August 19, 2018

People can survive without shelter and clothes

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OPINION: (Project No.14, from S.Patnaik-India) From S.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, People can survive without shelter and clothes for long period, but not possible to live a day without medicine and food (21 days).   For all living creatures in this world, midday meal is most important for their survival.   In eatery […]

Destinations of the week

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The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world’s top travel experts – Part 3 By Bobbie Edsor From Business Insider Sail through the air past towering waterfalls and gleaming glacial lakes in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland.Unsplash/Leila Azevedo. The more you travel, the more you realise there’s so much of the world still […]

Destinations of the week

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The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world’s top travel experts Part 3 (Final) From Business Insider Feel like the only tourist in Tunis, Tunisia. El Jem Ampitheatre, Tunisia.Pixabay/Penstones When it comes to local hospitality, ancient landscapes, and neighbourhoods untouched by tourism, travel photographer and Passion Passport community member Zach […]

UN report shows hundreds of Central African Republic abuses

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From AJC AP- DAKAR, Senegal A sweeping new United Nations report identifies hundreds of human rights violations in Central African Republic since 2003 that may amount to war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and entire villages burned to the ground. Tuesday’s report comes amid growing fears that the country terrorized by multiple armed groups is […]

Zika virus may be transmitted through sex

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By lisaparavisini From Repeating Islands A virologist at the Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany, has suggested that Zika virus infection is the only vector-borne disease that may be transmitted by sexual intercourse, St Lucia Online reports. The first suggestion that you could get Zika virus infection from both a mosquito as well as […]

New SwissLeaks analysis reveals how tax haven secrecy harms developing countries

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30 September 2015 -New, detailed examination of the SwissLeaks files by Christian Aid working with the US-based Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) graphically reveals the harm tax haven secrecy does to the economies of developing countries. The SwissLeaks scandal involves thousands of secret accounts at HSBC’s Swiss subsidiary HSBC Private Bank (Suisse), and the billions of […]

The Ebola virus has spread to Senegal as the deadliest outbreak in history gets worse

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By Abby Ohlheiser and Abby Phillip From The Washington Post As the Ebola outbreak worsens — with the death toll spiraling and the World Health Organization warning that 20,000 people could eventually be infected — another West African country has confirmed that the deadly virus has crossed its borders. Senegal confirmed its first case of […]