Various nations – especially those outside of NATO – on Russia’s periphery are worried about a revanchist Russia under Putin. Russia fought a war with Georgia in 2008 which saw Georgia lose de facto control over two break-away regions. Similarly, Russian annexation of Crimea and the backing of pro-Russian rebels …Read More »
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A haunting scene played out Friday morning in Japan. Thirty thousand feet in the air black plumes of smoke erupted from a volcano. Like black ink poured into a glass of milk, the dark ash completely filled the sky. The beast of a volcano is called Mount Shindake and is …Read More »
Forbes’ The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women Going through the list this year, it is not difficult to see the wide assortment of women from all different parts of the world. But something about this list does not sit right in the stomach. It is no surprise that Angela Merkel …Read More »
There have been many “challenges” circulating social media over the past few years. The newest challenge, which has been creating a frenzy of controversy, is the “paracetamol challenge”. On the one hand you have police and schools warning parents of this new social media dare and it’s potentially damaging effects. …Read More »
Two of Australia’s most vocal Liberal same-sex marriage supporters have criticized Bill Shorten’s move to put forward a bill on the topic next week to Parliament. According to Shorten on Tuesday, May 26, he will introduce a private member’s bill with the hopes of legalizing same-sex marriage. This bill will be …Read More »
First off, the Queen’s Speech isn’t even written by the Queen. Instead, it is the Government’s plan for the coming year read by the Queen. Each year, it is read by Her Majesty when she travels from Buckingham Palace to the Houses of Parliament to carry out the tradition. A tradition that …Read More »
China’s first military white paper in two years has caused headlines as it announces Beijing’s intention to field its navy in the open ocean. This oceanic, or blue water capability is seen as vital if a nation wishes to have long range power projection capabilities. Currently, China has a green …Read More »
The yuan or renminbi, is the currency of China, and as long been subject to strict government controls with regards to currency trading and exchange rates. As China modernized and underwent its post-Mao economic boom, the government has sought to keep tight control over the currency so as to prevent …Read More »
It is not hard to see why Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow took home the prize for this year’s Eurovision 2015 held in Vienna, Austria. His original song, “Heroes” won with 365 points and is sure to bring goose bumps to anyone within earshot. The lyrics themselves are quite simple, but powerful. The song’s …Read More »
Nearly 17 years ago, Troy Cook was last seen by his father. Since then, his disappearance has caused his hometown of Truro, Nova Scotia a huge amount of uncertainty. May 25 is International Missing Children’s Day, a day that Truro Police Service and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection hoped would …Read More »