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Saudi Arabia doubles its executions in 2015

Drug trafficking, rape, murder, apostasy (abandonment of religious faith) and armed robbery are all punishable by death in the Gulf nation. Executions are …

Smoking brought near poverty to 400,000 children last year in the UK

If in the fifties, the smoke of a cigarette was a sign of success and all of the actor and most of the actresses smoked in the movies, times have changed for …

Can Africa Really Maintain Its Own African Centres for Disease Control?

This article originally appeared on Global Voices Author: Ndesanjo Macha Anna K. Mwaba discusses the future of the newly established African Center for Disease …

Selective Truths Revealed: The Case of Iranian Search Engines

This article originally appeared on Global Voices Author: Small Media From top to bottom, the logos of Parsijoo, Yooz, and GorGor. Mixed by Amin Sabeti. This …

United States sold to Saudi-led coalition banned cluster munitions used in Yemen

Cluster munitions are forbidden since 2008 by a treaty signed by 116 countries because they are inhuman by nature. This kind of ammunition contains dozens of …

Will the United States Legalize Online Gaming Once Again?

Gaming and gambling online and have always been issues in the United States. They have also been issues in individual states as well, and because there are …

Drilling the Arctic: too many risks

The news about a dilling campaign of Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic in 2015 has raised a lot of red flags around the world. While we, the people, just can …

Millions of lives at risk in Yemen, bordering the humanitarian disaster

Although the Yemen civil war is not matter of prime time news, there is a catastrophe just around the corner if the situation is not addressed soon. The lack …

The search for Malaysia airlines flight MH370

The mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has continued to haunt searchers – an international contingent of experienced rescuers and scientists …

Another giant step with the new Arms Trade Treaty

Although most naysayers can think this is just another useless piece of paper the Arms Trade Treaty is another historic step of the Humankind in the same level …

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