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Category Archives: Causes

What Are They Really Fighting, Dying for in Ukraine?

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From Correspondent Anna Ivanova in Russia. A war in Europe is the last thing anyone could have imagined happening in 2014. A war some 500 km from my hometown was

Solar Power Brings Electricity, Light, Computers to Refugees in Burma

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By correspondent Reshma from Naypyidaw in Burma. Burma is one of the Asian countries looking at solar power systems to bring eco-friendly lighting to its vulnerable residents. Solar power can

Look Up From Your Phone!

Look Up from Your Phone

By International Editor Andreea in Arad, Romania. Nowadays people tend to focus more on their social media “life” than on their real life. This situation causes people to stop socializing

Russia Wants Vichy Ukraine?

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By Correspondent Andreiy Voloshyn in Ukraine.  It is popular now to compare Putin to Hitler. The occupation of Crimea is most often compared to how Hitler occupied the Sudetenland of

Being a woman in Romania

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By Georgiana Drauceanu in Arad, Romania. Usually, it is said that any woman is very difficult to analyze. There are entire books written on this subject and still, nothing is

Cultural shock and change of perspective

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By Malin Andersson in Lisbon, Portugal. Moving from the well structured society of Sweden to Lisbon, Portugal has been eye opening in many aspects. The sun, palm trees and closeness

Baba Ramdev: Famous Indian Yog-Guru!!

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By correspondent Ramesh from Agra. Baba Ramdev is most famous Indian Yog guru (Yoga teacher). He has been teaching Yoga in India since many years back. He has developed many

Our cats from hell

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By Correspondent Vania Koutiva in Athens, Greece. “A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not”. Ernest

Vox Humana: 2013 Year in Review, 2014 Year in Anticipation

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The New Year is a time for reflection. As we head into 2014, per the Gregorian (Western) calendar, let’s do just that. This past year saw the launch of Vox

Super Typhoon Yolanda

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By correspondent Iya in the Philippines. Typhoon Yolanda, (Haiyan, its International codename), a super typhoon with extraordinary power made its landfall on November 8, 2013 among the islands of the