Zeitenwende

Are homeowners in Frankfurt to blame for the atrocities in Ukraine? Some critics think so. “Vladimir Putin’s war of aggression runs on the money Russia gets by selling fossil fuels to Europe,” wrote New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently. “Germany…has in effect become Putin’s prime...

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Vicious Cycles

India’s Supreme Court ordered authorities Wednesday to stop the demolition of illegal shops and walls in a predominantly Muslim neighborhood of New Delhi, a verdict that came days after religious violence shook the area, Reuters reported. The verdict also followed the police-supervised demolition of buildings in...

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The Deluge

More than 448 people have died during South Africa’s devastating floods, according to government officials, as the country moved to deploy the military in the affected eastern regions, Fox News reported. Last week, torrential rains caused flooding and mudslides that destroyed nearly 4,000 homes and displaced...

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A Second Chance

A former independence fighter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate is set to win East Timor’s runoff presidential election this week, amid hopes that the new president will end the political impasse in Asia’s youngest democracy, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Jose Ramos-Horta secured nearly 62 percent...

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We’re Here!

The world’s oceans remain unexplored and marine scientists often find new species lurking in its depths. Recently, a research team came across thousands of new virus species that did not belong to any of the currently documented phyla, or divisions, USA Today reported. In their study, the...

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