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Nelson Mandela avait aussi des défauts | Slate

Nelson Mandela avait aussi des défauts | Slate | International current affairs | Scoop.it
Nelson Mandela, le prisonnier politique le plus célèbre du monde, farouche adversaire d'un régime raciste et chef d’État des plus magnanimes, fut un grand homme. Cela ne fait aucun doute.
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Is the Central African Republic on the verge of genocide?

Is the Central African Republic on the verge of genocide? | International current affairs | Scoop.it

Over the last few weeks, the usually unrelenting stream of baby pictures and lose-weight ads in my Facebook feed has increasingly been interrupted by news from the Central African Republic (CAR). “...


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Alexis Akwagyiram's curator insight, December 5, 2013 11:11 AM
Excellent, insightful article analysing the ongoing crisis in the Central African Republic and reports suggesting the nation is on the verge of genocide. The writer does well to examine the term genocide and critically assess the notion that the CAR is a forgotten country.
The Kingdom Keepers's curator insight, April 8, 2014 10:02 AM

It is sad to think that two different religions can't live in peace together. What caused these two groups to start fighting? Why have they resulted to killing innocent people over a problem that could have been resolved or avoided? These are all questions that should have crossed the minds of the people who started this. Will this be a repeat of the genocide in Rwanda or will this situation sort itself out without taking an abundance of lives?
~Deanna 

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WTO overcomes last-minute hitch to reach global trade deal

WTO overcomes last-minute hitch to reach global trade deal | International current affairs | Scoop.it
There was a roar of approval from the 160 ministers meeting in Bali to decide on an agreement that could add $1 trillion to the global economy.
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Ten things to know about the Central African Republic

Ten things to know about the Central African Republic | International current affairs | Scoop.it

A primer on the Central African Republic, where rights groups say security forces and gangs torture civilians and world leaders warn is on the verge of genocide


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Alexis Akwagyiram's curator insight, December 5, 2013 11:46 AM
A solid Q&A on the situation in the Central African Republic.
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Forecast: World’s Largest Economies in 2020 - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Forecast: World’s Largest Economies in 2020 - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International | International current affairs | Scoop.it

Euromonitor International predicts that in 2020, emerging markets will dominate the top five largest economies.The most symbolic shift will be when China overtakes the USA as the largest economy globally. This Q&A will answer some of the key questions about what our forecasts of the world’s largest economies mean and what implications this will have for global consumer market development. Emerging economies are driving global economic growth but advanced economies will retain a competitive advantage with higher per capita incomes and greater consumer market expenditure, while governments in developing countries face challenges in keeping up with the pace of economic growth.


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Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013 - New Zealand Listener

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“It was like the sun came out” is how Nelson Mandela described hearing about the 1981 anti-apartheid protests in New Zealand.
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