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Making sense of the attack on Salman Rushdie

Making sense of the attack on Salman Rushdie

On 12th August, author Salman Rushdie was attacked in a lecture theatre in Chautauqua, New York. He was stabbed multiple times in the face, abdomen, and neck as he sought to commence his lecture at the venue. The 75-year old novelist fell on the stage before he was taken to the hospital where he was…

Monkeypox Can Soon be Labeled as an “STD”

Monkeypox Can Soon be Labeled as an “STD”

The emerging disease of monkeypox, which is mostly transmitted from gay sex, is causing new debate among global health experts: whether the disease should be labeled as the Sexual Transmitted Disease (STD) or not? Health experts carrying contradictory opinions regarding the disease are weighing in the debate to create a new pathway that could redefine…

Which countries could survive a nuclear war between the USA and Russia?

Which countries could survive a nuclear war between the USA and Russia?

According to the analysis of experts on politics and warfare as well as many scientists, a report was made on which countries could survive a nuclear war between the USA and Russia. They say that the safest countries, in that case, are Australia and Argentina, the Sunday Times reports. This most detailed analysis of the…

Housing Markets on the Verge of Recession Worldwide

Housing Markets on the Verge of Recession Worldwide

Global housing crises are rising amid the fears of recession and skyrocketing interest rates that are reducing the borrowing capacities of people around the world. This is leading to the declining homebuilders’ confidence, as they are unable to find buyers for the new homes. In the United States, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) issued…

Largest Nuclear Plant of Europe is Under Attack

Largest Nuclear Plant of Europe is Under Attack

Europe is on the brink of a nuclear disaster as the largest nuclear power plant of the continent is facing an unprecedented military standoff between Russia and Ukraine. Once again, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex was shelled at least five times on Thursday, including a site where uranium enriched radioactive material is stored. Both Russia and…

How Afghan women live under Taliban?

How Afghan women live under the Taliban?

A year has passed since the United States withdrew its forces from Afghanistan. The power vacuum left behind was filled by the Afghan Taliban immediately. The Islamist group has not changed its worldview since its previous stint in power from 1996 to 2001. It has maintained its radical, orthodox and ultraconservative views related to religion,…

Russia Launching an Iranian Satellite into Space Raises the Eyebrows of Western Stakeholders

Russia Launching an Iranian Satellite into Space Raises the Eyebrows of Western Stakeholders

Iran and Russia enter a new space cooperation era as the Russian rocket, Soyuz, sends an Iranian satellite into space from a Kazakhstan base. A booster rocket containing an Iranian Satellite, Khayyam, was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome of Kazakhstan, which is considered home to Russia’s space launches. Iranian state television aired the live footage…

Russia is ready to talk with the USA about the exchange of prisoners

Russia is ready to talk with the USA about the exchange of prisoners

The head of Russian diplomacy, Sergej Lavrov, said that Moscow is ready to talk with Washington about the exchange of prisoners, which would involve the American basketball player Brittney Greiner, through communication channels at the presidential level reporting Danas. On August 4th, a Russian court sentenced American basketball player Brittney Greiner to nine years in…

Israel and Palestinian Rebel Group Finally Reached a Truce to End Violence

Israel and Palestinian Rebel Group Finally Reached a Truce to End Violence

Israel and a Palestinian armed group, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), reached a ceasefire agreement after a three-day fight which killed 44 Palestinians, including 15 children, and injured a number of Israeli and Palestinian citizens. The ceasefire agreement ended a conflict which started on Friday when Israel preemptively bombarded PIJ outfits that posed a “direct threat”…

Chronic Food Shortage Continues Haunting the Masses Worldwide

Chronic Food Shortage Continues Haunting the Masses Worldwide

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is intensifying the global food crisis, as more than 20 million tons of wheat is stranded on the shores of Ukraine due to the ship’s blockade in the region.  However, three ships carrying more than 58,000 tons of corn started sailing the waters of the Black Sea and will reach…

Nationalist outbursts during the anti-war rally in Croatia

Nationalist outbursts during the anti-war rally in Croatia

This week, several civil rights associations held an anti-war rally on Ban Jelačić square in Zagreb, in memory of the victims and exiles during the military operation “Storm”, emphasizing that the committed crimes are the responsibility of the state and that they should be prosecuted before the court. Several incidents were recorded during the rally…

Meta an ‘extremist organisation’

Meta an ‘extremist organization’

Meta has been designated an ‘extremist organization’ in Russia and is due to be banned by the end of the day! The state media watchdog in Russia, Roskomnadzor has said Instagram will be blocked in Russia because Meta announced it would break existing policy and allow users to attack Russian armed forces. It has been…