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Monthly Archives: September 2013

On December 16, 2012, a 23-year old woman was gang raped and brutalized by six men on a bus in India’s capital New Delhi. Jyoti Singh Pandey died as a result of the injuries she sustained during the attack 13 days later. Read more →...

By Record on Sep 29th, 2013

A global change in food culture glamorizing quick and tasty snacks, packed with sugar and salt, has made even Europe’s pants bulge. Now with a majority of adults overweight, and over 20 percent obese, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

By Record on Sep 22nd, 2013

Quietly nestled within the Himalayas’ eastern edge, the Kingdom of Bhutan exists as a peaceful country whose society, economy and politics have become the center of a border dispute between Asia’s two most powerful giants, China and India....

By Mina Akrami on Sep 18th, 2013

Developing countries have been hit hard by the financial crisis in the West, as funding rapidly dwindles for organizations such as The Umbrella Foundation, one of the most established sources of support for the lost children of Nepal. Child...

By Holly Brentnall on Sep 10th, 2013

In 2007, the Ecuadorian government announced that it was willing to forego extracting the oil within the ITT block of Yasuni National Park on the condition that it received half of the expected monetary value of that oil in the form of payments...

By Record on Sep 6th, 2013

With retrospect, those at British Home Office, responsible for a mobile advertising campaign encouraging illegal immigrants to “go home or face arrest,” may regret their chosen approach. Such was the ensuing outpour of opinion following...