Istanbul Slowly Becoming a Graveyard for Tourists?

Istanbul Slowly Becoming a Graveyard for Tourists?

The death of 17 foreign nationals in Istanbul on Jan. 12, 2016, at the hands of a “Saudi-born Syrian national” affiliated to the caliphate ISIL, is arguably a disturbing sign that Istanbul is being slowly turned into a graveyard for tourists. According to media reports, most of the people killed by the suicide bomber were German nationals on holiday. The […]

Iran Ballistic Missile Tests an Affront to the Nuclear Accord

Iran Ballistic Missile Tests an Affront to the Nuclear Accord

On Dec. 17, 2015, the U.S. lawmakers said that Iran’s continued ballistic missile tests are a serious affront to the recently signed nuclear accord. Tehran is reported to have launched two missile tests on October 10 and Nov. 21, 2015, near Chabahar, a port city close to Iran’s border with Pakistan. Congress views this as a […]

Argentina Economy Ready for an Overhaul

Argentina Economy Ready for an Overhaul

On Dec. 16, 2015, Argentina’s new president, Mauricio Macri, introduced a number of economic reforms in an effort to overhaul the troubled economy of his country. The priority among them was lifting the restrictions on buying the U.S. dollar, which led to the devaluation of the weak Argentine peso. Although these changes came with soaring prices, […]

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