Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Dies

Vitaly I. Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, passed away just before his 65th birthday. He is renowned for representing his country amidst domestic tumult and escalating tensions with the West. He was born…

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ASIA China- As a part of a maritime “maritime operation ,” the United States  has  deployed the aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, in the waters of the South China Sea. A statement issued by the Navy…

Queen Elizabeth: Sapphire Jubilee and Beyond

Few things fascinate American imaginations like fairy tales of knights, kings, queens, and princesses do, and every child has pretended to be one of those at some point. Perhaps this helps explain the equal fascination…

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ASIA Philippines- Geraldine Roman made history in the Philippines by becoming the first transgender woman to be elected as a Congress politician, representing her hometown province of Bataan. In an interview with CNN, Roman says…

British American Tobacco Takes on Vaping

With last week’s $50 billion takeover of Reynolds American, British American Tobacco (BAT) became the world’s largest tobacco company. The takeover also allows BAT to reenter the American markets, having left 12 years ago when…

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ASIA Malaysia- The low-cost Malaysian airline- AirAsia has been cleared by the American Authorities to fly to American Airports, making them the first Asian airline to do so. The American sector will be handled by…

Women’s March

Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, demonstrators rallied together on Saturday to participate in Women’s Marches across the USA and the world. Originating as a simple Facebook post after President Trump’s election, the Women’s…