Tag Archives: Afghanistan

The Refugee Crisis in Greece

For thousands of refugees, the Mediterranean Sea is the last obstacle. On distant shores lies Greece, a center for displaced persons. In 2016 alone, over 50,000 refugees applied for asylum in Greece. Thousands more are to join their ranks since then. Hundreds drown in capsized vessels and makeshift rafts every year — a grim testament to the hardships many refugees are willing to endure for the chance at a better life.

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Oil Market Fears: War, Default and Nuclear Weapons

The U.S. is one of the few areas of the world in which there is an energy investment boom underway, a development that could smooth out the uncertainties of geopolitical events around the world. At the same time, outside of the U.S., there is a deterioration of stability in many oil-producing regions, aggravating risks for both oil companies and the …

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Pakistan: Mutiny by the Blue-eyed

Those who plot against the state and resort to mutiny must never be allowed to remain in government for even one day. The crime against an individual can be condoned but anything against the state tantamounts to destroying the whole edifice and razing it to ground, Pakistan will head into anarchy if action is not taken immediately.

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Why Trump’s Idea to Arm Teachers May Miss the Mark

While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.

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Sridevi’s Death Shocks South Asia and Beyond

Death of Sridevi in Dubai leaves her admirers across South Asia and beyond in disbelief and shock as the outpouring of grief continues.

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Why Nepal Wants to Stay Poor

At a time when Nepal is hoping for more foreign aid to support new federal structure, it does not want to lose potential funding by being identified as a developing nation.

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A New Beginning for European Defense

Europe is and will remain a force for peace, but it must have the capability to protect European interests with European troops, including, when necessary, through interventions.

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The Next Oil Boom Will be Fueled by Blockchain?

The oil majors are waking up to blockchain possibilities. From oil majors like BP and Shell to smaller innovators like Petroteq, the massive potential is set to be unlocked in the oil and gas industry through the innovative use of new technology.

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Why is Bangladesh Silencing Political Dissent?

Former prime minister Khaleda Zia's trial lacked transparency and fairness. The court, many in Bangladesh believe, became a legal tool of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to silence, banish and physically remove her political opponents.

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Five Ways India Must Help its Farmers Face the Threat of Climate Change

Climate change could hurt Indian farmers' income by up to 20-25% in the medium term.

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