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Burkina Faso: The Downfall Of Another Tyrant In Africa

The recent popular revolution in Burkina Faso and the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré has emerged as a ‘warning alarm’ to African tyrants who are bent on eternalising themselves in power. The political crisis in Burkina Faso could be seen as a ‘call for attention’ to the presidents of Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of […]

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Opposition Representatives Propose “Freedom From Fear” Law In Serbia

Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, some ruling politicians in Serbia have brought it into question in recent months through apparent abuse of […]

Image Source: Al Arabiya News http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/africa/2014/03/11/Egypt-doctor-faces-trial-over-fatal-female-genital-mutilation.html Egypt

Egypt’s Landmark FGM Trial Ends In ‘Not Guilty’

The first court case of female genital mutilation in Egypt has ended in the aquittal of doctor and Islamic preacher Raslan Fadl. Contrary to the hopes of activists and state officials for a landmark verdict, the doctor was released without charge for performing the procedure on Suhair al-Bata’a in June 2013. The 12 year-old died during the mutilation. […]

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It Is Time To End World War II: Russia, Japan, And The Occupied Islands

August 9, 1945. The day the “Fat Man” atomic bomb destroyed Nagasaki, and the day that – keeping his promise to the Allies – Stalin entered the war against Japan, creating a territorial dispute lasting to this day. Soviet troops advanced quickly and in a matter of weeks captured Sakhalin, the elongated island along Russia’s […]

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Guerrero’s Mass Graves: Mexico’s Tragedies And International Implications

The Guerrero region of Mexico is home to a diverse community of farmers and metalworkers. Guerrero is home to both over 1,700 prehistoric archeological sites, and in the last month it has been identified as the site of at least twelve mass graves. The graves were uncovered by authorities in search of the 43 students […]


 
 
 

 
Image Source: PBS Newshour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/burkina-faso-subsaharan-africas-version-arab-spring/

Burkina Faso: The Downfall Of Another Tyrant In Africa

The recent popular revolution in Burkina Faso and the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré has emerged as a ‘warning alarm’ to African tyrants who are bent on eternalising themselves in power. The political crisis in B...
by Albert Mbiatem
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Opposition Representatives Propose “Freedom From Fear” Law In Serbia

Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right guaranteed by the Constitution of th...
by Danica Radisic
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Image Source: Al Arabiya News http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/africa/2014/03/11/Egypt-doctor-faces-trial-over-fatal-female-genital-mutilation.html

Egypt’s Landmark FGM Trial Ends In ‘Not Guilty’

The first court case of female genital mutilation in Egypt has ended in the aquittal of doctor and Islamic preacher Raslan Fadl. Contrary to the hopes of activists and state officials for a landmark verdict, the doctor was rel...
by Heenali Patel
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It Is Time To End World War II: Russia, Japan, And The Occupied Islands

August 9, 1945. The day the “Fat Man” atomic bomb destroyed Nagasaki, and the day that – keeping his promise to the Allies – Stalin entered the war against Japan, creating a territorial dispute lasting to this day. Sovi...
by Jeroen Gelsing
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Image Source: Daily Mail (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-2820297/Mexico-mayor-wife-detained-case-43-missing.html

Guerrero’s Mass Graves: Mexico’s Tragedies And International Implications

The Guerrero region of Mexico is home to a diverse community of farmers and metalworkers. Guerrero is home to both over 1,700 prehistoric archeological sites, and in the last month it has been identified as the site of at least...
by Megan Wadin
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Artist Wu Tun's T-shirt print. Image Credit: Wu Tun

There’s A Dark Side To Alibaba’s Massive Profits In China

Every year on November 11, e-commerce giant Alibaba makes business headlines with its sales record on Singles Day, a holiday celebrating China’s single men and women that has become a popular online shopping day. This ye...
by Oiwan Lam
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