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24.08.2019

Displaced again: Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle to survive in Gaza

Displaced again: Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle to survive in Gaza

With surging unemployment rates and high rents, Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian war for Gaza are struggling to climb out of poverty. Like many Gazans, they hope to leave the strip in search of a better life. By Amjad Yaghi In mid-2012, Egyptian police arrested Omar Odeh for violating the conditions… »

24.08.2019

PT [Workers Party] Leader Requests UN Response to Environmental Disaster in Brazil

PT [Workers Party] Leader Requests UN Response to Environmental Disaster in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Workers’ Party (PT) of Brazil, Gleisi Hoffmann, asked President of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, to communicate with the United Nations on Thursday, due to the environmental disaster in the country. ‘It is essential that we submit this complaint. We… »

24.08.2019

Water 2. System that converts Salt Water to Drinking Water can change the lives of 3 billion people

Water 2. System that converts Salt Water to Drinking Water can change the lives of 3 billion people

“The system that converts salt water into drinking water can solve the problem of access to better health, food and hygiene for billions of people around the world”. In a recent note from REHUNO Health it was reported that more than 3,000 Million people in the world do… »

23.08.2019

Tony Robinson “people are sick and tired of British politics only talking about Brexit”

Tony Robinson “people are sick and tired of British politics only talking about Brexit”

Together with the editor of Pressenza in London, Tony Robinson, we are getting closer to the reality of the United Kingdom, both in the political-social field, and in the way Brexit is dealt with, the exit of these countries from the European Union and the effects that the new Prime… »

23.08.2019

Pressenza film wins award in Accolade Global Film Competition

Pressenza film wins award in Accolade Global Film Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. The documentary film “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” directed by Álvaro Orús from Spain and produced by Tony Robinson from the UK for Pressenza has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given in the short… »

23.08.2019

Futurology: how a group of visionaries looked beyond the possible a century ago and predicted today’s world

Futurology: how a group of visionaries looked beyond the possible a century ago and predicted today’s world

Max Saunders, King’s College London for The Conversation From shamanic ritual to horoscopes, humans have always tried to predict the future. Today, trusting predictions and prophecies has become part of daily life. From the weather forecast to the time the sat-nav says we will reach our destination, our… »

23.08.2019

The Amazon is on fire, Bolsonaro doesn’t react. Report from FM Radio Gráfica

The Amazon is on fire, Bolsonaro doesn’t react. Report from FM Radio Gráfica

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) counted 72,843 intermittent forest fires between January and August, due to the Brazilian president’s “development policy” for agriculture and mining. Bolsonaro argued that “it’s fire season” and joked: “They used to call me Captain Motosierra and now I’m Nerón burning the Amazon. At… »

23.08.2019

Russia, United States attempt to legitimize killer robots

Russia, United States attempt to legitimize killer robots

Russia and the United States are continuing their losing fight against the inevitable treaty that’s coming for killer robots. Most states participating in the diplomatic talks on lethal autonomous weapons systems have expressed their strong desire to negotiate a new treaty to address mounting concerns. At this week’s Convention on… »

22.08.2019

White nationalists’ extreme solution to the coming environmental apocalypse

White nationalists’ extreme solution to the coming environmental apocalypse

Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan for The Conversation White nationalists around the world are appropriating the language of environmentalism. The white nationalist who allegedly massacred 22 people in El Paso in early August, Patrick Crusius, posted a four-page screed on the chatroom 8chan. In it, the… »

22.08.2019

Turkey: Erdogan fires three Kurdish mayors; coup d’état to the opposition

Turkey: Erdogan fires three Kurdish mayors; coup d’état to the opposition

«On August 19, a civil coup d’état took place with the appointment of administrators in our municipalities. Sezai Temelli [pictured], co-chairman of the Halklarin Demokratik Partisi (HDP), the People’s Democratic Party, declared [1] after the decision of the Turkish Ministry of Interior to remove the elected mayors of… »

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