Category Archives: World Speak
Can we get on with addressing the challenges of global warming?
A recent study found that over the past 20 years, scientists have written more than 4,000 academic papers on global warming and a nearly unanimous 97.1% of them agreed that climate change exists and is primarily caused by humans.
Egypt today, who is to blame
In 28 months, Egypt as we had come to know it has vanished into thin air. Where did that Egypt go? I wonder if it will ever return?
One Hour with Adam Duritz: Counting Crows
"Echoes of the Outlaw Roadshow"
"Well I Inline image 1dreamt I saw you walking up a hillside in the snow. Casting shadows on the winter sky as you stood there, counting crows. One for sorrow, two for joy. Three for girls and four for boys. Five for silver, six for gold. Seven for a secret never to be told." - "A Murder of One" from "August and Everything After"
Ukraine to sign the Association Agreement with EU in November
Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, declared in his recent interview with the media agency Interfax, that European Union has special mechanisms of monitoring the fulfillment of Kyiv of the conditions necessary for signing of the Association Agreement with EU.
Narendra Modi needs much bigger effort than addressing select diaspora for 2014 battle..
Narendra Modi addressed one more select audience today and made some very good point on how “Once the trust is broken people use different means”. He also went to add that “this break of trust due to actions of some people occupying high office’.
The ultra orthodox in Israel did not claim religion when citing men’s only right to pray wearing certain costumes; they claimed that its Custom which is seriously important among certain ultra religious people in Israel.
Bahrainis follow with concern reports of the breakdown in communication between the director of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab and between his family & human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested and sentenced to 3 years because of his human rights activities carried out by the media through his distinctive highlight the revolution of the people of Bahrain.
The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) expresses its deep concern for the sentence issued from the Criminal Court (the Court of First Instance) today – 15 May 2013- against 5 Twitter Users with one year of imprisonment, on the charge of ‘defaming the King’ Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
Last week, the Daily Telegraph reported that the UK’s creative industries generate £36 billion per year for the economy and employ 1.5 million people. The Chancellor, George Osborne, called them “massively important”. So why does no-one take comedy seriously?
Post the BJP’s electoral humiliation in Karnataka i was personally surprised to see the lack of grace & accountability from the BJP’s top team. Its quite natural & at the same time encouraging to see political parties being humiliated in a democracy by the people on whose VOTE the parties come to power.
Adolescence is an important time in a young person’s life; it will be shaped by role models, by media and by the environment they live in. It is an impressionable age, and one filled with moral dilemmas. With addiction as prevalent as ever in the U.S, how are young people affected and are they more at risk from this disease than other age groups?
According to the new decree, the National Security Apparatus replaces the General Directorate for State Security that was affiliated with the Ministry of Interior.
Syria's ruling dictatorship that kills its people everyday, does not know anything about international law to claim international law violations after the multiple Israeli raids on establishments that "host" Iranian advanced missiles that could have been outbound and En route to a militia in Lebanon called Hizbollah.