Exploitation in focus ‘A step away from hell’: the young male refugees selling sex to survive Jochen* (71) and Mohamed* (21) sit in the Tiergarten Photographer Heba Khamis spent a year and a half documenting the lives of ‘black birds’: the male Afghan and Iranian sex workers in Berlin’s Tiergarten • All photographs by Heba … Continue reading (International-243) Feb 23, 2020 – Muslims selling sex to survive in Germany!
Post Magazine / Long Reads Anne Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss, recounts horrors of Auschwitz 75 years after liberation The peace activist and international speaker recounts how she was torn from her happy childhood in Vienna and ‘saved’ from the concentration camp’s angel of death, Josef Mengele, by a hat Kate Whitehead 27 Jan, 2020 scmp … Continue reading (International-242) February 22, 2020 – Who is Anne Frank’s half sister?
What is the story about? "The Kim family—father Ki-taek, mother Chung-sook, daughter Ki-jeong and son Ki-woo—live in a small semi-basement apartment (banjiha), have low-paying temporary jobs, and struggle to make ends meet. One day Min-hyuk, a friend of Ki-woo's and a university student, gives the family a scholar's rock, which is meant to promise wealth … Continue reading (International-241) Feb 13, 2020 – What is the movie PARASITE about! Academy voted it the best movie of 2020!
Coronavirus: Why are we catching more diseases from animals? By Prof Tim Benton Chatham House, Emerging Risks team • January 31, 2020 BBC NEWS About this piece This analysis piece was commissioned by BBC News from an expert working for an outside organisation. Prof Tim Benton is research director of the Emerging Risks team at … Continue reading (International-240) Jan 30, 2020 – Blame the animals for the infestious diseases! The best article!
Personal Note: President Trump is mortal and he needs to know that mainland China has a 5000 year history...we Americans, out history is less than 400 years old! He will die but China will live and who knows, it might one day take over the USA which President Trump will turn over in his grave! … Continue reading (International-239) Jan 30, 2020 – Huawei and 5G…EU and UK refuse to listen to USA on this…
Brexit: European Parliament overwhelmingly backs terms of UK's exit • 29 January 2020 Members of the European Parliament have overwhelmingly backed the terms of the UK's departure from the EU. MEPs ratified the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by 621 votes to 49 following an emotional debate in Brussels. After the vote, MEPs marked the UK's exit … Continue reading (International-238) Jan 29, 2020 – Brexit and the final goodbye in Europe
US-Mexico border: 'Longest ever' smuggling tunnel discovered bbc news JAN 30, 2020 US officials say they have discovered the longest smuggling tunnel ever found on the border with Mexico. Stretching for 4,309ft (1,313m), the tunnel had a lift, rail track, drainage and air ventilation systems, high voltage electrical cables and panels. The passageway connected an … Continue reading (International-237) Jan 29, 2020 – A new drug tunnet between USA and Mexico
Personal Note: SINCE the best foie gras are made from only Male ducks or geese, what you do with the female ducks or geese? Here is the answer: "Since foie gras is made from the livers of only male ducks, all female ducklings—40 million of them each year in France alone—are useless to the … Continue reading (International-236) Jan 29, 2020 – Do you like fatty livers from ducks and geese? This article is for you!
Trump's Middle East peace plan: 'Deal of the century' is huge gamble By Jeremy Bowen BBC Middle East editor, Washington January 28, 2020 Personal Note: Why are the two world leaders doing it now?..."The timing of the announcement of the Trump initiative suits the political and legal needs of Mr Trump and Mr Netanyahu. Both … Continue reading (International-237) Jan 29, 2020 – Trump’s plans for Israel are rejected by the Palestinians!
Science & Environment Antarctica melting: Climate change and the journey to the 'doomsday glacier' By Justin Rowlatt Chief Environment correspondent • 28 January 2020 BBC NEWS Sediment sweeps past the camera as Icefin, a bright yellow remotely operated robot submarine, moves tentatively forward under the ice. Then the waters begin to clear. Icefin is under … Continue reading (International-236) January 29, 2020 – What scientists are saying about what they are discovering at Antarctic! A warning to all peoples on this fragile earth!