Iran considers ban on vasectomies


Iran’s parliament is seeking a ban on vasectomies and a tightening of abortion rules as the country moves away from its progressive laws on family planning in an attempt to increase the birthrate. Two decades after Iran initiated an effective birth control programme, including subsidised male sterilisation surgeries and free condom distribution, More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, April 11th, 2014

UN agency criticises Qatar over migrant workers’ rights

Figures show 36 Nepalese and Indian workers died in February in Qatar, which is due to host 2022 World Cup   The International Labour Organisation has criticised Qatar over its policy towards overseas construction More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

HIV/AIDS Infects 211,00 In Iran, Iraq and Israel

Generally, In 2001 Iraq was considered as a country with a low level epidemic of HIV/AIDS, which affects most-at-risk population groups. This fact no longer exists, The prevalence of HIV in Iraq is currently 112,000 More...

By bmcsr On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Growing Group of Iranian Loyalists in Algeria

Algerian generals are allowing shiite (an Islamic sect) to expand in north Algeria. Our recent research inside Algeria shows that shiite groups inspired by Iran are expanding in Ghardaïa and the capital city More...

By bmcsr On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Manchester Metropolitan University under fire for new deal to train Qatari police officers

Manchester Metropolitan University is facing criticism over its plans to provide training to the Qatari Police Force in the country’s new Police College. They will be working with the National College of Policing More...

By bmcsr On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Life Span

 Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol. However, recent research suggests there may a point More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Why Obama could get a rough reception from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah

To get an idea of the rough reception President Obama can expect when he meets with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah in Riyadh Friday, consider the disappointment and only lightly veiled disdain behind a recent comment More...

By bmcsr On Friday, March 28th, 2014

BBC faces £1MILLION racism lawsuit over Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘slope’ quip on Top Gear Burma special

Somi Guha, 36, is suing BBC over alleged racist remark on Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson caused outrage by using word ‘slope’ in Burma special Term is a derogatory phrase for people of Asian descent Actress More...

Supporters of Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayipp Erdogan, during an election rally in Ankara
By bmcsr On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Turkish PM divides nation and neighbourhoods ahead of local elections

A 10-minute drive from the heart of Istanbul, armoured police cars guard the “border” separating a conservative government loyalist area from a neighbourhood backing the leftwing opposition. Under the More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Botox: is it starting to show its age?

Happy birthday Botox, approved in 1989 for treating uncontrolled blinking, again in 2000 for spasms of the neck, and finally in April 2002, for the treatment of lines between the eyebrows. Happy birthday Botox, More...