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Bottled up sand builds better homes for refugees

TINDOUF, Algeria - With a master’s degree in energy efficiency, Sahrawi refugee Tateh Lehbib Breica had originally planned to build an energy efficient home in the desert, using discarded bottles for a roof garden But...

Le Brexit: How the EU referendum is dividing languages, not just nations

It is not just the continuing negotiations of Brexit that are causing international conflict and confusion, it’s the word itself. In the UK, many politicians have mistakenly referred to the decision to leave the...

How insider threats challenge U.S. national security

US national security faces rising challenges from insider threats and organizational rigidity, says political scientist Amy Zegart. Zegart writes that in the past five years, seemingly trustworthy US military and intelligence insiders have been responsible...

Theft at an Apple store in Fresno, CA with customers inside and in just...

Several thieves have entered the Apple store in Fresno, in the state of California, and have taken laptops and iPhones worth $ 27,000. The security video of the store shows the thieves, who wear sweatshirts...

The last member of the Trump team turns the White House into a reality...

In just one week as director of communications, Anthony Scaramucci has been noted for his insults, threats, untimely calls to TV and internal wars. He has declared, and won, the war to Reince Priebus,...

Massive march in Turkey against Erdogan

Hundreds of thousands of people yesterday in Istanbul applauded Turkish opposition leader Kemal Kiliçdaroglu, who concluded a peaceful march of 450 kilometers to demand justice and protest the deterioration of democracy under the state...

Looking for safety and a better life in Calais’ jungle

Yacine, a 22-year old asylum seeker from Sudan washes tea cups in a makeshift shelter in the "jungle" in Calais before his departure to an accommodation centre for asylum seekers the next morning. His...

3 tips for staying safe on the lake this summer

As we approach summer, the weather is quickly warming up. And if there’s one thing Americans love to do when the weather is warm, it's spending time on the water. That means it’s the...

Patients with chronic conditions face big deductibles

For tens of millions of Americans, the start of a new year means the counter has gone back to zero on their health insurance deductibles. If they need health care, they’ll pay for some...

Does talking about war atrocities do more harm than good?

Civil wars divide nations along social, economic, and political lines, often pitting neighbor against neighbor. In the aftermath, countries work on reconciliation efforts to restore social cohesion. But these gains often come at the...
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