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China's move toward restricting foreign NGOs spurs anxiety in many organizations

When a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April, Chinese nongovernmental organizations rushed in to provide help, making camp on the grounds of the national palace museum and distributing water, food and tents.<p>A Lions Club chapter in Guangdong province pitched in; so did the China Foundation for …

China Takes Steps To Halt Plunge In Stock Markets

China's central bank will provide an injection of cash for the state-run margin finance company, as the country's top brokerages pledge to go on a share-buying spree to prop up faltering markets that have lost a third of their value in less than a month.<p>Some analysts estimate the total …

Stock Markets

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New details emerge from surprise meeting of Korean leaders<p>South Korean president diffuses 'difficulties' with North Korea<p>American citizen and his …

North Korea

The Nazis, Germany and lazy equations

Matthew Evans has got his argument backwards (Bergen-Belsen was a German atrocity, Letters, 30 June). Everyone “who cares about the Holocaust and historical accuracy” needs to distinguish between the Nazis and “the Germans” precisely because explanations of the Holocaust must grasp its political …

World History

Here's What It Means Now That Greece Voted "No" On Its Bailout Plan

In a victory for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government, Greeks voted on Sunday against the EU and IMF's bailout plan.<p>Should the draft agreement submitted by the EC, ECB, IMF to the eurogroup on June 25, which consists of two parts that make up their full proposal, be accepted? The first …

Greece Says No

In Sunday’s referendum, voters firmly rejected Europe’s plan to bail out the country’s economy. What’s next?<p><i>Updated on July 5, 2015 4:57 pm</i><p>On Sunday, Greek citizens took to the polls in a controversial referendum asking them whether they support a plan calling for continued economic austerity in …

Europe

What will be the next issue that tears EU apart?

A poisonous row over migration, the split over sanctions against Russia, the prospect of a British exit and the rise of hostile parties across the continent leaves Brussels with its most uncertain and dangerous summer since its origins as a trade pact in 1951<p>Popular Greek opposition to their …

Argentina indigenous chieftain leads fight to reclaim ancestral land

Félix Díaz stands before a line of colourful plastic tents on one of the broad strips of land running down the centre of the Avenida 9 de Julio – one of the busiest thoroughfares in the Argentinian capital.<p>“We have many gods,” he says. “The god of nature, the god of water, the god of air, but we no …

Argentina

Is It All Greek To You? Thank Medieval Monks, And The Bard, For The Phrase

If you've been following the Greek financial crisis, you've certainly seen this old cliche in the headlines.<p>In USA Today, there was "If 'it's all Greek to you,' here's the skinny on debt crisis." The BBC says, "All Greek to you? Greece's debt jargon explained."<p>We're all guilty of it. Even NPR had …

Alexis Tsipras hails Greece's no vote: 'Democracy cannot be blackmailed' – video

The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, addresses the nation after its historic no vote. He tells Greeks they made a 'brave choice' and that 'democracy cannot be blackmailed'. But he adds the vote did not give a mandate to split from the European Union entirely but to strengthen Greece's …

Europe

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

<b>23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn</b>by <b>Nadya Khoja</b>, venngage.comIt’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available …

Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015

Technology Evolves Quickly!<p>When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Then I …