Rescue Efforts In Turkey and Syria Are Dire In The Aftermath Of Monday's Earthquake
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Rescue Efforts In Türkiye and Syria Are Dire In The Aftermath Of Monday’s Earthquake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monday’s devastating earthquake struck the border region of Türkiye and Syria, causing widespread destruction and leaving a trail of death and injury in its wake. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.8 and caused over 5,000 buildings to collapse, resulting in more than 7,000 deaths and over 35,000 injuries. The immediate aftermath of the earthquake Read More…

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Turkey earthquake death toll exceeds 500

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than 500 people have been killed by a strong earthquake in Gaziantep, Turkey, near the Syrian border. Foreign media reported that it could be the biggest earthquake in Turkey and that among the dead, there were Syrians as well as Turks. About 40 aftershocks occurred after this 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Syrian media have reported that Read More…

Nobel Peace Prize 2023 Shortlist Announced
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Nobel Peace Prize 2023 Shortlist Announced

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the world, recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the promotion of peace and human rights. This year, the director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Henrik Urdal, has announced his shortlist for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize, and Read More…

North Korea Imposes 5-Day Lockdown Due To Mysterious Respiratory Illness
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North Korea Imposes 5-Day Lockdown Due To Mysterious Respiratory Illness

Reading Time: 2 minutes North Korea has imposed a five-day lockdown due to a mysterious respiratory illness that has affected a significant number of citizens. The government has not released any official data on the number of cases or the severity of the illness, but reports indicate that the situation is serious. The government has stated that the illness Read More…

2 Interview Questions You Will Be Asked — Second Question
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2 Interview Questions You Will Be Asked — Second Question

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my last column, I discussed the question every interview starts with, “Walk me through your resume,” or “Tell me about yourself.” Essentially, you’re being asked, “What is your career story?” The second question, you’ll be asked if you’re employed at the time you’re interviewing, is fraught with the potential of sending the wrong message Read More…

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Pope Francis Changes Catholic Tone On LGBTQ Relationships

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church, has made headlines recently for his comments on homosexuality. In a recent interview, he stated that “homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family” and that “they’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be Read More…

Power Restored To Over 220 Million Pakistanis
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Power Restored To Over 220 Million Pakistanis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, power was restored to over 220 million Pakistanis after a massive nationwide blackout left the country in darkness for several hours. The cause of the power outage is still under investigation, but initial reports suggest that a technical failure at a power transmission station near the city of Guddu may have triggered the cascading Read More…

Sweden's Accession Into NATO In Jeopardy, As Turkey Signals It Will Use Its Veto
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Turkey Signals It Will Veto Sweden’s Accession Into NATO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkey has recently announced that it will no longer support Sweden’s bid to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), citing recent anti-Muslim protests in the country. This announcement has raised questions about the procedures and veto power for joining NATO, as well as the potential implications for Sweden, which shares a border with Russia. Read More…

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February 18 is World Pangolin Day!

Reading Time: < 1 minute   February 18 is World Pangolin Day! February 18, 2023, is World Pangolin Day, and the animals are vanishing. They are hunted and killed for their scales and meat, especially in Africa and Asia. Their survival into the next century is worrying. The African Pangolin Working Group and many other pangolin advocates worldwide are not Read More…

Manufacturing Consent, The Symbiotic Relation Between Government And The Press
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Manufacturing Consent, The Symbiotic Relation Between Government And The Press

Reading Time: 2 minutes Noam Chomsky’s concept of “manufactured consent” is largely correct. The media plays a crucial role in shaping public opinion and creating a consensus around certain issues, and this power can be easily abused by those who control the media. The symbiotic relationship between government and the press also allows for this manipulation of public opinion, Read More…

Asking for Feedback is Pointless. Instead, Ask for Advice.
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Asking for Feedback is Pointless. Instead, Ask for Advice.

Reading Time: 3 minutes If a candidate I did not hire wants to make me uncomfortable, they only need to ask for feedback. (I will revisit this.) Self-proclaiming job search experts and career coaches commonly advise asking for feedback when you do not get the job you have interviewed for. The thinking—as if all hiring managers assess candidates in Read More…

Former Brazilian President Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Congress
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Former Brazilian President Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Congress

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bolsonaro’s supporters enact violent insurrection on Brazilian Congress, Presidential Palace and Supreme Court buildings On the afternoon of January 8, supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro stormed the Brazilian Congress, the Presidential Palace, and the Supreme Court. This event marked a significant escalation in the ongoing political crisis in Brazil, which has been exacerbated Read More…

Is The Notion of World Peace Achievable?
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Is The Notion of World Peace Achievable?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Achieving world peace is a complex and multifaceted challenge that requires the cooperation and efforts of governments, international organizations, civil society groups, and individuals around the world. While there is no single solution to the problem of global conflict, there are steps that can be taken to promote peace and reduce the likelihood of violence. Read More…

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Is It Time To Stop Making New Year’s Resolutions?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Resolutions are rarely kept as they are often set in extenuating circumstances It is up to each individual to decide whether or not to make New Year’s resolutions. Some people find that setting goals and resolving to make positive changes in their lives can be a helpful way to motivate themselves and make progress towards Read More…

Marriage Is For Some, But Not For All
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Marriage Is For Some, But Not For All

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marriage is a traditional and widely recognized form of committed relationship in many cultures, but it is not necessarily the best or only option for everyone. There are many valid reasons why someone may choose not to get married or may prefer alternative forms of committed relationships. One reason why marriage may not be for Read More…

Governments Across The Globe Are Moving Quick To Establish CBDC
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Governments Across The Globe Are Moving Quick To Establish CBDC

Reading Time: < 1 minute Central bank digital currency (CBDC) is a digital version of fiat money, which is issued and backed by a central bank. It can be thought of as a digital equivalent of physical cash, and it is intended to be a secure and convenient means of payment and store of value. CBDC is being explored by Read More…

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Should Humans Be Afraid Of A.I.’s Taking Over?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Artificial Intelligence is only as good as its human programmer It is natural for people to have concerns about the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on society and the economy, especially as AI technology continues to advance. While there are certainly potential risks and challenges associated with the development and deployment of AI, there Read More…

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UK and Allies Announce Price Cap of $60 on Russian Oil

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Price Cap Coalition of the G7, the European Union and Australia have set a cap on seaborne Russian crude oil at $60 The U.K., in partnership with the G7 countries, Australia and the European Union, has today agreed to set the price cap on Russian crude oil traded by firms shipping oil to third Read More…

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PM: UK and South Africa will turbocharge growth together

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK and South Africa will join forces to drive economic growth and turbocharge infrastructure investment, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced today at the start of President Ramaphosa’s formal State Visit. The next phase of the UK-South Africa Infrastructure Partnership is being launched today, supporting South Africa’s economic growth through major infrastructure developments and Read More…

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Musk, The Chief Twit, Deserves The Benefit Of The Doubt He Will Fix Twitter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Twitter has been a cesspool of hate speech and misinformation, and with Musk as the new Chief Twit, we are optimistic it will be reined in Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire self-proclaimed Chief Twit, deserves the benefit of the doubt he will clean up Twitter. After all, it cannot get any worse than how Jack Read More…

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Sheila Brown’s New Book Reveals 9 Ways How ‘The Divine SelfQare Strategy’ Can Benefit The Modern Woman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sheila Brown’s New Book Reveals 9 Ways How ‘The Divine SelfQare Strategy’ Can Benefit The Modern Woman The Divine SelfQare Strategy is a comprehensive guide for natural wellness, passing on the wonderful ancient healing traditions kept alive by African women across the globe.   The Divine SelfQare Strategy acts as a comprehensive guide and companion Read More…

UK Prime Minister Resigns After Only Six Weeks On The Job
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UK Prime Minister Resigns After Only Six Weeks On The Job

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new leadership race is set to begin in one week Liz Truss, newly-minted Prime Minister of the U.K., tenders her resignation to King Charles only six weeks after taking office. Truss’ faced significant backlash to her unfunded tax cuts to jumpstart the economy and drive down inflation. However, doing so sent the U.K. financial Read More…