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President Saleh’s 33 Year Old Rule Ends in Yemen Today

Yemen became the first Arab country to have reached a negotiated settlement following the uprising last year. Resultantly, voters headed towards the polling stations to exercise their right adult franchise for the first time in over three decades bringing President Saleh’s rule to an end. The referendum-fashioned polls where Saleh’s deputy Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi is…

Mardi Gras Begins in New Orleans

Colors, beads, men and women; elaborate costumes, fancy floats and and absolute joy in the air! These are the traits that make Mardi Gras one of the most celebrated festivals around the globe! This age old carnival comes with many names and on various occasions in different parts of the world, but no matter when…

North Korea Threatens South Korea with War

It might have been over half a decade since the Korean War took place but there hasn’t been a single year since in which South Korea has lived without the fear of North’s aggressive threats. The most recent attempt at intimidation occurred a few hours ago when North Korea threatened to declare war against South…

Former IMF Chief to be Questioned on Prostitution Ring

Dominique Strauss-Kahn will face police questioning during the coming week in connection with his alleged involvement in a prostitution ring in northern France. During the questioning session that will commence on Tuesday next, Mr. Strauss-Kahn can be held for up to 48 hours without charge. He was forced to resign from the International Monetary Fund…

Rio Carnival Attracts Record 2.2 Million People

It’s that part of the year when Rio de Janeiro comes to life to celebrate one of the oldest and most loved carnivals of its history. This year, the out-pour has been phenomenal with street parties attracting an unprecedented 2.2 million people! The Cordao da Bola Preta carnival which has been a leading event on…

Are the New Cuban Missile Crisis in the Making?

The growing tensions between Iran and Israel have taken a new turn as Iran claimed earlier today that its warships were entering the Mediterranean. Many consider this as a symbolic gesture demonstrating the ‘show of power’ by Tehran in the backdrop of the visit of a high-level American official to Israel. Commander of the Iranian…

Tragedy Continues in Syria as Troops Open Fire on Mourners

Adding another tragedy to the bloody chapter of Syrian uprising, government troops opened fire on mourners killing at least one person. The shooting occurred at a funeral for people killed on Friday during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad. The un-provoked shoot out at the peaceful funeral soon turned it into an outraged demonstration. The…

Iran Creates Female Ninjas

In Iran, women are now increasingly enrolling into program that train them to become ninjas! This new phenomenon is quickly spreading across the length and breadth of the Muslim country with 3,500 girls already having entered the training program under the supervision of ninjutsu instructor, Fatima Muamer to qualify as female ninjas known as Kunoichi.…

War Hysteria Builds as Iran and Israel Shop for Allies

The last few weeks have seen the gradual ossification of tensions between the conventional adversaries in the Middle eastern region, Iran and Israel. This is not the first time that the adversity between the Muslim and Jewish state has turned from bad to ugly and if history were to be taken as a point of…