Caroline Elizabeth White

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Vladimir Putin fancies himself a tsar standing up to Turkey’s would-be sultan

“It’s the economy, stupid,” was behind Bill Clinton’s political success. With Russian president Vladimir Putin, it’s history, stupid.<p>As a very contemporary saying in Moscow goes, Putin has failed to build us a great future, so he has built up our great past. From Moscow to Crimea (annexed from …

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The Yemen conflict

Yemen has remained a ‘Crisis Zone’ of the Middle Eastern Region for the last half a century. In 1962, Gamal Abdul Nasir of Egypt having swept across …

Anti-Government Protesters Descend On London For A Million Mask March

Thousands of anti-capitalist activists took to the streets of central London on Bonfire night to protest against "political oppression", with ten …

As China looks on, Putin poses risky dilemma for the West

(Reuters) - One senior Obama administration official called Vladimir Putin’s actions in the Ukraine “outrageous.” A second described them as an “outlaw act.” A third said his brazen use of military force harked back to a past century.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C), Defence Minister Sergei …

Climate forecast for Australia: hot days, higher fire risk, more severe droughts

Australia’s temperature will continue to warm leading to decreases in rainfall in southern Australia, increasing numbers of hot days and higher fire risks and more severe drought conditions, according to the 2014 State of the Climate report.<p>The report is a joint undertaking by the CSIRO and Bureau …

My daughter died from taking drugs

Anne-Marie Cockburn wrote the following words on 21 July 2013: "My 15-year-old daughter died yesterday. I watched them try to save her. They pumped her chest and drilled something into her leg, but I knew she was already dead on arrival at the hospital. They elevated her arms, but I don't know why: …

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

Israel lifts sabbath public transport ban for Jerusalem snow emergency

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jerusalem’s heaviest snow for 50 years forced Israeli authorities to lift a Jewish sabbath public transport ban on Saturday and allow trains out of the city where highways were shut to traffic.<p>A woman swims in the pool at the David Citadel Hotel during a snow storm in …