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  • UNICEF 'School in a Box' contains basic educational items for 1 teacher and 80 students
    Education may help prevent dementia from destabilizing world economies
    A recent IISA and Linz University studyfinds thatthe mental decline of aging populations may have worse consequences than we realize. The research concludes that nations must drastically“improve the cognition”of their children for them...
  • Breaking News: Russia gets the boot
    Breaking News: Russia gets the boot
    World leaders, including US President Barak Obama, have agreed to give Russia the boot, sort of. The world leaders cannot technically kick Russia out of the G8 so instead they all agreed to suspend their own participation in the G8 and will...
  • Secretary of State John Kerry
    Obama Administration pushing for exclusion of Russia from G8
    Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for the exclusion of Russia from the G8 because of its military incursion into Ukraine, according to ABC News, Mar. 2, 2014. In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on the program "Sunday Morning...
  •   A portrait of His Holiness The Dalai Lama is seen during morning prayers at the  Thikse Monastery near Leh in Ladakh, India.
    Tibetan activists are disappointed with G8 joint communiqué
    The situation in Tibet has been critical for a long time. Tibetan activists were therefore deeply disappointed that Tibet was not included in the recent G8 joint communiqué. Phayul.com reported on June 18, 2013, Campaigners deplore Tibet’s...
  • G8 Expectations 2013
    G8: violence, use of chemical weapons must stop in Syria
    Although there are fundamental differences between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama on Syria, after two-days of discussions, they apparently have agreed that the violence and use of chemical weapons must stop...
  • Tax avoidance at G8
    Tax avoidance at G8
    The current system enables the most unscrupulous corporations and wealthy individuals to deprive our governments of billions of dollars of revenue that should be invested in quality education, research, infrastructure and health care. We call for...
  • Supporters gather in Hong Kong
    After UK bans Snowden, new extremely damaging information is released
    Edward Snowden appears to be armed with plenty of sensitive information regarding not only NSA operations but also damaging information regarding other countries' surveillance operations as well.The UK made it known that Edward Snowden would...
  • U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon
    Military jets enforce flight restriction in DC area for G8 Summit
    Air Force fighter jets will be on alert this weekend enforcing a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) zone during a Group of Eight (G8) Summit meeting at Camp David, Md. The G8 is a forum for the governments of eight large economies. Each calendar...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Putin snubs US, Obama retaliates
    Russian President Vladimir Putin informed the White House Wednesday that he would not attend the G8 summit this week passing on a highly anticipated meeting with President Barack Obama.Moscow cited Putin’s duties in forming a new government...
  • travel
    International higher ed promotes study abroad
    International exchange and education has long been a process in Washington, DC. Study Abroad Programs are very popular, with the White House, the National Mall, the Library of Congress, and the US Capitol, the District of Columbia is the common...
  • Surveillance Camera
    Worrisome restrictions approved for upcoming G-8 summit
    In a move which should leave libertarians and ordinary citizen alike apprehensive, the Chicago City Council approved an ordinance which gives Mayor Rahm Emanuel enhanced authority to prepare Chicago for the upcomming G8 summit.The G8 is a group of...
  • NATO
    NATO Summit testament to Obama-Emanuel relationship
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  • Rice Field in Vietnam
    Fighting Hunger for Development: Canadian Leadership and a Change in American Policy
    At the present time more than 1 billion people in the world suffer from chronic hunger. As a result of the recent global financial crisis, combined with a previous global food crisis, the number has actually increased. New initiatives have...
  • Toronto Island view of downtown
    Toronto: Soon to be the Center of the World - At Least for Two Days
    Returning from a recent trip to the developing world brings a new meaning to the word development for me, particularly when looking at Toronto. This city, the largest in one of the most advanced and wealthiest countries on the planet, is a great...