Africans in Europe Protest the Libyan Slave Trade

Africans in Europe Protest the Libyan Slave Trade

By Reem Tolba

  Protests took place across Europe as thousands of demonstrators assembled in Stockholm holding signs that read, “Stop Slavery Now” and “Human Rights For All.”   The demonstrations festered throughout Brussels; however, protesters were detained as they marched through the city. Another gathering took place in Berlin as African communities joined forces outside the Libyan […]

Top 9 Countries Where Arabs Emigrate

Top 9 Countries Where Arabs Emigrate

As more and more of the Arab world’s young adults and college graduates venture off into the first world, we decided to dissect exactly where and why Arab immigrants are bound to go. According to Jean-Christophe Dumont’s research with the UN Secretariat, here’s what we found:     1. France   A startling 48.1% of […]

World Cup Quarter Finals Roundup

World Cup Quarter Finals Roundup

Germany vs. France     German coach Joachim Lowe did not take any chances with his quarter final line up against France, he put Klose, Schweinsteiger and Lahm on the pitch from the start. That, to me, sent a clear message. The Mannschaft came to win.     Les Bleus began the game aggressively, giving the […]

The Round of 16 Lowdown: Day Four

The Round of 16 Lowdown: Day Four

Argentina vs. Switzerland Argentina’s performance at the 2014 World Cup has been pretty sub par. They were in a bullshit group (which they easily qualified out of) and have been saved by very late goals in almost all their matches (courtesy of Messi, mostly).   Last night’s game against Switzerland was no different, both teams […]

World Cup Round Two for Those of You Living Under a Rock

World Cup Round Two for Those of You Living Under a Rock

Here we go again! The second round of the group stage began on Tuesday the 17th of June, with host nation Brazil facing off against Mexico. The Brazilians were able to keep the Mexican offense at bay, while the Mexican goalkeeper Ochoa (nominated Budweiser Man of the Match) repeatedly denied any chance of a Brazilian […]

World Cup Second Round Wrap Up and Predictions

Wow! What a second round. Now that’s a World Cup worth the late sleep every day. With even more surprises than the first round, which we didn’t expect at all, let’s review what happened in the second and look ahead to what we are now expecting from each group.   Group A Mexico earned a […]

Coming at You Like a Dark Horse

Coming at You Like a Dark Horse

By Oli Gamp

Who will be the surprise package of this year’s World Cup in Brazil? At every World Cup, fans are always eager to discover new exciting players and watch out for the underdog who can surprise everyone. I look at the teams who I think will shock most people this year.   Belgium The Belgian team […]