Right now, more than 100 detainees at the US naval base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are engaged in a months-long hunger strike. Many are being involuntarily fed through nasogastric tubes, a practice that rapper and activist Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) is protesting in a new video.
Liam Hemsworth reportedly feels forced to stay in his relationship with Miley Cyrus. The Hunger Games actor and his 20-year-old fianc
A slimming product endorsed by Kim Kardashian has been banned from sale in Australia by the medicines watchdog. QuickTrim Suppress and Burn was one of three products cancelled from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods this week, the Herald Sun reported. Reducta FatBlaster tablets and BergaMet Mega cholesterol and metabolic support tablets were also cancelled from […]
The desire to eat meat has posed an ethical question ever since humans achieved reliable crop production: Do we really need to kill animals to live?
The global economic crisis has caused a spike in world hunger that has left more than a billion undernourished, United Nations agencies said in a new report. “It is unacceptable in the 21st century that almost one in six of the world’s population is now going hungry,” said Josette Sheeran, executive director of the World Food Programme.
Fourteen women were killed Monday in a stampede during a flour giveaway in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police said. Another 19 people were injured, regional police chief Abdullah Shaikh said
An Iranian court will hear the appeal Sunday of a U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran, the woman’s father told CNN on Saturday
Bolivian President Evo Morales vowed Friday to continue his hunger strike, initiated Thursday at the presidential palace, until the opposition-led Senate sets a date for general elections that are expected to give him another five-year term.