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The fractured state of Myanmar

If anybody reads Myanmar’s state-run daily newspaper, the Global New Light of Myanmar, the oldest English Daily that covers news, the state Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), one would not fathom the crisis faced by the Myanmar government. News coming…

Reforming and strengthening the UN, Brazil’s main goal during its G20 presidency

Reforming and strengthening the United Nations (UN) will be Brazil’s main objective during the first major event it is organizing as president of the G20, said Mauricio Carvalho Lyrio, secretary for economic and financial affairs at the Ministry of Foreign…

Argentina: Mileinato loses centrality, Macri and Cristina enter the arena

The Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata was a political-territorial entity established by the Spanish Crown in the Americas as an integral part of the Spanish Empire from 1776 to 1810, with the port of Buenos Aires as its…

How Nations Could End Israeli Genocide: Stop the Weapons; Stop the Oil; Stop the Tech

How Nations Could End Israeli Genocide: Stop the Weapons; Stop the Oil; Stop the Tech By Marcy Winograd If the nations of the world–particularly the United States and the Arab countries–wanted to stop Israel’s slaughter, torture and ethnic cleansing in…

A European universal basic income

Proposals of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) have proliferated enormously during the first decades of the 21st century, especially with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic at the beginning of 2020. Jordi Arcarons, Daniel Raventós, Lluís Torrens. One of the…

African Union bans the export of donkey skins for traditional Chinese medicine

The African Union has decreed a ban for at least 15 years on the trade in donkey skins, the raw material for ejiao, a coveted jelly that traditional Chinese medicine considers an anti-ageing invigorator. The decision, taken in Addis Ababa…

Political Situation in Serra Leone

Sierra Leone, a West African nation known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance, has been grappling with governance challenges since the victory of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in the 2018 elections. Despite the democratic ideals that…

Diallo Ablaye/ “Genocide in the Congo and the total silence of the international community

Diallo Ablaye, founding vice-president of the Sur Sur International Cooperation Foundation, international representative of the World Pan-African Organisation OPAM-WOPO/OPDH, and secretary of CONAICOP (National and International Council of Popular Communication). We often speak about the genocide in Palestine. There is…

Citizen groups denounce EU leaders’ secret polluters’ pact

Today, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have been attending a closed-door meeting with 70 or more corporate leaders of Big Polluters to launch a declaration for a ‘European Industrial Deal’ at…

Supporters Rally Outside UK Consulate in NYC as Julian Assange’s High Court Hearing Begins

Today, amidst chilling temperatures, passionate supporters of journalist Julian Assange gathered outside the UK Consulate in New York City. Organized by various groups including NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, and CODEPINK, the rally aimed to draw attention to Assange’s high-stakes…

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