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.
At the age of 36, Asel Sartbaeva, one of the first internationally recognized female scientists from Central Asia, focuses on creating a way for vaccines to be transported without the expensive and challenging aspects of keeping them at lower temperatures. Her ground-breaking research could potentially save millions of lives around the world.
The increase in cases of Dengue fever that is spreading in Brazil and elsewhere can also affect the eyesight. A danger is related to bleeding and deposit formation of antibodies in the arteries. Diabetics and patients with vascular disease are at greater danger.
Some of the world's most powerful civilizations grew up around or near the Mediterranean: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Carthage, Venice, Spain...today it is a cemetery for those trying to reach its shores or cross its waters. 10,000 people have been rescued in recent days, indicating the scale of the problem. This weekend, 700 died. Last week, a further...
An unidentified disease has broken out in the town of Ode-Irele, in Ondo State in SE Nigeria, killing around 18 people, according to reports confirmed by the Nigerian health services, the deaths occurring within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms. A local chief has however explained the cause is divine revenge from the God Molokun.
There can be no doubt that Hillary Rodham Clinton is the natural choice of today's Democratic Party in the United States of America as front-runner for the 2016 Presidential election, given her heavyweight political pedigree over many decades. The question is, does the Donkey want to move on?
The daily reports reaching us from Syria show that the War against the various terrorist formations operating on the territory of this ancient nation is far from over. Not a day goes by that acts are not committed of an atrocity has nothing to do with the rules of engagement, already ruthless in themselves.
Amid rumors that Greece might not pay its creditors if there is no progress in negotiations on its bail-out plan, Athens has made it clear that one thing is not linked to the other and has denied reports that it is planning to default, while stressing that it is doing everything possible to reach an agreement as soon as possible
Russia is able to overcome any threat, if the society stays consolidated, Putin said. "There are many threats that we can not predict," Putin admitted. "But if we preserve the stable internal political situation - the consolidation of the society that we can see today - then we are not afraid of any threat," President Putin said
The recent United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Doha, Qatar, focused on the gravity of crimes against wildlife and forests, a crime which renders billions for those who are driving countless species to extinction. The conclusion of the session was more needs to be done.
The invasion by ISIS of the Palestinian settlement of Yarmouk, in the southern suburbs of Damascus, has exposed serious divisions within the Palestinian leadership. An apparent agreement to confront the new crisis, with the Syrian Government, was rapidly disowned by the PLO leadership in Ramallah.
An international study led by the University of Coimbra in Portugal has revealed a stunning breakthrough in research carried out on the most baffling psychiatric condition called Schizophrenia - new clues have been discovered indicating the origin of the disease.