brazil has become the sixth-biggest economy in the world, the country's finance minister announced. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and other economic forecasters also said that Brazil had now overtaken the UK.
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Arab Spring and Iran Tensions Leave Palestinians Sidelined

Arab Spring and Iran Tensions Leave Palestinians Sidelined | Emerging Times | Scoop.it
With Israel and other world powers focusing on the Arab Spring and the mounting tensions with Iran, the Palestinian issue has effectively been shelved, leaving Palestinian leaders at a loss.
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