‘Unprecedented’ Conversation Yields Proposals for US-Iran Negotiations
[Asia Society »] Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Mohammad Khazaee, and former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering discuss the future of U.S.-Iran relations.
Syria: Activist Dies in Jail, Second Feared Dead [Human Rights Watch »] The reported deaths highlight the urgent need for the UN Security Council to gain access to all detention facilities in Syria.
Khama wants fewer Chinese firms to receive state contracts [BD Live »] Chinese companies may not be collecting many more government contracts in Botswana in future if Ian Khama has any say in the matter.
Inch by Inch: Africa’s Determined Social Entrepreneurs [Think Africa Press »] When you are a social entrepreneur, you have to take into account poverty, drugs, alcohol, sex working, illness…
What Would China’s Carbon Tax Regime Look Like Dance to the Revolution
[Harvard Law Blog »] China is introducing a so-called ‘carbon tax’, but will it be effective?
The real star war [The Economist »] One ‘near-miss’ and a direct hit, but can we do anything to defend Earth from the future threat of meteors?
Infographic: Africa by numbers [The Diplomat »] 35 African countries are ahead of China on EIU’s Democracy Index…
Haiti 2010 earthquake: then and now – in pictures [Guardian »] Three years after the earthquake that claimed between 230,000 and 300,000 lives in Haiti and left 1.5 million people homeless, reconstruction continues slowly.