Gazans wounded in Israeli airstrike
Israeli warplanes strike a medicine factory in the Gaza Strip, injuring civilians and setting the building ablaze.
Egypt's ports work despite protests
Egyptian ports and the strategically important Suez Canal are operating relatively normally, despite more than two weeks of civil unrest across the country, says Lloyd's List.
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 4 P2 - Polynomial Expressions (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 4b - Polynomial Expressions. In this lecture,we learn more about dividing polynomials.
Taiwanese general held for espionage
Taiwanese authorities detain a major general for allegedly handing over military information to rival China.
Swords and Ploughshares
In this lecture Lord Paddy Ashdown discusses his new book - Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century. There have been 15 UN-led interventions since 1946, and there are at least 74 wars in progress today. From his perspective as a former Royal Marine officer in the 1960s to the High Representative in Bosnia from 2002-6, Lord Ashdown discusses the successes and failures of peace-keeping operations, questions what lessons have been learned - and what lessons keep being forgotten.
The Independent Kosovo: Partner for Peace and Stability in the Region
Fatmir Sejdiu is President of Kosovo, a position he has held since February 2006. Dr. Sejdiu is a professor at the Faculty of Law and the School of Political Science of the University of Prishtina. On 28 June 2006 he received a "Doctor Honoris Causa" from the University of Tirana in Albania. One of the founding members of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) which was established in late 1989, Fatmir Sejdiu was elected a member of the Presidency of the Party in 1992, whereas on 1994 he was elec
The Subprime Crisis
Bubbles in the stock market and the housing market are the cause of a financial crisis that is wreaking havoc around the world. The bubbles in turn are caused, at their core, by popular misunderstandings. This contradicts the 'rational expectations' view of the economy that has guided much economic theorizing. In dealing with this crisis in the short run, some kind of bailout of injured parties is necessary to prevent damage to the social fabric. In the long run, we can help mitigate such crises
The Reform of the International Financial System: a proposal with the lessons from the crisis
A crisis that has impoverished the world has shown the need for an enhanced rules-based framework for the international financial system. More transparency, better regulation, incentives and oversight and a more in depth understanding of the implications of increased financial interdependence in a globalized world are the basis for the reforms needed.
Research for a World in Transition
This presentation provides an overview of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis' (IIASA) accomplishments and its new strategy, focussing on policy relevant research on three global problem areas: food and water; energy and climate change; and poverty and equity. Detlof von Winterfeldt is director of IIASA and centennial professor of operational research at LSE.
NYSE, Deutsche Boerse merger talks
Top U.S. stock exchange NYSE Euronext and Germany's Deutsche Boerse confirmed they are in advanced merger talks, hours after the London Stock Exchange said it's buying TMX, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Security risk greatest since 9/11
Homeland Security Secretary tells congress the extremist threat to the U.S. is at its"most "heightened state" since 9/11. Deborah Gembara reports.
Awaiting Spring in Afghanistan
Coalition forces in Afghanistan prepare for spring and the surge in militant violence it usually brings. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Lindsay Lohan charged with grand theft
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan pled "not guilty" to the felony charge of grand theft. Deborah Gembara reports.
IPhone confession app
New iPhone app lets users confess while on the go.
Search for twins continue
Witnesses say missing Swiss twins might have been seen on island of Corsica.
Rio eyes acquisitions, profits
Rio Tinto extended a $3.9 billion bid for coal-miner Riversdale Mining, ahead of results expected to show booming sales.
Faculty of Law: Democracy in Decline
Professor Jim Allan, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, argues that in five of the world’s oldest democracies, the long-established Anglosphere countries of Canada, New Zealand, the UK, the US and Australia, the past few decades have seen a decline in the extent to which democratic decision-making prevails. He outlines the causes of that decline in democracy and then notes the ways that decline is masked and obfuscated. 16 May 2014
Transportation Behavior and Policy - Lecture 3
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Autumn colour N072054 KENWOOD HOUSE, London. General view of the park with autumn colour.
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. General view of the park with autumn colour.