Syrian refugees in a UN camp

What is the difference between refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants, emigrants, and migrants?

These terms are often used to mean the same thing, but each has a distinct meaning that carries different international consequences and obligations. REFUGEE A refugee...

What is a vice squad?

A vice squad is a police division that investigates crimes that are considered vices. A vice is defined as practice or behavior that is considered...
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How many countries have nuclear weapons in 2020?

As of 2020, nine countries are known to have nuclear weapons. There are about 14,000 nuclear weapons in the world, a number that has...
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Where do libraries get their initial set of books from?

New libraries use a process called "collection development" to decide what books to purchase as well as what books to discard. Books are usually...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really turn its sand into glass?

Yes, detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really would turn its sand into glass. Well, at least a portion of it. We know...

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