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Book finds truth about man kept in the zoo

"My grandmother was alive when this happened," says Pamela Newkirk. "She was six years old, living in upstate New York, when an African was exhibited in the Bronx Zoo." (Credit: NYU) On Sunday, September 9,...

Refugees and migrants face high risks in winter weather in Europe

We are deeply worried at the situation of refugees and migrants faced with harsh winter conditions across Europe. We have stepped up our assistance in several countries, including Greece and Serbia. Saving lives must...

USS John S. McCain accident

Five wounded sailors and ten missing after the collision of the destroyer USS John S. McCain This is the second crash this year, both very similar At least five US sailors have been injured and another...

Frustrated refugees and migrants at Serbia-Hungary border seek to escape poor reception conditions

News Stories, 9 September 2015 RÖSZKE, Hungary, Sept 8 (UNHCR) – It was a rallying cry and a cry of frustration: "Budapest, Budapest!" At 5 p.m., on a back road crossing disused train tracks a kilometre...

The Most Insane Tax Fraud Cases

you believe that Grammy winner Lauryn Hill went to jail for tax evasion? Here are some of the most outrageous tax fraud stories from recent years and what they could mean for you. Hiding Out...

The Hair Show That Never Was

Two criminals were sentenced for a scheme that involved enlisting young women at shopping malls and other places to participate in a “hair show,” gaining access to their bank accounts, depositing phony checks in...
Syria civil war

International agencies can’t deliver aid in Syria

A precarious operating environment constrains aid delivery to syrians due to neverending fights, blocked routes and lack of recognised authority in most of the syrian territory. Although nobody want to admit it, Syria is...

A Call for Change within UK’s National Health Service

The National Health Service, or NHS, has long been embattled with an understaffing problem, clearly cited in numerous reports from both public and private research agencies. While an ongoing cry for change has been...

When dual citizenship causes controversy

With nations perpetually locked in conflict throughout history, dual citizenship was a concept long considered unacceptable. This was down to military obligations—why would a country risk depleting its military force, whilst simultaneously strengthening other...

Who is Justin Trudeau?

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a great speaker who manages his image with expertise, becoming one of the most influential political leaders of the moment. His name is Justin, he is from Canada and...
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