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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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WHO approves experimental treatment for Ebola

WHO approves experimental treatment for Ebola | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Health body says it is ethical to use untested drugs in fight against disease that has killed more than a thousand.
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Japan's most-killed samurai stuntman wins immortality at last

Japan's most-killed samurai stuntman wins immortality at last | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Seizo Fukumoto, 71, has supposedly acted out 50,000 screen deaths; now the samurai movie specialist's first lead role has won an international prize (Japan's most-killed samurai stuntman wins immortality at last after 50,000 screen deaths
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Women in politics: Treating the fair sex fairly

Women in politics: Treating the fair sex fairly | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
“A TOKEN sprinkling of women,” is how Luciana Berger, a member of parliament for the opposition Labour Party, dismissed the recent British cabinet reshuffle, the avowed aim of which was to make the government less male.
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China Cracks Down on Popular Mobile Messaging Services

China Cracks Down on Popular Mobile Messaging Services | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
New rules, widely believed to be aimed at WeChat, are intended to curb the sharing of unauthorized political news and information.
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NATO chief heads to Ukraine as crisis deepens

NATO chief heads to Ukraine as crisis deepens | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Moscow accuses NATO of "selling soap bubbles" as claims of Russian troop build-up near Ukraine prompts invasion fears.
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Chinese city bans beards and veils on buses

Chinese city bans beards and veils on buses | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Wearing of headscarves and niqabs also banned from public buses for security reasons in city in Muslim-majority region.
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China investigates Canadian couple for spying

China investigates Canadian couple for spying | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
State news agency says couple who run coffee shop under investigation but unclear about whether they have been detained.
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TV debate on Scotland's future turns heated

TV debate on Scotland's future turns heated | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Audience heckled, booed and cheered politicians as they argued over whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom.
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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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Africa in Transition » Boko Haram: A Different Perspective

Africa in Transition » Boko Haram: A Different Perspective | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The ... (Boko Haram isn't just a marginal threat to Nigeria's interests, explains Jim Sanders.
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Korea's "Paris Baguette" chain expands to ... Paris

Korea's "Paris Baguette" chain expands to ... Paris | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
'Traditional French bakery', founded by Hur Young-in, opens outlet near Louvre and joins network of French breadmakers (Korea's Paris Baguette chain expands to ...
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Do you know Africa? | Geography Education

Do you know Africa? | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Many of Africa’s leaders will be in town next week attending a White House summit. The continent’s land is shared among 49 countries — many of which rarely make U.S. headlines. How familiar are you with Africa’s geography?
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Faces of Genocide

Faces of Genocide | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Survival helps tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures.
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UN warns South Sudan nearing 'catastrophe'

UN warns South Sudan nearing 'catastrophe' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
At least four million people, including up to 50,000 children, face famine as violence continues between warring sides.
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Islamic State takes Iraqi Christian town

Islamic State takes Iraqi Christian town | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Thousands forced to flee towards Kurdistan as Sunni fighters take over country's largest Christian town, Qaraqosh.
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How To Cross 5 International Borders In 1 Minute Without Sweating

How To Cross 5 International Borders In 1 Minute Without Sweating | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Nations need borders for security, for revenue, for defense, for identity. But for fun? Introducing borders that giggle.
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South Koreans really, really don’t trust their government

South Koreans really, really don’t trust their government | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Especially after the Sewol ferry sinking, crackdowns on poetry-wielding protesters have provoked suspicions.
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