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greece

Recently, European creditors proposed in exchange for the loans Greece needs as part of a rescue plan for the country and in response, 61 percent of Greek voters rejected the economic measures. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had urged Greeks to vote “no” against austerity measures and reports indicated that the pressure has intensified to restart bailout talks, as Tsipras heads to Brussels to obtain a...

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world cup

Thousands of people are expected to pour into Canadian, American, and Mexican cities for the 2026 World Cup —and Boston could be one of them. The security, transportation, and energy infrastructure in each host city will need to achieve peak performance to accommodate the influx, athletes, fans, and journalists.  However, are these critical systems up to the test? Two doctoral students at Northeastern University have...

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yuan

In the first such change since 1999, the International Monetary Fund(IMF) announced that the Chinese yuan is to be recognised among the elite group of worldwide reserve currencies. China’s currency—also known as the renminbi—joins the dollar, yen, euro, and pound as “safe-haven” currencies that governments typically hold in high quantities as foreign exchange reserves. These reserves are used to manage exchange rate risk and pay off...

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According to a research conducted by The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), “nearly 1 in 10 Medicare enrollees age 65 and over 4 in 10 enrollees younger than 65 with long-term disabilities experience food insecurity.” This issue of food insecurity stems from healthcare concerns. Food insecurity occurs when people are unable to get access to food due to high poverty. This often becomes a...

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U.S.

Just days after publicly criticising the leaders of Great Britain, Germany, and NATO, and casting America’s European allies as a “foe,” U.S President Donald Trump repeatedly leaped to the defense of Russian President, Vladimir Putin in a remarkable joint press conference in Helsinki. Pressed repeatedly on the topic of whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, Trump expressed doubt about the conclusions of American...

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afghanistan

Everything in the world is possible. From reaching Mars to inventing nuclear weapons, the humans have decoded everything that our ancestors reckoned unattainable. However, the only thing that hasn’t changed a bit is the United States’ approach against terrorism. They were not even an inch short while troubling the anti-peace goons. Afghanistan, the hub of the terrorist group named Al-Qaida, could never maintain good relations...

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Challenging rules and becoming role models

Carole Shapazian is a Northeastern University Graduate who has been working as bench chemist for five decades now. Since she began, the workplace was not equal for men and women. She has been challenging the unequal treatment and rules implied for over 30 years of her working period.    She talked about the variation in rules and regulations on basis of ones gender in the company she...

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U.S.

Isn’t terrorism a shame on humanity? It is somehow complicated to understand the extent by which the involved persons are brainwashed that it induces them to exert their authority over others by destroying families and follow such barbarising practices. The world has now realised that the only way to stand against these goons is to unite and strategise against them. The U.S. under President Barack...

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Emerging markets, also known as emerging economies or developing countries, are nations that are investing in more productive capacity. They are moving away from their traditional economies that have relied on agriculture and the export of raw materials. Leaders of developing countries want to create a better quality of life for their people. They are rapidly industrialising and adopting a free market or mixed economy.   There...

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