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By Blaise Cronin - Oct 20, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 20, 2014 22:31
“Cite your sources.” The admonition rings in the ear of every slapdash undergraduate and corner-cutting postdoc. ...
By Marina Lou - Oct 19, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 19, 2014 22:28
Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, one of the founders of OPEC, once compared the world’s fossil-fuel use to “drowning in the devil&rsquo ...
By Mojmír Hampl - Oct 12, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 12, 2014 23:20
It might seem an unlikely proposition, but central banking has become exciting.  This is not necessarily a welcome development. ...
By Asit K. Biswas - Oct 12, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 12, 2014 23:16
In the early 19th century, Lord Byron wrote in “Don Juan” that “till taught by pain, men really know not what good water&r ...
By Katharine H. S. Moon - Oct 12, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 12, 2014 23:14
North Koreans relish the element of surprise when they get to choose the stage and command the theatrics. ...
By Ramadhani Abdallah Noor - Oct 02, 2014 - Last updated at Oct 02, 2014 21:54
Just over 20 years ago, South African photographer Kevin Carter shocked the world with a controversial photograph of a famished young Sudane ...
By Viswanathan Shankar - Sep 29, 2014 - Last updated at Sep 29, 2014 22:00
United Nations Secretary  General Ban Ki-moon has called education the “single best investment” that countries can make to ...
By George Magnus - Sep 27, 2014 - Last updated at Sep 27, 2014 22:03
China’s annual growth rate has recently increased from below 6 per cent at the start of 2014 to around 7.5 per cent in the second quar ...
By Shieh-ming Matthew Lee - Sep 25, 2014 - Last updated at Sep 25, 2014 22:19
His Majesty King Abdullah said “peace is the only solution”. ...
By Michael O’Sullivan - Sep 21, 2014 - Last updated at Sep 21, 2014 21:54
Scotland’s vote on independence from the United Kingdom has spurred widespread debate about the secession of small states, such as Slo ...

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