Sunday, September 23, 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...

Breaking News… Nobody Knows what the Hell is going on in...

The news has been abuzz with reports recently of North Korea’s latest attempt to launch a rocket. It was reported just days before the...

“It’s a Bloody Big Mango”: News from Australia

The first time my wife traveled to Australia she was a bit surprised by some of the normal Australian stuff going on around her... and...

Australian Inmates Caught Breaking into Jail

The city of Darwin in Australia's far North is a bit different. Named after Charles Darwin, a really smart guy whose life's work would...

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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...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

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...

Christmas in Oman

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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