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World News
Humanitarian catastrophe is becoming commonplace – part of a new normal in which fragile governments, violence, and conflict
The WorldPost
Towers and hexagonal structures have also been built on the islets in recent months.
The World Post
The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.
Impact
The capital pipeline Investors, philanthropists, and the rest of the international development space have quickly picked
Politics
Could this latest stunt hint at leadership struggles within the GOP? It's an ironic possibility when you consider that the GOP takeover of both houses in January was supposed to herald an era of strong and responsible Republican leadership, not division.
Politics
CSIS spokesman Andrew Schwartz said an intern was to blame for the tweet, while adding that he was “embarrassed about this
Impact
Though we still have a long way to go, domestic spending increases among African Union nations demonstrate growing political will -- a sign that we are right on track. Most importantly, it sends a strong political message to international donors that their investments are working.
Environment
- W. David Montgomery: Testifying at both this committee hearing and the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee
Tech
American Superconductor later found emails between officials at Sinovel and one of its own employees who stole proprietary
Business
Investment in Africa is on the rise as global companies are recognizing the vast opportunities that the continent has to offer.
Tech
At least half a dozen countries with offensive cyber-capabilities are probing U.S. corporate and military computer systems
DC
"We can do a much better job of preparing policymakers and the public," he said. "It is an institution that really has global
Impact
Several major announcements have been made in recent weeks about the expansion of vaccine access to the world's poor.
The World Post
Instead of moving into a new future that defused India and Pakistan's nuclear rivalry and promised "a more capable, accountable
New York
"Every society seeks to live in peace and security," says Paul Stevers, the thought leader behind the evening. "Tragically
The World Post
This year the number of poor people around the world struggling to get enough food for survival for themselves and their families has risen to a little more than a billion -- the highest level in 30 years.
Environment
The problem of unsafe water around the world is enormous. Many experts say estimates of 1 billion people without consistent access to clean water are probably way low.
Politics
The president has set a limit on the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. For now. That's how escalation works. Ceilings become floors. Gradually.
Politics
Sen. Nunn is recommending a "review" of the policy he helped fashion fifteen years ago, but he is not indicating whether his own views have changed.