Did the city of Milan do something wrong?

A few days ago the Dalai Lama visited the city of Milan in Italy and received the honorary citizenship of the northern capital. After all, the Dalai Lama is a noble prize recipient (Noble prize for peace in 1989) and the perfect candidate for such a symbolic award. Obviously nobody in Milan, nor Italy, saw anything …

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Philippines’ bipolar tendencies

In 1951 the United States of America and the Philippines signed a mutual defense treaty after years of colonization by the US. The Philippines after World War II became an independent nation and so America changed it's "relationship status" with the Asian country. Nowadays the Philippines find themselves positioned in the middle of one of earth's most unstable …

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Need a new capital? China can help you!

Egypt has been planning to move its capital from Cairo for a while, but building a new city is no laughing matter, especially given the costs of such an enterprise. You need a lot of good reasons to go ahead with such a plan and suddenly Egypt, like many others in Africa before, found itself with 20 billion good …

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Like a mother with her naughty son – West Bank edition

We all know that feeling. When as a kid you did something naughty and you knew your mom was gonna be disappointed. And after you got scolded, once back in your room, you found yourself thinking something like: "Wow, that reaction was disproportionate...". Now, let's leave  parenting tips aside and think about the fact that actually, …

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It’s all his fault…or is it?

Every time we receive news from North Korea it's always about some nuclear non-proliferation law being ignored or, even news are a form of entertainment after all, about some terrible and inhuman execution perpetrated by the monster Kim Jong-Un. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, after all, has never seen democracy and seems to exist …

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