Category: Sport

  • Boxing: Vasyl Lomachenko retains his world super-featherweight title

    Vasyl Lomachenko retains his WBO Super-featherweight world title after battling for six hard rounds. His adversary, Guillermo Rigondeaux refused to get up from his stool after the sixth round prompting the referee, Steve Willis to stop the fight.  The highly anticipated bout, which took place at the Madison Square Gardens in Las Vegas, marked a […]

  • Boxing Preview: Brook vs Spence

    This Saturday 27th of May sees Kell Brook defend his IBF Welterweight title against the undefeated prospect Errol spence Jr. The hotly anticipated bout, which will take place in Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England is expected to attract one of the biggest crowds for a fight this year. Following the results of the weigh-in, it is […]

  • Now that the Lawsuits are Settled, Let’s Build the Genocide Memorial

    By Harut Sassounian On July 15, a Federal Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s 2011 decision, ordering the return to the Cafesjian Family Foundation (CFF) the properties intended for the construction of an Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial in Washington, D.C. Here is how Appeals Court Judges Garland, Wilkins, and Ginsburg summarized the […]

  • Turkey: Are Erdoğan’s Days Numbered?

    by Harold Rhode December 26, 2013 at 3:00 am It appears that the Islamic Gülenists and the secular Atatürkists — not friends in the past — have forged an alliance and are now ascendant. Major political events have rocked the political scene in Turkey the past two weeks. Turkey’s once seemingly-invincible prime minister, Recep Tayyip […]

  • Corruption Scandal Is Edging Near Turkish Premier : The Newyork Times

    Turkish protesters in Istanbul on Wednesday shouted slogans as they held signs calling for the government’s resignation. Sedat Suna / European Pressphoto Agency By TIM ARANGO December 25, 2013 ISTANBUL — A corruption investigation that has encircled the Turkish government moved an ominous step closer to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, as three top ministers […]