Economy for peace, more profitable than war

Economy for peace, more profitable than war

Would the world be richer if it stopped preparing for war and invested in peace? Read what a researcher from the Institute of Economics and Peace has to say about this. The answer, expressed in dollars, is surprising. How much does war and armed violence cost a year? Talia Hagerty: We have...

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Where do the weapons that Spain sells to Saudi Arabia end up?

Where do the weapons that Spain sells to Saudi Arabia end up?

The questioned business of arms in Spain, and in particular arms exports to Saudi Arabia, is again in the eye of the hurricane, amidst the conflict in Yemen, which the UN described as a “humanitarian catastrophe”, and after the terrorist attacks that shook Barcelona last August. According to data from...

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8 Things you need to know about Sleep and how it effects your body

8 Things you need to know about Sleep and how it effects your body

The dream has become a fundamental issue for those who care about health. How much we sleep and how much we stop sleeping are issues that increasingly focus the attention of the scientific community, as well as citizens (insomniacs or not) concerned about their own well-being. But how much do...

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Savitri Devi, the fascist mystic who admired Hitler and is being resurrected by the resurgence of the extreme right

Savitri Devi, the fascist mystic who admired Hitler and is being resurrected by the resurgence of the extreme right

In 2012, while browsing the website of the ultranationalist party Greek Golden Dawn for a story, I stumbled upon the photo of a woman wrapped in a blue silk sari looking at a bust of Hitler, superimposed against a dramatic sunset. What was this Hindu-looking woman doing on the page...

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General Elections in Pakistan to be held in July 2018

General Elections in Pakistan to be held in July 2018

The general election in Pakistan will be held in July next year, one month after the completion of current government (PML-N) will complete its tenure on June 5th, 2018.   The electoral body is set to be more economical and political independent after Election Act 2017 as claimed by election...

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COAS, Iranian ambassador discuss matters of regional security: ISPR

COAS, Iranian ambassador discuss matters of regional security: ISPR

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa discussed regional security with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost in a meeting at General Headquarters on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the statement, the army chief and the ambassador also discussed border management and increasing...

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Cure for bicarbonate, sharks do not suffer from cancer … 7 myths about cancer that you thought were true

Cure for bicarbonate, sharks do not suffer from cancer … 7 myths about cancer that you thought were true

False news has also reached the field of health. Cancer patients go online to learn about symptoms and, sometimes, cures. Therefore, an NGO in the United Kingdom has hired a nurse who is responsible for denying the myths about this disease. 40% of people diagnosed with cancer go online to find more...

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Sophia, the robot that has more rights than women in Saudi Arabia

Sophia, the robot that has more rights than women in Saudi Arabia

Sophia is not human, but tries to look like it. Her skin is made of a special silicone, mimics more than 60 gestures and human expressions, the cameras of her humanoid robot eyes record and analyze what she sees … and, for the first time for someone like her, she...

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15 Policeman killed in separate Taliban attacks: Officials Confirmed

15 Policeman killed in separate Taliban attacks: Officials Confirmed

The Taliban have killed 15 Afghan policemen in two separate attacks on checkpoints in the east and south of the country, officials said on Monday. Arif Noori, the spokesman for the governor of the eastern Ghazni province, said an attack on a checkpoint there killed nine policemen and wounded four...

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