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Jul 08, 2014

What does the future hold for South Sudan?

With more than two million deaths and millions more displaced after a war that has lasted five decades, Africa's newest nation, South Sudan, is now the first country to be dubbed a "pre-failed" state. An appropriate, if oxymoronic, term suggests that... #United Nations #Africa #Sudan #Riek Machar #South Sudan

Jul 05, 2014

Ferrara championing women's rights

America Ferrera has said how important it is to show the women's side of history in cinema. The Ugly Betty star appears in Mexican actor-turned-director Diego Luna's upcoming biopic, Cesar Chavez, which centres on the civil rights activist. America s... #Cesar Chavez #America Ferrera #Diego Luna

Jun 25, 2014

Members of the Roofless Worker's Movement lie on a hammock along a street during a protest against the World Cup, in Sao Paulo

Members of Brazil's Roofless Worker's Movement lie on a hammock along a street during a protest against the World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 24, 2014. The movement demands the swift passage of a low-income housing plan in the city. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BR... #Sao Paulo #Brazil national football team