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On a visit to Calais camp last September, President of France, Francois Holland, set up an action plan to dismantle the camp and relocate over 3000 migrants to reception centres in several locations around the country. Holland declared that this step has been taken because of humanitarian reasons related...
  Maria Campasso, Correspondent (Our World)   The sun starts going down in Kennett River, a small town in Victoria, Australia. There are many eucalypts trees around here, and it is quite easy to spot koalas in them at this time of the day. But we might not see them in 30 years’...
This June, there were international celebrations due to America’s legalisation of same-sex marriage. Rainbow flags were flown with pride, with social media also joining in with the festivities; the popular rainbow filter flooded Facebook, and the ‘rainbow heart emoji’ was widely used on Twitter. Although America’s progress should be...
Racism is the act of labelling someone in a negative way because of his/her colour, religion, nationality, sexuality. We have been told since we were kids that we should not mock someone because of his/her differences. However, this easy lesson "no differences, we are all equals" seems to be more...
Pfizer reported in 2014 that the profit from this particular vaccine was 4.3 billion USD and that it’s expected to grow to 5.8 by 2020. This huge profit comes from the willingness of several countries to buy a life-saving vaccine with a hugely inflated price. In the United States, for...
The pain of hunger affects more than 805 million people worldwide, and traps them in a vicious poverty cycle While you're reading this, you'll know that you will have enough food to last you the month, the week or at least just for the day. While we are here complaining about...
The countless organisations advocating for human rights have been working their heart out in a bid to ward off any kind of breach to humanity. But there is one place that they all need to turn their attention to at the earliest - Myanmar. The slaughtering Rohingya Muslims in the...
Investigations state that eight million children are currently abandoned in orphanages. The Global Panorama takes a closer look at the issue. The discrepancies between the claimed and the concrete do abound. But as actions speak louder than words, and thorough investigations are likely to blow the lid off the huge...
American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan recently won a Nobel Prize for literature-sparking controversy, with many contesting the changing nature of the esteemed prize and the scope it covers. After a stint of silence from the singer, he came out to say he was “speechless” about receiving the award, but last...
As the Philippines rapidly become a popular destination for male sex tourists, a generation of children are conceived through the $400 million annual industry and are left behind.  Fields Avenue in Balibago in the Philippines has quickly become one of the world’s most popular destination for sex tourism. Otherwise referred...