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8 min ago | Al Bawaba
Well known non-government organizations like Amnesty International and Humans Right Watch condemns the kingdom but when Prince Charles visited Saudi Arabia few weeks ago, he attended a public execution, a beheading.
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The Sundance Institute, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced a new project that will harness the power of independent film to create a global conversation about poverty.
8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Thirty-four students are slated to recite poems in the competition, which is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and coordinated by the N.C. Arts Council.
Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, participates in an interview session at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards' inaugural Teaching and Learning Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 14, 2014.
The State Department is urging Thailand to protect about 200 ethnic Uighurs it says have been rescued by Thai police from a camp in the nation's south.
"We established that we could generate a bacteria that could make beta-carotene, we could put it in to the intestine of a mouse, it would make beta-carotene there, and that this would get across the intestinal lumen and in to the tissues of the mouse," said researchers.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $23 million for research being led by University of Notre Dame biologists to prevent malaria and dengue fever, the school said.
The five-year project will focus on trying to find new ways to stop the spread of malaria and dengue fever.
Tucked inside the 2014 Farm Bill, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act makes it a misdemeanor to attend an animal fight, punishable by up to one year in prison and a $100,000 penalty.
One of two pipelines stretching from Portland to Montreal has surpassed its life expectancy, an environmental group said Thursday, citing court documents.
A University of Colorado team's waterless toilet uses solar power to convert fecal matter into a sanitary, harmless charcoal-like material that can be used for heating or fertilizing.
Human Rights Watch criticized the United Nations Thursday for raising the possibility of Myanmar contributing U.N. peacekeepers, describing the nation's military as among the most abusive in the world.
The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday's raid followed a visit to a home by Iredell County Animal Services Field Operations Supervisor Teri Somnitz, who became concerned about the welfare of the dogs.
"The US holds itself out as a leader on civil and political rights, but its record is rife with failings and contradictions.
Stacy Jupiter is Fiji Country program director for the Wildlife Conservation Society .
Retailers and grocers say the move will hurt their profits and cost jobs, while health groups believe the hike will help curb tobacco use.