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‘Grexit': Has the Greek debt crisis truly been averted?

As the latest deal between Greece and its international creditors edges ever nearer to completion following marathon 16 hour talks in Brussels, many parties involved in negotiations have expressed scepticism over the long-term viability of the imposed reforms and spiraling debt figure. The deal, which required Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras to depend on backing […]

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Election 2016: Predictions for the primaries

Political campaigning never seems to end in the United States. A mere four months after the Republican party thrashed the Democrats in the 2014 mid-terms, the first candidate for the Republican nomination announced he was running. The man in question was Ted Cruz. The Canadian-Born, Tea-Party backed Senator from Texas has made his name for […]

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Bengal tigers under threat: Only 106 left in the Bangladesh Sundarbans Forest

The number of Bengal tigers in the world’s largest mangrove forest has decreased dramatically according to new figures. It stated that only some 100 Bengal tigers were found in the Bangladeshi part of the Sundarbans Forest. A new report on “Tiger Abundance in Bangladesh Sundarbans” by Bangladesh’s Forest Department Survey and the Wildlife Institute of […]

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WATCH: What the word ‘abortion’ means to these women

The video, by Cut, asked a variety of women aged between 15 and 50, from all walks of life, what their first response is when they hear the word ‘Abortion’. The interviewees offered a range of frank opinions and emotional responses. It starts with a 16-year-old girl saying: “Horrible. If you’re given the gift of […]

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Life as Arabia’s queer youth: Four gay arabs break the silence

The world as we know it today is experiencing its peak when it comes to the rights of LGBTQ+ people. With improvements such as constitutional protection, better representation in the media, more coverage of hate crimes and protests (ranging from Pride to suicide), acceptance is becoming a trend. Just last month, the United States Supreme […]


 
 
 

 
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‘Grexit': Has the Greek debt crisis truly been averted?

As the latest deal between Greece and its international creditors edges ever nearer to completion following marathon 16 hour talks in Brussels, many parties involved in negotiations have expressed scepticism over the long-term ...
by Luke Williams
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Election 2016: Predictions for the primaries

Political campaigning never seems to end in the United States. A mere four months after the Republican party thrashed the Democrats in the 2014 mid-terms, the first candidate for the Republican nomination announced he was runni...
by Simon Fraser
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Bengal tigers under threat: Only 106 left in the Bangladesh Sundarbans Forest

The number of Bengal tigers in the world’s largest mangrove forest has decreased dramatically according to new figures. It stated that only some 100 Bengal tigers were found in the Bangladeshi part of the Sundarbans Fores...
by Mohammad Al-Masum Molla
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WATCH: What the word ‘abortion’ means to these women

The video, by Cut, asked a variety of women aged between 15 and 50, from all walks of life, what their first response is when they hear the word ‘Abortion’. The interviewees offered a range of frank opinions and emotional r...
by Sneha Nanavati
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Life as Arabia’s queer youth: Four gay arabs break the silence

The world as we know it today is experiencing its peak when it comes to the rights of LGBTQ+ people. With improvements such as constitutional protection, better representation in the media, more coverage of hate crimes and prot...
by Danya Issam
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Six reasons why birth control should be more accessible in the United States

In most countries in the world, women are able to access birth control without a prescription. However, today, women in the United States are unable to get birth control over-the-counter. But this is about to change in at least...
by Kyle McCarthy
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