Category Archives: International Affairs

Turkey Purges Education Among Others

When the State wants you dumb and does not shy away from showing it. Here’s Turkey’s recipe for censorship and disaster Advertisements

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75% of International Aid Doesn’t Meet Transparency Standards

According to the Publish What You Fund campaign, only a quarter of international aid meets transparency standards. The 2016 Aid Transparency Index raises a lot more questions from donors and governments on how money is spent and whether accountability mechanisms … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Memorial Visit 2016

Honoured to pay first ever G7 visit to #Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Remembering the past to build peace for the future pic.twitter.com/aZWvOtF6eV — Federica Mogherini (@FedericaMog) 11 avril 2016   Kerry says ‘deeply moved’ by Hiroshima memorial visit https://t.co/Ehcq9B9JP2 pic.twitter.com/0juNogd5d4 — … Continue reading

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International Day of Reflection on Rwanda Genocide

As appalling as it may sound, there are days dedicated to genocides. So that people stop and think about history atrocities and commit to avoid repeating them. On 7 April, the UN commemorates the first day the genocide in Rwanda … Continue reading

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Corruption Perception Index 2015 Is Out

Transparency International just released its Corruption Perception Index 2015. A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). A country’s rank indicates its position relative … Continue reading

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First Flower Grown in Space

First ever flower grown in space makes its debut! #SpaceFlower #zinnia #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/2uGYvwtLKr — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) 16 Janvier 2016  

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