Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Sleep Training for Your Kids: Why and How it Works

Adults are not the only people in the US who have problems with sleep – babies and children suffer from loss of sleep, too. Two pediatric sleep experts explain how you can help your little ones.

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Facebook claims Libra Offers Economic Empowerment – An Economist is Skeptical

Will Libra lives up to Zuckerberg’s lofty economic goals and empower billions of people? But the consequences of one day relying entirely on ones and zeroes to power our economies is worrisome.

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China-Nepal Railway: Fantasy or Reality?

The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities.

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No African American has Won Statewide Office in Mississippi in 129 Years – Here’s Why

Despite being home to the highest percentage of African Americans of any state in the country, Mississippi hasn’t elected an African American candidate to statewide office since 1890.

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Pakistan: Above the Law

The reference against Pakistan's two justices of the higher judiciary will have to prove their worth during the course they will have to take. But an important signpost has been erected by this reference, namely that nobody can claim to be above the law and laws apply to each and everybody.

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Companies’ Self-regulation Doesn’t Have to be Bad for the Public

A Nobel Prize-winning political economist found a way to promote good governance and protect users without the need for heavy-handed government regulation.

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Saving Water in Pakistan and India by Feeding Thirsty Crops with Drops

How India and Pakistan can reduce wastage of water in the age of climate change and water scarcity. The two countries can conserve water and increase productivity which can lessen stress on their shared and contested water resources.

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Pakistan: Bad Math — Big Blunders

Why is math illiteracy so rampant in Pakistan and why it has good soldiers but not a single top-level mathematician anywhere in the world, wonders one academic.

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How Saudi Arabia and Iran Could Make Peace?

Saudi Arabia and Iran will benefit more from direct dialogue than hostile rhetoric.

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What Does the Trump Administration Want from Iran?

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to flee. It was the latest in a series of assaults on tankers transporting oil through the Gulf. In May, Saudi, Norwegian and Emirati oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, causing damage but …

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