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I am an 18 year old Pakistani— a girl who grew up in the city of culture i.e. Karachi, dupattas, terrorism and now earthquakes, it seems. In these 18 years, never have I felt even one earthquake. I’ve always manged to somehow miss out on experiencing an earthquake even though […]Read more ›
Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the U.N. General Assembly, emphasizing U.S. policy in the Middle East. In a 50 minute speech he spoke at length on the enrichment of diplomatic relations with Iran under its new president, Hassan Rouhani. He also declared that the remainder of his term would […]Read more ›
Iran and Israel share tense relations, to say the least. Israel is insecure about Iran developing nuclear technology that may be used to build a nuclear weapons. On the other hand, Iran has repeatedly condemned the predominantly Jewish nation of Israel as being the “sore … sitting on the body […]Read more ›
The Kenyan capital of Nairobi was left shaken as armed gunmen attacked its high-end Westgate shopping mall on Sept 21. Grenade explosions and sporadic gunfire rocked the upscale Kenyan mall for almost four days, with scores of civilians trapped inside. The attack left more than 60 victims dead, while over […]Read more ›
Dr. Mohammed Yunus’s Nobel Prize-winning non-traditional microcredit bank of Bangladesh is being brought under the direct control of Bangladesh’s Central bank. Currently the Grameen bank powers poor, rural borrowers— nearly 97 percent of whom are women— but the government of Bangladesh is threatening to take control of the bank. This […]Read more ›