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From City Boy To Chakras: How One Former Banker Found Enlightenment

Ajay Chaturvedi is the founder of HarVa, the first BPO set up in rural India which employs only women and author of the widely acclaimed, Lost Wisdom of The Swastika. Do you find yourself wondering what success really means? For some...Show More Summary

Erdogan's "Inner Stalin"

Erdogan's "inner Stalin" is unleashed. After last week's failed coup attempt, Erdogan warned: "This latest action is an action of treason, and they will have pay heavily for that." "This move is a great favor from God. Why? Because it...Show More Summary

Actually The History of the Swastika Really Does Matter. Here's Why...

A recent article in several leading newspapers broke the news that Indian scientists had traced the origins of the Swastika back to almost 11000 years, predating even the Indus Valley Civilization, which is saying a lot. While the team...Show More Summary

Nintendo Beats Sony on Pokémon Go Fever

[Image: A screenshot of the official Pokémon Go Twitter account (@PokemonGoApp)] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Pokémon Go is a new sensation. The incredibly popular augmented reality mobile game which even created a new word 'Pokemonomics',...Show More Summary

How A Senator Grayson Could Help Stop Michele Flournoy's New Syria War

On June 20, Defense One reported that Michele Flournoy, whom it described as "the woman expected to run the Pentagon under Hillary Clinton," said she would "direct U.S. troops to push President Bashar al-Assad's forces out of southern...Show More Summary

Brazilian Prosecutor Finds No Crime Committed by Dilma: Will the Law Count for Anything in Brazil?

An immense effort was made to remove Bill Clinton from the presidency in the late 1990s, culminating in the first impeachment trial of a US president in 131 years. Intimate details of his affair with Monica Lewinsky, about which Clinton was accused of lying under oath, were probed and published by the far-right prosecutor Ken Starr. Show More Summary

5 Best Ways To Spend A Summer's Day In Munich

Whether you're heading to Munich on holiday or live in the capital of Bavaria, summer is a great time to discover all the city has to offer. You might have been to all the tourist haunts or just want to take a day, or a couple of hours, out of the sight-seeing to relax and enjoy the southern German sun. Show More Summary

Turkey's Elected Dictator

Even before the failed military coup, Turkey's President Erdogan governed like a dictator who had the last word on all state matters. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's...Show More Summary

Preventing Violent Extremism: Turning A Threat Into An Opportunity For The Private Sector

Japanese firms, like many from the United Kingdom and United States, are heavily invested in Bangladesh. An estimated 240 Japanese firms currently have a presence there. Bangladesh provides excellent opportunities for investors through...Show More Summary

Turkey's Strongman Will Exploit The Failed Coup

Turkey may have thwarted a military coup d'etat on Friday night, but the result will almost certainly be the precipitous decline of Turkey's democracy, nevertheless. As of this writing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has already taken 6,000 people in to custody. Show More Summary

Ideas For Action From Youth: Financing Solutions For Implementing The Sustainable Development Goals

The innovative and fresh ideas needed to tackle the world's biggest challenges will likely come from youth. That's why the World Bank Group and the Wharton School sponsor the Ideas for Action competition. The Ideas for Action initiative,...Show More Summary

Global Solution Networks the key to building a better world

States can't tackle issues like climate change alone, and that's why global solution networks bring together corporations and stakeholders. Historically, societies have attempted to solve global problems through states working together...Show More Summary

France Must Fight Terrorism Without Harming The Spirit Of Liberty

France's task is to be more effective in fighting terrorism without succumbing to the lure of right-wing populism, and while maintaining the spirit of liberty For the past fifteen years Europe was hoping that by tolerance and respect for Islam the continent would remain on the sidelines of Islamist terrorism. Show More Summary

Three Freedoms Erdogan Scorns but Saved His Regime

"Democracy is like a train," claimed Istanbul's 40-something mayor, "when you reach your destination, you get off." It was the mid-1990's, and that mayor was Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Now as Turkey's controversial, embattled, yet popular president, Erdogan said this past March that "democracy, freedom, and rule of law have absolutely no value" in Turkey. Show More Summary

To the Castro Regime, We Are All Guilty! / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

This summer, taxi drivers have become the government's new public enemy. (14ymedio) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 20 July 2106 - At the beginning of the year evil was incarnated in the intermediaries, who were blamed for the high food prices in the produce markets. Show More Summary

The 28 Pages: There Was No 'There' There. Now Let's Get On With Fighting Terrorism

The now-famous 28 pages redacted from the report of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, have been released, and their contents should put an end to suspicions...Show More Summary

Erdogan Has Obama Over A Barrel

Turkey's President Recip Tayyib Erdogan, fresh off putting down an inept military coup, looks set to accelerate his already speedy run toward autocratic control. Given Turkey's strategic geopolitical position, there's nothing the Obama...Show More Summary

Kashmir: Defusing The Tinderbox

Kashmir's concerns need to be dealt with sensitivity and compassion, rather than aggression and chest-thumping nationalism. Situation check: A groundswell of public protests. Nearly 40 dead and over 2,000 injured. Hundreds -- including...Show More Summary

An Ambassador Gets Pac-Man Fever

July 2016 saw the explosion of the global phenomenon Pokémon Go, where people walk around town (and often into traffic or ditches) trying to catch various animated creatures that look like they are actually sitting there in front of you. Show More Summary

A Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Jungle

The Darién Gap is a lawless wilderness on the border of Colombia and Panama, teeming with everything from deadly snakes to antigovernment guerrillas. The region also sees a flow of migrants from Cuba, Africa, and Asia, whose desperation sends them on perilous journeys to the U.S. Show More Summary

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