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By Tzili Mor - Aug 15, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 15, 2015 22:52
One of the greatest challenges facing women in much of the world is the gap between their legal rights and their ability as individuals to c ...
By Bruce Babbitt - Aug 13, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 13, 2015 22:59
When Pope Francis visited Latin America in July, he made an impassioned plea for the protection of the Amazon rainforest and the people who ...
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram - Aug 12, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 12, 2015 23:03
Today, about 2.1 billion people, or almost 30 per cent of the world’s population, are regarded as overweight (defined as a body mass index, ...
By Gus O’Donnell - Aug 10, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 10, 2015 23:04
In 1961, when the United States was faced with the threat of falling behind the Soviet Union in the space race, president John F. ...
By Christopher Engman - Aug 10, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 10, 2015 23:02
When it comes to crafting good digital policy, Europe has failed its first big test.In May, the European Commission announced that it would ...
By Nancy Birdsall - Aug 08, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 08, 2015 23:03
The Green Revolution is considered one of the great successes in the history of economic development.In the 1960s and 1970s, the creation an ...
By John Hewson - Aug 05, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 05, 2015 23:04
On a recent 14.5-hour flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, I had time to read the columnist Charles Krauthammer’s collection of essays, Things ...
By Dilma Roussef - Aug 04, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 04, 2015 22:53
We are still one year away from it, but Brazil’s heart is already beating faster.The generous Brazilian heart leaps up when confronted with ...
By Zhao Minghao - Aug 02, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 02, 2015 23:03
As much of the world focuses on Greece’s travails, the BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — have been working ...
By Jostein Eikeland - Aug 02, 2015 - Last updated at Aug 02, 2015 23:01
If we were able to capture and use the energy from just two minutes of sunlight falling on the Earth, it would be enough to fuel our cars, l ...

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