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Mar 21, 2015

Nigeria election: A vote over Boko Haram?

Sheriff: NOLA Airport Attacker Had Explosives

AP Top Stories March 21 P

'Bread, work, housing, dignity!' Spaniards march against govt

Fighting Rages Outside Mariupol Despite Cease-Fire

Haftar forces launch offensive to 'liberate' Tripoli

The Economist Weekly Digest - Originally Published on March 20, 2015.

The Economist

The Economist
Weekly Digest
Issue #70
Analysis
Few companies communicate on human rights as part of CSR 
The business community overwhelmingly acknowledges a responsibility to respect human rights. Yet confusion exists as to what this means in practice. This report explores the ways in which these obligations are being implemented.
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Business risks and opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe
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South Asia Women's Resilience Index - Video case studies
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Centres of excellence
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report imageThat shrinking feeling
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Opinion
logoThree ingredients to seamless travel
Seamless transport is not only about comfort. It is as much about economic growth or social inclusion.

José Viegas, Secretary-General, International Transport Forum OECD
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Global business barometer
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Is blue growth the beginning or end of a healthier ocean?
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report imageInspiring entrepreneurs
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The private sector's role in the fight against cancer
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NYT Today's Headlines - March 21, 2015: Top News | Editors' Picks | Today's Video | World | U.S. | Politics | Business | Technology | Sports.

The New York Times

Today's Headlines

Saturday, March 21, 2015


Top News
Victims of mosque bombings in the Yemeni capital were evacuated on Friday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Suicide Attacks at Mosques in Yemen Kill More Than 130

By KAREEM FAHIM, MOHAMMED ALI KALFOOD and ERIC SCHMITT

An affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks at two Zaydi Shiite mosques in Sana, the capital.
White House Antagonism Toward Netanyahu Grows

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory, he is still out of the good graces of the Obama administration, which has had to reassess its policy toward Israel.
Rabbi Mona Alfi said that at her Reform synagogue in Sacramento, Congregation B'nai Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inspired a full spectrum of opinions, pro and con.
Netanyahu Tactics Anger Many U.S. Jews, Deepening a Divide

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN

Even many supporters said they were appalled at the Israeli prime minister's warning about Arab voters and his renunciation of a two-state solution.

Editors' Picks

SCIENCE

Multimedia Feature MULTIMEDIA FEATURE: Rosetta Is Tailing a Warming Comet
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft dropped a lander onto the rubber-duck-shaped Comet 67P/C-G and is following it as it swings closer to the sun.

OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTORS

How to Make Landslides Less Deadly

By DAVID R. MONTGOMERY and JOSEPH WARTMAN

We need to identify these hazards to mitigate the threat.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"Well, I guess the question is, which one?"
JOSH EARNEST, the White House press secretary, when asked why the president did not take Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his word about his support for a two-state solution.
Today's Video
Video VIDEO: Scott Walker's Path
Highlights of the political career of Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a potential candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
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Video VIDEO: After the Kodak Moment
Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. Despite some success, the company might never live up to the legacy of its own past.
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Video VIDEO: Bill Cunningham | The Gales of March
The new style of floppy wide-brimmed felt hats is a problem in the windy streets, especially on 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue, a corner that's said to have been known in the 1920s as "23 Skidoo."
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