The US Supreme Court has struck down a law denying federal benefits to gay couples and cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California.(BBC) The debate was firing and still tension was felt in the air from different views that clashed against the new ruling. This is just a hint, follow the news and read… Read More Historic ruling of US Supreme Court on gay marriage
In Italy, university degrees seem to be helping less and less to find a good job, and students are consequently less and less interested in pursuing one, and this is mostly due to the disastrous reforms that have been approved over the past years. This is what emerges from the study ‘Education at a glance’… Read More University degree in Italy: an advantage that seems to backfire
The attack in the heart of Kabul directed to the Presidential Palace, where President Karzai was, CIA, ISAF HQ and ministry of Defence, is the strong answer of the Talibans after the failed peace-talks of few days ago. “What I saw from the outside of that gate is more of a blast wall around… Read More Taliban attacks Kabul’s Presidential Palace, CIA, ISAF HQ, Ministry of Defence
I am proud to present a national news as pick of the day: the final verdict for Silvio Berlusconi, former Italian Prime Minister. One year for the charge of paying a minor prostitute for sex, Ruby, and five years for abuse of power, when he tried to get her release from a theft charge. Known… Read More The final verdict: Berlusconi sentenced to 7 years
What is Tempora? So, what exactly is Tempora? Tempora is described as an “internet buffer zone” in which the data would pass through and be stored before continuing to its destination. The Guardian newspaper makes the analogy of a digital TV box which you can use to record video transmissions and data prior to it… Read More Tempora, the British PRISM 2.0
(Photo’s credits to CTVnews) The victim, Pjeter Gjoni, 53-year-old activist from the Socialist Party in the town of Lac. The injured, Mhill Fufi, a candidate for Prime Minister Sali Berisha’s Democratic Party. Another person was injured by the gunshot. One of the poorest countries in Europe with high level of corruption, nepotism and high unemployment rate… Read More Political candidate shot and rival supporter killed at Albanian elections
Updates from flooding and landslides following heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. 500 victims with still the death toll rising. The charity Action Aid says 5,000 people are missing in the area. “There is no country in the world that is as vulnerable, on so many dimensions, to climate change as India is,”… Read More New floods, new damages, more victims.