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Research: One-quarter of Australians Believe to have had a Near-death Experience  

January 18, 2019//-One-quarter of Australians believe they have had a near-death experience, according to research conducted by personnel from three Victorian medical institutions.

What Will Cause the Next US Recession?

Three of the last four US recessions stemmed from unforeseen shocks in financial markets. Most likely, the next downturn will be no different: the revelation of some underlying weakness will trigger a retrenchment of investment, and the government will fail to pursue counter-cyclical fiscal policy. January 13, 2019//-Berkeley – Over the past 40 years, the […]

Khashoggi Murder: Book Reveals ‘New Details’ About Killing

December 30, 2018//-Almost three months after the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in his country’s consulate in Istanbul, a new book reveals further details about the murder, the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reported.

Indonesia Tsunami Kills Hundreds After Krakatau Eruption

December 23, 2018//-More than 220 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit coastal towns on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, government officials say.

A Hidden Scourge

Southeast Asia’s refugees and displaced people are victimized by human traffickers, but the crime usually goes unreported December 15, 2018/-Security threats are no longer just about military confrontation, territorial disputes, and nuclear proliferation.

Brexit: Theresa May Says EU Leaders ‘Determined’ to Solve Irish Border Issue

December 11, 2018//-Theresa May says there is a “shared determination” among EU leaders to solve the Irish border problem preventing MPs from backing her deal.

Theresa May Calls Off MPs’ Vote on her Brexit Deal

December 10, 2018//-Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it.

Expanding Indo-UAE Ties Unsettling in Light of Latifa Incident

December 5, 2018//-Indo-UAE ties to expand Emirates’ sphere of influence a troubling development, given UAE’s record of human rights abuse and disregard for the rule of law; reveals short term thinking of Modi government.

The Uneven Path Ahead: The Effect of Brexit on Different Sectors in the UK Economy

December 4, 2018//-The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union in March 2019.

Europe’s Economic Outlook in Six Charts

November 19, 2018//-Europe’s economy continued to expand in the first half of 2018, although at a slower-than-expected pace, specifically in advanced Europe.

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