» The Landgrab in Ukraine: Russia Moves to Expropriate Homes in Occupied Regions
07/05/24 05:47 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians left behind apartments and homes in territory that has since been annexed by Russia. The occupying forces are now "nationalizing" many properties – and some Ukrainians are also illegally selling their ...

» Iran's Conflict with Israel: A Dangerous Spiral of Violence in the Middle East
19/04/24 12:31 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
The danger of all-out war in the Middle East is greater than ever. How did Israel and Iran get into this mess? And can they still find a way out?

» Is Germany Complicit in War Against Gaza?
19/04/24 10:04 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
After Israeli airstrikes killed his wife and daughter, a Palestinian man is now taking legal action in a Berlin court against the export of weapons of war to Israel. The accusation: Germany may be violating international law by doing so ...

» Germany's Chancellor Faces Balancing Act on China Trip
13/04/24 04:09 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
The German government wants to become less dependent on China and pay less attention to profits and more to human rights – at least In principle. But there won't be many signs of that during Chancellor Olaf Scholz's upcoming trip to the ...

» Germany's Dilemma: Berlin's Support for Israel Is Damaging Its International Standing
05/04/24 09:11 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Criticism of Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip is growing in Germany and around the world. Because of the country's solidarity with Israel, Berlin is losing is diplomatic stature elsewhere. What can be done?

» Interview with Former Russian Central Bank Advisor: "It's Time To Slowly Bleed Russia's Economy Dry"
03/04/24 04:09 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
When Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, Alexandra Prokopenko quit her job at the Russian Central Bank. In an interview, she explains why the Russian president's economic policy is so successful. And what the West could do that would really ...

» Iraqi Marshlands Under Threat: The Garden of Eden Dries Up
22/03/24 12:39 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Some say the Garden of Eden was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in present-day Iraq. Now, the wetlands there are drying up. The man fighting to save the marshes is risking his life to do so.

» Sri Lanka: Dhanush, Udeni and the State Bankruptcy
19/03/24 11:43 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
The biggest humanitarian crisis in decades is raging in the Global South. Around 50 countries are nearing bankruptcy and 165 million people have fallen into poverty. The story of a brother and sister who have lost almost everything. Exce...

» Israel Six Months Later: The Wrenching Decision to Return to the Site of Horror
19/03/24 10:46 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
The first survivors of the Hamas massacre have returned to Kfar Aza, where almost 10 percent of the population was either murdered or abducted. It is a changed place, and the community is fractured.

» The Election Farce in Russia: Putin's Elaborate Effort To Make His Re-Election Look Legitimate
15/03/24 12:40 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Russia's democracy may be dead, but the regime is sparing neither effort nor expense in staging the presidential election. Large voter turnout is supposed to give Putin's rule the appearance of legitimacy.

» Enemy and Helper: Is Hamas Exploiting the UN's Palestinian Relief Organization?
14/03/24 07:00 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
UNRWA employees are alleged to have participated in the October 7 terror attack against Israel. Is there any truth to the allegations? And what happens to the Gaza Strip if the most important humanitarian relief organization is abolished...

» Filling the Gap: Germany Seeks to Ramp Up Skilled Labor Migration from Kenya
13/03/24 12:44 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
German cities are suffering from a shortage of bus drivers, and local transportation companies are looking all the way to the shores of Lake Victoria to find what they need. They aren't the only Kenyans in high demand in Germany at the m...

» The Russian Invasion - A Visit to the Ukrainian Troops in the Trenches on the Front
29/02/24 08:36 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Kyiv's soldiers have been fighting under the most difficult of conditions for two years. They are running out of ammunition and replacement troops are few. Many are no longer capable of imagining normal life. A visit to the front.

» How Vladimir Putin Controls the Russians: Everyday Repression and Resignation
26/02/24 11:18 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Russia has reverted to a dictatorship under President Vladimir Putin. Most people in the country seem to be accepting the war against Ukraine as well as the death of opposition activist Alexei Navalny. Why?

» Indonesia's Brand New Capital: A Mega-Project Raises Questions in Borneo
20/02/24 09:26 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Indonesia is building a brand new capital city in the jungles of Borneo. Critics say it's a waste of money and will continue rampant environmental destruction. But might it perhaps become a model city one day?

» Good Morning Europe!: Trump's NATO Comments Trigger Defense Debate in Europe
16/02/24 12:49 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
With his recent comments on NATO, Donald Trump shocked the Western world. Is the U.S. preparing to abandon its allies? Europe finally seems to be considering a future in which the American nuclear umbrella no longer exists.

» Hamas Hostage Chen Goldstein-Almog on Her Time in Gaza: "Crying Was Forbidden"
05/02/24 08:45 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Hamas held Chen Goldstein-Almog and her children hostage for 51 days. In an interview, she talks about hunger, fear of death, conversations with her guards – and why she can't really be happy about being free again.

» Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert: "What Caused the Terrorist Attacks Was Arrogance"
23/01/24 06:18 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
In an interview, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blames his successor Benjamin Netanyahu, but also arrogance, for the rise of Hamas. He is also calling for an American-European intervention force in the Gaza Strip.

» Spiral of Vengeance: The Gathering Storm Clouds in the Middle East
22/01/24 13:41 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Israeli strikes in Lebanon, Houthi attacks on the Red Sea and Iranian missiles fired on Iraq: The risk of escalation in the Middle East is growing.

» Hamas Attack on the Nova Festival: Trance Party Survivors Seek to Overcome the Trauma
17/01/24 06:18 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
They went to the desert for a party but became the targets of a brutal massacre. Survivors of the Tribe of Nova festival are seeking to begin the healing process at a wellness resort in Cyprus.

» What do we produce, and why?
30/09/21 07:49 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
There's a growing argument for decoupling: continuing to increase production of goods and services, but reducing their environmental impacts and our extraction of resources. - 2021/10 / article

» Hunger in France's land of plenty
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Visitors may love the vibrant street markets and countless cheeses, but something is badly wrong with France's food system. In the absence of joined-up policy, could urban farming point the way forward? - 2021/10 / article , 2021/10 Food

» In search of a good food deal
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
On school trips, J always ‘forgets' to bring a packed lunch and is first to the buffet table at school events. He rarely has breakfast, and at lunchtime discreetly pockets bread and cheese to take home when the dinner lady isn't looking....

» Georgia's love-hate affair with Russia
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Georgia has been independent for 30 turbulent years, and Russia's continuing occupation of a fifth of its territory causes great bitterness. But Russian trade and tourists are unambiguously welcome. - 2021/10 / article , 2021/10 Georgia

» Latin America faces tough choices
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
While the US focused on the ‘war on terror', China made major investments in Latin America, gaining considerable influence. Now the US wants its influence back. - 2021/10 / article

» Recognising the PRC
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
It took 22 years from its creation in 1949 for the People's Republic of China (PRC) to gain official UN recognition. Until 1971 Taiwan represented China in UN bodies. In October 1971 the UN General Assembly passed resolution 2758, which ...

» Behind bars: resisting the Turkish state
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
In Turkey hunger strikes and death fasts are still tools of political resistance to the state. In an effort to curb them, the earlier policy of separating prisoners by affiliation gave way to the building of far harsher isolation prisons...

» Taiwan strengthens ties with the US
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Taiwan expressed its thanks for American vaccines during the pandemic. However, it is equally grateful for US arms sales, vital to an island intent on averting enforced reunification with China. - 2021/10 / article

» End of the ‘Chinese dream' in Taiwan
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
The only future Beijing envisages for Taiwan is as part of ‘greater China'. But the old ‘one country, two systems' appeals less and less to the Taiwanese, especially the young. - 2021/10 / article

» North Africa's great walls of sand
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Morocco built North Africa's first sand wall in the 1980s. Now a growing network of towering barriers can be seen all across the region. This crude form of controlling the movement of people disrupts daily life and stokes resentment, and...

» France's fiasco in the Sahel
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
France's war in Mali failed to address core political problems and brought chaos, with jihadist groups operating across the region. Will a military pull-out avert the humiliation the US experienced in Afghanistan? - 2021/10 / article

» The febrile world of Georgian politics
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Georgia celebrated the 30th anniversary of its independence this year under comparatively calm skies. The republic had a difficult start: a civil war (1991-93) followed by wars against the Ossetians and Abkhazians, a coup d'état (January...

» The two faces of jihad
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
ISIS and Al-Qaida convinced the West that jihad can only be global. But the Taliban's recent victory and France's embroilment in Mali show that jihadist conflicts are often deeply rooted in local struggles. - 2021/10 / article

» Unrepentant US empire
30/09/21 07:33 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
The US is never humble for long: a month after its rout in Afghanistan, the imperial order has been restored. Hence Washington's recent snub to Paris. Not even a month. No sooner had the Taliban taken control of Kabul airport than the ne...

» Sand barriers of the Sahara
30/09/21 06:09 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
Sources: Laurent Gagnol; ‘Displacement Tracking Matrix' (DTM), International Organisation for Migrations, 2020; Africa Intelligence, February 2021; UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (Minurso); Sentinel Hub; Satellites.pro; ...

» Borrell: «Afghanistan was a catastrophe. Europe must share responsibility»
30/08/21 01:09 from Corriere.it
EU High Representative Josep Borrell suggests giving neighboring countries financial support to keep Afghan refugees: «The US is not willing to fight for other people’s wars anymore. We need a EU permanent “Initial Entry Force” to act qu...

» Cyprus Mail: India posts record jump in Covid-19 cases
30/05/20 05:55 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
India reported a record daily jump of 7,964 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, with a recent surge in cases as lockdown restrictions start to ease raising the possibility that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could extend curbs beyond May ...

» Cyprus Mail: NASA to try again for landmark SpaceX launch
30/05/20 05:50 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Elon Musk’s private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine yea...

» JPost.com - Homepage: 70-year-old Palestinian woman dies from fire at Shuafat refugee camp
30/05/20 05:48 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Three others were injured by the flames and smoke in the apartment, and were also evacuated to Hadassah Hospital in light condition. JPost.com - Homepage

» Cyprus Mail: La Liga back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise
30/05/20 05:47 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Spanish football’s top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis, the government’s department for sport (CSD) said in a stateme...

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: Taiwan approves Gilead's remdesivir to treat COVID-19 https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/taiwan-approves-gileads-remdesivir-to-treat-covid-19-3530739 …pic.twitter.com/CwWbobyh7L
30/05/20 05:45 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Taiwan approves Gilead's remdesivir to treat COVID-19 https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/taiwan-approves-gileads-remdesivir-to-treat-covid-19-3530739 … pic.twitter.com/CwWbobyh7L Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» JPost.com - Homepage: Austrian MPs want Iran-backed Hezbollah banned within European Union
30/05/20 05:41 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
NEOS party urges Austrian to outlaw the Lebanese terrorist movement. JPost.com - Homepage

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: Russia sees another 8,000 daily COVID-19 cases https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/russia-sees-another-8000-daily-covid-19-cases-3530742 …pic.twitter.com/58mCDBY0ne
30/05/20 05:35 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Russia sees another 8,000 daily COVID-19 cases https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/russia-sees-another-8000-daily-covid-19-cases-3530742 … pic.twitter.com/58mCDBY0ne Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: COVID-19 cases up to 224 in Myanmar https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/covid-19-cases-up-to-224-in-myanmar-3530736 …pic.twitter.com/qwSsznnQQQ
30/05/20 05:30 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
COVID-19 cases up to 224 in Myanmar https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/covid-19-cases-up-to-224-in-myanmar-3530736 … pic.twitter.com/qwSsznnQQQ Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: China reports four new coronavirus cases for May 29 https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/china-reports-four-new-coronavirus-cases-for-may-29-3530749 …pic.twitter.com/UVP6jILd3f
30/05/20 05:24 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
China reports four new coronavirus cases for May 29 https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/china-reports-four-new-coronavirus-cases-for-may-29-3530749 … pic.twitter.com/UVP6jILd3f Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: COVID-19 claims 131 more lives in Peru https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/covid-19-claims-131-more-lives-in-peru-3530734 …pic.twitter.com/50cmLDArkz
30/05/20 05:15 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
COVID-19 claims 131 more lives in Peru https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/covid-19-claims-131-more-lives-in-peru-3530734 … pic.twitter.com/50cmLDArkz Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» JPost.com - Homepage: Mosques in Iran to resume daily prayers - president
30/05/20 05:01 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
As of Friday, Iran had recorded 146,668 infections, with 7,677 deaths. JPost.com - Homepage

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: COVID-19 forecast to decimate Latin American job market https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/covid-19-forecast-to-decimate-latin-american-job-market-3530737 …pic.twitter.com/wIDTh94RPC
30/05/20 04:59 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
COVID-19 forecast to decimate Latin American job market https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/covid-19-forecast-to-decimate-latin-american-job-market-3530737 … pic.twitter.com/wIDTh94RPC Twitter Search / yenisafakEN

» Cyprus Mail: Have you seen this teen?
30/05/20 04:58 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Police on Saturday issued a missing person bulletin for a 16-year-old male from Nicosia who was last seen the previous day. Constantinos Savvides is about 1.70m metres tall, average built with blond hair. He wears a ring on his nose. Whe...

» Twitter Search / yenisafakEN: Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad https://www.yenisafak.com/en/video-gallery/news/prototype-of-new-spacex-rocket-starship-explodes-on-texas-test-pad-2204127 …pic.twitter.com/HGhfqlrfm9
30/05/20 04:56 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad https://www.yenisafak.com/en/video-gallery/news/prototype-of-new-spacex-rocket-starship-explodes-on-texas-test-pad-2204127 … pic.twitter.com/HGhfqlrfm9 Twitte...

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