Topic: French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Adam Smith Institute Blog Should schools trade tough subjects for higher standardized test scores?
Should students be encouraged to take only those courses that they'll do well in? Should schools even offer courses that don't have a standardized test?
08/31/2010 09:15 pm
Pakistan President Zardari says his country is 'losing the war' against the Taliban ahead of a key meeting with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who took Zardari's government to task recently for supporting militants in Afghanistan and India.
08/03/2010 04:18 pm
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Slovenia and Croatia have agreed to independent mediation over their disputed border. Analysts say the agreement should remove a major obstacle in Croatia's quest to join the European Union.
06/07/2010 05:32 pm
A string of attacks by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in and around Mali has hurt the tourism mecca of Timbuktu. The popular Mali Festival au Desert was moved closer to the city yesterday for safety.
01/08/2010 01:40 pm
Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu and Egypt President Mubarak met in Cairo and discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process ahead of a visit by US envoy George Mitchell. The two leaders also discussed captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
12/29/2009 10:31 am
American and European activists attempting to go to the Gaza Strip from Egypt to protest Israel's actions during last year's Gaza war have been blocked from doing so – and say they have been harshly treated by Egyptian authorities.
12/29/2009 09:14 am
The Swiss vote to ban minarets comes at a time when Muslim populations are growing and Europeans worry about losing traditional Christian culture.
11/30/2009 12:00 am
Irish fans should give up their hopes of a rematch and simply accept, no matter how much it hurts, that France won by breaking the rules.
11/23/2009 12:00 am
The opening of a Foreign Ministry office for religion signals a rising awareness of the political clout of the world's faiths.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
The conference focuses on the trans-Sahel, a desert area spanning four N. African countries where Al Qaeda operatives are believed to be training.
08/13/2009 01:00 am
Job prospects and dreams fade with crisis.
12/23/2008 12:00 am