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Researchers and HIV Santuaries Need Smart Innovations For AIDS Eradication

HIV/AIDS has had a devastating impact on the socio-economic growth of the world in the last three decades, leading to the...

Delivering Better Maternal Care to the World

Maternal mortality is a global problem and it needs a global solution, therefore a collective action is very vital and...

Battle of the Dynasties (And the Other Guy)

Is democracy being hijacked by the ruling elite
As the US elections are gearing up again for the coming year, both the Democratic and Republican caucuses are in the final...

Spies, memories and the Wall

Stefan and Martina
East German spies from the infamous "Staatssicherheit", or Stasi in short, kept snooping on Stefan Rudolph's father, a...

Quarter of a million students descend on Germany

Over 300,000 students making their way to Germany
Most of the incoming 300,000 students prefer not to leave the country once they have finished their studies. For Education...

Ukrainian majority want a single state

Statista chart shows the results of the poll conducted by Pew Research Center
According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and published by Statista, the Statistics portal, an...

Republican Shenanigans, it's Democracy Stupid!

GOP has a reputation to maintain
Carl von Clausewitz, a German soldier, once said, "War is politics by other means." But many in the United States (US)...

Gun Control Debate to Take A Backseat

The turbulent gun control debate in th US is nearing an end as the senate and lawmakers move on. The broad spectrum of...

Bavarian parliament under pressure to cease nepotism

The Bavarian State Parliament is turning up the pressure on those accused of nepotism within the government...

Cyprus Highlight Cracks In European Unity

The rapidly developing story of Cyprus' bailout left much of Europe's media speculative and unsure as to how the crisis...

Eye on the Phillipines

Tensions in the South China Sea have come to the surface in the wake of the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman. Philippino...

Merkel Commits to a Women's Quota

Merkel Does U-Turn On Women's Quota
After a significant internal dispute over the issue, the CDU is going to adopt a commitment to setting up quotas for women...

Secularist Politician Killed by Taliban

Fakhrul Islam, secular politician killed this week by the Taliban
A secularist candidate in the Pakistani elections has been killed by the Taliban. Fakhrul Islam was killed was killed on...

Anti-Islamic Protest in Central Munich

The existing controversial mosque in Sendling --munichFOTO/Wiki
The "Civil Rights Party for More Freedom and Democracy" today held a petition in central Munich against the opening of a...

A Recovery To Think About

In 2008, Iceland's three largest banks collapsed, its economy faltered, their currency collapsed and its international...

China's New President Shows His Colours

Since his election on the 14th of March during the Communist Party's 18th National Congress, China's new president Xi...

Greek Journalist arrested for publishing List of Tax Evaders

  As Greece looks for Culprits behind the financial chaos, there is still no end to the trouble in sight. After the head...

Current German inheritance tax is unconstitutional

According to the Bundesfinanzhof (German High Court for Fiscal Matters), it is possible that the current inheritance tax...

A new constitution for Germany?

The current crisis in the Euro zone is forcing Germany to consider radical changes to its political system. This might...

Election in Bavaria

Election in Bavaria The year 2013 will be "super-election" year in Bavaria. In autumn the 'Bundestag' and the Bavarian...
Raila Odinga

Raila Odinga - 5 intriguing facts you never knew

Raila Odinga is an outstanding personality in Kenyan politics, the party leader for Cord, and former Kenyan Prime...
Recep Tayyip Erdo?an

Erdogan's power lust puts him ahead of Turkey

The Turkish military's attempt last year to overthrow the government of strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had...
African healthcare in the spotlight

The Role of the Third Sector in Health Service Provision in Africa

The Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) have been fully implemented in most African countries since 1987. They aimed...

The Climate Change Discourse is Here - Action is Vital and Urgent

As the planet warns further, heat-waves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever,...
Child mortality is improving in African nations

African Health Sector under stress

Africa has a variety of problems, fortunes and misfortunes but now the most pressing one that needs urgent attention and...
Mobiles good for banking?

Banking Without Boundaries

Almost two decades ago Bill Gates, one of the founders of Microsoft, famously dismissed retail banks as "dinosaurs"....
http://www.statista.com/chart/2730/right_article/independence-referendums-since-the-second-world-war/

Independence referendums since 1957

"Should Scotland be an independent country?" 4.3 million Scots answered this question yesterday after months of...
Foreign fighters statistics from Statista portal http://www.statista.com/chart/2658/right_article/where-syrias-foreign-fighters-come-from/

Increasing foreign fighters at Syria conflict

  Acording to CNN estimations up to 11,000 foreigners have travelled to Syria to take up arms agains Bashar Al Assad's...
Pakistan elections can be violent affairs

Pakistan goes to key elections

For the first time in Pakistan's 66-year-history, the South Asian nation which is a key ally in the US war on terror, goes...
No end in sight to Syrian conflict

As Syrian conflict continues, neighbors become increasingly involved

As the Syrian conflict continues to rage, international tension in the region is reaching yet another high point. Israel...
Germany first in Syria refugees resettlement

Germany leads the way in Syrian refugee resettlement

In the free world there exists a tradition on welcoming refugees from war, revolutions or civil conflicts. The Syria Civil...
Finally, a minimum wage for Germany

Germany's first minimum wage - 8.50 Eur

Germany's first ever legislation for a minimum wage has been set by Chancellor Angela Merkel at 8.50 euros an hour (£7;...

Looking Back and Forth at Cyprus

As the Eurozone crisis widened to include Cyprus, it revealed Europe is not out of the woods yet. Russia was quick to...

Paraguay Goes to the Polls

Paraguay heads to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections today, after five years of Leftist...

Germans and Climate Change

With its Energiewende (energy transition) Germany has, in the last decade, advanced policy initiatives that have shaken up...

FDP Calls for More Security Following Boston Bombings

Once again a terroristic attack on American soil draws consequences around the world. Following the wake of the recent...

A vote for emigrants?

The right to vote is the fundamental tenet of democracy. Through one's ballot, a citizen is transformed into a politically...

An Alternative for Germany

Euro-skeptic political parties have been far from uncommon over the last half-decade. Finland, Greece and Britain have...

Weakening Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage

With support for Chancellor Merkel's official opposition to the legalisation of gay marriage exceedingly low amongst the...

French German Relations Under Strain

France and Germany, whose relationship lies at the core of the EU, have seen fraying diplomatic ties recently as policy...

Where Are The Evangelists?

Over a half-century ago, in the immediate aftermath of World War Two, the Christian Democratic Union was founded in...

Boston bombing painfully carves itself onto national memory

As charges are being prepared by prosecutors and the Boston police are still celebrating their effective action, the city...
Alternative For Germany

Anti-Euro Party Makes Its Official Debut

The Alternative For Germany party, which opposes the existence of the Euro currency, made its official opening debut over...
U.S. Secretary of State in Beijing

China and the U.S. to Work Together on Cyber Security

China and the United States have agreed to work together to ensure cyber security. In a landmark move after months of...
The Munich Clock, on the South-East corner of Old Trafford --munichFOTO/Wiki

£8000 Relic of Munich Tragedy

A citizen of Manchester is set to collect £8000 for copies of the programme of a Manchester United football match planned...
Tomislav Nikolic is the incumbent President of Serbia

Serbia Rejects EU-Brokered Deal

Today, the Serbian government rejected an EU-brokered deal regarding the status of Serbians living in Kosovo. The...
Bashar Al-Assad, the President of Syria, remains defiant

Syrian President: Regime Change Will Bring Chaos

With resistance to his regime mounting and more blood spilling onto the streets of Syria, President Bashar Al Assad seems...
North Korean military warns foreigners to evacuate. --munichFOTO/Wiki

North Korea Warns Foreigners to Evacuate South Korea

North Korea has warned all foreigners to leave South Korea by the 10th of April. The North has warned foreign companies...
Ahmad Mouaz Al-Khatib Al-Hasani, the leader of the Syrian Revolutionary Forces

Arab League Welcomes Syrian Rebels

Doha: The conflict in Syria, which has become a marquee of sectarianism in the Middle East, recently went through a flux...

Eye On

We need 600 words on an interesting political story from any lesser known country around the world. The content is...

Banking on the poor

WHAT does it mean to be a woman? If there was a central universal question binding us all inextricably, this has to be...

Obamas new Job

As elections in the USA have drawn to a finish, rewarding incumbent President Barack Obama with a second term, a fresh...

Altmaier wants continuity for energy change

Minister for Environmental affairs, Peter Altmaier (CDU), expressed that there will be no rash changes for subsidies for...

Bundesrat votes for women´s quota

The Bundesrat (second chamber of the German Parliament) passed a proposal by Hamburg´s mayor, Olaf Scholz (SPD) to...

Fiscal experts of CDU and CSU of the Länder (German federal states) agreed on a reform of the Länder

Germany has a system of compensating the tax incomes between the federal states. The "richer" pay for the "poorer"...

North Korean leadership succeeds in fathers footsteps

In recent Events North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has launched an increasingly intrusive purge among North Korean military...

Export Bavaria

Bavaria´s economy has still potential in exports Non-European countries gain more importance According to a new study of...

Tourism on the rise

Tourism in Bavaria is still on the rise. In the first half year 2012 the number of incoming went up 6.2 % compared to...

9-11 gains fresh infamy

Each year the date 9/11 has held a strong memory not only for Americans, but for many people around the world. For most...

Japan and China disagree over the Diaoyu-Senkaku Islands

The discussion regarding ownership of and fishing rights in the East China Sea is up again, as Japan plans to solidify its...