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Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - The Times of India

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A former Norwegian minister nominated fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize Thursday in a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
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Freakonomics » More Talk About Why We Don’t Wear Hats Anymore

Freakonomics » More Talk About Why We Don’t Wear Hats Anymore | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
More Talk About Why We Don't Wear Hats Anymore: A doctor weighs in on the protective benefits of hats. http://t.co/hNAQ3SnpxS
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France cautiously backs Turkey's EU bid

France cautiously backs Turkey's EU bid | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
French president revives a plan to submit Turkey's EU ambitions to a French referendum, despite likely ire of Ankara.
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Corruption scandal rocks Malawi

Corruption scandal rocks Malawi | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
'Cashgate', the biggest financial scandal in Malawi's history, has affected the country's relations with donors and caused outrage among Malawians.
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Chipiliro Raymond Khamula's curator insight, October 28, 2014 4:28 AM

the pinch, the pinch an the pinch

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Peru approves gas project, spells disaster for uncontacted tribes

Peru approves gas project, spells disaster for uncontacted tribes | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of uncontacted Amazon tribes.
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Syria's heritage in ruins: before-and-after pictures

Syria's heritage in ruins: before-and-after pictures | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The war in Syria has claimed more than 130,000 lives and, as these images reveal, it is also laying waste to its historic buildings and Unesco-listed sites, writes Martin Chulov (Syria's heritage in ruins: before-and-after pictures
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Yemeni factions hold national dialogue

Yemeni factions hold national dialogue | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
President promises to form commissions to draft new constitution and thrash out details of promised new federation.
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Guest post: The Women Shepherds of Somaliland | United Nations Blog

Guest post: The Women Shepherds of Somaliland | United Nations Blog | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
What's it like to film the world's under-reported stories as a UN TV producer? Check out our latest blog post: http://t.co/FxhtPEcJwR
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Kiev protesters occupy government building amid uneasy truce

Kiev protesters occupy government building amid uneasy truce | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Opposition leaders in difficult position after Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, refuses to call snap elections (Kiev protesters occupy government building amid uneasy truce http://t.co/oQj4TsiqSz)...
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First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France — History.com This Day in History — 1/25/1924

First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France — History.com This Day in History — 1/25/1924 | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
On January 25, 1924, the first Winter Olympics kick off in the Alpine village of Chamonix, France.
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The strangest Winter Olympic outfits – in pictures

The strangest Winter Olympic outfits – in pictures | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
After the Norwegian team's matching zig-zag suits for 2014 caught our eye, we decided to take a look back t some brave Olympic winter fashion moments, past and present (RT @GuardianUS: This is what Germany will be wearing to the #Sochi Winter #Olympics...
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Japan to expand number of alien workers in construction sector

Japan to expand number of alien workers in construction sector | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cabinet ministers discussed Friday how to raise the number of foreigners in the construction sector to ease a serious labor shortage caused by the rise in public works spending under ...
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Poland: From Tragedy to Economic Triumph | Foreign Affairs

Poland: From Tragedy to Economic Triumph | Foreign Affairs | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Anyone who knows Polish history cannot help but marvel at the country’s emergence from the ashes of its traumatic past.
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Population concentration growing in Tokyo region: report

Population concentration growing in Tokyo region: report | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The number of people who moved into the Tokyo metropolitan region exceeded the number moving out by 96,524 in 2013, up more than 29,000 from the previous year, a government ...
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Tony Blair backs Egypt's government and criticises Brotherhood

Tony Blair backs Egypt's government and criticises Brotherhood | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Former British PM says Muslim Brotherhood was stealing Egypt's revolution and army intervention has put it on right path (Tony Blair gives staunch backing to Egypt's government and criticises Brotherhood http://t.co/71sfDQf1Tf)...
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Tunisia's women make huge gains

Tunisia's women make huge gains | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Tunisia's new constitution could usher in momentous change for women, following the adoption of a clause which guarantees gender equality in legislative assemblies.
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How does Bangladesh’s socio-political situation affect India?

How does Bangladesh’s socio-political situation affect India? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Bangladesh is a critically important neighbor for India, and one with great impact on India—both positive and potentially negative.
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Why foreign aid fails - and how to really help Africa

Why foreign aid fails - and how to really help Africa | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
David Cameron speaks compellingly about international aid. Eradicating poverty, he says, means certain institutional changes: rights for women and minorities, a free media and integrity in government.
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Tunisia signs new constitution

Tunisia signs new constitution | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Longer drafting process by elected assembly helped create one of Arab world's most progressive constitutions, say observers (Tunisia signs new constitution http://t.co/stGwpDT6by)...
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22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs.
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The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
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‘Kenyan government forcing us into extinction’: evictions of Sengwer tribe escalate

‘Kenyan government forcing us into extinction’: evictions of Sengwer tribe escalate | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A Kenyan government campaign against one of the few hunter-gatherer tribes left in east Africa has escalated (‘Kenyan government forcing us into extinction’: evictions of Sengwer tribe escalate http://t.co/lSTq6Nu8Fs)...
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100 Infographics & Discussion on Topics of Global Concern.

100 Infographics & Discussion on Topics of Global Concern. | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Fry-Day poll is an initiative to start conversations on matters which are of a global concern. Our intention is to provide a well rounded review of the topic and seek your opinion on it.
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Proposed borders of Kurdistan - Maps on the Web

Proposed borders of Kurdistan - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Proposed borders of Kurdistan (Proposed borders of Kurdistan http://t.co/VE0UR2lbmS)
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How toilet paper explains the world

How toilet paper explains the world | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A country's most popular hygiene product has a lot to do with its demographics.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, January 21, 2014 3:11 PM

Toilet paper, tampons, diapers and incontinence pads...however there are substitutes that some use or not.

Siri Anderson's curator insight, January 22, 2014 8:17 AM

Middle School World Geography gem.

Catherine Smyth's curator insight, January 23, 2014 8:42 PM

This topic would appeal to many primary children!