Oozing Wounds

Recently, some British tourists in Aleppo marveled at how rebel snipers a few years ago fired on Syrian government troops from the very same positions where archers nearly a millennia ago defended the ancient Citadel of Aleppo from Christian Crusaders. European tourists are returning to Syria. These...

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When the Street Roars

Enraged Sri Lankan protesters stormed the prime minister’s residence after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country Wednesday, the day he was set to officially resign following months of anti-government demonstrations over Sri Lanka’s dire economic situation, CNN reported. He had announced over the weekend...

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Getting In Tune

Spain will introduce a series of temporary taxes on banks and energy companies to help people cope with soaring inflation and spiking utility costs caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Associated Press reported. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced the tax scheme and other public relief...

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Loud and Proud

French President Emmanuel Macron, facing a parliamentary inquiry, defended his support of Uber after a major document leak from the company showed he was extraordinarily welcoming of the American ride-hailing giant before he was elected, the Washington Post reported. Known as the “Uber Files,” the leaked...

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Different Versus Disorder

A new study shows that dyslexia has been misunderstood and that it shouldn’t be considered a developmental disorder, BBC’s Science Focus reported. Scientists at the University of Cambridge, in Britain reviewed past research in psychology and neuroscience about the condition, which has been labeled a developmental...

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