Politics


  • Europe’s Muslim Population Will Continue to Grow

    Over the next few decades, Europe’s Muslim population is expected to continue growing.  A study estimates that by 2050 the Muslim population could grow to 58 million, or 11 % of […]

  • Era of Robert Mugabe Comes to an End in Zimbabwe

    After being president for 37 years, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has finally stepped down. At 93, he was the world’s oldest leader. Mugabe headed the country since its independence from Britain […]

  • Russian Revolution – One Hundred Years Ago

    One hundred years ago, in 1917, the Russian Revolution ended the monarchy.  Tsar Nicholas II had to step down and the Bolsheviks under Vladimir Lenin took control of the country. As a result, […]

  • US Government Releases Most JFK Files

    The American government has released over 3000 documents relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963.  President Trump, however, has ordered some of the documents with sensitive […]

  • Che Guevara Died 50 Years Ago

    Che Guevara was a Marxist revolutionary who was a close aide of Fidel Castro during the Cuban Revolution. He was killed in Bolivia 50 years ago. Che was born into […]

  • Rohingya People Flee from Myanmar

    More than half a million Rohingya have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh in the past year. For ages, the people have been oppressed and discriminated against by the Myanmar government, which does […]

  • 90% Vote For Independence in Catalonia

    Over 2 million people voted in Sunday’s referendum on whether Catalonia should become an independent state. The government of the province has claimed that over 90% were in favour of […]

  • Canada Plans to Legalize Marijuana

    Canada plans to allow the limited use of marijuana for adults by the middle of 2018.  For some time now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been promising  that he intends […]

  • Barack Obama First American President to Visit Hiroshima

    Barack Obama has become the first American president  to visit Hiroshima.  During his recent visit to Japan he visited the city which was destroyed by the first atomic bomb. Together with Japan’s […]

  • Pfizer Forbids Sales of Drugs For Lethal Injection

    The American pharmaceutical conmpany Pfizer has said it will no longer sell drugs that can be used for lethal injections to the Amercian government.  A total of 7 substances on the list […]