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Giving Blogging another go

After many unsuccessful attempts of sticking to a blog and full day of watching Vogue’s The Future of Fashion episodes with Alexa Chung (again) I’m feeling inspired and decided to give bogging another go. 207 more words


Can You Confront the Death Toll in Syria?

We’re reaching Iraq levels of human tragedy

Written by: Vijay Prashad

Syria remains an open sore. Inside Syria, the war continues. Death tolls have long become meaningless. 1,559 more words


Book review: Being a Christian in Sri Lanka

Historical, Political, Social, and Religious Considerations – Book by Leonard Pinto

Reviewed by Basil Fernando

Being a Christian in Sri Lanka is a book with a striking cover, showing the view from theSigiriya Rock Fortress (built 477 – 495 AD, a UNESCO World Heritage Site). 2,503 more words


10.2 million: India’s Child Labourers Count Is Horrifying

A new bill prohibits children under the age of 14 from working – but makes an exception for “family businesses”, including extended family has come under criticism. 830 more words


China Requests 15,000 Acres of Land In Sri Lanka

by Wade Shepard
Courtesy: The Forbes.

This area includes what is probably the world’s emptiest international airport, a massive $1.4 billion deep sea port that is running at under-capacity, a world-class conference center that doesn’t really host many conferences, and a seldom used cricket stadium.

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Why Turkey wants to silence its academics

Written by: Fatma Müge Göçek

After the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, one of the first actions of the Turkish state and government was to purge thousands of academics and deans… 1,409 more words


The Olympics won’t spread Zika around the world

Written by: Joseph Lewnard

The opening ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just days away. But this year, fears of Zika have cast a shadow over festivities. 1,028 more words