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By Christiana Figueres - Mar 10, 2015 - Last updated at Mar 10, 2015 22:27
Twenty years ago, the adoption by 189 governments of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action marked a turning point in the history o ...
By David Tolbert - Mar 03, 2015 - Last updated at Mar 03, 2015 22:55
On January 10, a particularly atrocious terrorist attack was mounted in a bustling market in the northern Nigerian town of Maiduguri: a 10-y ...
By Abdul El Sayed - Mar 02, 2015 - Last updated at Mar 02, 2015 21:52
A rare, deadly and highly contagious disease is spreading across the United States, having infected more than 100 people since the beginning ...
By Navi Radjou - Mar 01, 2015 - Last updated at Mar 01, 2015 21:37
In a famous 1937 essay, economist Ronald Coase argued that the reason Western economies are organised like a pyramid, with a few large produ ...
By Lawrence N. Shulman - Mar 01, 2015 - Last updated at Mar 01, 2015 21:36
More than four decades ago, US president Richard Nixon, inspired by early and encouraging results that showed that chemotherapy could cure d ...
By Anne Paugam - Feb 26, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 26, 2015 21:40
Climate change is already wreaking havoc throughout the developing world. Vietnam, for example, has reported that natural disasters, some o ...
By Fr. Rif’at Bader - Feb 24, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 24, 2015 21:22
Extremism was not absent on the day Cain killed his brother Abel. ...
By Tania Singer - Feb 24, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 24, 2015 21:20
Today’s mainstream economic models are based on two fundamental assumptions: first, humans are essentially selfish actors who act rati ...
By Susan Hockfield - Feb 22, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 22, 2015 21:20
This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, addresses threats to geopolitical stability and human life, and seeks ...
By Anna Diamantopoulou - Feb 22, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 22, 2015 21:19
The message from the Greek election must not be misunderstood. The fact that more than 36 per cent of the country’s voters cast their ...

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