Posts Tagged ‘Western world’

Muslims Stung by Indifference to Their Losses in Terror Attacks

(Media Release) PARIS — In recent days, jihadists killed 41 people at Istanbul’s bustling, shiny airport; 22 at a cafe in Bangladesh; and at least 250 celebrating the final days of Ramadan in Baghdad. Then the Islamic State attacked, again, with bombings in three cities in Saudi Arabia. By Tuesday, Michel Kilo, a Syrian dissident, […]

Mali attack: Special forces storm hotel to free hostages

(Media Release) Malian special forces have entered the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako, to end a siege by gunmen who had been holding 170 people hostage. The gunmen stormed the US-owned hotel, which is popular with foreign businesses and airline crews, shooting and shouting “God is great!” in Arabic. Mali’s Interior Minister Salif […]

Tourists flocking to Cuba ‘before the Americans come’

(Media Release) HAVANA — Bookings to Cuba jumped 57 per cent for one New York tour operator in the weeks after Washington said it would renew ties with Havana. In February, they were up 187 per cent; and so far this month, nearly 250 per cent. The boom is just one sign that the rush […]

Hunter gatherer clue to obesity

The idea that exercise is more important than diet in the fight against obesity has been contradicted by new research. A study of the Hadza tribe, who still exist as hunter gatherers, suggests the amount of calories we need is a fixed human characteristic. This suggests Westerners are growing obese through over-eating rather than having […]

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