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On women and children
Is it wrong to use the expression 'women and children' when reporting on disasters or war zones?
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 11:40 GMT
Literature matters: Does reading make you smarter?
Literature breaks the continuum of the everyday and makes us stop and think, notes Vieira.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 10:57 GMT
The Hobbit: What's in a prequel?
The popularity of The Hobbit and other prequels makes us reflect upon the reasons why this film genre is so attractive.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 05:59 GMT
James Bond's 'Skyfall', or the decadence of the West
Is 'Skyfall' telling us that, like Bond, Europe should to go back to its roots for regeneration?
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 13:09 GMT
Fortuna's dark side: Politics 'contra' fatalism
Unlike fatalists, tragic heroes do not give up in the face of fate; rather, they act against all odds, write authors.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 06:09 GMT
The European Union and the rhetoric of immaturity
The EU's infantalisation and animalisation of individual members is not surprising explains author.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
Ultra-orthodox reflection of Israeli politics
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox community, like the government, believes they are exempt from having to justify their behaviour.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 13:15 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Israel and Kenya: Narratives of disposability
Why was there no 'African Spring'?
Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?
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The new generation of Muslim American leaders
Australian government: Pirates of the Indian Ocean
On stupidity and war
In Pictures: Ramadan in Kashmir
As Ramadan is observed with religious fervor, preparations to mark last phase have begun in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes
Forbes revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.
In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
The emergency department of Gaza's al-Shifa hospital takes in between 25-50 pregnant women per day.
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