Cherie Huang

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Catalonia holds non-binding vote on independence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1122000/1122698_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524642525_77311ff7ac404c7a6c2741d89c47abd8<p><b>The people of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain are voting in a disputed and non-binding poll on independence.</b><p>The Spanish judiciary has ruled the vote …

旅人在出發以前,記得把「水」倒光

【插畫】別為了文創而文創:發展在地文化,就是最好的國際化

加泰隆尼亞取消獨立公投 改辦「公民諮詢」

WHO:伊波拉死亡率達七成 12月每周恐爆萬人染病

Northern Ireland talks must lift blockages says Cameron

<b>Political talks in Northern Ireland must "lift the blockages" preventing its power-sharing executive from delivering effective government, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.</b><p>Talks aimed at resolving difficulties among the five parties in the devolved government have begun in Belfast.<p>Northern …

從 Emma Watson 聯合國 "He for She "演說學到的三個演講技巧

「你是一個很好的孩子」:讓我們學習一看,就能看見孩子整個人─心理諮商師的教養祕訣

「追求夢想時,你會忘記自己幾歲」:從《不老騎士》看老年人的自我實現

巾幗不讓鬚眉 庫德族女戰士領軍全城對抗伊斯蘭國

Kobane: Teenage girls fight as Turkish forces stand back(The Telegraph)<p>Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani; fighters strike in Iraq(Reuters)<p>伊斯蘭教激進組織「伊斯蘭國」(IS)持續攻打敘利亞與土耳其交界處的庫德族城鎮柯巴尼,數以千計的庫德族人逃離瀕臨陷落的柯巴尼後,心有餘悸地述說伊斯蘭國戰士燒殺擄掠、慘無人道暴行。據民眾透露,伊斯蘭國戰士一邊嗑藥、一邊殺人,以阿拉之名行屠殺之實。逃離魔掌的庫德族人說,美方近來持續領導聯軍空襲柯巴尼,但伊斯蘭國戰士對柯 …

美國第2例確診 護士著全套防護裝備仍染伊波拉

‘Breach in protocol’ caused second U.S. Ebola infection(USA Today)<p>Dallas Nurse Contracts Ebola Virus, Elevating Response and Anxiety(The New York Times)<p>美國周日證實發生首宗本土伊波拉傳染病例,也是第二起在美確診伊波拉的病例。遭傳染的女護士任職德州達拉斯的德州衛生長老會醫院,曾照護上周三不治的賴比瑞亞伊波拉病患鄧肯,雖穿著全套防護裝備仍染病。<p>美國疾病防治中心(CDC)主任佛列登指出,該院曾發生「違反(防疫)程序」的疏失,導致這名護士染病,但這名護 …

小心一句話的「威力」!成功人士不會說的七句話

愛書人注意!有機會你一定要逛的全球十大圖書館

文:Val Tseng<p>秋意濃,此時似乎是窩在舒適角落、手拿燙口咖啡,自在閱讀、充實自己的最佳時刻。以下特別整理了英國AnOther Magazine選出他們最喜愛的全球十大最佳書庫,不論是專業領域工作者的特殊品味收藏、充滿了比迪士尼樂園還要綺麗的裝飾及藏書 ,抑或是傳統與當代交織的特色圖書館,在這裡讓我們一覽無遺。<p>1. Nigella Lawson 的私人圖書館,倫敦(Nigella Lawson’s Private Library, London )<p>Nigella Lawson是英國美食作家、電視主持人、電台主持人,對於美食的專精及熱衷享譽國際。她至今已收藏超過六千本關於烹飪的書籍,藏書甚至 …

你能想像有人半夜上廁所會擔心遭到強暴?四個平凡點子,影響了非洲上萬人

編譯:林梅兮<p>你有聽過可以防治性侵害的如廁袋,或是能幫助女孩接受教育的衛生棉墊嗎?這其中的連結乍看之下或許不明顯,但有時即使是個簡單的點子,也能衍生出巨大的社會影響力。<p>找不到,就自己動手做<p>2008年,Sophia Klumpp在烏干達擔任志工的時候遇到了衛生棉條用完的窘境,她與當時的男友四處尋覓無果,因為當地的女孩們多數使用報紙、破布或樹皮充當經期來潮時的衛生用品,時常因此缺課一整個星期。<p>於是Sophia和男友買來幾台腳踏式縫紉機,雇用了當地會縫紉的女孩,開始嘗試製作可水洗的衛生棉墊。如今,他們所創立的社會企業Afripads聘雇了80名員工,製造及販賣由聚酯棉布(polycot ton)和搖粒 …

別讓「知名景點」與「打卡」遮蔽了土地的美和歲月的味

WHO:伊波拉病例破8千死亡近半 美國5大機場實施額外篩檢

Ebola still rampant in three African countries as deaths near 4,000 – WHO(Reuters)<p>Travelers from West African countries will face stronger Ebola screening at U.S. airports(The Washington Post)<p>Ebola outbreak: UK sending 750 troops to Sierra Leone(BBC)<p>世界衛生組織(WHO)今天公布最新伊波拉疫情統計,截至5日、亦即伊波拉疫情爆發40週以來,包括幾內亞 …

印巴邊界局勢惡化 喀什米爾慘烈交火2萬人逃離

Five more civilians killed in worst India-Pakistan fighting for years(Reuters)<p>Indian and Pakistani Troops Clash Again on Kashmir Line(The New York Times)<p>印度和巴基斯坦邊界緊張情勢升高,印方下令對任何挑釁予以強烈反擊,在巴國停火前,印度拒絕召開邊防軍官「旗會」。7日晚間更發生自印巴雙方2003年達成停火協議以來,最嚴重的一次軍事衝突。印度軍方連夜發射砲彈回擊,並稱至少消滅18名「恐怖分子」。而巴基斯坦則說,印度的攻擊造成15名巴基斯坦平民死亡, …

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education.<p>Thorbjorn Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said, …

Mother of U.S. hostage reaches out to ISIS

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Saying she's an "old woman" trying to find out the fate of her only son, the mother of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet meant for ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi.<p>"I am trying to get in touch with the Islamic State about my son's fate," she says in the tweet, which is …

Hong Kong Government Cancels Talks With Student Protesters

Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty Images<p>Bobby Yip—Reuters<p>Philippe Lopez—AFP/Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty …

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UK to introduce Ebola screening as death of Briton reported in Macedonia

Travellers arriving at Heathrow and Gatwick from west Africa are to be screened for symptoms of Ebola, Downing Street announced on Thursday night after a day of confusion over the government’s response to the virus that has claimed more than 3,800 lives.<p>People travelling from the worst-affected …

U.S.-Led Forces Strike a Dozen ISIS Targets in Syria, Iraq

A dozen U.S.-led airstrikes destroyed numerous ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, as the U.S. intensifies its efforts to save the besieged Syrian border city of Kobani. Eight of the strikes came near Kobani itself, destroying five armed vehicles, a command-and-control …

UK hostage strategy scrutinised after Isis threatens fifth western hostage

Two key elements of the British government’s hostage negotiation strategy – refusing to pay ransoms and requesting a media blackout – are under increasing scrutiny after Islamic State (Isis) threatened the life of a fifth western captive.<p>The brother of the taxi driver Alan Henning has said the …

Ebola crisis: how health workers on west African frontline are paying with their lives

The day, 21 July, began like any other Monday for Ameyo Adadevoh, a doctor in Africa’s most populous city, Lagos. In a crowded midtown district, the usual jumble of patients awaited at the hospital where Adadevoh was known to sometimes give free drugs to those who could not afford it. Among them …

WHO says no signs spread of Ebola is slowing

The Ebola outbreak shows no signs of abating, has killed 3,879 people and threatens more Western African nations poorly equipped to deal with the disease, the World Health Organisation has said in a report.<p>The UN's health authority said on Wednesday that a total of 8,033 people had caught the …

Threat to Syrian town tests patience for U.S. strategy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The threat from Islamic State fighters to the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani is an early test of the U.S.-led coalition’s patience for a military strategy that at the moment cannot hold ground in Syria.<p>Smoke rises after an U.S.-led air strike in the Syrian town of Kobani …

Thousands march in Mexico to demand action over massacre

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday to demand the government find out what happened to dozens of missing students, who are feared to have been massacred by gang members and police.<p>Photos of missing students are seen during a march in support of the …