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A collection of news items on the current (April 2015) situation in Yemen <br> <br> Global Politics - as in the IB Diploma course of that name (although this page is not connected to the IBO directly in any way)
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China's smog is 'Nuclear Winter' bad

China's smog is 'Nuclear Winter' bad | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it
Just how lousy is Beijing's air these days? Chinese President Xi Jinping found it necessary to demonstrate his support for the people by ... walking around and breathing yesterday.
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I couldn't even see that far on Tuesday

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China and Taiwan hold historic talks

China and Taiwan hold historic talks | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it

China and Taiwan have held their first high-level talks since the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949.

 

Wang Yu-chi and Zhang Zhijun, the top cross-strait officials from each side, attended the four-day talks in Nanjing.

 

No official agenda was released for the talks, which are widely seen as a confidence-building exercise.

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Slowly by slowly

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Japan warns of 'unpredictable events' over China's new air zone

Japan warns of 'unpredictable events' over China's new air zone | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida warned Sunday that "unpredictable events" could follow China's unilateral declaration of an air defence zone over waters including disputed Tokyo-controlled islands.
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They could throw a big party for the Chinese government, with games, and balloons, and ice-cream, and cake - THAT is the only thing that would be unpredictable.
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Low-level cadres in China complain about a “difficult” new year amid corruption crackdown

Low-level cadres in China complain about a “difficult” new year amid corruption crackdown | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it
For these civil servants, a difficult life has nothing to do with survival. It’s only a matter of whether they can continue to abuse power.
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If only they'd let Xiao Dave take control!

 

http://www.youarerong.com/

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YOU ARE RONG

YOU ARE RONG | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it
Exceptional quality Ts with stunning Chinese characters, plus cool and quirky images. Rong also provides a unique Tattoo service allowing you to know what your tatt says before it's too late.
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This is Global Politics because ... well ... OK, you got me on the politics part. And they are global. Sort of.

 

Cool t-shirts though, eh?

 

Buy one - you know you want to.

 

 

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Parochialism and arrogance of U.S. views of human rights - People's Daily Online

Parochialism and arrogance of U.S. views of human rights - People's Daily Online | Global Politics - Yemen | Scoop.it

On April 19, U.S. State Department issued its 36th Country Reports on Human Rights

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Always consider how other people might see you

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earthdog58's curator insight, April 23, 2013 12:20 PM

Hello Kettle, this is Pot again