James Franco Takes the Heat and Cools it

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Oh, how a day can turn. Who thought a gesture to fight change would result in fighting the one that aimed to represent it? James Franco was shut down after his attempt in promoting women empowerment by wearing the Time`s Up pin combating sexual misconduct. Little did he know that […]

United States Ambassador Nikki Haley sways her way into International Conflict

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She doesn’t just speak, she roars. The first woman of an ethnic minority, Nikki Haley, serves as the 29th and current United States Ambassador to the United Nations—and she’s not shying away from it. Daughter of immigrants who moved to South Carolina from Punjab, India claimed her position by her […]

The City of Kasur, Pakistan Chants `Justice for Zainab`

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Rape and death—It`s been a chilling month for Pakistan thus far. A seven-year-old girl named Zainab disappeared on January 4th and was later found dead in a field of waste after friends and family desperately committed in their search for her. Her parents, who were in Saudi Arabia at the […]

California Wildfires bigger than New York City and Boston Combined

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Southern California is continuously engulfed in flames as firefighters struggle to put out the massive wind-driven Thomas fire that ignited last week in Ventura County. Santa Ana winds and uneven terrain are the major factors that inhibit firefighters to properly extinguish the fire. Regarded as the fifth largest blaze in California history, the wildfire […]

#MeToo Movement Physicalizes via Toronto March

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Hundreds of #MeToo advocates marched on Toronto streets on Saturday to empower women of all colour who have suffered from sexual harassment. The initiator of the event is Alathea Milne-Hines as she was directly inspired by the #MeToo posts online popularized by actress Alyssa Milano who claims to have been sexually assaulted “more than she […]

Pope Travels to Myanmar to Aid in Rohingya Crisis

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Catholicism meets Islam in a predominantly Buddhist nation. Pope Francis travelled to Myanmar on Monday to examine and weigh in the ongoing conflict between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslim minority. The country has been accused of acts of brutality against the most persecuted Islamic group due to “ethnic cleansing”. The arrival of […]

Egypt attack considered deadliest in the country

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The past weekend in Middle East was welcomed with devastating news as a group of militants bombed and gun attacked the al Rawdah Sufi mosque in Northern Sinai, Egypt on Friday. Over 300 people were killed in which 27 were children and 127 are injured, according to Egypt’s state prosecutor. The assault, which […]

Celebrities Rally on Cyntoia Brown’s Freedom

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Cyntoia Brown, a victim of sex trafficking in 2004, is getting more solid support on her case, as celebs, particularly Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Cara Delevingne voiced their opinions via social media on Tuesday. Kim Kardashian’s post on Twitter said – “The system has failed. Its heartbreaking to see a young […]

Nelly’s Upcoming Concert in Saudi Arabia Excludes Women

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A supposed “cultural unifying” concert by American hip-hop artist Nelly and Algerian singer Cheb Khaled set next month in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has ironically imposed unhappy reactions after the event has been announced to be limited to men only. Women in Saudi Arabia have expressed their negative views on this matter through social media, […]

Iran-Iraq Earthquake is Regarded as Deadliest of the Year

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Devastating news closed off the weekend in the Middle East as a 7.3 earthquake struck the border between Iraq and Iran on Sunday evening. The earthquake which is considered the deadliest of 2017, was felt as far as the neighbouring countries including Kuwait, Qatar, Turkey, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates. The […]