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fashion

How fashion uses greenwashing to hide its dirty secrets

Paris fashion fortnight began last week with an apocalyptic warning. "Our Mother Earth will not be able to support life, we will not be able...
Thunberg

Thunberg told to get an “economics degree” by U.S Treasury Chief

Just when it seemed that the clash between Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg was subsiding, the United States' financial chief on Thursday told Swedish...
Trump

Trump relaunches trade battle with Europe

US President Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans...
Syria

ISIS fighters’ wives languish in Syria, looking for a way home

In an overcrowded desert camp for families linked to the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a French woman begged for another chance so...
Davos

‘Russian spies’ in world leader’s Davos meeting: Scandal or clickbait?

The Swiss Police caused a media frenzy, in the Davos Summit, when news broke out of the alleged Russian spies being captured. Though the...
Women

Women in power in the European Union – the end is nigh for patriarchy

Senior Greek judge Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou will join a small group of women leading European Union countries when she is confirmed as president Wednesday. Women...
academy

Ousted Grammy CEO files harassment and discrimination charges against the academy

The ousted chief of the organization behind the Grammys filed a complaint on Tuesday accusing the Recording Academy of putting her on leave after...
Trump

Thunberg vs Trump on Climate Change at World Economic Forum

The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday...
femicide

Greece seeks to break wall of silence on femicide

The gang-rape and murder of 21-year-old Eleni Topaloudi shocked Greeks so much that the country may now be turning a corner in tackling the...
spying

German-Afghan army adviser on trial for spying for Iran

A German-Afghan translator for the German army goes on trial Monday along with his wife on charges of treason for allegedly spying for Iran. Abdul...
billionaires

Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world’s population: Oxfam

The world's billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60 percent of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday. It...
Kashmir

UNSC to discuss Kashmir issue, will the UN fulfill its purpose?

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will discuss the Kashmir issue in a closed-door meeting as part of its Wednesday agenda, Radio Pakistan reported. Article...
China

EU warns of WTO challenge if China-US deal creates ‘distortions’

The European Union will challenge the China-US trade agreement at the World Trade Organization if it creates "distortions" in the market that harm EU...
Haftar

Libyan strongman Haftar in Greece ahead of Berlin peace meeting

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar will hold talks in Athens on Friday, days ahead of a peace conference in Berlin which he and the...
Ukrainian

Rouhani calls Ukranian plane shoot down “disastrous mistake”

Iran on Saturday said it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week killing 176 people, calling it an "unforgivable mistake". The Ukraine...
Royal

Royal Couple goes rogue: UK monarchy scrambles for solutions after bombshell

The British monarchy scrambled Thursday to find urgent "workable solutions" for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan after their bombshell decision to quit front-line...
crash

Boeing in trouble after crash in Iran: But was it engine failure?

As investigators scramble to determine what caused a Boeing 737-800 to crash early Wednesday, the plane’s maker is grappling with another catastrophe after its...
Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s run from royalty

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will step back as senior members of the royal family and spend more time in North America,...

‘Inshallah’ is Now Officially a German Word

The Arabic word ‘Inshallah’ is now considered a German word. The expression has made it to the Duden, the most popular dictionary of German...
Finland

Did you get excited hearing about Finland’s four-day workweek?

What are we verifying? Several international media outlets in Britain, the United States and Australia have reported that Finland's new young prime minister Sanna Marin...
Finland

6 working hours Four days a week: Finland’s secret of “Productivity”

Finland's newly sworn-in Prime Minister, Sanna Marin, has proposed a flexible working hours schedule in the country. Her revised working schedule proposes a six-hour...
Norway

E-car sales in Norway reach new record high

Sales of new electric cars in Norway hit a record high last year, sector experts said Friday, reaching 42.4 percent of all nearly-registered cars...
Russia

From Russia with Love: Santa became real for little girl in Austria

A helium balloon traveled more than 2,500km by air from a tiny Austrian town to a mountainous village in Russia’s North Caucasus, prompting one...
Sham

‘Sham marriages’: Europe’s strict laws destroying ‘Genuine’ families

Apostolos Andrikopoulos | Why do you want to marry a Nigerian?”, a visa officer at a European embassy in Nigeria asked Helen while her partner...
education

Handling school education and economy: Lessons from Finland – II

Opinion | Here, to understand the role of school and its link with social progress, one is reminded of the words of the great American...
French

France takes the lead in 2019’s culture of protest

France, it sometimes seems, is either in the throes of a major strike or facing the looming shadow of one. Workers in the country...
education

Handling school education and economy: Lessons from Finland – I

Opinion | At the time of the fall of the USSR or Soviet Union, Finland was struggling with its deep economic growth issues, but in...
Notre-Dame

Notre Dame Cathedral may never recover from the repercussions of the catastrophic fire in...

Eight months after a devastating fire ravaged the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, engineers are preparing for a crucial but complicated step in the herculean...
France

Asian minorities fight the cultural and political racism plaguing France

Ming was getting off the bus in the suburbs of Paris, France when a masked man attempted to rip her handbag from her. When...
Germany

Germany & EU react strongly to US sanctions on Russian gas pipeline

Germany accused the US of interfering in its internal affairs on Saturday, in an increasingly angry spat over Washington's decision to impose sanctions on...

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Universe brought me to Pakistan & Pakistanis guided me to Islam: Rosie Gabrielle

Canadian solo traveler, Rosie Gabrielle, embraced Islam following her long stay in Pakistan last year. Gabrielle posted her image in a white gown and...

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