Tag Archives: Presidency of George W. Bush

09Sep/16

Sept. 11 drama on Air Force One unfolds in Bush aide’s handwritten notes

“We’re at war” — former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer releases his handwritten notes — locked in a vault for 15 years — that detail President George W Bush’s reaction to the attacks of September 11th, 2001.

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03Jan/16

A review of how African economies performed in the second half of 2015

African growth was at its weakest in six years and analysts warned that things could get worse if the global economy continues to struggle. The IMF reported that the continent was likely to grow 3.75 percent this year and 4.25 percent next, a big drop from the years before and after the 2008/2009 financial crisis. China’s investment slowdown, and low commodity prices affected support to growth.

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01Dec/15

Television personality Ricki Lake joins forces with the U.N. and Facebook to help fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS

Ricki Lake teams up with social media stars to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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25Oct/15

Britain’s Blair says 2003 Iraq invasion played role in Islamic State rise

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair acknowledges the 2003 invasion of Iraq played a part in the rise of the Islamic State militant group, and apologises for some mistakes in planning the war.

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