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Meet Our Journalists

10/07/2014

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Blogger, Photo by Amick Man

Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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Becker Sentenced to Life for Cutting off Penis

27/06/2014

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B is for Blood, Photo by Klm

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:24 PM EDT, 27 June 2014 LOS ANGELES, California — In August 2011, Catherine Kieu Becker, a Vietnam-born woman also known as Que Anh Tran, brutally attacked her husband severing his penis. At that time they resided in Grove Garden, California. Today, nearly three years later, Becker has been convicted […]

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Indonesian Women Suffer Higher Rates of Caining as Punishment

20/05/2014

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"Battered.. & Broken" Photo by: Aphrodite

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 23:06 p.m. DST, 20 May 2014 EAST ACEH, Indonesia – A 25-year-old widow claims she was raped by eight men after they allegedly found her with a married man in her home in Lhokbani, a village in East Aceh district. The man, 40, and woman were beaten and doused […]

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NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Scheduled for Crash-Landing

09/04/2014

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Orbitting the Moon, Photo by Pocket Pixie

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:44 p.m. DST, 09 April 2014 Around Easter, NASA’s lunar orbiter is scheduled to complete its eight-month-long mission and crash on the moon. LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) finished both of its objectives — to gather information on the moon’s atmosphere and to shed light on […]

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Mauritius & the Case of the Stolen Island

06/03/2014

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Mauritius Island, Photo by Samovar Group

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 18:40 p.m. DST, 6 March 2014 PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – If someone asked you to point out Mauritius on a map, would you be able to? Most would likely say they had no idea where the tiny island is located. Beyond that, most people also wouldn’t know that Mauritius […]

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