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Obama as Republic Day guest: Jan 26, 2015!

Narendra Modi has invited United States President Barack Obama to attend the Republic Day 2015 as the Chief Guest. And lo and behold! Obama has accepted Modi’s invite delivered to him personally when Modi met him in Washington in September. 205 more words

International Issues, Economy/ Foreign Affairs

David Cameron warns that second global crash is looming

David Cameron has issued a stark message that “red warning lights are flashing on the dashboard of the global economy” in the same way as when the financial crash brought the world to its knees six years ago. 947 more words

International Issues

Australia Beckons PM Narendra Modi

Modi, who arrived in Australia last week on the second leg of this three-nation 10-day tour, aims at a strategic partnership with Australia to promote India’s economic goals and security interests, including maritime security. 192 more words

International Issues

The 'Modi-fied Business Express' Chugs In : Today, Narendra Modi will be at Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia!

Nineteen thousand cheering fans. Holograms. Brilliant lights and blaring music. Rock concert? Nope. EDM show? Not quite. On September 28, newly elected Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi took to the hallowed ground of Madison Square Garden to hold a victory rally in the United States. 243 more words

International Issues, Economy/ Foreign Affairs

Librarians Gather in Sharjah; Lemony Snicket Prize Awaits

This week, the American Library Association presented its first conference in conjunction with the huge Sharjah International Book Fair. Sharjah is largest city in the United Arab Emirates. 276 more words

School Libraries

Review: Which way is the front line from here?

By Nicholas Adams-Dzierzba

In 2011, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger were nominated for an Oscar for their documentary Restrepo, following a year with a platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. 501 more words

International Issues

Commodification of Women and Children by ISIL

A report from the U.S. State Department today speaks to the commodification of women and children by ISIL, particularly the captured Yezidi population. The State Department strongly condemned ISIL’s actions and called for international support in bringing the offenders to justice. 42 more words

Human Trafficking