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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Pill: Free Love?

When oral contraceptives, or as they are more commonly known ’The Pill’, hit the market in 1960, women became more empowered than ever before....

Russian smoking ban to usher in a new era of society?

For the first time in Russian history, a cultural stronghold is being brought low by new government regulations: a recently signed ban on smoking...

French forces enter Mali

On 30 January French and Malian forces entered Kidal, a town in Mali 200 kilometres south of the Algerian border, liberating the last large...

Obamacare enrolment deadline sees high sign-up figures

The Affordable Care Act, best known as Obamacare, appears to have overcome controversy during its troubled rollout.

Obamacare website suffers from major technical issues

Healthcare.gov, the federal marketplace where Americans can sign up online for health insurance under president Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been plagued with...

Bunga Bunga or Bust

Picture a sweaty basement, a pair of gyrating escorts disguised as nuns, and a 74 year old Italian man watching silently and receiving sporadic...

The First Wives Club

China has a new president in Xi Jingping, and with him comes a new first lady.  Peng Liyuan, an iconic pop/folk-singer in her own...

Reports from Syria: an update

How does the conflict look from the rebels’ point of view? Last Saturday, the Free Syrian Army announced that they had moved their Turkish command...

Bosnia in Crisis

The protest that began last Wednesday as a result of a factory closing in Tulza, Bosnia has set off a chain of anti-government protests...

The Division of Sudan

  98.83% of the Southern Sudanese voted in favour of splitting from the North in the January referendum. From the past record of violence...