Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Jordan Azraq camp — The first and only solar-powered refugee camp in the world

A group of about 20,000 Syrian refugees living outdoors have access to electricity as of Wednesday thanks to a newly constructed solar plant in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. It’s the first and only solar-powered refugee camp in the world. “Each family can now...

United States and Britain making money from Saudi war on Yemen

Chris McGrane, an activist and political commentator, says the United States and Britain are "very adamant to carry on this massive sale of arms to Saudi Arabia because the more bombs Saudi Arabia drops and those weapons need to replace in, more money...

Marijuana can really help people with pain management even treating drug addiction

Cannabis Nasal Spray Stops Childrens’ Seizures Immediately
Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level of drug use among people who are unable or simply unwilling to stop. What should naturally follow is...

Sun stayed up for more than five days at the South Pole

Sun doesn't set for five days at the South Pole. Watch a time-lapse video of the sun that stayed up for more than 120 consecutive hours! Polar explorers in Antarctica captured a fantastic phenomenon between March 8-13: the sun stayed up for five days. It...

115 bodies in the Central African Republic’s town of Bangassou — Red Cross

Red Cross on Wednesday said its workers had found 115 bodies in the Central African Republic's (CAR) border town of Bangassou after several days of militia attacks, raising by more than four times a previously reported death toll. Antoine Mbao Bogo, the president of the...

Saudi-led war on and embargo against Yemen behind a cholera epidemic

International organizations, including the United Nations (UN) and the Red Cross, say the Saudi-led war on and embargo against Yemen are behind a cholera epidemic that has claimed the lives of more than 180 people in the impoverished country so far. The International Committee of...

CIA gave us al-Qaada, al-Nusra, al-Baghdadi, Pinochet, the Shah and Saudi — Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has described the CIA as “dangerously incompetent,” in response to the US agency branding him a “friend of terrorists.” The war of words started after RT asked the CIA to comment on reports of its hacking exploits. CIA is world’s most...

4 million kids orphaned in Congo

More than 4 million children have lost at least one parent in Congo over the past two decades, the silent victims of continuous cycles of violence. And more than 26 million orphans live in West and Central Africa, where Congo is located — the second...

Venezuelan security officials accused of crimes against humanity

Venezuela's armed forces and the National Guard are responsible for the violence against anti-government demonstrations in the country. This is stated in the statement of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro on the situation in the Bolivarian Republic. ...

17-year-old boy and two men died in Venezuela bringing death toll climb to 42

A 17-year-old boy and two men died in Venezuela after being shot during anti-government protests, prosecutors said Tuesday, bringing to 42 the number of people killed in six weeks of unrest. The latest deaths made the recent wave of clashes almost as deadly as the...

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