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  • BANGKOK, March 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Of the estimated 232 million migrants in the world in 2013, more than 95 million are from the Asia-Pacific region, according to the United Nations’ Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2015. Source:
  • Now that he has passed on, Justice Scalia cannot confront the new witnesses against him — so those of us who remain should subject their claims to the strictest scrutiny. Source:
  • Yesterday’s argument in Voisine v. United States appeared to indicate a rather unremarkable win for the government, until Ilana Eisenstein, Assistant to the Solicitor General, attempted to close early in the face of a quiet bench, invoking the usual “if there are no further questions . . . .” At that moment, Justice Clarence Thomas […]
  • South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survived a vote of no confidence on Tuesday afternoon, his second in 12 months, as opposition leaders claimed the country’s citizens had lost faith in their leader. Source:
  • JOHANNESBURG, March 1 (Reuters) – When Barclays bought South Africa’s Absa in 2005, wading back into a market it quit in the 1980s under pressure from anti-apartheid campaigners, the deal was trumpeted as a “tangible vote of confidence” in Africa’s future. Source:
  • Catholic Church leaders from West Africa have condemned terrorist attacks in the region and urged governments to act decisively to end the scourge. Source:
  • We are live blogging starting this morning as the Court issues opinions. Join us. Source:
  • NAIROBI, March 1 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares rose on Tuesday, boosted by China’s monetary easing and downbeat manufacturing and service surveys that raised hopes of additional measures, […]
  • In case you haven’t noticed, we here at Bitter Empire have found that we can predict the future, so we’ve turned our sights on Super Tuesday. Here are your bitter predictions: Alabama: One of the presidential candidates will be burnt in effigy. We can’t predict which one, but we’re hoping it will be Bernie. Just […]
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