Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan


Not many of us may have heard about Fawzia Koofi but its hard to forget her once you get to know who she is? Fawzia Koofi is the first women speaker of Afghan Parliament and now pinning her hopes on the Presidential Seat for which Elections will take place soon. Like the country (read: Afghanistan),Continue reading “Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan”

Protests over austerity measures turned violent in Greece


Right at the moment when massive salary and pensions cuts were being discussed between the Greek government and international lenders, protests begin in central Athens over the issue. The protests are part of the nationwide strike being called by the trade unions in Greece. The protest is first to have taken place after swearing inContinue reading “Protests over austerity measures turned violent in Greece”