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FEATURE: International Jazz Day – a global celebration of creativity and diversity
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
FEATURE: International Jazz Day – a global celebration of creativity and diversity
Blues, boogie, bebop or ragtime, no matter what it is called, jazz is a language that translates across cultures and continents, bridging gaps and bringing unity.
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Spread of literacy among women highlighted in UNESCO anniversary global review
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Thursday, 20 April 2017
Spread of literacy among women highlighted in UNESCO anniversary global review
The increase in reading and writing proficiency among women is a result of the significant up tic in their enrolment and completion of primary education over t...
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UN global assessment on higher education reveals disturbing disparities
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Wednesday, 19 April 2017
UN global assessment on higher education reveals disturbing disparities
Noting the lack of sufficient institutions to cater to the growing demand for higher education as well as increasing disparities in its access, the United Nati...
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UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage
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Sunday, 16 April 2017
UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage
Young people from around the world today joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting and prese...
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INTERVIEW: In new UN role, Malala Yousafzai seeks to inspire girls to stand up, speak out for rights
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Monday, 10 April 2017
INTERVIEW: In new UN role, Malala Yousafzai seeks to inspire girls to stand up, speak out for rights
In 2012, Malala Yousafzai made headlines all over the world when she was shot by the Taliban for speaking out on the right of education for girls. But instea...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.