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Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Western Australian government has put a temporary shark cull in place, in light of recent shark attacks. ...

By Anisha Chadha on Feb 28th, 2014

A majority of deaths in developing countries occur at home, not in the hospital. Therefore, millions of causes of death each year are not recorded with medical death certificates or reported in any statistical manner worldwide. ...

By Anisha Chadha on Feb 27th, 2014

Reporters Without Borders recently released a report on the situation in Syria regarding freedom of information. Founded by four journalists in 1985 the group has been registered as an non-profit organization in France since 1995 and is dedicated...

By Evan Luke on Feb 25th, 2014

The mental health of military personnel in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada continues to attract concern in the wake of a growing number of reports about suicides, illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and...

By T.S. Blanchard on Feb 25th, 2014

In 2011, Attorney General Greg Abbot called the Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium in Texas, “the single-largest human trafficking event in the United States.” ...

By Anisha Chadha on Feb 20th, 2014

The small West African country of Sierra Leone is updating its constitution for the first time since 1991. Many international activists have expressed hope that these constitutional updates will include formal abolition of the death penalty,...

By Record on Feb 18th, 2014

The Assad government of Syria missed a deadline for providing a portion of its chemical weapons stockpile to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, or OPCW, on February 5. ...

By Evan Luke on Feb 18th, 2014

Three journalists working for Al Jazeera English are facing terror charges after being arrested at the end of December in Cairo, in what is being decried by many as an escalating suppression of the press and other critical voices in the Egyptian...

By T.S. Blanchard on Feb 18th, 2014

The digital era of news-making was greeted in the new year by a number of broadsheets in the United Kingdom, as long-established news organizations continue to face evolving challenges to their print divisions. ...

By T.S. Blanchard on Feb 14th, 2014

As questions mount over the stability of Ukraine, former President Leonid Kravchuk has offered the government a staunch warning about the situation. ...

By Evan Luke on Feb 14th, 2014