- What Does a Healthy Business in the 21st Century Look Like?
Two New Yorkers left the city life to build a “healthy” business in Vermont. ...
By Esha Chhabra. Forbes. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:29:00 GMT.
- Syrian City Torn by War Shows Jarring Resolve to Try to Live Normally
The New York Times’s Cairo bureau chief, reported from Aleppo, Syria, where inhabitants carry on despite the civil conflict’s inescapable reality.
Declan Walsh. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:48:10 GMT.
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- U.S., Russia Broker Renewed Truce In Parts Of Syria, But Not Aleppo
The United States and Russia brokered a renewed cease-fire in parts of Syria, but excluded the main battlefield of Aleppo where intense fighting has killed more than 200 people in the last week.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:37:36 +0000.
- Editorial: Crime or Not, Fund-Raising in New York Stinks
Current campaign rules offer no real controls or limits on the money sloshing through the system.
The Editorial Board. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:18:43 GMT.
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- China, Russia urge US to drop Korea missile defence proposal
China and Russia urged the United States on April 29 not to install a new anti-missile system in South Korea, after Washington said it was in talks with Seoul in the wake of nuclear arms and missile tests by North Korea
Hurriyet. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:57:00 +0200.
- In U.S. visit, Rachel Notley begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsands
Alberta's premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her province's oilsands in the United States, where it was battered by the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:57:38 EDT.
- NY Times faces discrimination case
New York Times chief executive Mark Thompson faces multi-million dollar legal action alleging he introduced an "environment rife with discrimination" at the newspaper.
BBC News. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:13:57 GMT.
- Australia Data Shows Gun Controls Huge Success 20 Years After Mass Shooting
Australia on Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting which led to strict gun controls that have in turn led to a huge decline in gun murders, undermining claims in the United States that such curbs are not the answer. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:56:30 -0400.
- Myanmar Monks, Protesters Denounce 'Rohingya' Outside US Embassy
Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside of the U.S. embassy in Myanmar Thursday over its use of the term Rohingya to describe the country's ethnic Muslim minority group. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:40:06 -0400.
- Landmark US event on women's reproductive rights
On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.
Mail & Guardian. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 22:26:00 +0200.
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