(Photo credits: ansa.it) M’HAMDIA – The tragedy of Medea is continued in Tunisia: a mother kills her 2 month-old daughter for revenge against the husband. Advertisements
After the whole day running and cycling around the city, I got some time at home chilling and actually open the computer again. It’s late and the mind is too tired to work, so I will leave you with a trailer of a compelling documentary about three courageous women who stood up and speak up… Read More Forbidden Voices
(Photo credits: telegraph.co/uk) After over two years of unrest and violence, Syria’s crisis remains characterized by dilemmas and contradictions. A menu of imperfect choices confronts policymakers, amid fears of continued violence, a humanitarian crisis and regional instability.
(Photo credits: LaPresse) DHAKA – An eight-story building that housed a number of workshops for production of clothes and a shopping center on the outskirts of Dhaka, collapsed, killing over 70 people and injuring over 500. This was reported by the government’s health Secretary, M. M. Niazuddin. As far as reported by the official,… Read More The Never-ending Story of Workplace Deaths
(Graph credits: The Economist) A few days ago I was viewing this nicely-displayed IMF forecast in the Economist. It could be seen as the aftermath of the financial crisis. This crisis has a merit, it showed off “the Rest, the very densely populated Rest, I would add. It finally makes the centre of discussion… Read More The lost lost West
A few hours ago the French Parliament passed the law authorizing civil marriage for same-sex couples, with 331 votes in favor and 225 against. France is now the 14th country that recognizes gay marriage. “It’s a historical moment” was the comment of the Minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira, who had previously mentioned that the first… Read More France says “yes” to gay marriage: what country will be next?
(Photo credits: The Washington Post) According to the Washington Post Senior Israeli military officials stated on April 22nd that ‘forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have used chemical weapons against the country’s civilians, saying their evidence — including photographs of victims foaming at the mouth — made them “nearly 100 percent” certain.‘