Obama Issues Ramadan Message as Muslim Holy Month Begins — VOA News com|Building spiritual community is an important part of the observance of Ramadan says Jibril Hough

Palestinians enjoy their last Friday day before the Holy month of Ramadan, at the beach of the Mediterranean sea in Gaza City, June 3, 2016. President Barack Obama has issued his annual Ramadan greeting as Muslims around the world are preparing to observe the holy month, which is expected to begin late Sunday or Monday,…

Sweden protests Saudi flogging of convicted blogger — New Europe com

Saudi officials on Friday postponed a second round of flogging People take part in an Amnesty International protest in front of the Saudi Embassy in Vienna, Austria, 16 January 2015, against the flogging of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi . EPA/ROLAND SCHLAGER Sweden’s Foreign Ministry says it summoned Saudi Arabia’s charge d’affaires to protest the flogging…

The Impact of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung’s two Volume Documentation in PDF format

Impact of TTIP Volume 1: Economic Effects on the Transatlantic Partners, Third Countries and the Global Trade Order Andreas Freytag, Peter Draper, Susanne Fricke, Berlin, June 18, 2014 Editor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. The current plans to conclude a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) raise a number of both economic and political questions. This policy brief…

Scandinavia is Global Leader in Social Cohesion — A study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany

News Item Gütersloh, 16/07/2013 Scandinavia is Global Leader in Social Cohesion English-speaking countries rank above average; immigration levels statistically insignificant Photo: Ivelin Radkov/Fotolia.com Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland have the highest levels of social cohesion, followed by Canada, the US, Australia, and New Zealand, according to the Social Cohesion Radar, a study released today by…

Israel: The Dream Dies — by MJ Rosenberg on Tikkun org

By: MJ Rosenberg Nobody I know is interested in talking about Israel anymore.I think that may be because virtually all my friends are essentially pro-Israel and have supported Israel their entire lives. Now their attitude is “what’s there to say?” as if Israel was a friend with an alcohol problem who, despite everyone’s best efforts,…

Videos,Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters: Radiating the People – Fukushima’s Cancer Legacy and Fukushima out of control January-2014

Worrying new claims say childhood cancer cluster has developed around Fukushima radiation zone The Journeyman Weekly: 5 stories every Monday showcasing the best investigative reports from around the world. For download’s and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=66173&a… It’s what post-Fukushima Japan fears the most; cancer. Amid allegations of government secrecy, worrying new claims say a cancer…