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Oldest Customer Service Complaint Discovered: A Lesson from Ancient Babylon
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If you were paying attention in high school history (I wasn't!) and have a sharp memory, you may recall something about Hammurabi's Code. Hammurabi (aka Hammurapi) ruled Babylon from 1792-1750 BC and will forever be known in history as having issued ..., 1 week ago

Should Iraq's Archaeological Treasures Stay In the West?

(VPC Travel Photo/Alamy). "When I was a boy," the Iraqi diplomat said, "My parents took me to the Louvre and I saw Hammurabi's Code. I wondered why it wasn't in Baghdad. Why did we Iraqis have to go to Paris to see it? Why couldn't the rest of the ...
 AINA3 weeks ago

From Cows To Mobile The Ideas That Changed Payments

While the Code of Hammurabi is best known for the eye for an eye proclamation, it also deserves credit for being the first recorded instance in history where money was formally recognized as a tool of civil society. While less eye-catching than ...
 PYMNTS.com1 month ago Is 'An Eye for an Eye' Revenge Legal?  Findlaw Corporate Counsel1 month ago

#Blog4Dev contest winners announced

In our first-ever blog contest, we invited bloggers to watch webcasts of events at the World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings and write about them. More than two dozen bloggers entered the contest, most from developing countries around the world. ...
 World Bank8 hours ago

Rousseau isn't the first, nor last, to negotiate a social contract

Webcast Replay 50% of Arab world citizens are dissatisfied with public services in their area, according to a World Bank survey — which prompted not one, but two sessions at the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings. So it ...
 World Bank8 hours ago

Ed Miliband carving policies into stone does NOT mean he can't break promises

Labour leader unveiled bizarre 8ft slab of limestone to restore trust Said carving promises in stone was proof they would not be 'abandoned' But Lucy Powell says it does not mean he is 'not going to break them' Cameron says it thought the monument ...
 Capital Bay23 hours ago Ed Miliband Dubbed 'Moses' For Pledging To Erect Stone In Downing Street With Election Promises  Huffington Post UK3 days ago Miliband has manifesto engraved on 8ft STONE which he will put in Downing Street garden as a reminder to keep his promises  Capital Bay3 days ago

Ed Miliband poses with policy 'tombstone'

It's one of the cardinal rules of politics - be careful what you're photographed with. At the weekend, Ed Miliband broke it spectacularly. Days before the UK general election, the Labour leader posed before a giant stone slab inscribed with six of ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 days ago

Reflections on Mary Jane and the death penalty

10:44 pm by FRANCISCO S. TATAD THE death convict Mary Jane Veloso never wavered in her claim that she was an innocent victim of human trafficking. But when all hopes had seemed to fail, she prepared herself to die. In fact, the Philippine ...
 Manila Times3 days ago

Meeting of Minister Daniel Mitov and the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq

28.04.2015 Print Email Bulgaria and Iraq have developed long-standing friendship and cooperation and I hope that together we will manage to enrich the relations between our two countries in all spheres of mutual interest.
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bulgaria1 week ago

The True Reason Were on a Ranch in Remote Argentina

Two thoughts occurred to us after we last left you… First, when you distill the zombie issue to its heady fumes, it comes to a single question: Do you give or take? Yesterday, we mentioned our mother. She retired in 1988. She's been ...
 Daily Reckoning Australia1 week ago
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