The day the future changed, Saturday April 25 2015 will be a day of reference for the very worst reasons for decades to come in Nepal, with around 4,000 reported deaths and up to 10,000 feared. For those who remain, the devastating earthquake will be known as a benchmark, signaling a "before" and "after" timeline for generations.
The growth of the neoliberalism school in the 1990s, with zealous implementation through variations of Thatcherism, Reaganomics, Rogernomics, and economic rationalism in Australia, has cleared the rich forests of local manufacturing enterprises that once existed in Europe, the US and Australia
The EU has secured itself on the southeastern flank, too. But, why does it matter? Residing between ancient Greece and ancient Rome, between Constantinople and Vatican, this flank of Europe also known as the Balkans is situated in one of the most fascinating locations of the world
America and the West want to destroy Russia for a lot of reasons; five being - to put it clearly - eschatological. America rules Europe and it wants to rule Eurasia too. The project is to miniaturize Russia and to control the whole continent, via Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Russia
Starting in January 2014, Russian security forces conducted continuous counter-terror operations in the Caucasus region and especially in Daghestan, where many jamaat were eradicated and many gang leaders either arrested or eliminated. In 2014, the number of terror-related incidents in Daghestan decreased by 20%
Money is a circulation medium of exchange defined by governments. Today in civilized societies we encounter currency as cash or coin in money markets but if we were living in the ancient times, we would be familiar with some other interesting materials used for trade. Medieval Europe was the birthplace of the banknote system
On April 17, the world marked the International Day of Action against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Demonstrations were held in London, Brussels, Madrid and Helsinki. Why do people protest?
The tide of war is receding. Americans are not by nature bellicose. We prefer to make money, not war. It is time for our candidates to adapt to the changed circumstance, peace, and embrace the political consequences of the peace.
The 25th of April 2015 will mark the centenary of an Australian and New Zealand attack on the Ottoman Empire at Gallipoli (present day Turkey), a failed operation carried out on behalf of the British Empire. The 'ANZAC spirit' has since been presented as a founding element of Australian national identity.
Vincent Nichols, Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, is spiritual leader of the four million Catholics of England and Wales. He was also elevated to Cardinal on 22nd February 2014, receiving the Cardinal's red hat from Pope Francis in Rome's St Peter's Basilica. He has been cited as a man: "not afraid to speak out when he feels compelled to do so."
Senior figures from the United Nations came together with religious leaders this week to hold high-level talks on the need to create peaceful and inclusive societies where children are born in a world free of hatred, division and exclusion. The key words were togetherness and tolerance, without which there is no reconciliation or development.
I should tell you that homosexuality in our country has been overcome once and for all but not entirely. Or entirely but not completely. Or else entirely and completely but not once and for all. What do people think about now? Nothing but homosexuality. That and the Middle East, Israel, the Golan Heights. Moshe Dayan.