The Indian government’s mandatory biometric identification project, Aadhaar, could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch said today. The large-scale collection of personal and biometric data, and linking it to aRead More →

Hassan Rouhani is a shrewd politician, and he has spotted the opportunity to harness the recent discontent for his cause. The recent unrest in Iran is yet another illustration that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and his agents of oppression, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its subsidiary Basij force, haveRead More →

Politicians have enjoyed, less – than – stellar, reputations, for generations. Therefore, it should not be surprising, to anyone, when we witness, them making empty promises, and using over – stated, political rhetoric! However, in today’s world climate, we have been witnessing, this behavior, to an extreme, because most observers,Read More →

More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines’ most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert level for Mount Mayon late Sunday to three on a scaleRead More →

The mezzanine floor at the Indonesian stock exchange facility collapsed when dozens of people were there. The local police say that the incident was not a terror attack. Indonesia’s National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said that at least 75 people sustained injuries in the incident, while no deaths were reported. Posts containingRead More →