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By Joel E. Cohen - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:45
The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developin ...
By Anu Madgavkar - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:43
It is a notable irony that India, which produces solutions to many of the knottiest information-technology problems faced by the world&rsquo ...
By Helen Clark - Jan 04, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 04, 2015 22:47
When Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines on December 6, memories of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 6,300 people, were f ...
By Michel Rocard - Dec 31, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 31, 2014 21:29
International negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme have been taking place, in one form or another, for more than a decade. ...
By Tom Bollyky - Dec 30, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 30, 2014 22:34
It is easy to be discouraged about the state of international cooperation today, but global health remains an area in which the world has co ...
By Ezra Karmel - Dec 30, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 30, 2014 22:32
Sovereignty is not the privilege of a state, but its responsibility. ...
By Abdoulaye Mar Dieye - Dec 24, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 24, 2014 22:10
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is destroying lives, decimating communities and orphaning children at a rate not seen since the region&rsq ...
By Le Houezec Jacques - Dec 23, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 23, 2014 23:42
Michael Russell and Murray Jarvik, two pioneers of smoking-cessation research in the 1970s, would probably have welcomed the development of ...
By Mike McGinn - Dec 20, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 20, 2014 23:08
Sometimes the best measure of a movement’s momentum is the reaction of its critics. ...
By Michael Jacobs - Dec 20, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 20, 2014 23:05
It was the agreement that everyone wanted, yet that no one much likes. This year’s annual United Nations climate-change conference in ...

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