Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:A 21st-century Nasser could give the Arab world its voice

By: Seumas Milne

Egypt’s coup makers are phoney nationalists. But the goal of independence and social justice unites people across the region

Summary:

This article is an absolute must read; it is written by an author whose articles have previously appeared in CAT. Yup, CAT has featured an article by Mr. Milne in one of its RCs before. Another reason to read this article is the serious analysis of a very important global event carried out by this article. All in all, a must read.

Read the full article here.

Learn Words from the article:

Engulfed: Devote (oneself) fully to
Sectarian: Of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects
Brutal: able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
Coup: A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
Suppressed: Kept from public knowledge by various means;

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Telegraph’

Article Name:Naturism: We shouldn’t deny punters a drink just because they’re naked

By: Max Davidson

Anaturist hotel has caused an outcry by applying for a licence to sell alcohol

Summary:

A naturist is a person who practices nudity for reasons of health or religion and this article deals with the same subject. This is not the kind of stuff we encounter on a regular basis, read about or even think about. but the article surely makes for interesting reading and is written in a style which makes it apt for RC reading.

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Learn Words from the article:

Bohemian: Unconventional in especially appearance and behavior
Unnerving: Inspiring fear
Minuscule: Of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries
Dregs: Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article NSources: where to draw crucial lines

By: A. S. Panneerselvan

Nothing helps to push borders and expand possibilities of good journalism than a good debate based on principles and practices.

Summary:

The article is based on the subject of journalism and the principles that should be followed when it comes to quoting anonymous sources. The article explains how one should go about the business and the guidelines one should follow. The article is a little dull but offers you good practice for the same.

Read the full article here.

Learn Words from the article:

Anonymous: Having no known name or identity or known source
Pitfalls: An unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty
Convictions: An unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
Vexatious: Causing irritation or annoyance
Biases: A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Incestuous: Resembling incest as by excessive intimacy

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