Category archives for: International

The Racist Online Abuse of Meghan Markle Has Put Royal Staff on High Alert

London UK, March 7, 2019//-Britain’s royal family is beefing up its social media operation amid a rise in racist online abuse targeting the Duchess of Sussex in the months after the announcement of her pregnancy, sources have told CNN.

Infographic: International Visitors to U.S. on the Rise

February 26, 2019//-People from all over the world are visiting the United States in growing numbers and spending more money during their travels, according to the latest data from the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

US Ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick Defrocked Over Abuse Claims

February 16, 2019//-A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historical sexual abuse allegations.

Venezuela crisis: Maduro Condemns ‘Extremist’ Trump

February 12, 2019//-Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro has called Donald Trump’s government a “gang of extremists” and blamed the US for his country’s crisis.

Reporter’s Diary: Hope Rises in Venezuela’s Hunger-driven Political Crisis

February 4, 2019//-Smiles are more numerous here in Caracas than they have been for years. When I lived here last winter, apathy was widespread.

What Effect Did the US Shutdown Have on Foreign Aid?

“Funding uncertainty is the worst enemy of development practitioners” February 1, 2019//-The US government shutdown may be over, but the uncertainty it caused for the aid and development community isn’t going anywhere.

Brexit Demands a New British Politics

Now that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiated Brexit agreement has been soundly rejected by the House of Commons, the United Kingdom finds itself at a crossroads. The country’s future depends largely on whether its political leaders can put cooperation and the national interest before adversarial partisanship. Brussels, Belgium, January 23, 2019// – The populist […]

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.

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