The “Exceptionalism” of US Torture
The “Exceptionalism” of US Torture
Americans like to think of themselves as the ultimate "good guys" and anyone who gets in their way as a "bad guy." Under this theory of U.S.…
South Sudan: EU increases humanitarian aid for South Sudan by €7.78 million
South Sudan: EU increases humanitarian aid for South Sudan by €7.78 million
Source: European Union Country: South Sudan Summary: 22 December 2014, Brussels - The European Commission is increasing its life-saving assistance to…
A very merry Christmas for Spain’s ‘El Gordo’ winners
A very merry Christmas for Spain’s ‘El Gordo’ winners
Workers from a Spanish wax museum who won a share of 'the fat one' in the world's biggest lottery celebrate with champagne. Gavino Garay…
Nigeria: Nigerians Among Africa’s Poorest – Global Report
Nigeria: Nigerians Among Africa’s Poorest – Global Report
[Premium Times]Despite its latest status as Africa's biggest economy, and its government's claim of improved standard of living, Nigeria was not only…
7 ways to make sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
7 ways to make sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
7 ways to make sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises Header Image Photo: Peter Biro/IRC Here’s a look at some of this year’s worst…
The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World
The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World
Each year, I wish for the same things--an end to war, poverty, hunger, violence and disease--and each year, I find the world relatively unchanged.…
6 ways to makes sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
6 ways to makes sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
6 ways to makes sense of the world’s worst humanitarian crises Header Image Photo: Peter Biro/IRC Here’s a look at some of this year’s worst…
Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, December 22
Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, December 22
Visit to watch the full daily independent, global news hour. This is a summary of top news headlines from the U.S. and around the world on Monday,…