Top 10: Greatest Genocides in History

A genocide is described as an act committed with intent to destroy a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. While genocides are not something that we approve of, they occur in our society and sometimes, have alarming results. Here are 10 of the greatest genocides in history. 10. Srebrenica Massacre In 1995, about 8,000 people, mainly men and boys, were slaughtered in a massacre in Srebrenica, Bosnia during …

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24 Facts about Refugees

“To be called a refugee is the opposite of an insult; it is a badge of strength, courage and victory.” You talk about your break-up with your boyfriend or the betrayal of your best friend, but being a refugee is the toughest challenge in life. Nothing is as hard as being forced to leave from your homes because of war and violence. Each one of them has their stories of loss, heartache and survival. They …

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Top 10: Wars by Death Toll

“Wars are gruesome, wars are bad Wars are ugly, wars are sad The only thing that pulls up war Is the untold stories galore.” The above lines speak a lot for themselves about the significance of wars in each and everyone’s life. There is war and also there is bloodshed, killings, murders and it brings with it lots of stories with in-depth meanings and untold messages. The one thing every child hated learning in school …

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Top 20: Least Peaceful Countries in the World in 2013

The Global Peace Index (GPI) is an attempt to measure the relative position of nations’ and regions’ peacefulness. It is the product of Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) and developed in consultation with an international panel of peace experts from peace institutes and think tanks with data collected and collated by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Countries covered by the GPI must either have a population of more than 1 million or a land area …

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Top 10: Greatest Naval Battles in History

It is easier to control the ground than the sea. Even the most powerful ones have never fully dominated it. After all, there is no point in controlling the sea if the ground loses: the French fleet would have been practically useless to De Gaulle, without crushing the Reich. And controlling the ground without having the sea is, nothing more than submitting to the good will of the enforcers of a lock, like Hamas learned …

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Top 10: Airstrikes that Changed World History

Keeping air supremacy was a very important factor in all the major wars since the invention of the airplane: as much as it was in the classic battles of the First World War through the atomic bombings of the Second, and even through recent use of aircraft against (or in favor) of terrorism. Calculated airstrikes missions can be traced back to after World War I. This top will only describe ten of them and it …

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