Category: World News

Major Military Coup Currently Underway In Turkey

Jul 15 2016 | By: Tom George | 13 |
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A major military coup is under way in Turkey. What are US options in Turkey coup? – CBS News Turkey is a NATO member — which binds the U.S. to help protect it — and a key partner in the fight against ISIS. “There are more than 1,500 American

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China is Hurting its Economy as it Stokes Tension in the South China Sea

Jul 10 2016 | By: Tom George | 7 |
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The world is still in shock about the outcome of the Brexit vote in which the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. However, the fixation on the implications of Britain’s exit from the EU won’t do anything to undo the Pandora’s Box

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Lessons from Portugal’s Successful War on Drugs

Jun 20 2016 | By: Adrienne Eri.. | 6 |
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Despite the decades-old war on drugs in the U.S., drugs still remain a substantial problem in this country. It seems counterintuitive to think the government would ever decriminalize all drugs, but there’s evidence to suggest that the idea should at least

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Remembering Prince on Flipboard

Apr 22 2016 | By: Tom George | 10 |
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REMEMBERING PRINCE The Purple One died suddenly on April 21, 2016, at age 57. Source: Remembering Prince on Flipboard 10

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5 Things You Must Do While Planning a Funeral

Mar 18 2016 | By: Tom Starke | 6 |
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When a close person passes away, it’s not easy to control the emotions. Yet, you don’t have the opportunity to sit back and brood over the loss. Because you need to prepare for the funeral. And to show proper respect to the deceased person, you’ll surely

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Investing in a Steel Farm Shed

Mar 14 2016 | By: ericjones | 5 |
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Farm sheds have been used for many years to provide shelter, storage and processing space for farm produce. However, modern technology and advances in material science have made it possible to design and build durable and attractive structures quickly and at an

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Learn how to Cope Effectively with Natural Disasters

Feb 2 2016 | By: Jack Dawson | 5 |
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Unlike man-made disasters, natural disasters are beyond human control. Events such as earthquakes and tornados occur around the region. These can cause extensive damage and people have the option of either losing their minds or learning how to cope with such a

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Russia and Turkey – The Future of Wheat Trade

Jan 18 2016 | By: Tom George | 8 |
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Russian-Turkish bilateral trade has been disrupted by the military standoff between the two, with serious implications for the global wheat trade. Learn more now.   The recent downing of a Russian jet fighter plane by Turkey is disrupting the Black Sea wheat

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Putin Says USA and Russia Are Enemies Again

Jan 2 2016 | By: Tom George | 3 |
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Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy. An unfortunate series of events has led to very poor relations with the US in recent years. “The strengthening of Russia happens against the background of new threats to the national

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The Paris Agreement – A Christmas Gift to the Planet

Dec 31 2015 | By: John Unger | 11 |
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December 12, 2015 was a good day – for two reasons. Of course, the most important reason was the signing of the climate change agreement. The second reason for celebration was that 196 nations got together and actually agreed upon something that will improve

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World Architecture Festival Winners

Dec 21 2015 | By: Luke | 5 |
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Image Credits Schristia, CC BY-SA 2.0 The World Architecture Festival 2015 was held on November 4-6 at the Marine Bay Sands resort in Singapore. This venue provided a picturesque riverside setting for more than two thousand architects and designers from around

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The Correspondent is looking for an Engagement Editor

Dec 3 2015 | By: Tom George | 9 |
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  An amazing publication, the Correspondent is forging a path to better engagement with their members and journalists. We need more of this. Yes this is cool! The Correspondent is entirely ad-free and beholden only to its members and its journalistic principles. Editor

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Christians Need To Unite: Oregon shooter said to have singled out Christians for killing

Oct 2 2015 | By: Tom George | 3 |
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Christians Need To Unite: Oregon shooter said to have singled out Christians for killing

It is a sad day in America. My sympathy and condolences go out to the families that were brutalized by this senseless act of cowardice and violence. I wish to in no way benefit from this tragedy. As if that were possible. With this said I can no longer in good

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Donald Trump Is The Front Runner and Says Rand Paul, Should Quit Presidential Race

Aug 13 2015 | By: Tom George | 5 |
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Donald Trump is leading the Presidential Race, (according to many polls) and it appears no matter what his detractors say or do, his momentum only continues to surge. He has been dubbed  the Teflon Don. So in frustration many of his opponents will revert to negative

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Why Is It Critical To Understand the Conveyancing Process?

Jul 31 2015 | By: Olivia Grey | 3 |
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Why Is It Critical To Understand the Conveyancing Process?

The conveyancing process is a life changing process, it should be understood that a part of your earnings are at stake when you are making such a big decision. As the transaction involves a huge amount, there is also considerable risk associated with it. Powerful

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5 Famous Sniper Rifles in History

Jul 31 2015 | By: Luke | 2 |
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Snipers or Sharpshooters are expert marksmen who are tasked with high precision shooting, while keeping their positions concealed. Before ‘rifling’ was applied to small-bore firearms, their range and effectiveness in combat was minuscule. The first example

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History of the Yucatan Peninsula

Jun 29 2015 | By: Olivia Grey | 5 |
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Located in Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula is one of the most visited areas within Central America. Most people would attribute this to its beautiful tropical climate, however the history and culture that make up this region are arguably just as strong of a selling

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Hiring Criminal Lawyers – What Are the Perks

Apr 27 2015 | By: Olivia Grey | 0 |
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Hiring Criminal Lawyers – What Are the Perks

Every time you are charged with any legal case such as murder, theft, burglary, hit-and-run, DUI or DWI, etc, the first person that you or your loved ones think to hire are the criminal attorneys. Even though the criminal lawyers are not the actual version of the

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Fine Chemicals and Their Target Markets

Apr 15 2015 | By: Asit Roy | 0 |
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Fine Chemicals and Their Target Markets

Fine chemicals have been a very important part of the chemical industry, ever since their inception. They are manufactured in small quantities and are usually used as base ingredients for manufacturing other chemicals or chemical products. They are also expensive

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Do You Have a Better Attention Span Than a Goldfish?

Mar 20 2015 | By: Pandey | 0 |
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It might seem like a hilarious question at first. Could a tiny, fickle goldfish really pay better attention than a human being?  Well, if you fit into the “average” category for today’s tech obsessed human, then scientists would answer by saying, “Yes,

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