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6 Resources to Teach World Food Day


Every year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations marks October 16 as World Food Day in order to bring attention to hunger…read more

Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

8 Top Resources for Teaching Girls’ Empowerment in The Developing World


October 11 is International Day of the Girl, and the PBS NewsHour is celebrating by interviewing Malala Yousafzai, a courageous young advocate for girls’ education…read more

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New Clashes Kill Dozens in Egypt


New deadly clashes have swept across Egypt killing dozens of protesters, civilians and soldiers. More than 50 people were killed Sunday, Oct. 6 as Egyptians…read more

A woman who had been held hostage reacts in shock on September 21, 2013 after she was freed following a security operation at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Terrorists Challenge Kenyan Government With Mall Attack


Militants from the Somalia-based terrorist organization known as al-Shabab attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, killing at least 62 people in…read more

President Obama addresses the nation from the White House.

U.S. to Pursue Diplomatic Solution in Syria


President Barack Obama has been lobbying Congress and the American people to support a military strike against Syrian military targets as punishment for using chemical…read more


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