The American air attack on the Syrian army position at Deir el-Zor of 17 September has caused the death of 80 Syrian soldiers and wounding hundreds more. The aircraft released their load of bombs, including phosphorus bombs and we can only imagine how the flesh of a human being is consumed by the heat of such an explosion.
If you purchase a product with a tag that says, "Made in America" it is very likely that it was actually "made" or manufactured by forced prison labor. Although American slavery was abolished in 1865, a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue "as a punishment for crimes".
I often wonder, when I am watching the news, or a documentary, what can I do to all this misery? When again bombs are thrown, when people blow themselves up and take others with them, when refugees drown, or washe ashore, saved and to be left to their own fate, with little help further, then I ask myself, what can I do?
Intoxicating sense of superiority and entitlement to privilege lulled the leftist dignitaries into a delusional nirvana of lack of accountability and eternal power. Lazily and nonchalantly kicking their legs over criminal charges they seem convinced that it will cover up the legal Mount Bravo Sierra towering over terminus of their reign.
Women entrepreneurs from refugee and host communities in Lebanon are using their unique skills and creativity to build their own model of social stability in Lebanon while launching economically viable businesses. They learn to create, brand and commercialize high-quality handicrafts, organic and agro-food products...
It is now September 2016, just two months before the Presidential elections, and both political camps have already managed to disgust a great number of the US voters, by offering almost no comprehensive political or economic program, by offering... close to nothing!
Hillary Clinton may find herself in the epicenter of another international scandal that has recently subsides. The Google search engine favors Hillary Clinton in her election campaign. Google generates positive suggestions for the Democratic candidate. Other search engines were said to generate both positive and negative suggestions
So is a day at the races a good value day out? Most meetings consist of 6 or 7 races which are usually run over a variety of distances and grades. Deciding which horse to put your money on is quite a challenge as trying to work out which horse will win the race is rather challenging for the average racegoer
According to Western publications, the goodwill of the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Rio was "marred" with a demonstration of defiance on the part of Belarusian athletes, who carried a Russian flag to express their protest to the International Paralympic Committee. The Kremlin expressed its admiration to the member of the Belarusian...
Barack Obama preferred not to meet with President of the Philippines, who promised to curse a "son of a whore" at the ASEAN summit for all the disrespect that the US had paid to the Philippines. The emotional comment from the Philippine president appeared after Barack Obama suggested touching upon the murder of more than 2,000 Philippines
Corruption? Maybe. It's worse, it is that we are invincibly stupid and underdeveloped. A dear friend turns to me, from the Secolo d'Italia [Century of Italy - an Italian newspaper born in 1952], this evocation of the earthquake in Vulture, which struck 50 municipalities in 7 provinces of Basilicata, Campania and Puglia. Year: 1930, in July...
Every week, hundreds of refugees die in the Mediterranean Sea in a desperate attempt to cross into Europe to find what they perceive as a decent and safe living. Many are buried beneath the waves without so much as a tombstone to mark their existence, others make it dead to the shore, to be given a wooden cross with one word "Unknown".
From times immemorial, deep blue sea appeared to be a hostile and hazardous environment to man. Like on land, there are anomalous area in oceans and seas. In addition to the well-known Bermuda Triangle and the Mariana Trench, there are many other places in all the oceans of the world, where strange and mysterious phenomena occur