Hawking’s Boycott Of Israel Opens Floodgates For Criticism Of BDS Movement May 20, 2013
The physicist's refusal to attend an academic conference has fired up emotions on the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement against Israel.
Hey Tourists, Guess Who’s Responsible For ‘Dirty’ Mexican Water?
If you haven't figured it out by now, it's not the Mexicans.
International Allegiances Spotlighted In Syria Conflict Ahead Of Talks
The "Friends of Syria" conference will gather mainly international supporters of those who oppose the Assad government.
Americans Increasingly Travel To Cuba As Tight Restrictions Begin To Loosen
A labor delegation heads to Cuba as polls show a majority support ending the Cold War-era embargo on the communist nation.
Japan’s Alternative To Austerity Dogma Is Showing Signs That It’s Working
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic stimulus policies have put GDP growth numbers far higher than forecasts predicted.
Iraq: At Least 79 Killed In Latest Sectarian Attacks, Following Week Of Brutal Violence
The death toll over the past week is more than 200, constituting one of the most sustained bouts of Sunni-Shiite violence in years.
Assad’s Forces Storm Rebel Town Of Qusayr With Help From Hezbollah
Assad's army has taken control of the rebel stronghold of Qusayr, a town on the Lebanese border that gives Syrian forces access to the coast from Damascus.
After Recent Border Standoff, Indian And Chinese Premiers Pledge ‘Peace And Tranquility’
India and China discussed economic and military cooperation, just weeks after their two countries were involved in a tense border standoff.
Law And Order, Karachi Edition: How Colonial Rule Lurks In Democratic Pakistan
A section of Pakistan's penal code left over from the days of British rule is still an all-purpose tool for government repression.
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