Media Watch

'18Jan
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Tokhang, trolls and Arroyo generals

The UP Third World Studies Center organized a research workshop on ‘Violence, Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines.’ I submitted a short essay in response to the workshop question: “Based on your knowledge...
'18Jan
14

Pakistan Slams India for 'Invitation for Nuclear Encounter'

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan denounced Saturday as "irresponsible" remarks by rival India's army chief in which he vowed to expose "Pakistan's nuclear bogey" in the event of a war between the countries.Islamabad's reaction...
'18Jan
14

Ambitious Missouri governor was controversial even before affair was public

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens courted controversy and touched off political disputes even before acknowledging an extramarital affair and facing bombshell allegations that he blackmailed the woman involved...
'18Jan
14

U.N. willing to send more aid for Venezuelans in Colombia

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The United Nations is willing to send more resources to Colombia to help the Andean country care for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing food shortages and economic devastation in their...
'18Jan
14

Iran vows 'serious response' to new sanctions and rebuffs Trump's demands

Iran's Foreign Ministry says that it would not agree to any changes to the nuclear deal, as President Donald Trump has demanded, and it vowed a "serious response" to new US sanctions that it said crossed a red line...
'18Jan
14

Inbound missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities prompts panic

HONOLULU – An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button...
'18Jan
14

Venezuela’s economy is collapsing and violence is rampant. Its solution: Woo tourists.

Venezuela is looking to tourism to boost its wrecked economy, but the empty beach in the resort town of Todasana last month underscores how the number of foreign visitors has plummeted. (Anthony Faiola/The...
'18Jan
14

These Trump supporters built a gallows and tried to arrest London’s mayor. People laughed at them.

UK Trump supporters heckle London's Mayor during a speech at the Fabian Society. (Reuters) An anti-Islamic nationalist wheeled a homemade gallows into central London, led a group of men into a conference hall and...
'18Jan
14

Celebrity Big Brother's India Willoughby hits back at Kate Hopkins following 'despicable' tweets

India Willoughby became known as one of the most outspoken housemates in the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother , and it appears none of that's changed since she left the house. The transgender newsreader took...
'18Jan
14

Chinese rider on Tatopani

Nepal wants China to modify the proposal as there are sensitive issues involvedKathmandu January 13 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal are in dilemma over a Joint...

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