Cholera cases in Yemen

Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Clouds Real Threat of Man-Made Starvation

The final death toll from the resurgence of cholera in Yemen in the spring and summer of 2017 has yet to be seen, but images from aid agencies and reporters on the ground paint...

US Adds Pakistani Hizbul Mujahideen to Terror Groups List

The U.S. authorities included Pakistani Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) group in the list of terror organizations, according to a release issued by the U.S. Department of State on Wednesday. “These designations seek to deny HM the...
emergency rule, religious freedom, Turkey

Report: Religious Freedom Takes Hit In Post-Coup Turkey

Religious freedom has been curbed significantly under the state of emergency imposed in Turkey in the aftermath of the failed 2016 coup, an annual report by the U.S. State Department revealed. The 2016 Annual Report...
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How To Counter Rise of Fascism?

Charlottesville rally awakens us from the rhetoric of “don’t worry …it will be fine” blabbering heard in the suburbs of middle-class households and neighborhoods. The audacious presentation of Nazified insignias and the Confederate flag...
white supremacy, culture war, trump, alt-right, charlottesville

Rise of White Supremacy And Culture War

Tensions violently climaxed at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this Saturday, following a series of marches protesting the contentious removal of Robert E. Lee’s statue, located in Emancipation Park (formerly Lee...

Top US Military Leader Signs Deal to Boost Communication With China

Top military leaders of the United States and China signed an agreement on Tuesday that would enhance communication between the two nations. Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford signed the document...
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New York’s Best Pizza Cook Arrested In Turkey

New York's famed pizza cook Hakki Akdeniz was detained with his wife in Diyarbakir, Turkey on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear what type of charges the couple was facing. Mr. Akdeniz, originally from Turkey's...

Hundreds Missing in Sierra Leone Mudslides That Killed Over 260 People

Severe mudslides in and near Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, resulted in death of at least 260 people, with 600 individuals still missing, according to the latest release by the International Federation of Red Cross...
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Kurdistan Independence Referendum To Destabilize Region, Turkey Warns

As Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is finalizing its plans for an independence referendum in September, Turkey expressed its strongest objection over the move that Ankara considers destabilizing. On Tuesday, Turkish Government Spokesman and Deputy Prime...
europe, migrants, refugees

Int’l Migration Body: Over 118,000 Reached Europe Via Mediterranean This Year

The International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday that the number of refugees and migrants who arrived in Europe by sea this year has topped 118,000, while over 2,400 are dead or missing. As of...