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From the U.N. to the E.U.: Strengthening Voices for Democracy

New York, N.Y.  Democracy is a universal value based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems and their full participation in all aspects of their lives. Malians cast their votes for the 2013 presidential elections at the Ecole de la Republique in Bamako. Photo MINUSMA/Marco […]

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Good News: Pakistan’s Musharraf Indicted For Benazir Bhutto Killing

Islamabad, Pakistan.  An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Tuesday indicted former military leader Pervez Musharraf on charges of conspiring to murder Benazir Bhutto, the country’s iconic politician who was twice elected as prime minister Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf (file photo). The court hearing took place amid extremely tight security in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, […]

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Photo of the Day: Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus delivered speech at a monthly luncheon meeting of American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Dhaka yesterday. Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus delivered speech at a monthly luncheon meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) in Dhaka yesterday In […]

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Micro-Finance Meets Multi-Nationals at Clinton Global Initiative

New York, N.Y.  Nobel-prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microfinance pioneer Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, addressed our breakfast at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) kick-off. Introduced by Hikmet Ersek, the C.E.O. of Western Union – the corporation that hosted this event – Muhammad was as inspiring as ever. Western Union, “Moving Money for […]

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At the UN: Co-hosting Conference on World Peace, Health and Culture

New York, N.Y. Recently I agreed to co-host the World Peace, Health and Culture Conference at the United Nations on behalf of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW), which I founded 12 years ago. Peace, health and culture are essential to “raising global citizens,” the motto of our orphan care program. My friend Dr. Noel Brown, founder of […]

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Chief Economist on Talent and the Economy

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New York, N.Y.  I recently spoke off-the-record with one of Wall Street’s chief economists. “It will take a long time to get back to where we were,” he said, agreeing with most of his colleagues and the president. “But,” and here I was brought up short, “it will never look the same.” Still, people should […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Adds New Members to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Exhibit, Offers K9 Meet and Greet

Habits Highly Successful Business Managers Have (and How to Get Them)

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Pigeon Forge Announces New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Orlando Unveils New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Sphere We Go! WonderWorks Myrtle Beach Announces New STEM Exhibit Explaining Earth’s Spheres

Soldier Seeks Help in Rescuing Vulnerable Dog Used in Fights Overseas