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Monthly Archives: April 2013

In September 2012 a 36 year old man from the nation of Kiribati applied for refugee status with the government of New Zealand to avoid being deported after his visa expired. He claimed that he feared for his children’s futures in Kiribati,...

By Record on Apr 30th, 2013

Preceding days have seen a new wave of aggression from North Korea, as leader Kim Jong Un threatened to attack American military bases in Japan and Guam, urged visitors to evacuate South Korea to escape impending war, and has put the international...

By Record on Apr 25th, 2013

Recent meetings between British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have indicated a strong, if not friendly relationship. Cameron, who visited Berlin with his family, met with Merkel and was extended rare invitations...

By Record on Apr 24th, 2013

On May 2nd, Britons will take to the polls for local elections that will both determine local county councillors and also lay the foundations of the UK’s political landscape ahead of the next general election in 2015. Especially notable in...

On April 12, Cyprus was at the top of the agenda for European Union finance ministers meeting in Dublin to discuss aid for struggling EU members. The EU finance ministers confirmed that 10 billion euros will be provided to Cyprus by the EU and...

By Mina Akrami on Apr 24th, 2013

The April 10th release of the Presidential Budget Proposal in the United States is guaranteed to generate political waves. It contains a complete list of recommendations for how Federal spending should be allocated alongside a number of key...

By Record on Apr 21st, 2013

Besides its potential to be the greatest “free trade agreement” in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is worth attention simply for the fact that its design and objectives are shrouded in complete secrecy. Currently made up of...

By Nicolas Rochon on Apr 18th, 2013

Canada recently joined the United Nations probe of Syrian chemical weapons furthering the progress of the investigation. Canada put up $2 million, announced Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on April 7, which, according to UN and Canadian...

By Record on Apr 17th, 2013

In 2008, an undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) found egregious animal cruelty at Hallmark Westland Meat Company where, among other violations, “downer” cows – sick or injured cows unable to get up...

By Record on Apr 16th, 2013

The virtual currency created in 2009 by a mysterious computer programer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto has gained an unprecedented number of users, skyrocketing in value after the Cyprus bailout, as cash in banks became scarce. ...

By Record on Apr 15th, 2013