Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Riot control guns: What's all the fuss about Flash Balls in France?

French police are equipped with so-called defence ball launchers that are used in riot-control operations.     Often called Flash Balls after the name of one producer of such weapons, they are designed to not...
'19Jan
27

Onnoghen: Why we reject interference-FG

•We won’t allow external interference in 2019 polls — Presidency •Supreme Court Justices shun Ag CJN Mohammed’s first official assignment •CCT order may have been obtained through the back door, SAN alleges •...
'19Jan
24

Planet politics: time to get real

Adelie penguins on an ice floe floating off the Mertz Glacier along the coast of Antarctic. Dean Lewins/Press Association. All rights reserved.The earth's climate emergency is highlighted in several important new...
'19Jan
24

Women are joining the far right – we need to understand why | Cynthia Miller-Idriss and Hilary Pilkington

There is no end to speculation about what has driven the rise of the radical right over the past few years. Threaded through all the theories, however, is a single, agreed claim – that the far right is the domain...
'19Jan
24

Banking on public power: what we can learn from the Institute of International Finance

Christine Lagarde, Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie and China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan(left)in G20 Finance Ministers'group photo, 2017. Xinhua/Press Association. All rights reserved.September 2011,...
'19Jan
21

Prof Explains Why US Pull-Out From Syria Will Go on Longer Than Expected

Sputnik: The US Defence Department inspector general said that the number of Islamic State [Daesh]* fighters in Iraq and Syria is as high as 30,000. I don't know what President [Donald] Trump considers a defeat,...
'19Jan
21

News story: Darwin Plus: 'Bird-borne' radar for albatrosses among 17 new projects to be funded

Rare species and iconic landscapes, from the polar regions to the Caribbean seas, will receive protection through UK Government funding to help enhance the environment in the UK Overseas Territories.Seventeen...
'19Jan
20

Latest attack may deal new blow to Kenya’s global terror ranking

Kenya’s hope of improving its ranking on the global terrorism index (GTI) may have been dealt a blow after last Tuesday’s attack on Dusit business complex that claimed 21 lives.According to the Global Terrorism...
'19Jan
18

(PE) Press Review

Press Review 18 January 2019 / 12:00 Sofia, January 18 (BTA) HIGHLIGHTS"Sega": The powerholders have firmly decided to shut the media up for all kinds of critical...
'19Jan
18

A European Security Council: Added Value for EU Foreign and Security Policy?

Image courtesy of European Parliament/Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) This article was originally published by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) on 2 January 2018.A European Security...

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