• Can Nepal’s Communist Party Survive Closer Ties With the US? 24 Feb 2020 23:15 AdvertisementThe United States may not have expected the criticism it received for the grant aid, in the form of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) pact, that is in the process to be passed by the parliament of Nepal. However, the Nepali parliament …
  • OMN, Gejera, Swastika & the Case for International Intervention (Part-2) 24 Feb 2020 21:06 Reading Time: 7 minutes(Yimer Muhe – February 24, 2020) Through the years, Ultra-Oromo Nationalist elites have authored articles and books on Oromo specific issues. It would not be an exaggeration to equate the essence of their messages with Hitler and his …
  • Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and Economics 24 Feb 2020 19:26 A major effort to expand development of Canada’s oil sands has collapsed shortly before a deadline for government approval, undone by investor concerns over oil’s future and the political fault lines between economic and environmental priorities. Nine …
  • Bayern star Goretzka speaks up on the 'sh*tstorm' that comes with opposing right-wing politics 24 Feb 2020 19:22 The 25-year-old believes he must not take his position as a professional footballer for granted Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka has opened up about the troubles of opposing right-wing politics in Germany, and has taken inspiration from those with a …
  • Trump stumbles over name of Indian cricket legend, but marches on during grand state visit 24 Feb 2020 19:07 Updated February 25, 2020 04:52:41 United States President Donald Trump has mangled the pronunciation of several Indian names, including cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, on an otherwise successful first day of his state visit to India. Key points: The …
  • ABC spreads 'fake news', Australia's foreign minister 'misinformed', China official tells Q+A 24 Feb 2020 19:07 Posted February 25, 2020 03:10:36 The Deputy Head of Mission at Australia's Chinese Embassy accused the ABC of spreading fake news and Australia's foreign minister of being misinformed as the relationship between China and Australia was examined on …
  • The mediocrity of CSS in 2020 24 Feb 2020 18:37 Examiners repeating past question papers By: Anwar Ali Mediocrity is a hallmark of the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), which is assigned with the task of conducting a countrywide yearly competitive examination, the Central Superior Services (CSS …
  • Sequins, skin and politics as Rio carnival opens 24 Feb 2020 18:22 A reveller of Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school performs during the first night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 24, 2020. — Reuters pic RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 24 — Rio de Janeiro kicked off its annual carnival parades …
  • Assange put lives at risk, lawyer for US tells court, but defence says he could die if extradited 24 Feb 2020 17:41 Updated February 25, 2020 04:12:56 A lawyer for the United States has told a London court Julian Assange is wanted for crimes that risked the lives of people who have helped the West and journalism is no excuse for criminality. The 48-year-old WikiLeaks co …
  • Gukurahundi atrocities: a serious criminal case for The International Court of Justice, The Haig: no Chief Ndiweni single pardon 24 Feb 2020 16:44 "Are you saying I should not have forgiven my relative Nkala"? This was the latest tweet from Chief Nhlanhlayamagwe Ndiweni! With due respect to the Right Honourable Chief of Ntabeyezinduna: Chief Nhlanhlayamagwe Ndiweni, the Chief has no right …
  • United Airlines Increases Leverage Against Unfair Asian Airport Slot Access, But Risks Politics 24 Feb 2020 15:01 Airlines are quick to identify unfair state support to competitors but are reluctant to describe it using the P word: protectionism. With aviation intrinsically an international sector and often focal point of government strategy, alleging protectionism is …
  • Assange put lives at risk with his crimes, lawyer for US tells court 24 Feb 2020 12:50 Posted February 24, 2020 23:28:40 A lawyer for the United States told a London court that Julian Assange is wanted for crimes that put at risk the lives of people who had helped the West and that journalism is no excuse for criminality. The 48-year-old …
  • Editorial: A peace deal can transform the Afghan equation and pave the way for intra-Afghan dialogue 24 Feb 2020 10:14 AFTER a series of hiccups and near misses, it appears that a deal between the Afghan Taliban and the Americans is finally on the horizon. On Friday, both sides announced that a weeklong partial truce would take effect from Saturday, and if all went well …
  • Is the Coronavirus Outbreak a Pandemic Yet? 24 Feb 2020 09:30 As chilling as it is to imagine this scenario, what happened in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of the outbreak, will likely play out elsewhere, too. Hospitals might have to turn away all but the people most seriously ill; their ability to handle …
  • Assange secret recordings a potential 'lifeline', Geoffrey Robertson says 24 Feb 2020 02:41 Posted February 24, 2020 13:29:12 Human rights barrister Geoffrey Robertson has described secret recordings of himself and other lawyers meeting with Julian Assange as an "illegal" privacy breach — but also a potential "lifeline" for …
  • Protests erupt in New Delhi over controversial citizenship law ahead of Donald Trump arrival 24 Feb 2020 02:05 Updated February 24, 2020 11:05:49 Protests have erupted in India's capital New Delhi over a new citizenship law that has been the centre of violent clashes in recent months, as thousands anticipate the arrival of US President Donald Trump. Key points: …
  • US2020: DEMOCRATIC BATTLEGROUND: Nevada, Soweto, Russia… US politics meanders into even stranger waters 24 Feb 2020 01:47 US Democratic Party presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, left, and former vice president Joe Biden. (Photos: EPA-EFE / Cristobal Herrera | EPA-EFE / Etienne Laurent) The US electoral process in the 2020 election, largely a Democratic …
  • Australia’s emissions flat, but climate politics hit new low over zero carbon target 24 Feb 2020 01:08 Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions remained flat in the latest quarterly update to emissions data released by the federal government, but the climate politics in federal parliament hit a new low as the Coalition government and its MPs launched …
  • The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa announces Ammar... 23 Feb 2020 22:24  24 Feb 2020 - 0:53 Ammar Samad, General Manager, The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa DOHA:  The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa has recently announced the appointment of Ammar Samad as General Manager. In his new role, Ammar will oversee the management and operations …
  • Never Underestimate the Value of Crashing a Wedding 23 Feb 2020 11:08 When it comes to decision making, Ariel Figueroa believes in acting first and apologizing later. “I very much function under the concept of, it’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission,” said Ms. Figueroa, a fourth-year student at New York Medical …
  • Steggall's climate change bill just politics as usual 23 Feb 2020 09:18 The UK's Committee is advisory, and the Secretary of State is obliged to consult them and "obtain and take into account" their views before changing the country's emissions target. This bill creates a climate change czar with wide-ranging …
  • "The Donald Trump I know": Abbas' UN Speech and the Breakdown of Palestinian Politics 23 Feb 2020 06:04 From Palestine Chronicle p> A precious moment has been squandered, as Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, had the chance to right an historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities at the United Nations Security Council on …
  • Politics, power in grip of mafia, sasy Baloch 23 Feb 2020 02:35 Jamaat-e-Islami Deputy Chief Liaqat Baloch has lamented that politics and power in Pakistan are in the grip of a mafia which is only working to secure their own interests without paying any heed to the miserable condition of the masses. Addressing a …
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 p.m GMT/5 p.m ET 22 Feb 2020 22:28 Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m GMT/5 p.m ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning. TOP …
  • Trump's India trip mixes politics with policy, and the promise of his biggest rally yet 22 Feb 2020 20:53 "Namaste Trump." No, the president has not suddenly discovered the meditative glow of a good yoga session. He has, however, discovered the energizing power of a good political rally, Indian-style. President Donald Trump will almost certainly not …
  • US embassy, Amnesty International oppose Future Forward dissolution decision 22 Feb 2020 17:06 In a statement today, the US embassy in Bangkok said the Constitutional Court’s decision to dissolve the Future Forward party risks disenfranchising more than six million Thai voters who voted for the party in last March’s general election. “The United …
  • IP rights advocate slated for the International Conference on Cordillera Studies 22 Feb 2020 14:42 Home News Cordillera IP rights advocate slated for the International Conference on Cordillera Studies The third International Conference on Cordillera Studies (ICCS3) is organized and hosted by the University of the Philippines Baguio through its …
  • Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Wuhan Nursing Home Raise Alarm 22 Feb 2020 10:51 A dozen coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China, the city at the center of the epidemic. Public health experts have said that nursing homes are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus. The elderly …
  • Facing a Palestinian state, Arab Israelis find Trump's Mideast plan unworkable 22 Feb 2020 10:26 UMM AL-FAHM, Israel — There is a Jewish saying that a fool can throw a stone into a pond that 100 wise men cannot get out. That's how one analyst described a proposal in President Donald Trump's divisive Mideast peace plan to incorporate a densely …
  • Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election 22 Feb 2020 04:02 Tehran, Iran - Polls have closed in Iran's 11th parliamentary election, with hardliners expected to make gains amid growing dissatisfaction with the moderate and reformist bloc allied to President Hassan Rouhani in the 290-member house . The key …
  • MP Marc Serré elected Chair of ParlAmericas' Canadian Section 21 Feb 2020 18:52 Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré was elected Chair of ParlAmericas' Canadian Section on Feb. 5, giving Greater Sudbury a voice on national and international politics. ParlAmericas was founded in Ottawa in 2001 to promote parliamentary diplomacy in the inter- …
  • Enes Kanter blends politics with his basketball 21 Feb 2020 17:27 Primary season is entertaining for Enes Kanter. He turns on CNN and smiles out of familiarity when Elizabeth Warren or Joe Biden take the stage. He’s met them both, lobbied both in his unrelenting campaign for human rights in Turkey. Kanter feels like he …
  • Expat Generation: Analyzing the 2020 race as an international student 21 Feb 2020 14:47 I was recently asked about my opinion on the presidential race as a “disinterested outsider,” to which I reminded my amicable inquisitor that, living here, I did hold some interest over the matter, regardless of my ability to cast a ballot. Not only this, …
  • Trump visits India amid burgeoning defense ties 21 Feb 2020 11:31 From the moment Air Force One carrying US President Donald J. Trump touches down in India on February 24 for a two-day visit, he will be treated to top-notch Indian hospitality and ceremonial pomp, in line with the extravagance showered by Prime Minister …
  • Donald Trump not a fan of Parasite — because it wasn't made in the USA 21 Feb 2020 06:22 Updated February 21, 2020 16:46:51 US President Donald Trump has ridiculed the historic best picture Oscar win for South Korean film Parasite, telling a campaign rally he wishes for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939's Gone with the Wind. Key …
  • All you need to know about Iran's parliamentary election 21 Feb 2020 05:40 Tehran, Iran - On the eve of the general election for Iran's 290-member parliament, the mood is heavy in the cold and rainy capital as the polls come amid escalating political tensions, economic struggles and concerns over public apathy. The country…
  • Meal | A hard stare into politics of silence  21 Feb 2020 04:14 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Abhiroop Basu’s Meal runs for 10, dialogue-less minutes. Save for a brief outburst, nobody speaks. This, however, does not undermine the film’s relationship with sound. Tightly crafted and wound, the short film — streaming …
  • An Examination of Chinese Humanism 21 Feb 2020 04:10 In the book, "Chinese Hegemony", Zhang Feng (2015) introduces the concept of "ethical relationalism" (pp. 181) to argue that international relations (IR) are not merely about states pursuing "exclusive self-interest" but could …
  • ‘The Donald Trump I know’: Abbas’ UN Speech and the Breakdown of Palestinian Politics 21 Feb 2020 02:40 A precious moment has been squandered, as Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, had the chance to right a historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities at the United Nations Security Council on February 11, through a political …
  • The PA is blindly accepting international impositions on Palestinians  21 Feb 2020 02:39 Israel and the Palestinian Authority have been trading the same rhetoric about not having a suitable partner for diplomatic negotiations. The senior adviser and spokesman for Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, recently took the statement further to again …
  • Professor Alexander Salt discusses move to Mac and foreign policy 21 Feb 2020 02:34 Professor Alexander Salt is a recent addition to the Macalester faculty, with his first courses having been offered in the fall 2019 semester. He started his teaching career in 2013 and oversaw courses at the University of Manitoba and the University of …
  • NaFAAto deploy Seafarers on international Fishing Fleets - The New Dawn Liberia 21 Feb 2020 02:30 Home/Other/Politics/NaFAAto deploy Seafarers on international Fishing Fleets For the first time in a long while, (since 1989) the government of Liberia through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority in collaboration with the Liberia …
  • International Trademark Association’s Upcoming New York... 21 Feb 2020 00:52 The International Trademark Association will look at brands and their relation to sustainability, technology, politics, and other timely issues at its 2020 New York Conference—Brands in Society: Their Influence and Responsibility. NEW YORK (PRWEB) February …
  • Author's second book inspects humanity's seemingly increase in... 21 Feb 2020 00:52 C.A.A. Savastano's new book "Human Time Bomb: The Violence Within Our Nature" confronts the long-term dangers of ignoring the modern descent into violent and irrational behavior that experts have long decried is aided by technology and modern …
  • Yvonne Nelson Says John Dumelo Has Nothing To Do With Her Desire To Pursue Politics 20 Feb 2020 18:35 Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson says John Dumelo has no influence in her decision to pursue politics. The filmmaker revealed she will venture into politics after she is done with a master programme she is pursuing. READ MORE: I Will Soon Go Into Politics – …
  • MAALIM: Politics, lack of technical support slow down regional bodies 20 Feb 2020 14:45 By VICTOR KIPROP More by this Author Mahboub Maalim, the former executive secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), spoke to Victor Kiprop about the organisation’s reforms. More than three decades since it was formed, Igad remains …
  • Dudu Myeni's lawyer blames her court woes on 'board politics' at SAA 20 Feb 2020 14:27 Myeni was also accused of putting an end to a multibillion-rand transaction with Airbus to secure five aircraft that SAA would have used for international routes. The court was told that former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene had approved the deal in 2015, …
  • NPP Lambasts NDC On Galamsey Politics 20 Feb 2020 13:24 Yaw Buaben Asamoa The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday charged at the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for politicizing the subject of illegal mining, aka ‘galamsey’, an anomaly which it blamed the opposition party for creating …
  • Politics of betrayals 20 Feb 2020 07:34 Uhuru Kenyatta (left), William Ruto (centre) and Raila Odinga (in suit), flanked by other leaders at Orange House where they launched the 'NO' campaign referendum for the proposed constitution, Wako draft, on October 27, 2005. [File, Standard] …
  • S Jaishankar inaugurates Indian pavilion at Berlin International Film Festival 20 Feb 2020 05:50 NET Bureau External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar inaugurated the Indian pavilion yesterday at the Berlin International Film Festival for which three feature films and one documentary from the country have been selected. Information and Broadcasting …
  • Dalhousie University Rowe School of Business: Opening the Doors of Opportunity 20 Feb 2020 05:07 Charlotte Henderson never considered herself a lawyer or business person. She had originally studied political science, psychology and international politics in her undergraduate degree, and it was during a political science class that a professor had …
  • Turnaround in the Sudan 19 Feb 2020 23:37 Jide Osuntokun   Umar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir, the 76-year old, long-serving president of the Sudan was overthrown last year after he had been in power from 1989 to 2019 a period of thirty years. During this period he wielded untrammelled power restrained …
  • Trump condemned by more than 1,000 veterans over Vindman firing 19 Feb 2020 22:31 More than 1,000 military veterans have criticised Donald Trump for his attacks on Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, saying the president “has prioritised a personal vendetta over our national security”. President Trump fired Lt. Col. Vindman from the National …
  • Thunberg, Trump and Putin: no one escapes ridicule at this Carnival 19 Feb 2020 21:35 In a warehouse in Mainz Germany, a grotesque scene is unfolding. A plucky young climate activist from Sweden is meeting face to face with President Donald Trump. Wearing a full face of white makeup, he looks like he might be about to eat Miss Thunberg …
  • Politics and Diversity Take Center Stage at Berlinale 19 Feb 2020 20:43 BERLIN – On the eve of the Berlinale launch, female directors and politics take center stage at the 70th edition of the prestigious international film festival. Shortly after the Academy Awards triggered a debate on the lack of gender equality and …
  • Whistleblower retaliation: Stop confusing unlawful attacks with politics 19 Feb 2020 15:16 President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE has made …
  • My decision to go into politics has nothing to do with John Dumelo – Yvonne Nelson 19 Feb 2020 14:10 Entertainment of Wednesday, 19 February 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2020-02-19 Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo are very good friends Actress and producer, Yvonne Nelson says her decision to go into politics has nothing to do with her friend John Dumelo. …
  • Taiwan Government & International February 2020 - Taiwan Business TOPICS 19 Feb 2020 06:32 President Tsai and other DPP leaders celebrate the party's resounding victory in the January 11 elections. Photo: Martti Chen Landslide Electoral Win for President Tsai Incumbent presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party ( …
  • Politics more hazardous to economy than Brexit or coronavirus 19 Feb 2020 06:18 The good news just keeps coming. Yesterday the Central Statistics Office told us that 2.36 million people had jobs in the Republic in the closing three months of last year, which the number crunchers confirmed was a record. At the same time, just 110,000 …
  • Teacher Spotlight: Meet Dr. Ben Meiches 19 Feb 2020 00:26 Benjamin Meiches teaches a variety of courses and programs at UW Tacoma, from debate to politics, and even Global Honors. He loves being able to work closely with the campus community. In doing so, he hopes to establish a relationship built on openness so …
  • Trump administration slaps new rules on 'draconian' Chinese media operating in US 18 Feb 2020 22:43 Updated February 19, 2020 09:10:41 The Trump administration says it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with US operations the same as foreign embassies, requiring them to register their employees and US properties with the …
  • Spotlight on diversity, politics and Nazi past at... 18 Feb 2020 22:23  18 Feb 2020 - 18:52 Workers lay the red carpet for the upcoming Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany February 18, 2020. Reuters/Michele Tantussi Berlin:  Diversity, politics and revelations from the Nazi era will dominate the agenda when the …
  • Australia a haven for illicit funds, tax evasion and laundering, report finds 18 Feb 2020 18:00 Updated February 19, 2020 04:07:13 Australia continues to host significant quantities of illicit funds from outside the country and is not doing enough to counter money laundering and tax avoidance, according to the 2020 Financial Secrecy Index. Key points …
  • Not ready for politics: Iltija Mufti 18 Feb 2020 17:43 Image Source : IANS Not ready for politics: Iltija Mufti Iltija Mufti, daughter of detained former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday said she is not yet ready to join politics. Speaking at the Indian Women's Press Corps here …
  • Blatant lies! Trade Fair destroyed our businesses because of politics – Raymond Archer hits back 18 Feb 2020 07:28 General News of Tuesday, 18 February 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2020-02-18 Raymond Archer, publisher of Enquirer newspaper and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Labels & Packaging Co. Ltd, as well as Colour Planet Limited, insists that his …
  • OP-ED : The EFF is a threat to peace and democracy in South Africa 17 Feb 2020 23:08 Professor Raymond Suttner. (Photo: Madelene Cronjé / New Frame) This article first appeared on Creamer Media’ s website: polity.org.za The EFF disruption of the SONA on 13 February 2020 happened at a time when the ANC is having difficulty holding …
  • Newmarket students participating in Model UN event 17 Feb 2020 22:55 Monday Feb 17, 2020 at 5:07 PM Feb 17, 2020 at 5:07 PM NEWMARKET A group of eight students will be traveling to New York next month to participate in the National High School Model United Nations conference. Students from the Newmarket Junior-Senior High …
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m.SGT 17 Feb 2020 22:10 Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning. TOP …
  • What Would Four More Years of Trump Look Like? 17 Feb 2020 16:53 Jonathan Chait: “Here is one starting point for contemplating a second Trump term: The Ukraine scandal only became a Trump scandal because Ukraine refused to submit to a pair of presidential demands that would have been fairly easy to satisfy. If Ukrainian …
  • World Cup 2022 will help bridge cultures: Al... 17 Feb 2020 15:16 Munich: The Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), H E  Hassan Al Thawadi, stressed yesterday that Qatar's hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has the potential to bridge cultures and unite the Middle East. Al …
  • Strategic affairs 17 Feb 2020 15:05 Strategic affairs Pakistan must learn to leverage our military strength in international politics. Pakistan has the largest army of any Muslim nation and is the only one with nuclear weapons. Therefore, we are in a position to offer a reliable nuclear …
  • Ringier launches Blick TV, partners with CNN for international news 17 Feb 2020 14:03 Swiss media group Ringier said that its daily newspaper Blick has launched a digital TV channel called Blick TV. The new channel is available on Blich.ch and on the Blick app. It broadcasts programmes on politics, the economy, sports and entertainment …
  • How can you destroy Ghanaian businesses because of politics? 17 Feb 2020 11:48 Business News of Monday, 17 February 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2020-02-17 play videoBusiness mogul, Raymond Archer Business mogul, Raymond Archer, has questioned the integrity of politicians for taking certain actions that affect the living of “ …
  • The politics behind Premier Golf League-PGA Tour struggle 16 Feb 2020 09:46 PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — There’s an elephant in the room, lording over the PGA Tour establishment, and it doesn’t carry a driver, a putter, a world ranking or have any FedEx Cup points. In recent months, a surge of momentum — that can best be described …
  • Politics has destroyed boxing in Sindh 16 Feb 2020 08:04 Throwing punches in the air as he sprinted sideways, there was a time when Abdul Khaliq was a familiar sight on the roads of Orangi Town’s Faqeer Colony. Today, the 55-year-old former international boxer plods the length and breadth of the same roads he …
  • Video Game Deep Cuts: You Got Politics In My Dreams 15 Feb 2020 21:17 The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   [Video Game Deep Cuts is a weekly newsletter from …
  • RISE kicks off Black History Month with conversation on hair politics 15 Feb 2020 20:25 The Racialized and International Student Experience (RISE) centre and the Carleton University Students’ Association’s (CUSA) hosted “Snatched,” a conversation around Black hair that took place on Feb. 10. “I feel like in social media we have this thing …
  • How Internal Political Instability Risks Threatening Pakistan’s International Commitments 15 Feb 2020 16:53 by Irfan Ali 15 February 2020 Dharna (Mass sit-ins) politics in Pakistan is not a new phenomenon as it has happened several times by various political parties and other entities. Yet, it is the “timing of such Dharnas” that is the most important thing for …
  • Week in Review: 'French Oscars' under fire, binge-worthy politics and locusts wreak havoc 14 Feb 2020 22:55 Issued on: 13/02/2020 - 20:59Modified: 13/02/2020 - 21:29 With the Oscars behind us and the "French Oscars" – the César awards – approaching, French cinema is on parade, but feminist groups aren't pleased about plaudits for …
  • Kahawa MCA Hon Omondi was KILLED in India coz of Kiambu politics – family confirms 14 Feb 2020 18:22 The final moments of Kahawa Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi life could have been so painful after his lifeless body was found on the floor of a hotel in India’s suburb Mulund located north-east of Mumbai. According to one of the India dailies on Friday, Omondi …
  • Big Brother Nigeria still a toddler in African politics 14 Feb 2020 17:56 By Owei Lakemfa Two overriding ironies marked the Thirty Third Summit of  African leaders held this week from February 9-10 with  the theme: “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.”   The first is that its Chairperson, …
  • International Childhood Cancer Day Announcement: Global Hope, Teva and Direct Relief Partner to Bring Medicines to Help Improve the Lives of Children With Cancer in Africa 14 Feb 2020 16:34 PARSIPPANY, N.J. & TEL AVIV, Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence), a program of Texas Children’s Hospital, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Direct Relief announced today a donation partnership that …
  • All eyes on the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival 14 Feb 2020 15:39 As Berlin experiences its coldest time of the year, people look forward to the Berlinale for two reasons: it means spring is near and they can watch non-dubbed world cinema. The Berlin International Film Festival or Berlinale, is first of the three big …
  • Peter Mutharika’s Chakwera complex: Malawi Politics 14 Feb 2020 15:27 On the morning of Friday, May 31, 2019, as Peter Mutharika was being inaugurated as President of Malawi in Blantyre on the basis of a lawless and unconstitutional election, a wide section of Malawians tuned him out to watch a live broadcast of Lazarus …
  • Students follow US politics across borders, overseas 14 Feb 2020 14:47 Across the United States last week, people tried and failed to make sense of the chaotic events of the Iowa Caucuses. The debacle overseen by the Iowa Democratic Party was hard enough to follow for highly-informed, politically-active voters with access to …
  • How multi-party politics changed Kenya's economy 14 Feb 2020 13:09 By THOMAS RAJULA More by this Author As the longest serving president in Kenya’s history, Daniel Moi was on the list of African leaders who clung onto power against the wishes of many Kenyans. For a long time, Moi was opposed to a multi-party system of …
  • Letters to the Editor: How accusing Israel of breaking international law puts Jews in danger 14 Feb 2020 11:29 To the editor: UCLA professor David N. Myers insists Israel is “threatening international law” by seeking to assert sovereignty in Judea and Samaria (also known as the West Bank). Actually, Article 80 of the United Nations Charter (an instrument of …
  • The 100 most interesting things in politics, Culture & Social influence this year 14 Feb 2020 10:22 In the whirlwind of events that seems to accost us from every sphere of our lives, it’s easy to completely tune out and just take things as they come. Trends come and go, we hear of the new popping restaurant or amusement. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by …
  • Feelin’ the Funk at International Education Week 14 Feb 2020 09:46 By James Wilde on Friday, February 14, 2020 A few minutes into his talk on global funk music, local DJ and Humboldt State University Communication Department Chair Maxwell Schnurer stumbled into a definition of funk. “If you want my definition of funk, …
  • Health concerns meet politics amid Taiwan’s WHO exclusion 14 Feb 2020 06:52 Ralph Jennings, Associated Press Updated 12:42 am CST, Friday, February 14, 2020 FILE - In this May 11, 2007, file photo, then Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian, center, answers questions from Geneva-based journalists during a video conference where he …
  • Andrew Yang brought AI into American politics, and it isn’t going away 14 Feb 2020 02:25 Andrew Yang ended his campaign Tuesday after a tepid showing in New Hampshire, bringing to an end what can be characterized as the only AI-first presidential campaign in U.S. history. Some will argue Yang’s campaign simply rose to prominence because of his …
  • Shadhona’s International Project in the UK 13 Feb 2020 23:24 Sahasa is a programme that depicts the encounter with one's inner self, in the conflicted world of values and equal rights. This live dance and musical piece is the beginning of a unique international collaboration of three female artistes from …
  • Power and Money in Japanese Politics 13 Feb 2020 16:42 AdvertisementIn Japanese politics, bribery and corruption occur from time to time. In a recent case, Tsukasa Akimoto, an up-from-the ranks Diet member of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and former state minister in the Cabinet Office in charge of …
  • No politics in Manila travel ban on Taiwan 13 Feb 2020 13:49 FLAG of Taiwan By ARGYLL GEDUCOS Malacañang said the government’s decision to include Taiwan in its travel ban to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 was not politically motivated, stressing it was only implemented to secure the health and …
  • 6 Strong International Stocks to Buy for Impressive Returns 12 Feb 2020 21:30 Let me be upfront, the world’s economies are generally not doing as well as the U.S. U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) continues to advance, continuing a pattern of several years. U.S. inflation is 1.6%, as measured by the core Personal Consumption …
  • Sag Harbor Man A Casualty of ‘White House Retribution’ As Expedited International Clearances Suspended By Administration 12 Feb 2020 17:51 Ken Dorph of Sag Harbor has become a local casualty of what State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. called “revenge week at the White House.” A financial consultant in the global market, who travels extensively for his work, Mr. Dorph was ensnared last week …
  • A Toast for Women gathers for International Women's Day at Park Cafe on March 7 11 Feb 2020 18:49 The Balancing Effect, a new local company that provides mindful services, products, and content for women, partners with The Park Cafe to present A Toast for Women on Sat. March 7, 7-11 p.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Women's Rights …
  • Geo-politics and flawed economics 11 Feb 2020 18:08 By: Sheraz Zaka Recent developments have had a profound impact on international affairs. With the recent assassination of Iranian general Qassem Sulaimani, the relations between Iran and the USA have become tenser than before. In retaliation Iran attacked …
  • International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections 11 Feb 2020 16:10 Thomas Kemmerich (Pic: Sandro Halan/Wikipedia) Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics. Widespread protests followed a recent election for first minister in the east German state …
  • Opposition shouldn’t play politics with security issues – Akinsuji 11 Feb 2020 03:29 Niyi Akinsuji is the chairman of Buhari Media Organisation, one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s support groups. He speaks in this interview on the state of the nation, particularly rising insecurity and the economy. Wale Elegbede reports   The leadership …