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19.06.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

D-Day and the truth about the Second World War

D-Day and the truth about the Second World War

[Written in 2004] On the anniversary of the Normandy D-day landing. The leaders of the major powers were all present at the official celebrations, a far more pompous celebration than the 50th anniversary. This has more to do with present day politics than the events of 60 years ago. Although it … »

31.01.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Report: Asia-Pacific Youth Forum- 2013, Nepal

Report: Asia-Pacific Youth Forum- 2013, Nepal

Report: Asia-Pacific Youth Forum- 2013, Nepal - invoking voice of youth on post-2015 development agenda and mountain issues. By Arup Barua While the global population dynamics depicts that the youths constitute more than half of world population, very few international organizations have incorporated their concerns or have … »

28.09.2013 Tony Henderson

IPCC and Climate Change – but which direction?

IPCC and Climate Change – but which direction?

Yes, the Earth is warming, and, yes, human activity is cause of part of this. “But the preoccupation with carbon has led to billions being spent on pointless policies to mitigate the perceived problem,” Howard Winn, journalist at the South China Morning Post reminds us, … »

02.07.2013 IDN InDepthNews

Genuine democracy needs responsible media

Genuine democracy needs responsible media

By Ramesh Jaura | IDN-InDepth News, Tony Robinson | Pressenza When Erik Bettermann, the outgoing director-general of the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, launched the Global Media Forum in 2008, he had an ambitious aim: to institute a ‘media Davos’ on the banks of the river Rhine. The recently concluded … »

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