Monday, October 29, 2012

29-Oct-2012 10:59

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

The formula for Scottishness :: Scotland is due to vote on independence, but 800,000 Scots living elsewhere in the UK will be excluded. So what is Scottishness all about?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20048521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 26 October 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 26 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20094425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

GCSE legal challenge launched :: A group of head teachers and councils has launched legal action against the exam regulator Ofqual and two exam boards over June's English GCSE exam.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20094719#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

5 things to know about Eid al-Adha :: Five things to know about Eid al-Adha:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/world/eid-5-things/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 20-26 October 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20094432#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook claimant in fraud charge :: A New York businessman is charged with trying to defraud Facebook by claiming a 50% stake in the multi-billion dollar social media firm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20102295#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Hollywood unseen :: Stars of the silver screen in the John Kobal Foundation
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19947444#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How China sees a multicultural world :: Most Chinese people regard themselves as belonging to the same race - and it affects how China views the world, says Martin Jacques.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20083309#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

Helping kids understand the crisis :: Portugal launches a book for kids to explain the financial crisis. But will they understand it? Isa Soares finds out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/21/soares-eurozone-crisis-kids.cnn?eref�ition

France: Greece must shape up :: French President Francois Hollande restated his country's support for debt-stricken Greece Saturday, but stressed that it must live up to its reform commitments.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/25/business/france-greece-debt/index.html?eref�ition

Crucial meets as austerity moves bite :: Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says his country, at the epicenter of a financial crisis which has hobbled Europe's common currency, is "turning the page" economically and moving toward stability.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/22/business/greece-debt-negotiations/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: What would you do in the Oval Office? :: What would you do in the Oval Office?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20103771#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hurricane Sandy :: Millions of Americans are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy -- a storm that has already claimed the lives of at least 45 people in the Caribbean.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/28/us/tropical-weather-sandy/index.html?eref�ition

Myanmar violence :: Dozens of people have been killed and thousands of homes burned to the ground in Myanmar's volatile Rakhine state in recent days, amid an upsurge in violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims that prompted the government to declare a state of emergency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/world/asia/myanmar-rohingya-violence-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

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