Gaza
Gaza


Syllogism Of Death – OpEd

The media emphasizes the emotional aspect of tragedy, and the public responds with tears and regrets, rarely giving attention to the illogic that caused the tragedy. When illogic is a governing factor in the violence against people, it elevates the calamity to a criminal action. Feeling sorrow for the victim is warranted but insufficient; thought […]

A team of technicians prepares for the inaugural flight of an Unmanned-Unarmed Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in Goma, North Kivu province. Photo by MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti, Wikipedia Commons.
A team of technicians prepares for the inaugural flight of an Unmanned-Unarmed Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in Goma, North Kivu province. Photo by MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti, Wikipedia Commons.


NGOs Against MONUSCO Drones For Humanitarian Work

International NGOs have rebuffed a recent offer by the UN Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to use drones for humanitarian information gathering, saying this could represent a dangerous “blurring of the lines” between military and humanitarian actors in the conflict. Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), are seen by some […]

Madrid, Spain. Photo by Fermín Rodríguez Fajardo, Wikipedia Commons.
Madrid, Spain. Photo by Fermín Rodríguez Fajardo, Wikipedia Commons.


Spanish Economy Produces Net Job Creation For First Time Since 2008

According to estimates in the Active Population Survey (Spanish acronym: EPA) drafted by the National Statistics Institute (Spanish acronym: INE), employment rose by 402,400 in the second quarter of the year – an increase of 2.4%. This is the largest employment growth in the second quarter of a year since 2005. 192,400 jobs were created […]

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan


Azerbaijan Keeps Mum About Bust On Georgia Heroin Highway

By Shahin Abbasov Even in the best of times, the Azerbaijani government is not a talkative bunch. But their stone-wall silence after northern neighbor Georgia triumphantly confiscated roughly $175-million worth of liquid heroin on the Georgian-Azerbaijani border has sparked questions about the reasons for their reserve. On July 11, Georgian border police found a record […]

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