Monday, October 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia Facing Ramadan Crisis

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is globally revered and celebrated for numerous reasons, not least because Saudi women are treated "like queens", unlike western women...

Asiana flight 214 Pilots: Sum Ting Wong? Wi Tu Lo?? Ho...

In 2013, well-kempt Californian KTVU news anchor Tori Campbell revealed details of Asiana flight 214 which tragically crashed in San Francisco, killing three Chinese...

There is Nothing Good about Qatar (to say Otherwise is now...

I've never been to Qatar. I don't know much about the place, aside from what I've read, and most of what I'm reading isn't...

Free Breast Implants for Elderly Korean Farmers: The Korea Times

Many people (including Koreans) may be surprised to learn that South Korea is one of the most densely populated countries on Earth. Actually, discounting...

‘Beheading’ Forgotten: ASIO gains almost Limitless Power

Well, wasn't this all quick and easy! Last week I wrote this piece asking Australians to please have a closer look at what has been...

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By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

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I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

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