Day: September 26, 2011

Kazakhstan Lawmakers approve ‘Repressive’ Religion Law

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev urged to adopt Religion Law BUDAPEST/ASTANA (BosNewsLife)– Lawmakers in Kazakhstan have voted for controversial legislation that Christians and rights activists say will further limit religious freedom in the mainly Muslim Central Asian state. Under the new Religion Law, […]

Failing Oversight: Iraqs Unchecked Government

Source: International Crises Group Baghdad/Washington/Brussels, 26 September 2011: Spreading corruption threatens to undermine the significant progress Iraq has made toward reducing violence and strengthening state institutions. Failing Oversight: Iraqs Unchecked Government, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the steady erosion of the credibility of Prime Minister Nouri […]

Ex-students describe brutality at school

Source: CNN Anderson Cooper 360|Added on September 23, 2011 CNN’s Gary Tuchman explores allegations of child abuse at a fundamentalist Baptist school in Indiana.     http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=us/2011/09/23/tuchman-ungodly-discipline-part-3.cnn http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2011/09/23/tuchman-ungodly-discipline-part-3.cnn

Mideast heading into dangerous paralysis

By Karin Laub, The Associated Press, Jordan Times. RAMALLAH – With combative speeches at the United Nations, the Palestinian and Israeli leaders have locked themselves into positions that seem to preclude a resumption of peace talks and usher in a season of confrontation over a Palestinian state. Palestinian President Mahmoud […]

New Spin On Ibuprofen’s Actions

Source: Science Daily Ibuprofen, naproxen, and related non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — the subjects of years of study — still have some secrets to reveal about how they work. Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered surprising new insights into the actions of NSAIDs. Their findings, reported Sept. 25 in Nature Chemical Biology, […]