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10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

European Dis-Integration: Ukraine Is A Harbinger Of Things To Come

Back when I was teaching, I used to provoke my students in Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service by observing that Europe - birthplace of the Enlightenment, cradle of democracy - was really just "Africa with autobahns."

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Related Topix: Tribal, Europe, United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin

14 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Coded Clothes of South Africa's Economic Freedom Fighters

Nearly 300 supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters -a self-declared Marxist-Leninist political party that has formed in opposition to the dominant African National Congress , and adopted red overalls as its uniform-gathered at the legislative building of South Africa's Gauteng province.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Tribal, African National Congress (South Africa), Israel, Middle East

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Museum moving forward

Entering the front room of Fort Wayne's African/African-American Museum one sees a tall wooden sculpture of a Senufo bird set among a display of maps and drawings.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Tribal

The Heartland Institute

Environmentalists Use Environmental Justice to Kill Millions Per Year

Environmentalists are enlisting minority groups such as African-Americans and Latinos to help them stop use of fossil fuels in the name of ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Tribal, Biomass

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin

With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Tribal,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

GlobalNews

Calgary restroom in the running to be named best in Canada

The facilities in the Destination Africa exhibit at the Calgary Zoo made the top five, and are in the running to be named the winner for 2014.

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Related Topix: Tribal

Star999.com

Today*s Star- Kongos

When you hear Kongos' song "Come With Me Now", you can tell they are influenced by a lot of different things.

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Related Topix: Tribal

Palladium-Item

In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region -- forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Tribal

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Financial Mirror

New Leaf Africa Earns Local Informed Con ...

New Leaf Africa has earned "Local Informed Consent" from the African government, landowners and tribal chiefs for the implementation of forest preservation, water filtration and cook stove projects in the Boula Forrest region, Republic of Guinea.

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Related Topix: Tribal, World News, Africa, Guinea, Environment, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hot Air

DIA chief: US less safe than "several years ago"

What happened since "several years ago" that have made the US less safe ? The outgoing chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency doesn't specify his starting point, but Lt.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Aspen, CO, Tribal, US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundCHRISTIAN Neocons Want a Whiter World

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

International Business Times

Volunteer Teen Rapes Orphans during Mission Trip

A missionary volunteer is facing a life in prison as he was found guilty of raping orphans during his missionary trip in Africa.

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Related Topix: Prison, Tribal, Family, Kids

Hays Daily News

In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region -- forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Tribal, Opinion

Iol.co.za

'The Mandela of white people'

According to the writer, the Nelson Mandela of white people is superficial, as was his conceptualisation of the struggle of black people post-1994.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, World News, South Africa, Africa, Tribal

Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

How pursuit of good life dominates ethical conscience in Africa

July 26, 2014 - Looking at the African Continent, my country in particular within this critical time of post independence political and ethnic's violence, one's mind wondered with mixture of confusions, dismayed and embarrassments.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Anthropology, Science, World News, Africa, South Sudan

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Inhabitat

Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa

Soninke by Davide G Aquini is a buffet with wings that are entirely covered with slats that are used to shield furniture during the lacquering process.

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Related Topix: Tribal

New Vision

Government assures tourists on security

Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, the minister for internal affairs, said the tribal clashes that caused tension in the Rwenzori region earlier this month have since ended and over 400 attackers given amnesty.

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Related Topix: Travel, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Tribal, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

Rediff.com

Oh Shiv Sena MPs, Mumbai needs you more

Prasanna D Zore appeals to the Shiv Sena 11 -- the MPs at the heart of the current national controversy -- to forget roti s and poor service at Maharashtra Sadan and instead deliver millions of Mumbaikars from their daily travel troubles.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Tribal, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Foreign Policy

The Islamic State Isn't Circumcising Women and Didn't Steal $400 Million Either

Since the Islamic State captured Mosul last month, it has burned shops selling alcohol, ordered veils placed over the faces of mannequins in store windows, and implemented discriminatory policies that forced the majority of the city's Christians to flee.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Tribal

The Janesville Gazette

First Amendment: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - the extremist movement occupying large swaths of territory in the region - forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Tribal

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