Post-Arab Spring Islamist rulers cannot be expected to improve the situation in their countries overnight, observers said on Saturday.More...
Syrian rebels kept up resistance Saturday to a Hizbollah-backed assault on a strategic central town as pressure grew on the opposition to attend a peace conference after the regime agreed to do so.More...
As the US is still reeling from a devastating tornado that hit the state of Oklahoma, around 5,000 government representatives, researchers and other stakeholders are meeting in Geneva to draw a strategy on disaster risk reduction (DRR).More...
Unemployment in the Arab world is the highest globally, according to the Arab World Competitiveness Report 2013 launched Saturday by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).More...
The already known health issues caused by long hours of computing had so far been somewhat limited to the infamous carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to back pain resulting from prolonged, bad sitting posture. Excessive gaming is also known for causing more or less severe, more or less permanent mental disorder, among the young more particularly.More...
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