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USS Fitzgerald: US Navy to discipline dozen sailors

USS Fitzgerald: US Navy to discipline dozen sailors

USS Fitzgerald: US Navy to discipline dozen sailors 18 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption The USS Fitzgerald sustained considerable damage The US Navy has announced that about a dozen sailors are to be disciplined after...
Charlottesville and the politics of fear

Charlottesville and the politics of fear

Did Trump's rhetoric played a part in radicalizing the far-right protesters in Charlottesville? AP Photo/Steve Helber I have spent nearly 16 years studying how the risk of violence grows in societies around the world and running programs designed to stem the tide....
Why the fuss over Confederate statues?

Why the fuss over Confederate statues?

Why the fuss over Confederate statues? 17 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Statues of generals Lee and Jackson in Baltimore were removed earlier this week Its been over 150 years since the last shots were fired in...
Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt 15 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian province is banning the contentious practice of hunting grizzly bears for sport. British Columbia’s new NDP government has...
Trump on Charlottesville: Racism is evil

Trump on Charlottesville: Racism is evil

Trump condemns ‘evil racism’ in Charlottesville 14 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: “Racism is evil, and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs”...
The road to India’s partition

The road to India’s partition

People fleeing on bullock carts as mass migration happened during the partition. AP Photo As citizens of India and Pakistan celebrate 70 years of their independence in August, they will also remember 1947 as the momentous year of their simultaneous birth. That year,...
Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council

Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council

Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council 14 August 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump and Ken Frazier during a previous White House meeting The head of drugs giant Merck has said he is resigning from...
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