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April 21, 2014

Editor-in-chief, THEWORLDPOST

Weekend Roundup

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This week, The WorldPost streamed live Chelsea and Hillary Clinton's virtual dialogue, "Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation," about how young people can prepare to meet life's challenges. In our One-On-One series, historian Niall Ferguson discusses the degeneration of America's institutions. In a HuffPost Live interview, economist Thomas Piketty talks about his new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" and growing inequality. Novelist and Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer describes her disillusion with post-Mandela South Africa. Actor and activist Robert Redford appeals to President Obama to keep oil drilling out of the Arctic. Sergio Munoz Bata remembers his long-time friend and colleague, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (continued)

Deadly Shootout In Eastern Ukraine Breaks Truce

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South Korean President: 'Unforgivable, Murderous Acts' Committed In Ferry Disaster

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Air Strike Kills Dozens Of Suspected Al Qaeda Militants In Yemen

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Malfunctioning Malaysia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

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Egypt Announces Candidates For Country's Presidential Election

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Experts Puzzled Over Botched Evacuation Of South Korean Ferry

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Sudden Rise In Deadly Virus Cases Worries Experts

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Flight MH370 Relatives Might Receive Money From Malaysia

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Boko Haram Claim Deadly Nigeria Blast

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Huge Crowds Celebrate Easter With Pope Francis

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Turkish President Rules Out Job Swap With Erdogan

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Ukraine Calls Easter Truce

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'80 Percent' Of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

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Seabed Search For MH370 Could End Within A Week

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Yemen Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

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Another Body Found After Everest's Deadliest Disaster

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Fearful Ferry Relatives Vent Outrage At South Korea Officials

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Here's Why Putin Calling Eastern Ukraine 'Novorossiya' Is Important

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Details Emerge On American Plane Mysteriously Parked In Tehran

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World Leaders And Intellectuals React To Gabo's Death

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'No Other Government Has Been So Radical Against Women'

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The Three Internet Devices That Shook Up Algeria's Election

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Japan's New Move May Infuriate China

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Some Syrian Revolutionaries Have Had Enough Of War

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Snowden: Putin 'Must Be Called To Account On Surveillance Like Obama'

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What To Know About The Pamphlets Ordering Jews To Register In Ukraine

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Vladimir Putin May Be A Funny Guy, But He's Deadly Serious On Ukraine

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Russia And China Forge Closer Ties As EU Considers Sanctions

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Syrian Activists Fighting -- And Failing -- To Spark Action

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'Holy Fire' Easter Ceremony Lights Up Jerusalem

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Holy Days, Blood Moon Nights And A Dragon: Week In Photos

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Ancient Paw Prints Unearthed In England

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Gabriel García Márquez's Complicated Relationship With His Hometown

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Clowns Without Borders Brings Its Act To Conflict Zones To Let Kids Just Be Kids

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Germany's Cherry Blossom Season Totally Beats Yours

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The Birthplace Of Democracy In All Its Beauty

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Retro Passover Photos Are A Nostalgic Journey Through Jewish History

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Daily Meditation: Reflection

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Somali Refugees Tell Syrian Children: You Are Not Alone

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A Zen Response To The Japan-China Island Dispute

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20 Foreign Places To See Before You Die

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Easter-- A Celebration Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

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This Mashup Of Old And New South Korea Is So Simple, But So Moving

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22 Technicolor Dreamscapes You Won't Believe Are Real Places

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Scientists Discover Most Earth-Like Alien World Yet

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Some Countries Realize You Have A Life Outside Work. The U.S. Isn't One Of Them.

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The Surprising Thing Exercise Can Do For Your Brain

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