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In China, a Forceful Crackdown in Response to Stock Market Crisis

In China, a Forceful Crackdown in Response to Stock Market Crisis | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
In addition to imposing extraordinary restrictions on the sale of stocks, the authorities have harnessed a security apparatus usually more focused on political dissent.
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Europe Seeks U.N. Blessing to Use Military to Halt Smugglers at Sea

Europe Seeks U.N. Blessing to Use Military to Halt Smugglers at Sea | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The proposal is a step down from what leaders originally wanted: approval to conduct military operations along Libya’s coast, on land and water, to seize and disrupt smugglers.
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Pope Wants Poor Helped in Climate Debate

Pope Wants Poor Helped in Climate Debate | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Pope Francis, meeting with the foundation for Sustainable Development at the Vatican, called for inclusion of the world’s poor in the climate discussion.
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News Analysis: Nuclear Deal Sealed, Obama Must Now Make It Work, and Mend Fences

News Analysis: Nuclear Deal Sealed, Obama Must Now Make It Work, and Mend Fences | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Supporters and critics alike said Mr. Obama must detail how the United States and other world powers intend to enforce and monitor the nuclear agreement with Iran.
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Opposition in Venezuela Is Unsettled by Leader’s Sentence

Opposition in Venezuela Is Unsettled by Leader’s Sentence | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Only a few hundred people showed up to support Leopoldo López, a day after he was convicted and sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison.
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For Pope Francis, an unfinished mission in Cuba

For Pope Francis, an unfinished mission in Cuba | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Pope Francis arrives in Havana on Sept. 19 for a four-day visit en route to the United States. It will be his first time in both countries.
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Plantation life made painfully real - The Boston Globe

Plantation life made painfully real - The Boston Globe | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
John Cummings, a New Orleans lawyer and preservationist, has spent 16 years and nearly $8 million of his own money creating Whitney Plantation, which opened in December and is dedicated to telling the story of slavery in southern Louisiana.
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U.S. firm alleges China’s government colluded with local competitor

U.S. firm alleges China’s government colluded with local competitor | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
A lawsuit in federal court shines light on long-muted complaints of unfair practices in China.
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Consumers and Lawmakers Take Steps to End Forced Labor in Fishing

Consumers and Lawmakers Take Steps to End Forced Labor in Fishing | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Citing a recent New York Times series on lawlessness at seas, lawmakers have asked fishing and pet food companies to increase transparency and accountability in their labor practices.
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Dozens of Migrants Drown as Boat Capsizes in Aegean Sea

Dozens of Migrants Drown as Boat Capsizes in Aegean Sea | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The deaths were the latest in a catalog of drownings as migrants continue to make the often perilous crossing from Turkey to Greece.
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E.U. Internal Affairs Ministers Prepare to Meet on Migrant Crisis

E.U. Internal Affairs Ministers Prepare to Meet on Migrant Crisis | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The ministers will gather in Brussels after Germany imposed temporary border restrictions, cutting off rail service from Austria and checking cars.
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Hundreds of Inmates Escape as Taliban Insurgents Raid Afghan Jail

Hundreds of Inmates Escape as Taliban Insurgents Raid Afghan Jail | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The attackers set off a car bomb, then killed four of the prison guards and wounded seven others in a shootout.
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Tony Abbott of Australia Is Challenged for Leadership of His Party

Tony Abbott of Australia Is Challenged for Leadership of His Party | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Malcolm Turnbull resigns as communications minister to take on Australia’s prime minister, whom he accuses of not providing “economic leadership.”
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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Britain’s Longest-Serving Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Britain’s Longest-Serving Monarch | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
After her coronation at age 25, her reign has included 12 British prime ministers, seven archbishops of Canterbury and seven popes.
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Senate Democrats Clear Way for Iran Nuclear Deal

Senate Democrats Clear Way for Iran Nuclear Deal | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
A procedural vote fell two short of the number needed to break a Democratic filibuster, ensuring that the deal will take effect without a veto showdown.
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Catalans Campaigning for Independence March in Barcelona

Catalans Campaigning for Independence March in Barcelona | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The march was held on Catalonia’s national day, but it was also the start of campaigning for a regional parliamentary election on Sept. 27.
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Police Offer Beaten to Death in Nepal Amid Protests Over Draft Constitution

Police Offer Beaten to Death in Nepal Amid Protests Over Draft Constitution | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
An injured riot police officer was dragged from an ambulance by a crowd of ethnic Madhesis in Mahottari District protesting a plan to carve out seven federal provinces.
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Singapore Polls Open in Election Seen as Referendum on Ruling Party

Singapore Polls Open in Election Seen as Referendum on Ruling Party | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Whether the governing party picks up the seats it lost in 2011 or loses even more will determine whether voters want it to maintain its dominance in politics.
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Gloomy Republican Campaigns Leave Behind Reagan Cheer

Gloomy Republican Campaigns Leave Behind Reagan Cheer | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Damning assessments of the country’s condition have become an especially powerful part of the message sounded by several Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for the presidency.
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Germany Announces Emergency Border Controls Amid Migrant Crisis

Germany Announces Emergency Border Controls Amid Migrant Crisis | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced that Germany would impose temporary controls at its southern border with Austria, after thousands have crossed over in recent weeks.
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U.S. Wants Former Salvadoran Ally to Face Justice in 1989 Massacre

U.S. Wants Former Salvadoran Ally to Face Justice in 1989 Massacre | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The United States government, which spent more than $4 billion in assistance to El Salvador’s military during its civil war, is now working to bring some of the officers to justice.
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Details on Bowe Bergdahl, Soldier Freed by Taliban, May Emerge at Hearing

Details on Bowe Bergdahl, Soldier Freed by Taliban, May Emerge at Hearing | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
A hearing on Thursday will lead to a decision whether to court-martial Sergeant Bergdahl, 29, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years.
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Special Report: Democracy in 21st Century: Democracy and the Challenges Imposed by Freedom

Special Report: Democracy in 21st Century: Democracy and the Challenges Imposed by Freedom | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Freer flows of people, goods and data globally can actually separate some people and communities from each other.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Trust Putin on Syria

Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Trust Putin on Syria | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
Russia’s real aim is not­ to beat ISIS, but to prop up its puppet, Bashar al-Assad.
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Stephen Breyer’s ‘The Court and the World’

Stephen Breyer’s ‘The Court and the World’ | World Politics and news | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court justice argues that globalization has made engagement with foreign law and international affairs simply unavoidable.
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