Jean-Marie Le Pen on trial for homophobic remarks
France24 French far-right politician Jean-Marie Le Pen goes on trial Wednesday accused of making a string of homophobic remarks, including about a gay policeman killed in a jihadist attack last year. The 90-year-old, who founded the far-right National Front -- recently re- ...বিস্তারিত
Volcano erupts on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island
Anadolu Agency A volcano erupted on the northern part of Indonesia's Sulawesi Island on Wednesday morning, local media reported. According to Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, the 1,809-meter Mt. Soputan erupted at 8.47 a.m. local time (01 ...বিস্তারিত
When unborn children are killed, how does the law deal with culpability?
Lorraine Finlay, Lecturer in Law, Murdoch University/The Conversation, Australia If a pregnant woman is the victim of a criminal offence that leads to the death of her unborn child, should the person responsible be charged with the murder or manslaughter of that child? T ...বিস্তারিত
Britain’s Brexit process approaches roller coaster endgame
Peter Apps, Reuters global affairs columnist/Reuters If Britain genuinely wanted a good last-minute Brexit deal, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should probably not have compared the European Union to the USSR. His comments, at the autumn conference of Prime Minister The ...বিস্তারিত
Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly
Anja Scheffers, Professor, Southern Cross University/WION News The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,400 deaths. Authorities are still gauging the extent of the damage, but it’s clear the earthqu ...বিস্তারিত
Our cult of personality is leaving real life in the shade
George Monbiot, Guardian columnist/ The Guardian, UK By reducing politics to a celebrity obsession – from Boris to Trump to Corbyn – the media misdirects and confuses us What kind of people would you expect the newspapers to interview most? Those with the most to ...বিস্তারিত
Never Push Loyal Employees to the Point where they no longer Care!
Brigette Hyacinth, Bestselling author, and an International Keynote Speaker on Leadership/Linked In Few things are as disruptive and costly as managers who kill morale. Demotivated employees perform poorly and then walk out the door at the first opportunity. When employee ...বিস্তারিত
Will having more women in US Congress change anything?
Catherine Rottenberg/Aljazeera Over the past few months, pundits have obsessed over the unprecedented surge in the number of female candidates in the upcoming congressional elections in the United States, calling it "the year of the woman" or the "pink wave". Some have in ...বিস্তারিত
Trump brandishes his ‘powerful’ tariff stick at India
Russia Today Already engaged in numerous trade disputes across the globe, Donald Trump has slammed India as a “tariff king” that is clinging to the “privilege” of trading with the US and struggling to negotiate a deal to appease Washington. “India, which is the ta ...বিস্তারিত
Mexico’s dwarf wrestlers overcome mockery to become stars
Arab News He is just 90 centimeters (less than three feet) tall, but he packs muscles, power and swagger in a little frame: meet Microman, the smallest star in Mexican professional wrestling. Mexico’s “lucha libre,” a wildly popular mix of sport and entertainment, lo ...বিস্তারিত