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Digital Diplomacy in the Age of Algorithms

Last week I published the first in a series of posts dealing with issues that arose in the recent Digital Diplomacy Conference held in Tel Aviv. 983 more words

State of Zimbabwean embassies abroad a scandal – Hon Paradza

By Pretty Chavango

In a feisty moment at Parliament , Member of Parliament for Kuwadzana East Honourable Nelson Chamisa called for the dismissal of Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Simbarashe Mumbengegwi accusing him of incompetence and lack of progress during the 11 years he has been in office. 383 more words

Overlanding between Djibouti, Somaliland and Ethiopia

When I was researching a trip around the horn of Africa, information was hard to find, and all outdated. Google, Lonely Planet and most other travel guides didn’t offer much help, since I needed to find out if and how it was possible to get visas and cross land borders. 903 more words

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Homeland: Season 4 (2014)

*CONTAINS SPOILERS* 

What I liked:

  • This is something I liked and disliked at once. Peter Quinn’s character. They splintered and broke him again, and unlike season three, didn’t sweep that story arc under the rug, but they also neglected what they could have done with it.
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Hanoian Embassies

The embassies fuel the meager retail economy here, which is mostly found in East and central Hanoi, where a wanderer can walk into Lotte Cinema or department stores (the local expensive Wal-Mart) or find a contemporarily designed meeting space. 312 more words

Vietnam

Our house, our home

Thought you’d like to see a few pictures of our home and compound. The “compound” is basically an enclosed neighborhood. The Chinese love walls and gates and our compound is surrounded by steel fencing on the back, 1o foot high cement walls on the sides and a manned entry gate out front and another guarded gate in the back. 155 more words

Beijing

Ottawa's Embassy Row has a mystery deadbeat

What’s a seven-letter name for a country that owes the City of Ottawa a pile of unpaid taxes?

Its identity is an official secret, but by late 2015 a country with an embassy in Ottawa owed the city more than $175,000 in back property taxes. 470 more words

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