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The death penalty? Kill it off, around the world | Opinion | Raleigh News & Observer

The death penalty? Kill it off, around the world | Opinion | Raleigh News & Observer

Newsobserver - 2019-04-22 06:09

The death penalty? Kill it off, around the world | Opinion | Raleigh News & Observer - Newsobserver

The Most Dangerous Places On Earth

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK Death Valley, USA It has to get its name somewhere, right? Death Valley, while not dangerous in the typical sense, is so incredibly hot that it can barely sustain life. Temperatures can easily go over 50°C, which isn’t really a temperature in ...

Tracking the fallout, reactions and details of the NYT antisemitic cartoon scandal

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-28 06:00
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On April 27 media around the world began to react to an antisemitic cartoon that appeared in the April 25 edition, page 16, of the International […] ...

Iraq Sentences IS Insurgent to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A court in Iraq has sentenced an insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) to death after finding the militant guilty of being involved in a deadly car bomb in Diyala. The death penalty was issued by the Diyala Criminal Court for the extremist who alle ...

Today marks the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

ANF - 2019-04-24 08:38
Armenians annually commemorate the Genocide on April 24 at the site of memorials raised by the survivors in all their communities around the world. ...

Iraq Sentences 4 IS Militants to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-21 13:43
ERBIL — A court in Iraq has sentenced four people to death for joining the Islamic State (IS) and carrying out terrorist attacks in Iraq and Syria. A judiciary statement revealed on Sunday that the four men were previously captured by the Kurdish-led Syr ...

The 6 Most Powerful Women Ruling The Tech Industry

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki, Master of Science degree holder, is currently heading up YouTube – one of the most powerful media platforms in the world. You may not know but Susan has been a part of Google team since the very b ...

Sulaimaniya: Victim's Family Demands Death Penalty for the Killers

BAS News - 2019-04-20 23:47
ERBIL - The family members of a victim, who had been murdered by a group of criminals in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province, are demanding the death penalty for the killers. Earlier last week, the security forces in Sulaimaniya published a confe ...

The death penalty? Kill it off, around the world | Opinion | Miami Herald

Miamiherald - 2019-04-20 17:01

6 Weird Easter Traditions from Around the World

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 12:45
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Australia While everyone in the world has the Easter bunny to bring chocolate eggs, in Australia bunnies (or rabbits) are considered to be pests. Rabbits are not native to the continent and were brought over for domestic breeding, however, ...

Ending the Yemen Quagmire: Lessons for Washington from Four Years of War

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-15 14:41
Two successive U.S. administrations have backed the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen, helping deepen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Congress should continue pressing the White House to end this support, while working to strengthen its ...

The 7 Most Perilous Rivers and Lakes in the World

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK 1. River Ganges, India The Ancient Indian epic Ramayana tells us that the waters of the sacred Ganges River are endowed with the power to resurrect the dead and cure all ailments. Sadly, the reality is not all that colorful, as India’s biggest ...

Top 10 Best Movies in the Fantasy Genre

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, 2009 The world of fabulous beauty and unusual phenomena, where Dr. Parnassus stages his fantastic performances traveling around the world, in which it is possible to go through the magic mirror and find your ...

The Latest: Police say mosque gunman planned another attack | Raleigh News & Observer

Newsobserver - 2019-04-01 16:58

6 Oldest Swimming Pools In The World

Waar Media - 2019-03-30 16:04
WAAR_DUHOK 6. Yrjönkatu, Helsinki, Finland, 1928 Yrjönkatu is the oldest indoors pool in Helsinki with a built-in electric, firewood, and steam saunas. It was built in 1928 and measures 25 m. It’s just a regular old pool, just kinda old and quite beautif ...

Iraqi Court Sentences IS Militant to Death

BAS News - 2019-03-27 21:39
ERBIL - An Iraqi court sentenced on Wednesday an Islamic State (IS) insurgent to death after finding the militant guilty of being involved in a terrorist attack in Diyala province. The death penalty was ordered by the Diyala Criminal Court after it was p ...

10 Most Amazing Royal Palaces From Around The World

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK Grand Palace – Bangkok, Thailand From the 18th until the 20th century, this was one of the royal residences of Thailand. Now it’s just an amazing tourist location, and it just looks amazing with those spires. Topkapi Palace – Istanbul, Turkey ...

Where is the Islamic State group still active around the world?

BBC - 2019-03-27 01:34
Iraq and Syria continue to see the most IS attacks, but the group is active in many other countries. ...