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Modern Day Slavery in West Africa

  In 1998 when I was planning my pilgrimage to West Africa, I was warned against visiting Mauritania. It was explained to me that slavery against the “Black” African population was still practised there by the “White” Arabs and I could therefore put my self at risk. The fear was not so much my abduction and enslavement, but […]

30May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Smart Homes Will Be The Standard In The Future

Smart homes will also be made with your comfort in mind. If you live where the seasons change, you might be able to call or text your computer to tell it to turn on the heat a few hours before your arrive. That way, when you arrive home, everything is toasty warm for you. Smart […]

28May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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FDH:^) – Turkmenistan: Ashgabat Promises Direct Exports to the European Union

BY AISHA BERDYEVA Turkmenistan has confirmed that it will directly supply the European Union with 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year, EU officials have announced. It’s a relatively minor commitment, but it could lead to a major revision of the Caspian Basin energy equation, breaking Russia’s dominance of export routes. Read More… […]

23May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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FDH:^) – Opposition Threatens Mass Hunger Strike

Opposition Threatens Mass Hunger StrikeBY NINA AKHMETELI Georgian opposition leaders have given President Mikheil Saakashvili’s administration until February 22 to meet its protest demands. If their conditions are not met by the deadline, opposition leaders vow that they will launch a mass hunger strike all across Georgia.Source: www.eurasianet.org Russia Mulls Stronger Energy Policies in Central […]

23May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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FDH:^) – Armenia: The United States is Muted on the Armenian Political Crisis

Armenia: The United States is Muted on the Armenian Political CrisisBY JOSHUA KUCERA The continuing political crisis Armenia stemming from the March 1 violence in Yerevan has unfolded with little comment from the United States, either from the US government or from influential Armenian-American lobbying groups.Source: www.eurasianet.org Turkey: Suit to Ban Governing Party Threatens to […]

23May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Supreme Court to hear mature-minor rights case – Globe and Mail

Supreme Court to hear mature-minor rights case – Globe and Mail Supreme Court to hear mature-minor rights caseGlobe and Mail, Canada – 2 hours ago The medical contretemps reaches the Supreme Court of Canada today, obliging the court to delve into the issue of when a mature minor can refuse medical … Source: news.google.com ReportZon

20May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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40 developing nations eyeing nuclear power – UN – News.com.au

40 developing countries interested in nuclear power Concerns whether for energy use or warfare “Moving in reaction to Iran” MORE than 40 developing countries have recently Read More Here’s something you don’t see every day: A $65-billion enterprise, one of the largest in the United States, taking the trouble to write a lengthy news release […]

12May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Australia increases Myanmar aid to 23.5 million US dollars – Hindustan Times

TopNews Australia increases Myanmar aid to 23.5 million US dollarsHindustan Times, India – 23 hours ago "A total contribution of 12.5 million dollars will be made to the United Nations Flash Appeal, matching Japan and the United Kingdom as some of the highest …Australia lifts aid — and heat on Burma The AgeAustralia pledges $23.4 mln to […]

12May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Workers fight to get $54-billion EI surplus back – Ottawa Citizen

Workers fight to get $54-billion EI surplus back – Ottawa CitizenThe Canadian labour movement is heading to the Supreme Court of Canada tomorrow seeking a declaration that a $54-billion surplus that accumulated in the federal employment Source: www.canada.com ReportZon

12May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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