Category: World

Embrace And Hold On

Wow!  I woke up today and marveled at how truly great our country is.  I thought that Trump had talked his way out of winning the election.  As I thought more and more, I realized that the people really did

OPINION: Vote for who fix what matters to you most.

The latest attacks between Trump and Cruz bringing their wives into the mix just show us how none of the presidential candidates are fit for office.  It seems as though the path to the presidency these days includes taking up

Muslim’s Should Step up And Out To Denounce Terrorism

I recently read an article from the Washington Post by Mohammad Elshinawy. The article was titled “I’m a Muslim, not a terrorist.” The article caught my attention because the threat of home grown terrorism is very real and alive in

Papel Visit 2015

The Pope’s visit to the United States may have come at a key time as our world has gotten waaay out of control on dozens and dozens of matters. His trip started in Washington D.C. where he met President Obama

In The Wake of 9/11

If we are all connected by one consciousness, what does that mean for humanity? There is a spiritual payoff for humankind. Our future depends on the realization that we’re united and connected with all life and the planet and that

Flight MH370, What Happened?

MH370 took off after midnight March 8th with 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, headed for Beijing, China.  The last communication to Malaysian air traffic controllers was at 1:19 a.m., where co-pilot Fariq Abdul

Egypt Soccer Riot Adds Fuel to Egypt’s Insecurity Embers

Egypt Soccer Riot

Egypt Soccer Riot Al-Masry Soccer Fans Attack Al-Alhy Fans aka Ultras If you have not heard about the Egypt soccer riot yet, than perhaps it is about time you do.  The AP reported it as a narrow stadium exit, but

UNESCO Loses United States Funding After Accepting Palestine

United States Cuts Off UNESCO Funding UNESCO also known as the UN Agency devoted to cultural and educational cooperation, recently voted to accept Palestinians as members.  Palestine was welcomed into UNESCO after a 107-14 vote (although they had 52 abstentions

Chilean Miners Feel Forgotten One Year Later

Chilean Miners One Year Later On October 13, 2010 33 Chilean miners were rescued after 69 days underground.  1,500 journalists crowded the surface, documenting the inspirational rescue of the Chilean miners.  However in today’s world, what is hot news today

American Hikers Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal Released

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Three American hikers were arrested after they illegally crossed over an unmarked boundary two years ago between the Kurdistan Province of Iraq and in Iran. Held on accusations of espionage the BQB takes a look at the American hikers,

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: History Doesn’t Repeat Itself

It was a transforming event for the countless people who witnessed it, for our country and for the world. The date of September 11, 2001 will stand in infamy for generations to come, along side December 7, 1941, the date

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Aftermath

Fukushima nuclear disaster was worse than Chernobyl. To think with all of our present day technology, science, and mind power it is now 5 months later and there is still no positive outlook or even assurance that the Japanese

American Dollar Getting Ditched by IMF

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America’s debt crisis is causing the International Monetary Foundation (IMF) to contemplate replacing the United States dollar as the world’s reserve currency. More than the IMF is calling for a change in the global economy. China is also in

Norway Latest Victim of Terrorism

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Norway is the latest victim to terrorist attacks. Twin terrorist attacks occured in Oslo Norway Friday, via car bomb. Attacks on democracy have been occurring and Norway is the latest victim.

Nuclear Power In Iran, Uranium Enrichment And Nuclear Weapons

Tehran, Iran- Iran a nuclear power?  Chaos and upheaval has been strewn across the global media, heading often under breaking news however the biggest story within the Middle East is about progression, moving forward, centering around the construction of the

The Queen gives Prince Philip a new royal title for his 90th birthday gift

LONDON, ENGLAND— It’s good to be married to the Queen! As a gift for his 90th birthday Britain’s Prince Philip officially known as the Duke of Edinburgh—was bestowed a new royal title from his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. He will

Ascension Day

Not only is Thursday, June 2, the time of one of two partial solar eclipses to come in the next month, moreover it is Ascension Day.  Ascension what?  Many church goers will acknowledge this day on Sunday however tomorrow is

2 Solar Eclipses Apart of June and July 2011 Eclipse Trinity

Tomorrow, the first of 2 solar eclipses during June and July 2011 will be visible in the northernmost reaches of North America, Europe and Asia. A solar eclipse (new moon) is one of the two different types of eclipses, the

Dutch government to ban foreigners from buying cannabis

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS— In an effort to curb drug tourism, promote healthier living and to better fight crime throughout its cities, the Dutch government is taking action to prevent foreign visitors from buying cannabis from “coffee shops.” Under new laws, only