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Gaza: Pupil goes to HRC

A pupil at King David School, in Linksfield, Johannesburg, has complained to the SA Human Rights Commission that he has been bullied and discriminated against for his views on Israel.

The Grade 12 pupil said: “If you are critical of … Read the rest

Swiss train derailed

Five passengers were seriously injured when a landslide derailed a train in a mountainous area of the canton of Graubünden in eastern Switzerland on Wednesday, following heavy rain in the region.

The accident occurred around 12.45pm on the Rhaetian Railway … Read the rest

The De-industrialization of America

By Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus.

On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free … Read the rest

Spanish priest dies of Ebola

Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, 75, the first European infected by a strain of Ebola that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa, has died in hospital in Madrid, a spokeswoman for the city’s health authorities said on Tuesday.… Read the rest

Israel apologises for insulting Brazil

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin had to apologise on Monday to his Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesperson calling the Latin American powerhouse a “diplomatic dwarf”.

The comment in July was made by spokesperson Yigal Palmor after … Read the rest