Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Iran Election Rules Require One-Shot Announcement of Results: Minister

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said he is going to declare the results of Friday’s presidential election only once they are finalized, noting that the rule forbids piecemeal release of the vote counts.

Community college: the benefits of full-time immersion

Making community colleges work is crucial to education. For many Americans, they offer the best promise for a more promising path forward. Now, new research suggests one change could make them work even better. 

– Mark

Easing the cultural impact of scientific research Indigenous groups have long felt that scientific research hasn’t always treated them with respect, at times verging on caricature and exploitation. But a new effort is seeking to find where discovery and dignity intersect. The 30 Sec. ReadShould native groups have a say in how scientists use their data? A code of ethics that aims to create a more just and equitable relationship between the San, an indigenous people of Southern Africa, and the scientists who study them could serve as a model for future research involving indigenous people. The San Code of Research Ethics asks scientists to consult the San at each stage of a research project, from design to publication; emphasizes privacy rights, and requires scientists to provide a tangible benefit in the form of money, training, or employment. Though not legally binding, the code proposes blacklisting researchers who violate it. Proponents of such codes say that they could prevent the bitter clashes of the past. But other scientists worry they could amount to scientific censorship, allowing native tribes to put a stop to research that they deem unfavorable. Still, researchers who want access may have no choice but to compromise. Says one paleontologist: “It’s just a balance between the purely scientific interest and the cultural interest.” By Charlie Wood Staff

Indigenous groups have long felt that scientific research hasn’t always treated them with respect, at times verging on caricature and exploitation. But a new effort is seeking to find where discovery and dignity intersect.  

A pro-Europe France raises hopes, questions for Germany

Germany and France have long made for prickly partners at the center of the European Union. But a change of leadership in France – and perhaps a change of heart in Germany – might begin to change that. 

– Mark

What a president’s intel-share could mean for allies’ trust Will China’s far-reaching trade plan show up in its foreign policy?

Ideas and influences can spread across the globe in countless ways, from pop culture to military might. China’s next big idea for how to connect to the world is actually a very old one: Build a really big road. 

– Mark

What a president’s intel-share could mean for allies’ trust

President Trump’s decision to share highly classified intelligence with Russia recently has brought up questions about US alliances and security. But it has also pointed to something more fundamental: the vital importance of trust in world affairs.

– Mark

Trump revelation of intelligence to Russia: Three key questions

News that President Trump shared highly classified intelligence with top Russian officials last week has rocked Washington. What are the relevant questions?

Peter Grier

Staff writer

Sharapova snubbed for French Open wild card slot

Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been denied a wild card entry to this year’s French Open. Sharapova recently returned from a 15-month doping ban, and did not have ranking points to qualify directly.

The German military and its troubled traditions

The German army has been rocked by widening revelations about far-right sympathizers in its ranks and a lingering devotion to the Nazi-era Wehrmacht. So how does the Bundeswehr deal with its history?

What to expect at the Cannes Film Festival

Nicole Kidman’s red carpet stroll won’t be the only highlight in Cannes. Nineteen films are competing for the world’s most prestigious film award, the Golden Palm, including a German movie and indie films from the US.

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning set to walk free from prison

The ex-US army intel analyst Chelsea Manning will be released on Wednesday. Sent to prison for leaking classified documents on the Iraq War to WikiLeaks, Manning was granted clemency by President Barack Obama.

Ստացուած Գիրքեր. Հայապատում (Հեղինակ` Նուարդ Մատոյեան-Տարագճեան)

Պատմութիւն Եւ Իրականութիւն

ԱՍՊԵՏ ՄԱՆՃԻԿԵԱՆ

Austrian parliament passes burqa ban as part of new migrant law

Austrian lawmakers have approved a bill that outlaws wearing a full-face veil in public. The new legislation also establishes mandatory integration courses, and prompts asylum seekers to do unpaid public work.

Germany’s Gabriel warns Turkey against ‘blackmail’ over Incirlik base

Germany’s foreign minister has said Berlin may pull its troops out of a base in Turkey if lawmakers aren’t allowed to visit. The latest spat comes as two Turkish generals reportedly applied for asylum in Frankfurt.

North Korean missile tests ‘recipe for disaster’: US Admiral Harris

Admiral Harry Harris, the top US commander in Asia-Pacific, has warned against military escalation on the Korean Peninsula, saying missile tests by Pyongyang are “a recipe for a disaster.”

Death toll from Venezuela unrest hits 42 as violence continues

At least four people have died of gunshot wounds at separate protests in Venezuela, bringing the fatality toll from the recent unrest in the country to 42.

Արուեստը` Կեանքի Նեկտարը

Հովանաւորութեամբ Լիբանանի մէջ Հայաստանի դեսպան Սամուէլ Մկրտչեանի եւ գործակցութեամբ «AD & D Sarkissian Partners եւ YM Development» ճարտարապետական եւ ճարտարագիտական հաստատութիւններուն, «Նոազ արք» ցուցասրահը կազմակերպած է կերպարուեստի յատկանշական ցուցահանդէս մը Ռաս Պէյրութի «Միր Օմար» կառոյցի սրահին մէջ, որուն բացումը տեղի պիտի ունենայ չորեքշաբթի, 17  մայիսի երեկոյեան ժամը 6:30-ին: Այս առիթով հետեւեալ հետաքրքրական եւ ուսանելի հարցազրոյցը ունեցանք «Նոազ արք»-ի տէր եւ տնօրէն` արուեստաբանութեան դոկտ. Մովսէս Հերկելեանին հետ:

Assange hits back at CIA, calls it ‘dangerously incompetent’

The founder of the website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has described the US’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as “dangerously incompetent.”

Outraged US lawmakers demand to see Comey memo

Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers have demanded to see a memo written by ousted FBI Director James Comey following his meeting with President Donald Trump in February.

Տեսակէտ. Բնակարանի Վարձքերու Բռնագաղթիչ Սեւ Օրէնքը

Գ. ՏԷՐՏԷՐԵԱՆ

Լիբանանի վայրի դրամատիրական համակարգի պետութիւնը հրաժարած է իր օրէնսդիր, գործադիր եւ արդարադատ իշխանութիւններէն… յօգուտ դրամատուներուն, մեծ կալուածներուն, կալուածային առեւտուրի մեծ ընկերութիւններուն եւ ապօրինի մրցակցութեանց միջնորդ շանաձուկերուն, որոնք մեծագումար կաշառքներով

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