Auschwitz should never have existed, so why are we so keen to cling onto it? Would it not be reasonable to scrub it from the landscape, remove the very thought of what it represents from our minds, recognize it as the cemetery it is,...Show More Summary
If the only words you know in another language are expletives, better to say nothing at all.
The alleged images show a young man sitting on the ground, wearing only underwear, as soldiers—apparently high-ranking members of the Armed Forces of São Tomé and Príncipe—beat him mercilessly.
Last week, New York police arrested three Brooklyn men, immigrants from post-Soviet states Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, and charged them with aiding the Islamic State (ISIL). One of the men's online postings questioned whether it is "possible to commit ourselves as dedicated martyrs while here [in the U.S.]... Show More Summary
Madagascar is going through another extremely difficult time, with a large part of the country being inundated by floods. Residents have uploaded photos of the devastation to social media.
Our sun over the past five years. Worldwide. Destroying the world that feeds us: shellfish are now threatened. Ocean acidification (OA) is increasing as the oceans try to absorb all the carbon we produce, thus endangering much ocean life. Most vulnerable US coastal areas affected are identified, along with OA “drivers and amplifiers” and [...]
Last night Israeli TV covered the leak of an outrageous video of Israeli soldiers inciting their trained "elite" dogs to attack and maul a captured Palestinian teen near an illegal West Bank settlement two months ago. The video appeared on the Facebook page of Michael Ben-Ari, a Kahanist politician, who praised the attack.
Benjamin Netanyahu says his speech against President Obama’s Iran policy, delivered on the floor of Congress, shouldn’t be taken as an affront. “My speech is not intended to show any disrespect to President Obama,” Netanyahu told AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby group, on Monday. Show More Summary
No one sets the table better than Benjamin Netanyahu. With Ehud Barak, his defense minister at the time, the Israeli prime minister pushed the matter of Iran’s nuclear ambitions to the front of the global agenda three years ago by threatening to launch military strikes against Tehran. And he spent the last month or so…
Terrorism continues to inflict suffering and pain on people all over the world, despite countries having spent billions of dollars in countermeasures. It indiscriminately affects people of all ages and countering this scourge is in favor of all nations of the world. Show More Summary
The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo is a film by filmmaker Yaba Badoe: The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo, explores the artistic contribution of one of Africa's foremost women writers, a trailblazer for an entire generation of exciting new talent. This feature-length documentary charts Ama Ata Aidoo's creative journey in...
"There were six buses waiting for us, we were ordered to climb. Then we drove for several hours into the desert. We had no indication where we were going."
The only word for it is chutzpah: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for European Jews to flee to Israel from the claws of a newly rampant anti-Semitism that is supposedly sweeping Europe. Why Chutzpah? Because one of the...Show More Summary
The Asia Pacific is the most dynamic digital landscape in the world, home to the fastest adopters of new technologies, the largest concentration of social media and mobile users, and some of the world's most innovative tech companies. Show More Summary
[youtube:4lwQDTEaX-0] Last week, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced a raft of new government spending on security in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack. The plan included the creation of more than 2500 new jobs in the law,...Show More Summary
Bahrain Debate looked at alternative solutions for the political crisis in Bahrain. Mohamed Hassan takes a look at the student movement in Bahrain and the role it plays.
Dutch unwillingness to set out details of warning has led to growing suspicion Risk warning Excerpt: Asked if the government had warned the appropriate airlines about the increased risk of using Ukrainian airspace after the An-26 attack, foreign minister Bert Koenders and justice minister Ivo Opstelten replied it had not. Their reasoning, they told deputies [...]
Bangladesh's Google Street View launched February 5. One Facebook user posted his amusement at seeing his lungi, a sarong-type cloth, appear in the image (it was hanging from his balcony).
Seven wives, twenty kids and tens of disciples: Sheikh Temur reportedly claimed to be God's messenger, but his Judgement Day came sooner than he may have expected.
Sorry, that's all of the War Street lies I can think of right now. But I'm sure there are many more out there, many many more lies that I've missed. Transparency is clearly and obviously not an American value -- and democracy doesn't seem to be one either. But I will tell you one thing that I know for sure: I won't ever be fooled again. Show More Summary