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Superior France vanquish Uruguay’s fighting spirit to storm into World Cup semis

By ethan / July 6, 2018

Raphael Varane’s soaring leap and a clanger from the customarily reliable Fernando Muslera allowed France’s star-studded side passage to the World Cup semi-finals as they disposed of a toothless Uruguay. The South American nation of fewer than 4 million have been the tournament’s biggest overachievers for the entirety of its existence, but the limitations of […]


Netanyahu vows to keep fighting Iran 'anywhere in Syria'

By ethan / May 30, 2018

Israel will strike Iranian targets anywhere in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, as his defense minister is to hold talks with Russia aimed at reducing tension in the region. “We will continue to act against [Iran’s] intention to establish a military presence in Syria opposite us, not just opposite the Golan Heights but anywhere […]


Send us your nudes: Facebook’s bizarre strategy for fighting revenge porn

By ethan / May 23, 2018

In a bid to combat online revenge porn, Facebook is now asking any worried users to send naked pictures of themselves to the social network to prevent them being shared publicly elsewhere on the company’s various platforms. The measure would constitute a huge leap of faith by users to trust Facebook with their most intimate […]


ISIS is almost gone but the fighting continues: Who’s still in Syria?

By ethan / February 15, 2018

The battle against Islamic State in Syria may be nearing its end, but the conflict in this war-torn country seems far from over. Competing factions and old rivalries have created a complicated, uncertain future for Syria. With so many different warring parties wrestling for control of Syria’s fate, it seems prudent to review the conflict’s […]

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