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Daesh: using the Internet as its tool for sowing terror May 2, 2016 05:22

Daesh: using the Internet as its tool for sowing terror

The Internet, that powerful source of information with global reach, is being used as one of the main tools for promoting terrorist groups such [...]
 
Thai farmers: struggling for their lands May 1, 2016 00:04

Thai farmers: struggling for their lands

Subsistence farmers in Thailand are fighting murder and eviction. The Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT) is made up of six farming communities, about [...]
 
US: fine tuning weaponry in order to neutralise rivals April 25, 2016 08:53

US: fine tuning weaponry in order to neutralise rivals

The Pentagon is adjusting the capabilities of its military might globally and is seeking the resources to do this in Congress under the pretext [...]
 
 
Our next planet: Moon village April 24, 2016 04:08

Our next planet: Moon village

Inspired by NASA’s Apollo programmes deployed during the 1960s, members of the European Space Agency (ESA) are working on moon exploration in a project [...]
 
Latin America is not poor… but inequity prevails everywhere April 11, 2016 00:56

Latin America is not poor… but inequity prevails everywhere

In 2015, poverty among Latin Americans increased to 29.2% (175 million people) with 12.4% (75 million people) in extreme poverty.   Cira Rodríguez César [...]
 
Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military April 3, 2016 21:56

Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military

Any young women seeking to enter the country’s armed forces must first undergo a very unusual virginity test.   Yudith Díaz Gazán   Until [...]
 
 
Anti-immigrant & traditional:  Trump, the favorite showman March 27, 2016 22:00

Anti-immigrant & traditional: Trump, the favorite showman

To the surprise of many the billionaire New Yorker and hopeful Republican nominee for the presidential elections of November 2016 reaffirms each day his [...]
 
Terrorism: blaming Muslims  is to fall into Daesh’s game March 27, 2016 01:59

Terrorism: blaming Muslims is to fall into Daesh’s game

The terrorist group longs for a holy war between the West and the Muslim world. Solidarity, integration and multiculturalism should be our response, but [...]
 
Weapons: the well-known secret of a successful industry March 21, 2016 06:31

Weapons: the well-known secret of a successful industry

The manufacture and sale of arms is once again one of the most profitable and prosperous businesses after the short-lived  lean spell of 2012, [...]
 
 
What we are and what we do is a labyrinth March 20, 2016 23:56

What we are and what we do is a labyrinth

The human brain is in large part still a mystery with complex and obscure areas which still intrigue and baffle scientists. It is a [...]
 
Arab women on the frontline March 20, 2016 12:31

Arab women on the frontline

Glamourous Queens with the language of the people, ministers, researchers and thriving businesswomen and a president of parliament are constantly evolving their image, becoming [...]
 
China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama March 14, 2016 06:18

China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama

In an ancient and sexist society that is plagued by some traditions, women are beginning to reflect. Now, being a wife and mother is [...]
 
 
Tax havens and their dark secrets March 13, 2016 23:25

Tax havens and their dark secrets

 The framework of tax havens and the industry of tax evasion and elusion are proof of the degradation and corruption of an economic system [...]
 
Female circumcision: Enough! March 13, 2016 02:31

Female circumcision: Enough!

At least 200 million women and girls on the planet live with some form of genital mutilation, a phenomenon that the United Nations considers [...]
 
Africa and its millions of illiterate children March 7, 2016 05:05

Africa and its millions of illiterate children

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), children are not reaching educational objectives. For this reason they are hindered in adulthood from supporting [...]