Will Korean peace be achieved in Thailand?

Thanks; The Nation Published;June 21, 2019 01:00 If there is another summit between the United States and North Korea, there is a high possibility that Thailand will be the venue chosen to breathe life back into the peace process following the collapse of talks in Vietnam in February. But in order to look forward on…

Pope Francis compares abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Thanks;Akin Oyedele  Pope Francis has reiterated his stance against abortion, saying the procedure should not be carried out even when the fetus is deformed or gravely ill.  The Associated Press reported that Francis, the head of the Catholic church, was speaking Saturday at a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference. He rhetorically asked his audience whether it was lawful to…

Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Activists Have Little Regard For Health Outcomes Of Women; Lessons On The Flaws Of Nutrition Research

Thanks; KHN Morning Briefing Published;April,24 The Washington Post: The Antiabortion Movement Has Taken On Extreme — And Unconstitutional — MeasuresPublic support for abortion rights is at its highest since the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, with 67 percent of voters saying abortion should be legal in “all” or “most” cases.” At the same time,…

George H.W. Bush, 41st President, Dead at 94

Thanks; Eleanor Clift Published;12.01.18 12:03 AM ET jean-Louis Atlan If the presidency were measured by resume alone, George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Friday night at the age of 94, was one of the most prepared men to ever hold the job. Before his election in 1988, he had been ambassador to the U.N., envoy to…

Education Department probing whether Yale discriminates against men

Thanks;Jacqueline Thomsen Published;2 hrs ago/May 22 © Provided by The Hill The Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men by offering specific programs and scholarships for women. Inside Higher Ed reported Monday that the department launched the probe last month after a student who is not affiliated with the university filed a…

Trump and Kim Have Just Walked Us Back From the Brink of War

Thanks;Victor Cha Mr. Cha is a former National Security Council director for Asia. Published;June 12, 2018 President Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea meet for the first time on Sentosa Island, Singapore. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times There is a phrase in Korean: “Begun is half-done.” It means when tackling a difficult task,…

Allies and adversaries worry as Trump sets stage for reveal on Iran deal

THANKS;Laura King and Noah Bierman PUBLISHED;1 hr ago 08.05.2018 © Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images A Iranian woman walks past a wall painting in the shape of Iranian flag in Tehran, Iran on the first anniversary of nuclear deal between Iran and world powers on January 16, 2017. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday could…

Malala sets foot on home soil after five years

Thanks;Amir Wasim | Mohammad Asghar Published;March 29, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Youngest Nobel Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai arrived here on Thursday night more than five years after she survived a Taliban attack in Swat which necessitated her departure to the UK for medical treatment. Ms Yousafzai — accompanied by her father Ziauddin, Farah Mohamed…