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What Is Life Really Like In Iceland?
 
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How Powerful Are The Nordic Countries? http://bit.ly/1UmSUP6 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Despite harsh winters and economic decline, Iceland ranked third on the UN's 2016 World Happiness Report. So what makes Icelanders so happy? Learn More: United Nations: 2016 World Happiness Report http://worldhappiness.report/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/03/HR-V1_web.pdf The Atlantic: Iceland: Superlative Happiness on a Cold Little Rock http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/iceland-superlative-happiness-on-a-cold-little-rock/261005/ BBC: The Truth about Icelandic Happiness http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160509-the-truth-about-icelandic-happiness InterNations: Healthcare, Education and Safety in Iceland https://www.internations.org/iceland-expats/guide/living-in-iceland-15712/healthcare-education-and-safety-in-iceland-3 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Who Are Nepal's Gurkhas?
 
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Search engines like Google and Yahoo only access 4% of the entire Internet. The other 96% is made up of the "dark web," or "deep web," a vast online space commonly favored by mass hackers and smugglers. So how exactly does the dark web work? And why is Facebook currently tapping into it? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: Making Connections to Facebook More Secure https://www.facebook.com/notes/protect-the-graph/making-connections-to-facebook-more-secure/1526085754298237 TOR: Anonymity Online https://www.torproject.org "Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security." NPR Podcast: Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/05/25/315821415/going-dark-the-internet-behind-the-internet "The average computer user with an Internet connection has access to an amazing wealth of information. But there's also an entire world that's invisible to your standard Web browser..." 7 Things You Should Know About Tor https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/07/7-things-you-should-know-about-tor What Is Facebook's Tor 'Hidden Service?' Why Does It Matter? http://wallstcheatsheet.com/technology/what-is-facebooks-tor-hidden-service-why-does-it-matter.html/?a=viewall Watch More: How Does The Internet Work? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XoaoFjKqYM _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Powerful Are The Nordic Countries?
 
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Watch More: This Happened Here: Babes Ride Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gjhd-oKdPs&list=UUJsSEDFFnMFvW9JWU6XUn0Q The Biker Gang Protecting Veterans https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nODVhQcIJTc » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe A deadly rivalry shootout in Waco, Texas has become one of the deadliest violence involving motorcycle gangs in recent U.S. history. So how many other biker gangs are just as dangerous? Learn More: How the Bandidos became one of the world's most feared biker gangs http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/05/18/how-the-bandidos-became-americas-most-feared-biker-gang/ "American bike gangs took root after World War II, when thousands of young, disaffected, often war-traumatized men returned to a country they didn't recognize. Many rejected it." Waco biker shoot-out: Facts about the Bandidos and the Cossacks motorcycle gangs http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/32780433/waco-biker-shoot-out-facts-about-the-bandidos-and-the-cossacks-motorcycle-gangs Outlaw Motorcyle Gangs and Photos http://www.justice.gov/criminal/ocgs/gangs/motorcycle.html "There are more than 300 active OMGs within the United States, ranging in size from single chapters with five or six members to hundreds of chapters with thousands of members worldwide." The founding of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club http://affa.hells-angels.com/hamc-history/ "During the fifties more Hells Angels Charters came into existence. In the beginning the different charters had nothing to do with each other, but after some years they united and a regular criteria of admission was laid down. From having been exclusively a Californian phenomenon, the club developed internationally in 1961." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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Everything You Need To Know About Edward Snowden
 
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What Does The Future Of Religion Look Like? http://testu.be/1LjoQRY » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Atheism is becoming increasingly more popular, and some people turning away from religion are using the Flying Spaghetti Monster to express their beliefs. So how did the Flying Spaghetti Monster become a symbol of religious satire? Learn More: Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster http://www.venganza.org/about/open-le... "With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshipers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents - mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs." Pastafarians rejoice as Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is granted permission to register as a religion in Poland http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wei... "A church that worships an invisible flying spaghetti monster can now apply to be registered as an official religion in Poland, after a 2013 court ruling was overturned on Tuesday." A closer look at America's rapidly growing religious 'nones' http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/... "Religiously unaffiliated people have been growing as a share of all Americans for some time." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Let's get Ready" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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How Powerful Is Canada?
 
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What Does Death Smell Like? http://bit.ly/1PTF8G5 What We Know About Death And Our Plan To Beat It http://bit.ly/1MXbcCR » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe As populations grow older, more countries are changing their policies on end-of-life care. So where is the best place to die? Learn More: The 2015 Quality of Death Index http://www.economistinsights.com/sites/default/files/2015%20Quality%20of%20Death%20Index%20Oct%207%20FINAL.pdf "Everyone hopes for a good death, or rather, "a good life to the very end" , but until recently there was little dedicated effort and investment to provide the resources and education that would make that possible." Pain and Palliative Care: The Emergence of New Specialties http://www.academia.edu/7032478/Pain_and_Palliative_Care_The_Emergence_of_New_Specialties "The clinical and cultural significance of pain associated with advanced cancer means that the development of methods for its relief occupies a special place within the history of modern medicine." China's Population Destiny: The Looming Crisis http://www.brookings.edu/research/articles/2010/09/china-population-wang "Observers of China's rise, when assessing the implications for global peace and prosperity, have largely focused their attention on the country's economy, on its energy and resource needs, on the environmental consequences of its rapid expansion, and on the nation's military buildup and strategic ambitions." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube!
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Who Owns Antarctica?
 
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The U.S. is testing heavily armed autonomous drones for combat... and they're working. These computer controlled weapon carriers operate solely on their own and have already been used to attack targets abroad. Is this the future of war? Will soldiers soon be replaced by machines? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: How Drones are Redefining "Justice" in Warfare on Hippo Reads: http://read.hipporeads.com/how-drones-redefine-justice-the-hidden-war-on-terror/ "Most opposition voices understand that drone technology itself is here to stay: it is the moral and legal basis for certain applications of the technology that has been called into question." The Future Is Now: Navy's Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries http://www.onr.navy.mil/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2014/autonomous-swarm-boat-unmanned-caracas.aspx Navy Unveils Self-Guided Drone Boats http://nypost.com/2014/10/05/navy-unveils-self-guided-drone-boats/ Office of Naval Research: Autonomous Swarm Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITTvgkO2Xw4&feature=youtu.be More Than 2,400 Dead as Obama's Drone Campaign Marks Five Years http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2014/01/23/more-than-2400-dead-as-obamas-drone-campaign-marks-five-years/ Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies http://www.cfr.org/wars-and-warfare/reforming-us-drone-strike-policies/p29736 Ethical and Methodological Issues in Assessing Drones' Civilian Impacts in Pakistan http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/10/06/ethical-and-methodological-issues-in-assessing-drones-civilian-impacts-in-pakistan/ Department of Justice: Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who is a Senior Operational Leader of Al-Qa'ida or an Associated Force http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/020413_DOJ_White_Paper.pdf Watch More: Using Drones to Protect Nature https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szV-P__unmU _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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The Secret To Germany’s Powerful Economy
 
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What Countries Are The Most Energy Efficient? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytkt2YxGou4 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Pointed to as an example of success, the German economy has thrived while the rest of Europe struggled. So what's their recipe for success? Learn More: The Guardian: Miele boss explains how his two-family business has lasted four generations https://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jun/13/miele-boss-family-business-four-generations Wall Street Journal: The Engines of Growth https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703509104576329643153915516 The Economist: German Lessons http://www.economist.com/news/business/21606834-many-countries-want-mittelstand-germanys-it-not-so-easy-copy-german-lessons More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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What Weapons Are Illegal In War?
 
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Who is Kim Jong-un? - http://testu.be/1J0YpzR » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe North Korea is in a severe drought, yet due to high tensions with the US, its food aid options are slim. So who's giving aid to North Korea? Learn More: North Korea Faces Severe Shortfall In Foreign Food Aid http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/25/north-korea-food-aid_n_5212148.html "A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of this month no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press." Foreign Assistance to North Korea https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40095.pdf "Between 1995 and 2008, the United States provided North Korea with over $1.3 billion in assistance: slightly more than 50% for food aid and about 40% for energy assistance." In Focus: North Korea's Nuclear Threats http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/04/12/world/asia/north-korea-questions.html "North Korea has been issuing near-daily threats against the United States and South Korea, and sometimes at United States forces in the Pacific." United Nations' Food Aid Program for North Korea Lacks Donors http://www.wsj.com/articles/united-nations-food-aid-program-for-north-korea-lacks-donors-1409047712 "The United Nations' food assistance agency says it may have to stop operating in North Korea because of a lack of funding, as donors continue to shy away from the rogue state." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check Evan out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter/media
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How Powerful Is The Yakuza?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Joseph Sledge was convicted of a double murder in 1978, but was exonerated after 37 years in prison. What evidence helped overturn his conviction? Learn More: Brief and Timeline from the hearing conducted by the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission http://www.innocencecommission-nc.gov/Forms/pdf/Sledge/State%20v.%20Joseph%20Sledge%20Brief.pdf The Affidavit Given by Herman Baker At Hearing: http://www.innocencecommission-nc.gov/Forms/pdf/Sledge/Handouts%20provided%20to%20the%20Commission%20during%20the%20hearing.pdf Joseph Sledge, Wrongly Imprisoned For Decades, Now Free http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/23/us/man-free-after-jailed-for-half-his-life/ "During the more than three decades Sledge was in prison, he maintained his innocence, filing numerous post-conviction motions on various grounds. All were denied without hearing." Watch More: The Huge Problem With For-Profit Prisons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDm9JSOY_YI _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Powerful Are The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg?
 
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Is Donald Trump A Fascist? http://testu.be/1NQAna2 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The 2016 elections have turned into a media circus and Donald Trump is the star of the show. So is the media to blame for Trump's success? Learn More: Why is Trump surging? Blame the media. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/07/20/why-is-trump-surging-blame-the-media/ "Donald Trump's surge to the front of the GOP presidential polls has occasioned not a little media attention and endless speculation as to why. You can disregard most of that speculation." CAMPAIGN 2016 COVERAGE: ANNUAL TOTALS FOR 2015 http://tyndallreport.com/ "During 2015, Campaign 2016 logged more than 17 hours of coverage on the broadcast networks' weekday nightly newscasts (ABC, CBS and NBC combined)." Who won the ratings race: Fox News or Donald Trump? http://money.cnn.com/2016/01/29/media/republican-debate-ratings-donald-trump/ "Donald Trump's counter-programming stunt succeeded in stealing viewers from Fox News' Republican presidential debate." COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934 (transition.fcc.gov) https://transition.fcc.gov/Reports/1934new.pdf "For the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States... " Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Concentration" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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How Did Latin Become A Dead Language?
 
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How Science Is Keeping Latin Alive https://youtu.be/qT4XWxlnYdU » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe While Latin's influence is apparent in many modern languages, it is no longer commonly spoken. So exactly why did the language die out? Learn More: Britannica: Romance Languages https://www.britannica.com/topic/Romance-languages Boston Globe: Besides the Pope, Who Speaks Latin Today? https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/02/24/besides-pope-who-speaks-latin-today/CGxdGtQB4TlXV49HaKJzBN/story.html About Education: Vulgar Latin - Learn Why Late Latin Was Called Vulgar http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/latinlanguage/qt/vulgarlatin.htm Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Voyage" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Which Countries Don't Allow Dual Citizenship?
 
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When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps_l0aBGuzc » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Many Americans belong to two countries, but other nations do not allow dual citizenships. So where is having two nationalities prohibited? Learn More: CNN: Record number of Americans dump U.S. passports http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/americans-citizenship-renunciation/ D'Alessio Law Group: List of countries that allow or disallow Dual Citizenship http://www.dlgimmigration.com/united-states-citizenship/list-of-countries-that-allow-or-disallow-dual-citizenship/ immihelp: Dual Citizenship http://www.immihelp.com/citizenship/dual-citizenship-recognize-countries.html U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Naturalization for Spouses of U.S. Citizens https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/citizenship-through-naturalization/naturalization-spouses-us-citizens Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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What Is A Filibuster?
 
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Over 9 million Syrians have fled their homes to seek refuge from their war-torn country. More and more of them are turning to neighboring countries, many of which don't have the resources to support them. So where exactly are all of these refugees going? And which countries can realistically take them in? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe For a look at what daily life is like for Syrian refugees, click here: http://testu.be/SyriasRefugees Learn More: Syrian Refugees: A Snapshot of the Crisis -- In The Middle East and Europe http://syrianrefugees.eu/ "This website offers a snapshot of the repercussions of this refugee crisis for both Syria's neighbours and the European Union. It is a project of the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute, based on a series of studies conducted by local researchers on behalf of the MPC at the end of 2012 and an update carried out in 2014." The UN Refugee Agency: Syria http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php An inter-agency information sharing portal on Syrian regional refugee response. 2014 Syria Regional Response Plan http://www.unhcr.org/syriarrp6/docs/syria-rrp6-strategic-overview.pdf#A "The Syria Regional Response Plan (RRP) for 2014 is one of the largest appeals ever presented for a refugee emergency. Over 100 partners - UN agencies as well as national and international NGOs - are working together to address the needs of Syrian refugees and assist the countries in the region who have so generously taken them in. The Plan calls for further efforts to benefit host communities, who offer front-line protection and essential support to refugees." Presidential Memorandum -- FY 2015 Refugee Admissions http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/09/30/presidential-memorandum-fy-2015-refugee-admissions The Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2015. Watch More: Why Turkey Doesn't Want to Fight ISIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak_sGFuyeqM Is Obama's War on ISIS Legal? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-JJJwDqIv8 _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Does The UN Work?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is one of the largest attacks the nation has ever seen. Who are the Pakistani Taliban and what exactly are their motives? Learn More: Peshawar School Attack: Who Are the Pakistani Taliban and What Do They Want? http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/peshawar-school-attack-who-are-the-pakistani-taliban-and-what-do-they-want-9928261.html How the Pakistani Taliban Became a Deadly Force http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/17/world/asia/how-the-pakistani-taliban-became-a-deadly-force.html?_r=0 National Counterterrorism Terrorist Profile: Mullah Omar http://www.nctc.gov/site/profiles/mullah_omar.html Can Peshawar Rage Finally Rouse Pakistan to Act Against the Taliban? http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/20/peshawar-rouse-pakistan-act-taliban Peshawar Massacre: Afghan Taliban Condemn 'Un-Islamic' Pakistan School Carnage http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/peshawar-massacre-afghan-taliban-condemn-un-islamic-pakistan-school-carnage-1479853 After Years of Delays, Pakistan Cracks Down on Violent Islamists http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/after-years-of-delays-pakistan-cracks-down-on-violent-islamists/2014/12/28/cbce12fa-8d58-11e4-ace9-47de1af4c3eb_story.html Watch More: What is Sharia Law? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjJVO8GASmw&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?
 
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Why Does America Love Guns? http://testu.be/1ONTyDO » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Established in the late 1960s, the 911 emergency number still has unsolved issues. So, how does the 911 call system actually work? Learn More: 9-1-1 Origin & History https://www.nena.org/?page=911overviewfacts "The three-digit telephone number "9-1-1" has been designated as the "Universal Emergency Number," for citizens throughout the United States to request emergency assistance." Telecommunications Act of 1996 https://transition.fcc.gov/telecom.html "The Telecommunications Act of 1996 is the first major overhaul of telecommunications law in almost 62 years." 47 CFR 20.18 - 911 Service https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/47/20.18 "Scope of section. The following requirements are only applicable to CMRS providers, excluding mobile satellite service (MSS) operators, to the extent that they:" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Can The Middle East Survive Without Oil?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Dubai is so rich it has its own fleet of man-made islands, and the police force drives Ferraris. So how did Dubai, and the United Arab Emirates get so wealthy? Learn More: 15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Dubai http://www.businessinsider.com/mind-b... "Dubai has been one of the most exciting and volatile economic stories of the 21st century." The UAE and Global Oil Supply http://www.uae-embassy.org/uae/energy... "With nearly 10 percent of the total world supply of proven crude oil reserves, the UAE is an important provider to global energy markets. As a mainstay to the economy, oil exports now account for about 30 percent of total UAE gross domestic product." United Arab Emirates profile - Overview http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-... "The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven states formed in 1971 by the then Trucial States after independence from Britain. Since then, it has grown from a quiet backwater to one of the Middle East's most important economic centres." Watch More: Abused Migrant Workers In United Arab Emirates: High Cost Of High Culture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3rxd... _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Laws Apply In International Waters?
 
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Pope Francis recently granted sainthood to two 19th century Palestinian nuns. So we were wondering what are the qualifications for becoming a saint? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: Pope Francis Is Making Saints Out Of Two Palestinian Nuns http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/13/pope-francis-saints-palestinian-nuns_n_7260252.html "Pope Francis will bestow sainthood on two Palestinian nuns on Sunday (May 17), a move that's being seen as giving hope to the conflict-wracked Middle East and shining the spotlight on the plight of Christians in the region." How does someone become a saint? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-27140646 "Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII are to be declared saints by the Catholic Church." Is Mother Teresa's Miracle for Real? http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2003/10/is_mother_teresas_miracle_for_real.html "On Sunday, Pope John Paul II beatified Mother Teresa of Calcutta, bringing her one step closer to sainthood." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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What Is Insider Trading And Why Is It Illegal?
 
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How Powerful Is Brazil? http://testu.be/1MQfjp5 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Federal prosecutors in Brazil are investigating dozens of politicians involved in a massive corruption scandal. So, just how corrupt is Brazil? Learn More: Brazil: Ex-Lula aide Dirceu held in corruption probe http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33760559 "Police in Brazil say they have arrested Jose Dirceu, who served as chief of staff under then-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from 2003 to 2005." The persistence of corruption in Brazilian politics http://www.dw.com/en/the-persistence-of-corruption-in-brazilian-politics/a-17974970 "A number of Brazilian politicians are corrupt, and yet that doesn't seem to diminish their chances come election time." Impact of Brazil's Clean Companies Act http://www.thinkbrg.com/media/news/464_Fogarty_CCM_BrazilCleanCompaniesAct_july14.pdf "We see an increased level of concern from both multinational entities and Brazilian companies, not only about existing regulations such as the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, but also with Brazil's Clean Companies Act." Brazil's Petrobras Reports Nearly $17 Billion in Asset and Corruption Charges http://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-petrobras-reports-nearly-17-billion-impairment-on-assets-corruption-1429744336 "Brazil's state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA put a price tag on a corruption scandal that has thrown the country into political and economic turmoil, writing off $17 billion due to losses from graft and overvalued assets." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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The North Korean Government Explained
 
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How Powerful Is Facebook? http://bit.ly/1Hdg0rs » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Charities have received large donations from the deep pockets of billionaires. So which philanthropists have donated the most to charity? Learn More: Mark Zuckerberg Will Donate Massive Fortune to Own Blinkered Worldview http://gawker.com/mark-zuckerberg-will-donate-massive-fortune-to-own-blin-1745573343 "In a savvy PR maneuver, today Mark Zuckerberg used the birth of his daughter Max to advertise to the world the fact that he's decided to give away 99% of his Facebook shares (roughly $45 billion today) to charity (over the course of the rest of his life, not all at once)." Top 10 Largest Private Charitable Foundations In The World Created By Richest People For 2015 http://ceoworld.biz/2015/08/03/top-10-largest-private-charitable-foundations-in-the-world-created-by-richest-people-for-2015 "The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ((BMGF), established by Bill and Melinda Gates tops the list of the 10 largest private charitable foundations led by the World's richest people, according to a study of philanthropies created by ultra-high-net-worth individuals. " 10 more billionaires join Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/02/news/companies/giving-pledge-billionaires-buffett-gates/ "They signed the Giving Pledge -- an effort started in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates -- to encourage billionaires to commit to giving away most of their money either during their lifetimes or in their wills." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Make A Promise" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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North Korea’s Kim Dynasty Explained
 
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The North Korean Government Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGCodBnM2hI » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe North Korea's Kim dynasty is known for its discreet, but repressive, governance. So what exactly do we know about this ruling family? Learn More: The Guardian: North Korea's Kim Dynasty: the Making of a Personality Cult https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/16/north-korea-kim-jong-il-birthday PBS: In the Land of the Dear Leader http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/kim/them/schell.html ABC: The Kims of North Korea: How Myth and Propaganda Sustain a Family Dynasty http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-02/family-dynasties-why-are-the-kims-still-in-power/7984320 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Accused" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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What Is Lobbying and Can It Be Good?
 
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Why Is Germany The Only Country Stepping Up In The Refugee Crisis? http://testu.be/1Q41C3V » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Thousands of migrants have died while trying to seek refuge in Europe. Some are blaming the EU for its slow response to the migrant crisis. So, is the EU at fault? Learn More: Data raises questions over EU's attitude towards asylum seekers (m.euronews.com) http://m.euronews.com/en/304485/ "New data has shed fresh doubt over the EU's attitude to asylum seekers after a weekend in which more than 700 migrants drowned trying to reach the continent." 10 truths about Europe's migrant crisis (theguardian.com) http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/aug/10/10-truths-about-europes-refugee-crisis "When you're facing the world's biggest refugee crisis since the second world war, it helps to have a sober debate about how to respond." Operation Triton: Europe's Mediterranean border patrol (bbc.com) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-30039044 "New maritime patrols aimed at stemming the flow of African migrants making the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Europe are taking over from the Italian navy." Dublin Procedure: Germany says EU rule 'not working' (channel4.com) http://www.channel4.com/news/eu-migration-policy-not-working-germany "The Dublin Procedures established the principle that the first EU country a migrant or refugee entered was the one responsible for processing their asylum claim." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting TestTube! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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How Are US Companies Avoiding Billions in Taxes?
 
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Why Is Russia Sneaking Into Other Countries? http://testu.be/1LaG4Uj » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe With tensions rising between Russia and NATO, some say it might be the start of a second Cold War. So are we on the brink of Cold War 2.0? Learn More: Russia and the Menace of Unreality http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/09/russia-putin-revolutionizing-information-warfare/379880/ “At the NATO summit in Wales last week, General Philip Breedlove, the military alliance’s top commander, made a bold declaration.” Insight - Russia's nuclear strategy raises concerns in NATO http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/02/04/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia-nuclear-insight-idUKKBN0L825A20150204 “Concern is growing in NATO over Russia's nuclear strategy and indications that Russian military planners may be lowering the threshold for using nuclear weapons in any conflict, alliance diplomats say.” The Cold War http://www.westga.edu/~hgoodson/The%20Cold%20War.htm “Ill feeling between the U.S. (and its allies) and the Soviet Union burst into the open following the war, as the two countries, with their very different ideologies and interests, emerged as the most powerful nations in the world.” _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is Life Really Like In Estonia?
 
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How Powerful Are The Baltic States? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FvWN9J2CZM » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe While Estonia is home to a small population and a thriving economy, it still has a huge income gap. So what is life really like in Estonia? Learn More: CNN: Estonia: The Little Country with Big Ideas http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/estonias-rapidly-growing-digital-economy/ BBC: Estonia Profile- Overview http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17220811 The Guardian: Is Estonia Really the Least Religious Country in the World? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2011/sep/16/estonia-least-religious-country-world Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Unravelled" Big thanks to our sponsor for supporting Seeker Daily! Check out Monster's reimagined boombox at www.themonsterblaster.com/seeker More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Japan's Monarchy Explained
 
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Discovery GO - http://smart.link/57ae195b47796 What Countries Still Have Kings or Queens? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgQ9wk4p7IU&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In August 2016, Japan's emperor suggested that he may leave the throne. So we wanted to know how does the Japanese monarchy work? Learn More: NPR: Japanese Emperor Signals Wish To Abdicate Throne http://www.npr.org/2016/08/08/489218020/japanese-emperor-signals-wish-to-abdicate-throne New York Times: At 82, Emperor Akihito of Japan Wants to Retire. Will Japan Let Him? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/09/world/asia/japan-emperor-akihito-retirement.html Wall Street Journal: The Future of the Chrysanthemum Throne http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-future-of-the-chrysanthemum-throne-1470698324 About.com: Emperor Akihito http://asianhistory.about.com/od/governmentandlaw/a/JapaneseEmp.htm Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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The Soviet Union's Secret Nuclear Disaster
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Alexander the Great died over 2,000 years, yet Greece and Macedonia are still fighting over his birthplace. It's just one of many issues dividing the two countries. So, why do they hate each other? Learn More: The Macedonian-Greek Conflict http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/MacedonianGreekConflict/conflict.html "The Macedonian-Greek conflict is a very complex issue. " Macedonian PM: Greece is avoiding talks over name dispute http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/14/business/macedonia-prime-minister-greece/index.html "Macedonia is "frustrated" by Greece's efforts to block its European Union membership over a longstanding identity dispute, the country's Prime Minister has said." Macedonian http://aboutworldlanguages.com/macedonian "Macedonian ( ?a?e?o?c?? ja???, makedonski jazik) belongs to the South Slavic group of the Slavic branch of Indo-European language family." Feud Between Greece, Macedonia Continues Over Claim to Alexander the Great http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/27/AR2009072702653.html "Alexander the Great died more than 2,300 years ago. But his cult of personality is just starting to grip this tiny Balkan country." Watch More: Why Greece And Turkey Are Fighting Over Cyprus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNFrirHgRQY&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is The Patriot Act?
 
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Within this past year alone, there have been hundreds of instances of Russian bomber planes, submarines, fighter jets, and warships crossing into foreign territory without permission. So what exactly does Russia hope to gain here? And are the nations they're snooping on at risk? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: Sweden Hunts for Mystery Submarine http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/20/world/europe/sweden-russia-submarine-mystery/index.html Japan Jets Scrambling to Counter Rising Russian Incursions http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/15/us-japan-russia-idUSKCN0I42NR20141015 Watch More: How Powerful is Russia? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vX-_hjx_go _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How the End of Net Neutrality Will Affect You
 
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Why Japan's Youth Are Becoming Hermits - http://testu.be/1L3osKn » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Japan’s cultural pressures have forced almost a million young men into their bedrooms. So, how is Japan’s economy destroying their youth? Learn More: Hikikomori: Why are so many Japanese men refusing to leave their rooms? http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23182523 “As many as a million young people in Japan are thought to remain holed up in their homes - sometimes for decades at a time.” The Herbivore's Dilemma http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2009/06/the_herbivores_dilemma.html “Ryoma Igarashi likes going for long drives through the mountains, taking photographs of Buddhist temples and exploring old neighborhoods.” Japan’s Economic Dilemma: Comfortable Decline or Painful Revival? http://www.wsj.com/articles/japans-economic-dilemma-comfortable-decline-or-painful-revival-1417640405 ““Recession,” “stagnation,” “slump,” were the ominous labels I constantly read describing Japan before I moved here in late 2009.” _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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The Rise Of The Mongol Empire
 
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The Rise Of The Ottoman Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMpfdpHPNDE The Fall Of The Ottoman Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MawOLbHtnMY » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The now collapsed Mongol Empire once conquered a region twice the size of the Roman Empire. So how did the Mongols gain so much power? Learn More: Britannica: Mongolian Plateau https://www.britannica.com/place/Mongolian-Plateau History.com: Genghis Khan http://www.history.com/topics/genghis-khan The Guardian: Why Genghis Khan was Good for the Planet https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2011/jan/26/genghis-khan-eco-warrior Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Voyage" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha Special thanks to Sapna Parikh for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Sapna on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sapna_parikh http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Is College Still Worth It?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Chastity Vicencio for hosting TestTube! Close to half of all babies and toddlers in the U.S. are not receiving their recommended vaccinations on time. Why are some parents choosing not to vaccinate their children? Should vaccinations be mandatory for the safety of everyone? Learn More: How Well Do Vaccines Work? http://www.vaccines.gov/basics/effectiveness/ "Vaccines work really well. Of course, no medicine is perfect but most childhood vaccines produce immunity about 90 - 100% of the time." State Vaccination Requirements http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/imz-managers/laws/state-reqs.html "No federal vaccination laws exist, but all 50 states require certain vaccinations for children entering public schools. Depending on the state, children must be vaccinated against some or all of the following diseases: mumps, measles, rubella, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and polio." What Is "Herd Immunity"? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/herd-immunity.html "Just as a herd of cattle or sheep uses sheer numbers to protect its members from predators, herd immunity protects a community from infectious diseases by virtue of the sheer numbers of people immune to such diseases." Lancet Retracts 'Utterly False' MMR Paper http://www.theguardian.com/society/2010/feb/02/lancet-retracts-mmr-paper Watch More: Vaccines Do NOT Cause Autism! What Does? http://youtu.be/_fyJM24BiMU _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Why China Supports North Korea
 
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Who Are Nepal's Sherpas & Why Are They Fighting The Government? http://bit.ly/1rqNBaH » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Nepal is smack dab in the middle of two of the strongest nations in the world: China and India. So can Nepal hold its own being in the shadow of their power? Tune into the premiere of Sherpa, airing tomorrow, Saturday April 23rd at 9/8 central as part of Elevation Weekend on Discovery! http://bit.ly/1fIGkvr Learn More: Earthquake In Nepal Sheds Light On Its Volatile Political History http://www.npr.org/2015/04/28/402856130/earthquake-in-nepal-sheds-light-on-its-volatile-political-history "Until Saturday's earthquake and the devastation that followed, Nepal was mostly known for its dramatic landscape and as the stepping stone for hikers on their way to scale Mount Everest. In fact, the landlocked Himalayan country has a volatile political history, including a long civil war that ended only recently." Nepal constitution talks fail to end protests http://www.reuters.com/article/nepal-constitution-idUSKCN0UX1FO "A resulting slowdown in cross-border truck traffic has plunged the landlocked nation into a fuel crisis that has hampered aid to survivors of last year's deadly earthquakes and spawned a lucrative black market." Nepal, Between the Dragon and the Elephant http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/07/opinion/nepal-china-india-dragon-elephant-blockade.html?_r=0 "Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, who wooed Nepalis on his two visits last year, during which he promoted his "neighborhood first" diplomacy, is now an object of scorn. Some people have burned effigies of him, and a #BackoffIndia hashtag was recently trending on Twitter. While Nepal's allies, including China, welcomed the new Constitution, India merely "noted" it." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "November Wood" ________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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What Is The Ancient Religion Zoroastrianism?
 
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What Is The World's Most Peaceful Religion? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0W-a8Ux0Do » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe With Zoroastrianism on the decline, there is a chance the ancient religion may eventually disappear. So what is this age-old faith? Learn More: Washington Post: Saudi Arabia's Top Cleric Says Iran's Leaders 'Not Muslims' https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/saudi-arabias-top-cleric-says-iranians-are-not-muslims/2016/09/06/6c1cc66c-7424-11e6-9781-49e591781754_story.html BBC: Zoroastrianism at a Glance http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/zoroastrian/ataglance/glance.shtml NPR: Zoroastrianism an Ancient, Shrinking Religion http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121859841 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler or Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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How Powerful Is The United Nations?
 
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Why Pakistan Is The Most Heroin Addicted Country http://testu.be/1oqyM5H Where Does The World Get Its Drugs? http://testu.be/1oqyOud » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Poverty and conflict are driving opium production in the Golden Triangle. So what is this region and why is it a hub for the global drug war? Learn More: Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/04/world/myanmar-returns-to-what-sells-heroin.html “Poppy cultivation in Myanmar has nearly tripled since 2006, reaching close to 150,000 acres, according to surveys carried out by the United Nations.” Clashes erupt in north Myanmar over opium poppy fields http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35657112 “Clashes have erupted in northern Myanmar between farmers and Christian anti-drug vigilantes attempting to destroy opium poppy fields.” Burma and Transnational Crime https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34225.pdf “Transnational organized crime groups in Burma (Myanmar) operate a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that stretches across Southeast Asia. Trafficked drugs, humans, wildlife, gems, timber, and other contraband flow through Burma,supporting the illicit demands of the region and beyond.” Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Road To Success" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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Why Does The UK Want To Leave The EU?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Nepal's Gurkha Army is known around the world as a resilient force with a fierce reputation for great fighters. So, who are the Gurkhas? Learn More: Who are the Gurkhas? http://www.ayo-gorkhali.org/en/gurkhas/who-are-the-gurkhas "It is said that Gurkhas take their name from the Himalayan principality of Gorkha in west-central Nepal. " Gurkhas: the beginning of the end? http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/nov/10/gurkhas-mod-cuts-end-role "As scores of British Gurkha soldiers are made redundant by the British army and recruitment numbers fall, there is deep concern among Nepal's mountain tribes that their proud 200-year tradition could be under threat." In photos: 200 years of the fierce, fearless Gurkha warriors http://qz.com/390476/in-photos-200-years-of-the-fierce-fearless-gurkha-warriors/ "Such is the reputation of Gurkhas-the fearless, fierce soldiers from Nepal-that even the gritty Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, one of India's greatest military commander, was an avowed admirer: 'If a soldier says he is not afraid of death, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha.'" Nepal's Elite Gurkha Fighters Struggle to Save Homeland http://www.wsj.com/articles/nepals-elite-fighters-struggle-to-save-homeland-1430687566 "When the earthquake that ravaged Nepal hit this mountain village, Dhaniram Ghale lost his home and dozens of his neighbors, who were crushed to death." Watch More: Nepal's Desperate Struggle For Democracy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdw9-825Sh8&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is Life Really Like In North Korea? | NowThis World
 
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A tyrannical dictator, no upward mobility, poor living conditions, and even starvation paint a bleak picture for what life is really like in North Korea. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat Connect with Versha: » Follow @versharma on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetVersha » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha Connect with Judah: » Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetJudah » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Does Extradition Work?
 
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North Korea is considering reunifying with South Korea, but will the westernized South ever agree to merge with the cruel, isolated North? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: U.S. Institute of Peace: Declaration on the Advancement of South-North Korean Relations, Peace and Prosperity http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/file/resources/collections/peace_agreements/n_skorea06152000.pdf "At the meetings and talks, the two sides have reaffirmed the spirit of the June 15 Joint Declaration and had frank discussions on various issues related to realizing the advancement of South-North relations, peace on the Korean Peninsula, common prosperity of the Korean people and unification of Korea." Korean Reunification Cost: South Korea Says Developing North Korea's Economy Would Cost Billions of Dollars http://www.ibtimes.com/korean-reunification-cost-south-korea-says-developing-north-koreas-economy-would-cost-1726088 Joint Statement of North and South: July 4th, 1972 http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/dossiers/coree/A/1905 "In an effort to remove the misunderstandings and mistrust, and mitigate the heightened tensions that have arisen between the South and the North as a consequence of their long period of division and moreover to expedite unification, the two sides reached full agreement in respect of the following issues." U.S. Office of the Historian: The Korean War, 1950-1953 https://history.state.gov/milestones/1945-1952/korean-war-2 "The Korean War began as a civil war between North and South Korea, but the conflict soon became international when, under U.S. leadership, the United Nations joined to support South Korea and the People's Republic of China (PRC) entered to aid North Korea. The war left Korea divided and brought the Cold War to Asia." The Sinking of the Cheonan http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/opinion/21fri2.html?_r=0 BBC: North Korea Profile http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-15278612 A chronology of key events in North Korean history. Watch More: How Powerful is North Korea? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l_5ApzJzWo _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Why China Is Running Out Of Water
 
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The Fight To Control The South China Sea http://www.seeker.com/the-fight-to-control-the-south-china-sea-1792606255.html » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe 80% of China's underground water is not suitable for drinking and many rivers are too polluted to touch. Will China run out of clean water? Learn More: The Economist: Desperate Measures http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21587789-desperate-measures The Atlantic: China Has Launched the Largest Water-Pipeline Project in History http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/03/china-has-launched-the-largest-water-pipeline-project-in-history/284300/ The Guardian: 100 Chinese cities face water crisis, says minister https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/jun/08/china.jonathanwatts National Geographic: Yellow River http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/05/china/yellow-river/larmer-text/2 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Ephimeral" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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What Do We Know About Britain's Spy Agencies?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Although there has been a lot of debate about GMOs, the FDA claims the new GM apples and potatoes are "safe." So what are the pros and cons of GMOs? Learn More: Ecological impacts of genetically modified crops http://www.cof.orst.edu/cof/teach/agbio2009/Other%20Readings/Swiss%20Rev%20Ecol%20Efffects%20GM%20Crops%202006.pdf "The Swiss Expert Committee for Biosafety SECB advises on issues related to the protection of people and the environment in the areas of biotechnology and gene technology." GMOs linked to gluten disorders plaguing 18 million Americans - report http://rt.com/usa/gmo-gluten-sensitivity-trigger-343/ "Genetically modified foods such as soy and corn may be responsible for a number of gluten-related maladies including intestinal disorders now plaguing 18 million Americans, according to a new report released on Tuesday." Proof he's the Science Guy: Bill Nye is changing his mind about GMOs http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/03/03/proof-hes-the-science-guy-bill-nye-is-changing-his-mind-about-gmos/ "He's not making his popular children's science show anymore, but Bill Nye the Science Guy is still making a public impact by going after pseudoscience and science denial." Watch More: To GMO Or Not To GMO? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_STr04wo_0w _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Do You Impeach A President?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The race for the 2016 presidency is filling up fast, especially on the Republican side. Now, it's ex-senator Rick Santorum's turn. So who is Rick Santorum? Learn More: Rick Santorum http://www.ontheissues.org/Rick_Santorum.htm Everybody hates Rick Santorum: How the former GOP heavyweight became a political irrelevancy http://www.salon.com/2015/04/09/everbody_hates_rick_santorum_how_the_former_gop_heavyweight_became_a_political_irrelevancy/ "As Americans brace themselves for Rand Paul's just-announced presidential campaign, it is appropriate to take a quick look at the increasing political irrelevancy of another likely candidate, one who less than four years ago nearly wrested the Republican nomination from Mitt Romney." Santorum Rose Quickly From Reformer to Insider http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/us/politics/santorum-rose-quickly-from-reformer-to-insider.html "Rick Santorum arrived on Capitol Hill as a new member of Congress in January 1991, 32 years old and bristling with the impatience of a man looking to kick up a fuss." Watch More: Who Is Jeb Bush? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-6B6inNDlU&list=PLS0CO0PT_kEK5BzJ5MHqEbbfp-pqtRlKe Who is Marco Rubio? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-0cMEFjigs&list=PLS0CO0PT_kEK5BzJ5MHqEbbfp-pqtRlKe&index=1 _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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What Are 'The Stans' and How Powerful Are They?
 
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What Are The Most Radioactive Places On Earth? http://bit.ly/1sanGo7 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Central Asia is the birthplace of international relations and trade, but what do we know about the region's independent republics? Learn More: How much do you know about 'the Stans' of central Asia? http://www.theguardian.com/world/quiz/2015/jan/14/how-much-do-you-know-about-the-stans-central-asia-kyrzbekistan-quiz "After the New York Times mistakenly created the nation of Kyrzbekistan, we test your knowledge on central Asia. Do you know the difference between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan? And how about Uzbekistan?" The United States Just Closed Its Last Base in Central Asia http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/the-united-states-just-closed-its-last-base-in-central-asia/ "What the closure of Manas' Transit Center means for Central Asia's future." Stan'd if You Do, Stan'd if You Don't http://foreignpolicy.com/2014/10/17/stand-if-you-do-stand-if-you-dont/ "rom the seemingly endless violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan to the personality cult surrounding the late dictator of Turkmenistan, the seven countries that comprise "the Stans" are stuck with a lousy brand. But two of these countries, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, are looking for a makeover." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Voyage" _ Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Lissette out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lizzette
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When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Paris' Pont des Arts has become a symbol of fidelity through love locks. But now, Paris must break them to preserve its historical bridge. Learn More: Paris Love Lock Bridge History: Why Romantic Gesture Irks Preservationists http://www.ibtimes.com/paris-love-lock-bridge-history-why-romantic-gesture-irks-preservationists-1947150 "The Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, famous across the globe as a symbol of passion and fidelity, will have its roughly one million "love locks" cut off over the next few days after years of structural damage." Paris ends relationship with 'love locks' http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/30/travel/paris-love-locks-bridges-feat/ "The city of Paris started removing padlocks from the Pont des Arts on Monday, effectively ending the tourist tradition of attaching "love locks" to the bridge." Paris Bridge's Love Locks Are Taken Down http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/world/europe/paris-bridges-locks-of-love-taken-down.html "The padlocks that weigh heavily on the sides of the Pont des Arts tell stories dear to the lovers who affixed them to the celebrated bridge's iron grillwork." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Are Super PACs?
 
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Ebola is on the rise again in Western Africa with nearly 1,100 people infected. Should we be worried about this virus spreading? And can it possibly be the next global pandemic? Learn More: Ebola only a plane ride away from USA http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/28/ebola-potential-to-spread/13267909/ Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/cdcresponse.htm This document summarizes key events of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and CDC's response activities for historical purposes. Ebola Kills Liberian Doctor, 2 Americans Infected http://time.com/3043753/ebola-kills-liberian-doctor-2-americans-infected/ One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa - the largest ever recorded. Watch More: Why the Anti-HIV Pill Isn't a Good Idea for Everyone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmGBvulpleM&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA Why Does The US Still Have Troops In Iraq? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUyZBfPZU9o&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA
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Why The U.S. And China Are Investing In Africa
 
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Why Is Learning So Hard? http://testu.be/1YdMnK2 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Billion dollar endowments and competitive admissions, the Ivy League has some of the most desired colleges. How powerful is the Ivy league? Learn More: Reporting an endowment return of 7.6 percent, Columbia's endowment climbs to $9.6 billion http://columbiaspectator.com/news/2015/10/14/reporting-endowment-return-76-percent-columbias-endowment-climbs-96-billion "Columbia's endowment portfolio yielded a 7.6 percent return in the 2015 fiscal year, the University reported Wednesday. The return brings the total value of the endowment to $9.6 billion as of June 30, the largest in University history." Best Ivy League Schools by Salary Potential http://www.payscale.com/college-salary-report/best-schools-by-type/bachelors/ivy-league-schools "Ivy League Colleges are home to some of the smartest students in the country. Discover which Ivy League college produces the highest salaried graduates." Diversity At Top Colleges: Here's The Proof http://www.forbes.com/sites/schifrin/2015/12/20/diversity-at-top-colleges-heres-the-proof/#26ddea045e5b "Diversity is a sizzling hot topic in higher education today. On the one hand, you have campuses across the nation-some 75 at last count, ranging from Amherst College to the University of Missouri, to Princeton - holding protests and making demands over race and gender issues." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Elevation" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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Why Is Sweden Buying Trash From Other Countries?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The US and Israel have been long-time allies and Netanyahu recently called their relationship "rock-solid". But disagreement over Israeli settlements have been putting a strain on the personal friendship between Obama and Netanyahu. With imminent threats from neighboring countries, can Israel afford to lose a friend? Learn More: Press release from the White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-by-the-President-at-Cairo-University-6-04-09 Remarks by the President on a new beginning between the United States and Muslim communities around the world. Democrats to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu speech http://www.politico.com/story/2015/01/democrats-john-boehner-benjamin-netanyahu-speech-114695.html "Three House Democrats are circulating a letter they plan to send to Speaker John Boehner, urging the top Republican to 'postpone' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress." Creeping construction: Israel to build 600 new settlements in the West bank http://rt.com/news/217791-israel-settlements-west-bank/ "Israeli authorities have approved the building of at least 623 settlements on the West Bank in the space of just one week. The decision comes amid growing tensions in the region ahead of a planned UN vote on Palestine's statehood." Watch More: Why Does the U.S. Love Israel? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl8sWCxyPJw _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special Thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check out Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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The Fall Of The Soviet Union
 
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Breaking Down Russia's Role in Syria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nma-tiXtnUk » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe After a period called "The Era of Stagnation", the Soviet Union came to an end. So what led to its demise? Learn More: The Guardian: Mikhail Gorbachev: I should have abandoned the Communist party earlier https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/aug/16/gorbachev-guardian-interview BBC: Perestroika: Reform that changed the world http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-31733045 History Channel: Perestroika and Glasnost http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/perestroika-and-glasnost Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Vorsprung" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Caoimhe Carty Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Can You Be Sued For Saving Someone’s Life?
 
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Is This A Better Immigration System? http://testu.be/1lT4Uhk Why US Work Visas Are So Controversial http://testu.be/1HXGayK » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The U.S. is one of the most visited places on earth, but has very complicated immigration laws. So just how difficult is it to enter the US? Learn More: US visas get new scrutiny after California, Paris attacks http://bigstory.ap.org/article/41707308daa642649eb14a5283d6473a/us-visas-get-new-scrutiny-after-california-paris-attacks "Visas used by foreigners to travel to the United States are getting new scrutiny in the wake of shooting massacres in California and France." Directory of Visa Categories http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/all-visa-categories.html "The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under U.S. immigration law." Why Narendra Modi Was Banned From the U.S. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303380004579520041301275638 "Narendra Modi is the only person ever denied a U.S. visa based on a little-known law on religious freedom." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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Why Supreme Court Justices Serve For Life
 
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Was There An Armenian Genocide? bit.ly Why Does Armenia Hate Turkey? bit.ly » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In June 2015, protests broke out in Armenia when a Russian electric company increased their prices. Here's a look into what happened. Learn More: Armenia protests: Electricity price hike suspended http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33301689 "The president of Armenia has suspended an increase in electricity prices that led to more than a week of protests." Kremlin Fears a Revolution in Armenia http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-06-24/kremlin-fears-a-revolution-in-armenia "The events of the past five days in Armenia can be followed on Twitter under the hashtag #ElectricYerevan, but they aren't on the front pages of global newspapers." Armenian protesters block road for third day over energy hikes http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/6/24/armenians-protest-for-third-day-over-energy-hikes.html "A standoff between police and demonstrators protesting a hike in electricity prices blocked the central avenue in Armenia's capital on Wednesday for a third straight day, with no visible progress toward resolving the worst unrest that the impoverished former Soviet nation has seen in years." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Should Democracy Really Work?
 
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Watch Seeker Stories Here: http://testu.be/SeekerStories There are over 7,000 languages in the world, but half the population only speaks one of 12 as their first language. So, what are the most common languages? Learn More: Summary by World Area http://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/size "The World Languages section of this site provides country summaries and language-by-language information." Enrollments in Languages Other Than English in United States Institutions of Higher Education, http://www.mla.org/pdf/2009_enrollment_survey.pdf "Since 1958, the Modern Language Association (MLA), with the continuous support of the United States Department of Education, has gathered and analyzed data on undergraduate and graduate course enrollments in languages other than English in United States colleges and universities." World Factbook: Languages https://www.cia.gov/Library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2098.html#xx "This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language." Watch More: Seeker Stories https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJsSEDFFnMFvW9JWU6XUn0Q _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting TestTube! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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What Does The Peace Corps Really Do?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In December 2014, a ceremony was held to mark the end of the 13-year war in Afghanistan. So, what does it really mean to "end" a war? Learn More: 6 Wars Fought For Ridiculous Reasons http://www.history.com/news/history-lists/6-wars-fought-for-ridiculous-reasons "Most wars are fought over serious issues like territory, resources or political freedom, but others arise from bizarre and even comical circumstances. " Servo-Bulgarian War - Battle of Slivnitsa 1885 http://www.balkanhistory.com/slivnitsa_1885.htm "The conclusion of the Russo-Turkish War and the Congress of Berlin 1878 left Bulgaria divided into two sections." End the War In Afghanistan in 2014 http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/promise/1096/end-war-afghanistan-2014/ "President Obama responsibly ended the war in Iraq and will end the war in Afghanistan in 2014." Watch More: Does the U.S. Create Terrorists? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tul7qkUbGdg&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Important Is The African Union?
 
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What Does It Mean To Be A Feminist In Islam? http://testu.be/1VSclBl What The West Gets Wrong About Muslim Women http://testu.be/1KtiRha » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In 2004, France passed a law banning religious symbols in public spaces. Here's a look into how France's Muslim women view the law. Learn More: Veiled meaning: The French Law Banning Religious Symbols In Public Schools http://www.brookings.edu/fp/cusf/analysis/vaisse20040229.pdf "On March 3, 2004, the French Senate gave the final approval for a bill prohibiting the wearing of conspicuous religious symbols in public schools." French Muslims Say Veil Bans Give Cover to Bias http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/27/world/europe/muslim-frenchwomen-struggle-with-discrimination-as-bans-on-veils-expand.html "Malek Layouni was not thinking about her Muslim faith, or her head scarf, as she took her excited 9-year-old son to an amusement site near Paris. But, as it turned out, it was all that mattered." French Muslims caught between Islamophobia and extremism https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/french-muslims-caught-between-rising-islamophobia-and-growing-extremism/2015/03/22/7359329c-c739-11e4-bea5-b893e7ac3fb3_story.html "This city's first Muslim doctor doesn't look Muslim." Why There's Tension Between France and Its Muslim Population http://time.com/3659241/paris-terror-attack-muslim-islam/ "The country's radical secularism clashes with many Muslims' desire to publicly display their faith." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is A Coup d'État And How Common Are They?
 
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What's Life Really Like In An Economic Panic? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58s_bp93trE » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In June, Greece defaulted on its loan payment, sending doubts on the future of the Euro. So, we wanted to know, was the Eurozone a bad idea? Learn More: Why the Euro Is Doomed in 4 Steps http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/03/why-the-euro-is-doomed-in-4-steps/274470/ "We're going to need a bigger acronym." The Euro http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/euro/index_en.htm "The euro is the single currency shared by 19 of the European Union's Member States, which together make up the euro area." European Central Bank (ECB) http://europa.eu/about-eu/institutions-bodies/ecb/index_en.htm "Role: To manage the euro, keep prices stable and conduct EU economic & monetary policy" The Debt Crisis and the European Central Bank's Role of Lender of Last Resort http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/working_papers/working_papers_301-350/WP306.pdf "The debate on the role of the central bank in the European debt crisis reveals the increasing difficulty of the authorities to apply sensible solutions." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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