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Beef exports up 44% in 4 years, India is top seller - The Times of India

Beef exports up 44% in 4 years, India is top seller - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The Centre’s Pink Revolution to promote meat production and export has led to a 44% increase in meat consumption and export in four years, but it has failed to regulate the industry.
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Fifty Years Ago and Today, Japan Blazes Trails With Trains

Fifty Years Ago and Today, Japan Blazes Trails With Trains | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In 1964, the Japanese jumped far ahead of the U.S. with what became known as bullet trains. Fifty years later, they’re still far ahead. (RT @UpshotNYT: Has it really been 50 years since Japan got its bullet train?
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Chinese Antigraft Campaign Focuses on a Coal-Rich Province

Chinese Antigraft Campaign Focuses on a Coal-Rich Province | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Efforts to purge corruption from the Communist Party have reached Shanxi, a province of northern China abundant in coal and opportunities for crooked deals. (In China, a corruption inquiry has reached the coal-rich province of Shanxi.
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Ebola spreads to fifth West African country

Ebola spreads to fifth West African country | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Health minister in Senegal confirms first case of deadly virus from student who arrived from Guinea.
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Syrian Refugees Surpass 3 Million, U.N. Says

Syrian Refugees Surpass 3 Million, U.N. Says | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The relief agency called the crisis “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era,” as more than a million people have fled in the last 12 months alone.
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Topography of Religion | Geography Education

Topography of Religion | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
"The Pew survey sorts people into major groupings--Christians; other religions, including Jewish and Muslim; and 'unaffiliated,' which includes atheist, agnostic and 'nothing in particular.' Roll your cursor over the map to see how faiths and traditions...
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Roma advocate scoops Wallenberg prize - The Local

Roma advocate scoops Wallenberg prize - The Local | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A Roma man has been hailed as inspirational after scooping this year's Raoul Wallenberg Prize for setting up an organization to help stamp out racism against (Roma advocate scoops Wallenberg prize http://t.co/7SIXf5oiDv)...
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Argentines stage strike over ailing economy

Argentines stage strike over ailing economy | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Union members and radical activists barricade major roads into capital over rising unemployment and inflation.
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Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight

Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Canada's Nato delegation has tongue-in-cheek help for "accidentally lost" Russian soldiers in Ukraine. Russia is not amused.
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Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan - The Times of India

Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A historic Hindu temple in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi is facing demolition to make way for barracks for soldiers, outraging the minority community in the country.
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Palestinian joy as Israel agrees Gaza truce

Palestinian joy as Israel agrees Gaza truce | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Hamas and Israel agree long-term deal which will ease Israeli blockade of enclave after talks brokered by Egypt.
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Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging'

Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Investment in Zimbabwe more than halved in the first six months of 2014, the country's central bank chief says, blaming negative perceptions of the country.
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Introducing India’s rice bucket challenge - The Times of India

Introducing India’s rice bucket challenge - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Unlike the ice bucket challenge, which requires the participant to dump a
bucket of cold water over their head, the rice bucket challenge asks
that participants simply donate a bucket of rice to somebody in need.
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Ira Trivedi | How India's Sexual Revolution Is Redefining Masculinity | Foreign Affairs

Ira Trivedi | How India's Sexual Revolution Is Redefining Masculinity | Foreign Affairs | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In December 2012, the brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi on a moving public bus drew global attention to India’s pervasive sexual violence problem.
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Mumbai makes it to 'smart city' list on strength of its airport - The Times of India

Mumbai makes it to 'smart city' list on strength of its airport - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A single big idea — its monumental new airport — has propelled Mumbai into the A-list of National Geographic’s "smart cities" across the world.
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A map of the Germanic, Romance, and Slavic... - Maps on the Web

A map of the Germanic, Romance, and Slavic... - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A map of the Germanic, Romance, and Slavic language groups (A map of the Germanic, Romance, and Slavic language groups #languages #europe http://t.co/17XzVqXQKn)...
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Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns

Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity (Jan Eliasson says lack of toilets blights 2.5 billion lives: http://t.co/h3GWrgv1mC...
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Israel and Hamas both claim victory

Israel and Hamas both claim victory | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
While neither side got the concessions it was seeking, Israel and Hamas agreed to an ambiguous open-ended truce Tuesday. On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a national address aimed at countering critics of the war.
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US spy flights over Syria: Preparing for airstrikes on the Islamic State? (+video)

US spy flights over Syria: Preparing for airstrikes on the Islamic State? (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Senior US military officials have been increasingly vocal about the need to treat the Islamic State as a regional threat, which could involve US military action in Syria. (RT @annamulrine: Is #Pentagon preparing for airstrikes against #ISIS in Syria?
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Interview with an Auschwitz Guard: 'I Do Not Feel Like a Criminal'

Interview with an Auschwitz Guard: 'I Do Not Feel Like a Criminal' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
As a young man, Jakob W. worked in the watchtowers of Auschwitz.
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Indian banks connect poor to banking sytem

Indian banks connect poor to banking sytem | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Programme launched by Prime Minister Modi aims to curb graft and extortion by lenders taking advantage of borrowers.
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Scottish independence: Firms question 'Yes' vote business case

Scottish independence: Firms question 'Yes' vote business case | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A letter signed by 130 firms says the business case for independence “has not been made”.
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Ukraine seizes Russian troops as leaders meet

Ukraine seizes Russian troops as leaders meet | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Talks held in Belarus to negotiate an end to the war in east Ukraine, as Kiev announces capture of 10 Russian soldiers.
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US alarm at air strikes on Libya

US alarm at air strikes on Libya | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
American officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya that targeted Islamist militia last week and that the US was not consulted.
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Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state'

Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Militant group Boko Haram says it has set up an Islamic state in towns and villages it has seized in Nigeria, but the army rejects the claim as "empty".
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Direct democracy expands in Germany

Direct democracy expands in Germany | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
While the Swiss are voting on more issues than ever before, votes initiated by citizens in Germany’s 16 states are still rare. But ...
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