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Why have the white British left London?

Why have the white British left London? | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Something quite remarkable happened in London in the first decade of the new millennium. The number of white British people in the capital fell by 620,000 - equivalent to the entire population of Glasgow moving out.
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counter-multiculturalism.

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Hidden casualties of Afghan war: nomadic farmers adopt more settled life

Hidden casualties of Afghan war: nomadic farmers adopt more settled life | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of nomadic farmers have abandoned their wandering lifestyle despite a lack of other work, writes Emma Graham-Harrison
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Water Politics » Central Asia’s Looming Conflict Over Water: The Upriver Countries

Water Politics » Central Asia’s Looming Conflict Over Water: The Upriver Countries | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
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Water wars?

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Living in the 'burbs, Kabul style: One million residents populate the steep hills around the Afghan capital... but it's a long way from the high life

Living in the 'burbs, Kabul style: One million residents populate the steep hills around the Afghan capital... but it's a long way from the high life | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Kabul's suburbanites live in cramped and unsanitary conditions - some in little more than mud huts. And, for many who work in the building industry, life is about to get worse.
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UK's child refugees tell their unique stories

UK's child refugees tell their unique stories | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
The traumatic stories of child refugees living in the UK are told in a series of animated short films aimed at schoolchildren during Refugee Week
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aimed at slighlty younger students KS3/4 but still worth a look perhaps.

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Improving food security in West and Central Africa

Food security plays vital role in improving the livelihood of people. It is one of the main sources of nutritional welfare, a guarantee of good health as wel...
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To what extent can this support the road to conflict resolution?

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Sudan: History of a broken land - Sudan: The Break-Up - Al Jazeera English

Sudan: History of a broken land - Sudan: The Break-Up - Al Jazeera English | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Sudan once represented the greatest hope for peaceful coexistence between Arab and African, Muslim and Christian.
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A film about the history of the Sudan conflicts in Darfur. 47 mins long.

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Jordan: Angelina Jolie meets Syrian Refugees at Border

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visited Jordan's rapidly expanding Za'atri refugee camp today...
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Angelina on the Syrian/Jordanian border in 2013. Meeting newly registering Syrian refugees.

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More than half of Afghanistan’s families live in extreme poverty | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

More than half of Afghanistan’s families live in extreme poverty | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Leila is watching her baby intently, as his mouth moves trying to swallow the small blob of yellow peanut paste Dr Tayab has spooned gently into his
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Heartbreaking reality of conflict affecting the most vulnerable in Afghanistan.

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10 explanations for the riots in England

10 explanations for the riots in England | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Many theories have been posited about the underlying causes of the riots - from moral decay to excessive consumerism. Here two criminologists give their views on some of the arguments.
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Poverty as a cause of conflict? With some underlying race links.

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We don't want our burqas back: women in Afghanistan on the Taliban's return

We don't want our burqas back: women in Afghanistan on the Taliban's return | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
When the troops withdraw from Afghanistan next year, many fear a terrible backlash. Tracy McVeigh meets seven women who rebuilt their lives after Taliban oppression – and finds them at risk once more
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Dale Farm - The Big Eviction (BBC Documentary)

For 10 years, 400 or so travellers on Dale Farm in Essex fought to stay on land they own. In October 2011, with all legal options exhausted, time finally ran...
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Interesting conflict.

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Afghanistan's agony bears fruit at last

Afghanistan's agony bears fruit at last | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
From a gritty walled compound in a fringe of Kabul better known for bombs and violent demonstrations, Mustafa Sadiq is building a global empire on fruit, selling Afghan produce to the health-conscious in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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Nice to read a positive story.

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Gaza 'not liveable by 2020' - UN

Gaza 'not liveable by 2020' - UN | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
Urgent action is needed to improve basic services in the Gaza Strip or it will not be "liveable" by 2020, according to a new UN report.
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Afghan women leave the country in fear of Taliban return

Afghan women leave the country in fear of Taliban return | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
The threat of a curtailment of women's rights prompts many to quit before the 2014 handover
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Lowkey Ft. Logic - Relatives (With Lyrics)

Lowkey Ft. Logic - Relatives with lyrics on screen and in description. Introduction: The views expressed in this track are not directly those of Lowkey or Lo...
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Two contrasting geographical identities and experiences of conflict.

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Darfur - Destruction of 1,000 Villages

Darfur - Destruction of 1,000 Villages | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
While exploring high resolution satellite imagery, Brad Taylor discovered images illustrating the destruction of some 1,000 villages in the Darfur region of Sudan.
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Can be viewed on Google Earth to visit aerial shots of the destroyed Darfur region.

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Angelina Jolie speak on World Refugee Day 2009 - Full

In Washington D.C. UNHCR Goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie speaks out about how refugees have impacted her own life. World Refugee Day: Angelina Jolie calls...
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Angelina talks about the global issue of refugees.

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Conflict Continuum

Expressions of conflict shown on a continuum from peaceful to violent
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A presentation made by a brilliant geography teacher (not me!) Thanks for sharing via the ning.

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Multiculture Britain

Multiculture Britain | A2 Conflict | Scoop.it
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A primary school weblink but a good basic intro if you know nothing about how multicultural Britain came to be!

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