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U.S., France Sign Accord for Holocaust Survivors - US News

U.S., France Sign Accord for Holocaust Survivors - US News | Asia | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and France have signed an accord that will compensate thousands of Holocaust survivors and their families who were deported to concentration camps by France's state rail company during Nazi occupation.
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This Is Why Australia Has a 'National Sorry Day'

This Is Why Australia Has a 'National Sorry Day' | Asia | Scoop.it
Generations of Aboriginal children were wronged by social-engineering policies
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If this were your people, would you be able to forgive so easily?

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Is the Australian Economic Miracle Coming to an End?

Is the Australian Economic Miracle Coming to an End? | Asia | Scoop.it
Australia's economy has been on a tear for over two decades. How long can the good times really last down under?
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What precautions would you take if your country had a high risk of recession?

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Geography of Australia

Geography of Australia | Asia | Scoop.it
Australia comprises a land area of almost 7.7 million square kilometres (sq km). The bulk of the Australian land mass lies between latitudes 10 degrees 41 minutes (10° 41') south
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Why do you think Australia's geography is so unique?

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Compare and contrast Australia's geography to Asia's.

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'Privacy isn't dead:' Snowden’s South American legacy grows as Brazil’s crypto movement marches on

'Privacy isn't dead:' Snowden’s South American legacy grows as Brazil’s crypto movement marches on | Asia | Scoop.it
The largest conference on cryptology and internet privacy in Latin America started on Friday. Increasing, the digital rights activists and hackers president are questioning their own government’s surveillance practices. #safemode
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What do you think about Brazil's government monitoring people through social media without their consent?

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East Africa: EAC Stresses Free Movement

East Africa: EAC Stresses Free Movement | Asia | Scoop.it
EAST African Community (EAC) Secretariat in collaboration with GIZ plan to conduct sensitization workshop in Mtukula and Sirari borders between April 16 and 17 and 23 and 24 respectively to strengthen communication and sensitization of the community achievements and popularizing integration benefits.
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Do you believe this plan that they have can work. Why?

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Cape Town celebrates a thousand new homeowners

Cape Town celebrates a thousand new homeowners | Asia | Scoop.it
Information on social
development in South Africa: the social security net, land reform,
and provision of basic education, housing, electricity, water and
sanitation
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What are your thoughts on the houses being built and is it a good idea?Why?

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Committee of Ministers - Gender Equality Commission (GEC) - Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017 [1183 meeting]

Gender Equality Commission (GEC) - Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017 [1183 meeting]
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Do you believe Europe can achieve these objectives through 2017? Why?

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Why has Europe's economy done worse than the US? | Mark Weisbrot

Why has Europe's economy done worse than the US? | Mark Weisbrot | Asia | Scoop.it
Mark Weisbrot: The eurozone experience shows what can happen when people lose control over their government's economic policies
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After reading this article, why do you believe Europe's economy has done worse then the US?

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How Islam Became the Fastest Growing Religion in Europe

How Islam Became the Fastest Growing Religion in Europe | Asia | Scoop.it
This short video explains the circumstances behind the influx of Muslims to the continent
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Why do you think Islam is growing so rapidly? What other "trends" and ideas could possibly grow and catch on rapidly?

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Mexico- Human Environment Interaction

Mexico- Human Environment Interaction | Asia | Scoop.it
Created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that’s simple, beautiful, and fun.
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Infer on whether you agree with these positives and negatives. Why?

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U.S., France Sign Accord for Holocaust Survivors - US News

U.S., France Sign Accord for Holocaust Survivors - US News | Asia | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and France have signed an accord that will compensate thousands of Holocaust survivors and their families who were deported to concentration camps by France's state rail company during Nazi occupation.
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Do you believe they deserve to get that fund? Why?

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Economists see revved-up US economy next year

Economists see revved-up US economy next year | Asia | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy is picking up speed, according to a survey of business economists.
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Do you think the US economy will continue to grow and prosper? What factor(s) do you think will come into play for their economy? 

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How Ruth Calderon Transforms Israeli Politics — and Talmud

How Ruth Calderon Transforms Israeli Politics — and Talmud | Asia | Scoop.it
Following Ruth Calderons unexpected Knesset win comes a surprising new book — including some of the same Talmud tales that made her inaugural speech go viral.
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Ruth Calderon changed Israeli politics dramatically. She is an innovative leader? What do you think makes her such a great and life-changing politician?
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Australians push for Vatican cardinal to testify on abuse

Australians push for Vatican cardinal to testify on abuse | Asia | Scoop.it
More than 55,000 people have signed a petition calling for Cardinal George Pell to return to his native Australia and face a government commission on child sex abuse, after allegations that he tried to bribe the victim of a pedophile priest.
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Despite the accusations would you be comfortable having Vatican control? Why or Why not?

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Australia's new multinational anti-avoidance law moves ahead of OECD consensus | Lexology

Australia's new multinational anti-avoidance law moves ahead of OECD consensus | Lexology | Asia | Scoop.it
The Government has announced as part of the Budget?that it will introduce a new multinational anti-avoidance law into Part IVA of the Income Tax…
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What do you think about the new multinational anti-avoidance law? Why?

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Australia's STEM education levels are going backwards: Turnbull | ZDNet

Australia's STEM education levels are going backwards: Turnbull | ZDNet | Asia | Scoop.it
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed disappointment in the amount of students taking up STEM education, days after the release of Australia's 2015 Budget, which made no specific details of how the government will be supporting STEM learning.
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What are your thoughts on Shorten Labors ideas for education in Australia? Why?

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In Latin America, new urgency to educate stirs up outdated system

In Latin America, new urgency to educate stirs up outdated system | Asia | Scoop.it
Seeking better schools, Latin America – the world's most unequal region – is trying models like Teach for America.
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What are your thoughts about these Latin American countries trying to boost education in public schools? Why?

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Basic Education in Africa Programme in UNESCO's Office in Dakar | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Basic Education in Africa Programme in UNESCO's Office in Dakar | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Asia | Scoop.it
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What are your thoughts on the (BEAP)s plan. Why?

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Africa's political event of the decade? Nigeria goes to the polls

Africa's political event of the decade? Nigeria goes to the polls | Asia | Scoop.it
Continent’s wealthiest and most populous country is voting today in what is being hailed as the country’s closest-ever election. Here’s what you need to know
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How much do you trust the results of polls? Do you think Nigeria's polls will be beneficial?

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What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way

What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way | Asia | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Business Insider. The Scottish independence movement will embolden other active separatist groups in Europe to win their freedom, whether or not Scotland votes to secede from the UK on Thursday.  From Catalonia and Basque Country in Spain to Veneto, South Tyrol, and the island of...
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Do you believe if all the movements got their way it would have a big impact on Europe? How?

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Europe's political order is being challenged

Europe's political order is being challenged | Asia | Scoop.it
Anti-austerity parties are on the rise across Europe.
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What do you think sparked the idea to challenge this long lasting political order? What other major changes could possibly be made? 

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Canada Arts & Entertainment

Canada Arts & Entertainment | Asia | Scoop.it
Although much of the northern half of Canada is sparsely populated, especially by the indigenous Inuit peoples, most of Canada's population lives in the southern half in large, bustling ...
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How do you think their culture affects their entertainment?

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Canada needs to send more students abroad, report says

Canada needs to send more students abroad, report says | Asia | Scoop.it
While the number of international students coming to Canada is rising, only 3 per cent of Canadian students are going abroad on international study programs
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Intellectual- Canada

Canada could benefit from sending more students aborad, mixing cultures, and finding more buisness overseas. Don't you think the world could benefit with this logic?  How could you change and perhaps explore new cultures and traditions.

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Religion in Latin America

Religion in Latin America | Asia | Scoop.it
Nearly 40% of the world's Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left organized religion altogether.
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In Mexico and Latin America many Catholics are converting what do you think started that trend?

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North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border in latest clash

North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border in latest clash | Asia | Scoop.it
SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea exchanged gunfire on Sunday when the North's soldiers approached the military border and did not retreat after the South fired warning shots, the South Korean Defence
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How might the two Koreas settle their dispute? Do you think this will lead to more violence or extended actions? How might they work together and break the ever growing tension between the two countries?
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