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Jun 14, 2014

A look at the 2 Afghan presidential hopefuls

Some facts about the two Afghan presidential hopefuls vying to replace Hamid Karzai in the runoff Saturday: ABDULLAH ABDULLAH: Abdullah, a 53-year-old former foreign minister, was the runner-up in the 2009 disputed elections won by Karzai. He emerged... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #World Bank #Taliban

Jun 14, 2014

Faith schools are the issue, not Michael Gove's Trojan horses

State support for religious schools may help foster the 'swamp' of values that the education secretary is so concerned about Catherine Bennett hits the nail on the head ( "Forget these 'Trojan horses' the real issue is faith schools" ). Michael Gove,... #Michael Gove #Trojan

Jun 14, 2014

Ugandan king battles Oxford museum over lost throne

University is refusing to return a looted artefact, claims its ruler It is a struggle between the dignity of an embattled African dynasty and the reputation of one of England's most distinguished historical collections. And it concerns a disagreement... #University of Oxford #Uganda #Africa