Category: World

Anti-government protesters killed in Iran

Officials confirmed that two anti-government demonstrators are dead in the western Iran city of Dorud but they deny that police fired fatal shots Saturday night as anti-government protests in Iran continued into a fourth day. Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya network reported that three…

98 years of nuclear hope & nightmares

On December 26, 1898, Marie Curie announced the discovery of radium and observed that “radioactivity seems to be an atomic property.” A mere 47 years later, “Little Boy”exploded over Hiroshima. The epic story of the exhilarating quest to unravel the…

Yemen facing massive famine

Millions of people will die in Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, in what will be the world’s worst famine crisis in decades, unless a Saudi-led military coalition ends a devastating blockade and allows aid into the country,…