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Video Image The editors review 2012: Economics - Our...

The editors review 2012: Economics - Our economics editor explains why rising inequality around the world is rapidly becoming a headache for politicians. #2012 #economics #politics #ir #knowledgetv #politicstv

   

Video Image President Obama Speaks to the Muslim World...

President Obama Speaks to the Muslim World from Cairo, Egypt - #speeches #history #IR #historytv #irtv #knowledgetv

   

Image Force-Feeding Young Girls in the name of...

Force-Feeding Young Girls in the name of Beauty, The Fattening Farms of Mauritania | While the whole world is obsessed over getting thin, it seems there are far-flung places in the world today where fat is still considered a thing of beauty. In the West African nation of Mauritania, it is so important for girls to be fat that they are sent away to fat camp – the opposite of the western version – during school holidays, to put on oodles of weight. #Causes #Culture #health #IR

   

Image Vatican profile | The Vatican is the...

Vatican profile | The Vatican is the smallest independent state in the world and residence of the spiritual leadership of the Roman Catholic Church. #ir #maps #religion #news #vatican

   

Image 10 things about the conclave | The cardinals...

10 things about the conclave | The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are gathering to elect a new pope. At some point, white smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel will show that a decision has been made. But what goes on behind the closed doors before the smoke appears? Here are 10 lesser-known facts about the conclave. #religion #news #ir #history #society

   

Image Pope Francis: 13 key facts about the new...

Pope Francis: 13 key facts about the new pontiff, Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, lives in a small flat, takes the bus and only has one functioning lung | Pope Francis leaves the Santa Maria Maggiore basilica (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters) #religion #ir #news #facts #history #Catholicism #publicfigures #leaders #biography #worldaffairs

   

Image 10 things you need to know today: March 14,...

10 things you need to know today: March 14, 2013 | Pope Francis gets to work, Obama takes his charm offensive to Capitol Hill, and more, By Harold Maass | #news #currentaffairs #ir #politics #society #knowledgefix

   

Image Daily chart: In 1990 the United Nations...

Daily chart: In 1990 the United Nations Development Programme launched the Human Development Index. This index combines life expectancy at birth, the average and expected number of years in education and economic output. Only two countries, Zimbabwe and Lesotho, have seen their index scores fall since 1990, but elsewhere big strides have been made, particularly in China, Iran and India. #economics #politics #ir #news #charts #infographics #society #causes #history #development #worldaffairs

   

Image UN General Assembly approves global arms...

UN General Assembly approves global arms trade treaty | 2 April 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly has approved a global arms trade treaty that failed to achieve unanimous support last week but garnered the support of a majority of Member States when put to a vote today. #ir #news #law #treaties #UN #armstrade #politics #history

   

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