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Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police

Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police | Asia | Scoop.it
Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says. The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression.
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Canada: Political

 

EQ: Predict how this may cause problems for Canada and the  Ukraine. Would Russia work even harder to fight back? Why or why not?

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British students ditch costly UK for free education in Europe - Telegraph

British students ditch costly UK for free education in Europe  - Telegraph | Asia | Scoop.it
As tuition fees rise at home, many British students are looking across the sea for cheaper venues to complete their masters degrees
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Intellectual/Arts

 

EQ: Judging by the effects of the rise in tuition, how will the change in schools, maybe even countries, cause diffusion?

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'Magic' yarmulkes aim to protect religious Jews in Europe from possible threats

'Magic' yarmulkes aim to protect religious Jews in Europe from possible threats | Asia | Scoop.it
An Israeli barber who designed the yarmulkes says he has seen particular interest from buyers in France and Belgium
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Religion

 

EQ: Predict how this may decrease the amount of racial conflicts inflicted on Jewish citizens in Europe.

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Ireland to become fastest-growing EU economy

Ireland to become fastest-growing EU economy | Asia | Scoop.it
European Commission predicts GDP growth of 3.5 per cent for Ireland in 2015
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Economic

 

EQ: How do you think Ireland's GDP is growing? How will this effect the average total of the EU's economy?  Additionally, why is Germany's GDP lower than Ireland's?

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California rain renews flooding, mudslide concerns east of Los Angeles

California rain renews flooding, mudslide concerns east of Los Angeles | Asia | Scoop.it
"It'll be the locusts next," evacuee says of sodden foothill community's string of bad luck
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Predict how the the storm will harm and help California. 

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GIIP Distance Learning Programme – OCL (Off Campus IP Learning) - PR.com

GIIP Distance Learning Programme – OCL (Off Campus IP Learning) - PR.com | Asia | Scoop.it
GIIP Distance Learning Programme – OCL (Off Campus IP Learning) - on PR.com
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EQ:Do you think the GIIP's off campus learning is more effective and do you think it can help students.Why or why not?

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IMF Survey : Mexico’s Economy Shows Steady Growth Fueled by Key Reforms

IMF Survey : Mexico’s Economy Shows Steady Growth Fueled by Key Reforms | Asia | Scoop.it
Major reforms in the energy, telecommunications, education, and financial sectors have been designed to unlock potential growth in Mexico.
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Mexico: Economy

 

EQ: Although Mexico is doing well, how will that affect the U.S economy? How will the boost in the economy affect the gang and mafia violence?

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Inside North Korea

Inside North Korea | Asia | Scoop.it
Westerners have only glimpses of life in the closed-off country.
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EQ: How has Korea's geography affected them?

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Indian Society: An Interesting Interplay of Religion With Culture!

Indian Society: An Interesting Interplay of Religion With Culture! | Asia | Scoop.it
Alain de Botton, one of the best known intellectuals of Britain, suggests that in modern world, culture should have upper hand overreligion. Ultimately, he prescribes that the former should replace th
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EQ: How has religion influenced the way India formed?

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Interview: Economic development, poverty alleviation among China's most impressive achievement in 65 years --scholars - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Interview: Economic development, poverty alleviation among China's most impressive achievement in 65 years --scholars - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Asia | Scoop.it
As China marks the 65th anniversary of National Day on Wednesday, scholars here hailed China for its rapidly economic growth and poverty alleviation over the past 65 years.
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EQ: Predict china's economic growth rate in the next 50 years.

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Why Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia Will Determine the Fate of European Society

Why Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia Will Determine the Fate of European Society | Asia | Scoop.it
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Social

 

EQ: Judging by the actions of some religious extremists, evaluate the consequences of their actions. How will these actions affect the non-extremists and their lifestyles?

 

 

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The treaty that explains 200 years of European history - and why Ukraine is such a mess - Telegraph

The treaty that explains 200 years of European history - and why Ukraine is such a mess - Telegraph | Asia | Scoop.it
Geography is destiny, and Ukraine - the crossroads between the powerful Russian empire and the squabbling European powers - was destined for division
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Area/Geography

 

EQ: Imagine what would have happened if the treaty was not created. How has the treaty impacted Europe?

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Europe 'faces political earthquakes'

Europe 'faces political earthquakes' | Asia | Scoop.it
Political earthquakes could be in store for Europe in 2015, according to research by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the BBC's Democracy Day.
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Political

 

EQ: Predict how this may effect the results of the next political campaign in the future.

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How Canada and U.S. diverged on religion

How Canada and U.S. diverged on religion | Asia | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Canada and the United States are not just two of the world's closest neighbours in terms of commerce, trade and culture, but the former British colonies also shared many of the same fundamental beliefs and ideals as they…
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EQ: How does religion play a role in Canada then it does in U.S.A?

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Mexico’s middle class is becoming its majority

Mexico’s middle class is becoming its majority | Asia | Scoop.it
The swelling ranks of the middle class in Mexico are crowding new Wal-Marts, driving Nissan sedans and maxing out their credit cards.
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EQ: What was the effect of the middle class growing and how does it effect Mexico?

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Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police

Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police | Asia | Scoop.it
Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says. The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression.
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Canada: Political

 

EQ: Predict how this may cause problems for Canada and the  Ukraine. Would Russia work even harder to fight back? Why or why not?

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Chefs and scientists team up to make Japanese food even more delicious

Chefs and scientists team up to make Japanese food even more delicious | Asia | Scoop.it
For more “deliciousness,” chefs are tinkering with a way of cooking that hasn’t changed for centuries.
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EQ:  Predict how this will change the way people cook.

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The Economic Miracle of Israel's Natural Gas Fields

The Economic Miracle of Israel's Natural Gas Fields | Asia | Scoop.it
Many scoffed at the idea of Israel possessing fossil fuels, but massive natural gas finds have changed all that
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EQ:Predict how the discovery of oil by Israel will  accelerate their economy.

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China party journal says copying Western democracy brings disaster

China party journal says copying Western democracy brings disaster | Asia | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - Blindly copying Western-style democracy can only bring disaster, an influential Chinese Communist Party journal wrote in its latest edition following more than a week of pro-democracy
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EQ: Compare and contrast the western democracy to China's communist government.

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