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Report: US May Set Refugee Cap at Zero for Coming Year | Voice of America

Report: US May Set Refugee Cap at Zero for Coming Year | Voice of...

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is considering more dramatic cuts to the U.S. refugee program, with one official suggesting the White House...
FILE - Asylum-seekers line up for a meal provided by volunteers as they wait in a makeshift migrant camp near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, June 29, 2019.

US Expands ‘Remain in Mexico’ to Dangerous Part of Border | Voice of America

HOUSTON - The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum-seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities,...
Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center, shows document of Registration of Pakatan Harapan "Alliance of Hope" during a press conference in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years…

Promise, Peril in Malaysia’s Move to Lower Voting Age | Voice of America

BANGKOK - Parties on either side of Malaysia's deep political divide are hoping to capitalize on a bipartisan bill to lower the country's...
FILE - Workers stand at the Gibe III hydroelectric dam during its inauguration in Shoma Yero village in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples

Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley | Voice of America

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living...
The 'Mandela effect' and the science of false memories

The ‘Mandela effect’ and the science of false memories

Source: Neil Dagnall, Reader in Applied Cognitive Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University / The Conversation There’s a theory doing the rounds...
New wave of smart cities has arrived

New wave of smart cities has arrived

Source: James Ransom, PhD candidate, international higher education, UCL / The Conversation An abandoned mine shaft beneath the town of...
How to Beat Trump? Dems Bivided as he Rams Race Onto Ballot | Voice of America

How to Beat Trump? Dems Bivided as he Rams Race Onto Ballot | Voice...

LOS ANGELES - Joe Biden was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump’s “racist”...
no, having 30,000 followers does not make you a celebrity

no, having 30,000 followers does not make you a celebrity

Source: Hayleigh Bosher, Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, Brunel University London / The Conversation Claims that anyone with more than...
How geological maps made the Apollo moon landings worthwhile

How geological maps made the Apollo moon landings worthwhile

Source: David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences, The Open University / The Conversation I still remember a cartoon in a...
Boris Johnson lacks character, competence and credibility, say leadership experts

Boris Johnson lacks character, competence and credibility, say leadership experts

Source: Michael Smets, Associate Professor in Management and Organisation Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford / The Conversation The...
My book Tell it to the Bees was made into a film – but they changed the ending for a straight audience

My book Tell it to the Bees was made into a film – but...

Source: Fiona Shaw, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Northumbria University, Newcastle / The Conversation You’ll find the corpses of many...
How far-right groups use Britain's extremism definition to argue they aren't extremist

How far-right groups use Britain’s extremism definition to argue they aren’t extremist

Source: Chris Allen, Associate Professor in Hate Studies, University of Leicester / The Conversation The government’s definition of extremism is...
attempts by Saudi Arabia, Iran and Turkey to co-opt Arab tribes will deepen the country's divisions

attempts by Saudi Arabia, Iran and Turkey to co-opt Arab tribes will deepen the...

Source: Haian Dukhan, Teaching Fellow in International Relations, University of Leicester / The Conversation Saudi Arabia is putting renewed pressure...
the Apollo crews were extremely lucky

the Apollo crews were extremely lucky

Source: Jim Wild, Professor of Space Physics, Lancaster University / The Conversation As the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first moon...
Social diversity is initially threatening but people do adapt over time – new research

Social diversity is initially threatening but people do adapt over time – new research

Source: Miguel R Ramos, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford / The Conversation The ethnic and religious composition of many...
EU silence over British seizure of Iranian tanker is a telling glimpse of post-Brexit future

EU silence over British seizure of Iranian tanker is a telling glimpse of post-Brexit...

Source: Barry Ryan, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Keele University / The Conversation It’s rare to experience silence in this...
Five countries in the eastern Mediterranean are shaking up Europe's energy map

Five countries in the eastern Mediterranean are shaking up Europe’s energy map

Source: Khaled Kesseba, Lecturer and Researcher in International Business, Sheffield Hallam University / The Conversation Discoveries of natural gas reserves...
La privatisation des routes, une idée à l’encontre du modèle social français

La privatisation des routes, une idée à l’encontre du modèle social français

Source: Eric Vernier, Directeur de la Chaire Commerce, Echanges & Risques internationaux - ISCID-CO, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Chercheur au LEM (UMR...
Turkey

Turkey Dismisses EU Sanctions, as Tensions Escalate over Cyprus | Voice of America

ISTANBUL - Turkey's dismissal of recently imposed European Union sanctions as "valueless" puts the country on a collision course with the EU. Ankara...

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