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What has the Arab Spring Shown us?

Washington, U.S.A. — As World Population Day approaches, Wilson Center consultant and demographer Elizabeth Leahy Madsen says the Arab Spring demonstrates that countries with very young age structures are prone both to higher incidence of civil conflict and undemocratic governance…. Continue Reading →

Ban Ki-moon Announces ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon brought a radical shift in the global fight for the elimination of hunger recently when he announced the €˜Zero Hunger Challenge′ at the launch of the United Nations conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de… Continue Reading →

Celebrities Joins the END7 Campaign on Twitter

Washington, U.S.A.  – Celebrities from around the world called on their fans and followers to join the END7 campaign, a global effort to eliminate seven neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020. END7 is a campaign of the Sabin Vaccine Institute…. Continue Reading →

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Washington, U.S.A. – An experts panel hosted by the Carnegie Endowment and Atlantic Council warned that al-Qaeda terrorists are consolidating their position in northern Mali €” buoyed by drug-trafficking, kidnapping ransoms, Libyan arms, and an influx of extremists. As the international community deliberates next steps on the Mali ”meltdown,” analysts worry about… Continue Reading →

Can Egypt Afford a Second Revolution?

Last week′s decree made by Egypt′s president Mohamed Morsi brought Egyptians back to the streets. The decree, that has six articles, states that declarations, laws and decrees, made by Morsi during his presidency, cannot be appealed, suspended nor cancelled, until… Continue Reading →

Al-Qaeda Consolidating Position in Northern Mali

Washington, U.S.A. – An experts panel hosted by the Carnegie Endowment and Atlantic Council warned that al-Qaeda terrorists are consolidating their position in northern Mali €” buoyed by drug-trafficking, kidnapping ransoms, Libyan arms, and an influx of extremists. As the international community deliberates next steps on the Mali ”meltdown,” analysts worry about… Continue Reading →

The Vatican and the Butler

Pope Benedict′s ex-butler, the man responsible for leaking a large trove of top secret Vatican documents, has been convicted following an incredibly swift trial, raising the eyebrows of not just conspiracy theorists. Paolo Gabriele was found guilty of theft and… Continue Reading →

Russia Launches New Gas Link, Blow to Ukraine?

At the click of a single button, Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, opened the first Nord stream gas pipeline this week. The pipeline is located at the portovaya compressor station, along at the Russian-Finnish border. The 1220 km Nord Stream Pipeline was… Continue Reading →

Ja A. Jahannes: Piracy Off Somalia – An Analysis with Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar

Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar is a distinguished academician, author and scholar. He is Professor of history and Arabic, and interim chair, department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Savannah State University. Dr. Mukhtar is a two-time Fulbright Scholar; President and founder… Continue Reading →

European Debt Crisis Explained 2.0

This year the world witnessed repercussions of the most disastrous and indecisive fiscal management in the Euro Zone that shattered one’s sense of security and disturbed the lives of millions of people. The debt crisis of a hand-full of members… Continue Reading →

Indonesian Workers on Strike to Protest €œModern Slavery€

Nearly 2.8 million irate blue-collar workers staged a labor strike across 24 cities in Indonesia on Wednesday to protest standard minimum wage and employers′ favoring of cheap outsourced labor €“ which leaves scant full-time salaried positions while offering little job… Continue Reading →

Tahrir Square, Road to Embassy Cleared After Days of Protests

Police arrested protesters in Tahrir Square and the roads leading to the U.S. Embassy early Saturday morning after days of protests over a video depicting the Muslim prophet Mohammed as ruthless and a womanizer. Eyewitnesses claim that people were beaten… Continue Reading →

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