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A girl with a food phobia has lived off a diet of chips and cheese for five years – because she claims anything else makes her feel sick.
Jennifer Radigan, 17, eats mostly oven chips and is so repulsed by the thought of eating meat and vegetables she apparently heaves at . . . → Read More: Teenager follows a chips and cheese diet
The group’s latest attack on northern Nigeria http://t.co/I0933lTWCb failed to make waves in the world media.
Boko Haram, Nigeria’s Islamist militants, got the world’s attention last year http://fw.to/mZxFCNB after kidnapping 276 schoolgirls. The despicable group still holds most of the girls, is still untamed and now appears to control much of the remote north of . . . → Read More: Boko Haram – a massacre that never got world’s attention
Pope Francis waded into the debate over freedom of expression following the attacks in Paris, saying that killing in the name of religion is an “aberration,” but adding that those who deride other faiths can expect to provoke a strong—even violent—response.
Speaking in reference to last week’s assault on French publication Charlie Hebdo that left . . . → Read More: Freedom of Speech does not include insulting other faiths
IF THIS HAD HAPPENED IN PAKISTAN, THE WESTERN MEDIA AND USA STATE DEPARTMENT WOULD HAVE REACTED IN FOLLOWING MANNER:-
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(By Vasudha Venugopal) New Delhi:Phenyl, usually the white variety, is the cheap cleaning liquid of choice for floors across India. Anyone venturing into the shopping aisles at the Kendriya Bhandar cooperative’s stores in the Capital can testify to this. Kendriya Bhandar also supplies housekeeping products to central government offices, which use the chemical to keep . . . → Read More: Indian Government offices to be cleansed with Cow Piss
It is now time for the institutions to engage in self-reflection, to sit down and ponder over the current state of affairs and the right way forward. There is a grave need for some institutional debate and reforms to counter the menace of extremism. This unfortunate Peshawar incident not only brought together political . . . → Read More: Inciting violence through media
The year 2014 was a one of contradictions, with stories only brought to life because of those journalists willing to go where the stories were.
The Sochi Olympics were a time of inclusion and world harmony as nations gathered in Russia to put differences aside and celebrate the love of sport, but weeks . . . → Read More: The bravest journalists of 2014
A suspected Isis militant from New Zealand has suspended his Twitter account after mistakenly tweeting his location from Syria.
Mark John Taylor, who reportedly now goes by the name of Mohammad Daniel or Abu Abdul Rahman, failed to turn off the location service on his Twitter account, thereby identifying his whereabouts every time he . . . → Read More: ISIS militant who “exposed” himself
(By Josh Halliday) The BBC World Service is being financially outgunned by Russian and Chinese state-owned news channels, its former director Peter Horrocks has warned, amid high-level concerns that Britain and the US are losing a global “information war” with the Kremlin.
Horrocks said ministers should review Britain’s spending overseas and consider freeing up extra . . . → Read More: RT (Russia Today) giving BBC a tough time