Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'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
26

Catalonia: the trial will be about our ideological freedom

Carme Forcadell speaks in the Catalan Parliament after Rajoy announced the suspension of Catalan autonomy, October 2017. Jordi Boixareu/ Press Association. All rights reserved.In December 2017, Carme Forcadell...
'19Jan
26

Underfire army sets up hotline numbers

THE underfire Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) yesterday established hotline numbers that people could use to report any acts of misconduct by anyone “purporting” to be a soldier in the wake of widespread acts of...
'19Jan
26

Violent protests and use of force

REFLECTING on the tumultuous events of the past week makes one realise how so much can go so wrong in a very short time. What was touted as a shutdown/stayaway to protest the surprise 150% hike in fuel prices...
'19Jan
26

Violent protests and use of force

REFLECTING on the tumultuous events of the past week makes one realise how so much can go so wrong in a very short time. What was touted as a shutdown/stayaway to protest the surprise 150% hike in fuel prices...
'19Jan
25

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Mike Bernard, left, and Asmeret Naugle translate a web of psychology, social science, economics and politics into a framework to better understand how groups make decisions...
'19Jan
25

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Mike Bernard, left, and Asmeret Naugle translate a web of psychology, social science, economics and politics into a framework to better understand how groups make decisions...
'19Jan
25

‘Mnangagwa promised change; nothing has changed’

Emmerson MnangagwaSince Emmerson Mnangagwa, 76, was installed as the new president, 18 people have been killed during protests, a dozen of them last week alone in demonstrations over the more than doubling of fuel...
'19Jan
25

Venezuela crisis: US pulls out staff and tells citizens to 'strongly consider' leaving

The US state department has urged its citizens to “strongly consider” leaving Venezuela and ordered out non-emergency government staff as the head of the country’s armed forces warned of a civil war sparked by a US...

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