A substantial number of voters in the U.S. and the UK seem to be determined to make really dangerous choices as democracies around the world are facing an adverse climate of public cynicism, anger and hopelessness.
The Dalai Lama, when asked about the tragedy of the Orlando shootings -- the worst in casualty count in U.S. history -- said that while it may be true that individual Muslims are extremists, it would be wrong to condemn the entire religion as a whole.
Tensions are mounting in the East China Sea. For the first time, a mainland Chinese warship appeared last Thursday near the Senkaku Islands, over which Japan, Taiwan and mainland China all claim sovereignty.
Champion and proponent of love transcending borders Muhammad Ali, who passed away over the weekend, wrote he would like to be remembered "As a man who never looked down on those who looked up to him, and who helped as many people as he could.
The countdown begins for nations in the grip of football fever across Europe. From June 10 to July 10, France is hosting the UEFA European soccer championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2016 this year, for the third time.
The London-based Economist magazine that called President Ma Ying-jeou the "Bumbler" in 2012 declared in its latest issue that the honeymoon between Taiwan under Tsai Ying-wen and China was over before it started.
Big data has been touted as one of the next "big things" in the realm of the IT industry.
In March, the UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) launched an online campaign soliciting public input on the name of its latest research ship.
Pundits have been steadily ramping up their analysis of the situation as the June 23 date for a referendum on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union approaches.2 Comments
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