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Category Archives: Global Issues

Gabby Giffords watches Mark Kelly fire Glock 9

Written on April 1, 2013 at 1:46 pm, by

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, still engages in target practice — with the same type of weapon used to shoot his wife. A CNN report showed Kelly shooting at water bottles and pots with a Glock 9 in the backyard of Giffords’s mother’s house. Giffords watched from a porch, cheering him […]

World watches as pope makes historic move

Written on March 20, 2013 at 1:28 pm, by

The world’s 1 billion Roman Catholics awoke on Monday to the stunning announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is stepping down from the papacy at month’s end. The 85-year-old pontiff noted that “strength of mind and body” are required to perform the duties of the job, and that he lacks the strength to continue. Many who […]

Flood watches issued in south, central Alabama

Written on February 5, 2013 at 2:40 pm, by

Flash flood watches and warnings have been issued in south and central Alabama through Wednesday after much of the state was drenched in rain. Meteorologists said 3 to 5 inches of rain had fallen in the area by Monday afternoon and forecasters expect an additional 3 to 5 to fall into Tuesday morning. Forecasters say […]

World watches as pope makes historic move

Written on February 2, 2013 at 2:37 pm, by

The world’s 1 billion Roman Catholics awoke on Monday to the stunning announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is stepping down from the papacy at month’s end. The 85-year-old pontiff noted that “strength of mind and body” are required to perform the duties of the job, and that he lacks the strength to continue. Many who […]

Hutchison ambassadors program addresses global issues

Written on December 17, 2012 at 12:19 pm, by

Be Free Revolution co-founders Britney Lee Christie and Lacey Pease Stluka spoke to the Hutchison Leads Global Ambassadors program in Sanders Lecture Hall. Be Free Revolution was founded in fall 2011 by Britney and Lacey after they traveled to Nairobi, Kenya, on a mission trip in July 2011. “These people need to be empowered to […]

Students debate global issues

Written on December 9, 2012 at 12:18 pm, by

Students at North Nova Education Centre got a taste of the diplomatic life Wednesday at the school’s Model United Nations. Students represented different nations of the UN and debated global issues through a general assembly and smaller roundtable discussions. The school’s auditorium was transformed to resemble the United Nations with each country set up at […]

Small World, Big Problem: Divorces Involving Dual Citizenship

Written on December 3, 2012 at 12:14 pm, by

The world is getting smaller and smaller. We live in a global society fueled by a global economy. International travel has never been easier. And now, thanks to the internet, we’re all connected in new ways and with fewer barriers than ever before. These days, people meet and fall in love across international boundaries every […]

Stricter traffic laws is a good way to prevent tragedies

Written on February 9, 2011 at 8:30 pm, by

    From the health point of view we are living in a marvelous age. We are immunized from birth against many of the most dangerous diseases. A large number of once fatal illnesses can now be cured by modern drugs and surgery. It is almost certain that one day remedies will be found for the […]

The main sources of pollution

Written on December 25, 2010 at 2:07 pm, by

   The aim of the report is next: people should realize the environmental problems and never destroy it. The poisoning of the world’s land, air and water is the fastest-spreading disease of civilization. Pollution is one of history’s greatest dangers to human life on Earth.    Overpopulation, pollution and energy consumption have created such planet-wide problems as […]

Globalisation

Written on December 25, 2010 at 1:58 pm, by

   We live in increasingly global world. According to statistics from the World Trade Organisation, between 1990 and 2000 international trade grew almost twice as fast as the world growth in gross domestic product. In addition to that, the world has become a much smaller place as a result of a revolution in global communications. Both […]