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Australia's PM-elect Abbott vows quick action on asylum

Malala and Kailash Satyarthi receive joint Nobel award

Malala and Kailash Satyarthi receive joint Nobel award Nobel Peace Prize laureates Kailash Satyarthi (right) and Malala Yousafzai at the the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, 10 December 2014

Suffragette, Britain, 1911. Women of Britain & the U.S., never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world. "When the suffragettes were out for the count Would you fill in the census if you didn't have a vote? In 1911, the suffragettes staged a mischievous boycott" -…

Barack Obama - The World's 100 Most Influential People: 2012

Reaction to President Obama's victory 2012 "When you were elected in 2008, you inspired the world with a call to take responsibility for the problems we face as global citizens. Since then, you have made earnest efforts to live up to that great hope and trust placed in you by the American public. I believe you have been re-elected now in recognition of that effort." the Dalai Lama.