Day: June 12, 2014

Ethnic minorities face barriers to social mobility and job opportunities

theguardian: by Ami Sedghi — Britain’s ethnic minorities still face significant barriers to social mobility despite many having better qualifications than their white counterparts, according to researchers at the University of Manchester. Chinese, Indian, Irish, Bangladeshi and black African students are now outperforming their white British peers in obtaining five […]

CAR leader calls for World Cup truce

Prime Minister says football tournament and Muslim fasting month of Ramadan present chance to put fighting on hold. The prime minister of the Central African Republic has called for a pause in the country’s devastating violence so that the population can enjoy the football World Cup that starts in Brazil on Thursday. […]