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For more than Three thousand people fifteen years ago this world came to an end

Today, fifteen years ago, in one nation thousands of people said good morning and said goodbye, never to think this would be their farewell kiss are last view of each other. What started as a sunny early September day, a … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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Forms of slavery, human trafficking and disrespectful attitude to creation to be changed

In Europe lots of people are moving around these days. They not all have the opportunity to enjoy holiday. Many people are forced to move around because they have no where to stay, no work, no good prospects. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Americans wrongly informed about situation in Europe

Europeans did know already that the American press was not always so good informing their public, placing cities in wrong countries or placing the country on a wrong place on the map. from the bigger television station you would hope … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s 2015 Union of the State

First Lady Michelle Obama is looking forward to her husband delivering his sixth State of the Union address. Last night she saw her man sitting down at his desk, reviewing each and every word to make sure his speech tells … Continue reading

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U.S.A. and paid sick leave

Can you believe it that today, anno 2015, still 43 million private-sector workers in the U.S. are without any form of paid sick leave? It is strange that in such a country which says to value the human being so … Continue reading

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Climate change guilty of doing too little

The past decade was America‘s hottest on record. They are seeing more droughts, floods, and wildfires than ever before and these days low temperatures have many blocked.  Though still lots of Americans are not convinced they too should try to … Continue reading

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RIA Novosti: The West’s Turkey Problem

Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:
Since the news seems to be a bit slow today, I’ve taken the time to focus on the situation in Turkey, and this article seems to give us some perspective. Turkey’s role…

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ISIL will find no safe haven

The world may face an upcoming big counter-terrorism campaign to safeguard the democratic values of all our Western nations. In my previous post Not true or True Catholicism and True Islam I replied to those Americans who consider that IS, ISIS … Continue reading

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