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Al Jazeera 2013: The year in news

2013 was an eventful year around the world, with mass protests dominating the headlines………………..

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2013 In Review

International

Syria’s War

Typhoon Haiyan

Opinion

Unmarried moms
This unmarried mother is an honor roll student at Northwestern High School in Prince Georges County, Maryland, and a single mother of an almost two-year-old boy.
Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images

The year in shaming unmarried moms

by December 30, 2013
Conversations about marriage and family continued to be superficial and moralizing

This month brought the latest hand-wringing over high-profile single parents, this time advanced by Keli Goff at The Root. Goff had a bone to pick with Evelyn Lozada, the 37-year-old unmarried star of “Basketball Wives” who has announced that she’s pregnant. The problem with this arrangement, Goff lamented, is that Lozada’s pride in her pregnancy sends a message that out-of-wedlock births are just fine. She went on to argue that single parents — poor or wealthy and regardless of any other life circumstance — simply can’t do as well at raising healthy, upwardly mobile children as a two-parent home…….

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Culture

Family & Relationships

Race & Ethnicity


Northern Ireland peace talks collapse

 

Northern Ireland peace talks collapse

Negotiations flounder over emotional issues like parades and flags, but progress seen on thousands of unsolved murders,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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United Kingdom

War

International

Diplomacy

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Canadian airline slammed on Twitter for alleged sexist voucher policy

Canadian airline slammed on Twitter for alleged sexist voucher policy

Passenger’s tweet sparks debate about Air Canada’s ‘same name’ guidelines………………..

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International

Canada

Travel

Iran, world powers agree to implement nuclear deal in late January

Iran, world powers agree to implement nuclear deal in late January

Although some work remains, agreement obliges Tehran to suspend its most sensitive nuclear work……………………

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US-Iran Diplomacy

Iran

International

Al Jazeera 2013: The year in news

Al Jazeera 2013: The year in news

2013 was an eventful year around the world, with mass protests dominating the headlines

Topics:

2013 In Review

International

Syria’s War

Typhoon Haiyan

The Guardian home

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