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It’s all about Beer!

It’s all about Beer!

If you’re anywhere in the world grabbing a beer after work today, chances are it’s made by one of four companies or their collaborators. According to a report on Tuesday…

People evacuated as volcano rumbles…

People evacuated as volcano rumbles…

JAKARTA : Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level. Authorities raised the…

They fled Burma, became traffickers’ Sex Slaves!

They fled Burma, became traffickers’ Sex Slaves!

ALOR SETAR (Malaysia): The plight of the new ‘boat people’, the Rohingya refugees fleeing Burma has been hot news for weeks. A Malaysian newspaper has reported that trafficked Rohingya women kept…

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Message from Dumbledore:“It’s official! Gandalf and I are getting married! Recently, the Westboro Baptist Church told our dear friend J.K. Rowling they would picket our wedding if it were ever…

Fire temples arise in Iraq

Fire temples arise in Iraq

Parsees in India may take heart that after centuries, the holy fire is being rekindled in the land of their ancestors. Media reports say that Zoroastrianism is being revived in…

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark horror story for non-straight people. Equal rights activists say…

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Not just Ethiopia, but people all over the world mourn the brutal killing of 30 people by ISIL,  because of their religious affiliation. In the 21st century, Christians all over…

World Bank Projects responsible for gross Human Rights violations?

World Bank Projects responsible for gross Human Rights violations?

An expose published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners has revealed that in the past 10 years, World bank funded projects have affected some…

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

The guys who trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’ want to silence crusading Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais. In the latest effort to silence Marques, legal action was launched  in Angola…

Somali terror unit kills Christians in Kenya University

Somali terror unit kills Christians in Kenya University

Nairobi, Kenya: Some 143 people lost their lives and several injured in a horrific attack. Gunmen attacked a university campus in northeastern Kenya early on Holy Thursday, clashing with guards, forcing their way…

Oh No, not Joni Mitchell! :fans keep fingers crossed

Oh No, not Joni Mitchell! :fans keep fingers crossed

We’ve looked at clouds both ways, and now there’s a cloud over Joni Mitchell. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care after being found unconscious at her Los Angeles home.…

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dharamshala — Why not visit Dharamshala over the Easter weekend and immerse yourself in something colourful and unique? The 20th Tibetan Shoton Festival is officially underway. It lasts until April…

Church pays ‘abused’ nun compensation

Church pays ‘abused’ nun compensation

The Syro-Malabar Church in Kerala, South India will pay Rs 12 lakh to help a nun “settle herself in life” after she claimed that she was tortured and expelled from…

Rev Libby Lane is C of E’s first lady Bishop

Rev Libby Lane is C of E’s first lady Bishop

LONDON:  The Anglican Church will  now have its first bona-fide woman bishop, while the catholic Church still hems and haws over the possibility of ordaining women to the priesthood. The…

EU takes Hamas off terrorist tab, Israel pouts

EU takes Hamas off terrorist tab, Israel pouts

BELGIUM: The Hamas movement has been taken off the ‘terrorist’ list by the EU, and of course, Israel doesn’t like it. The European Union (EU) General Court Wednesday cancelled measures…

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