Tag archive for ‘crisis’
By Diana Moore On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

22 Shocking Facts About The Coming Water Crisis That Will Affect The Entire Planet

3.4 million people die each year from a water related disease 780 million people lack access to clean water An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country More...

By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Euro Stands Only 20% Chance of Survival

According to a recently released prediction by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, the Euro only stands a 20 per cent change of surviving the next decade. “If the euro doesn’t break up, More...

By Justin Frewen On Monday, December 20th, 2010

Tackling Financial Exclusion in Europe

The term financial exclusion was first coined in 1993 by geographers studying the impact bank closures had on those left unable to access basic banking services. During the 1990s there was a significant increase More...

By Ana Nivtova On Saturday, November 27th, 2010

South Korea Promises ‘1000 Times Bigger’ Revenge

As South Koreans mourned the death of two marines killed in clashes with North Korea earlier this week the Marine Corps. commander Yoo Nak-jun said “We will pay back North Korea 100 times, 1,000 times for More...

By Ana Nivtova On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Putin Proposes Trade-Free Zone from Lisbon to Vladivostok

In a commentary published in Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin proposed a stronger integration of economic ties between the European Union and Russia that would ideally More...

By Michael Walsh On Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The Thin Blue Line is Broken

Student and public demonstrations are nothing new but they achieve significance during periods of societal change. Ordinarily they are safety valves when public frustrations build up a head of steam. The protest More...

By Ana Nivtova On Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
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US Sends in Aircraft Carrier as Koreas on Brink of War

As North-Korea and South-Korea escalate verbal threats after Tuesday’s artillery shells “incident” on Yeonpyeong, the US has announced its aircraft carrier USS George Washington is heading to More...

By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Ahmadinejad Condemns World Powers

Iran’s Fars News Agency reports that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has strongly criticized world powers for “mismanaging the world affairs,” adding that “their wrongdoings have created More...

By Andrea Sono On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Millions of Americans to Lose Unemployment Benefits

800,000 Americans are set to lose all their unemployment benefits by the end of the month, a figure which is set to soar to 2 million by the end of the year as The House of Representatives voted against a bill More...

By Ana Nivtova On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

As Ireland Gets Rescued, All Eyes on Portugal and Spain, Who’s Next to Collapse?

As the Irish banks are due to be rescued with up to 100,000 million euros in bailout funds, economists, investors and financial experts are turning their eyes on Portugal and Spain, asking “Who’s next?” An More...