Media Watch

'19Jan
23

How Ukraine’s “terrorist threat” is a real threat to civil rights

The campaign "Invisible voters", Kyiv, March 20, 2018. Source: Civic Holding Group "Vplyv". It is 11 May 2014. Local residents in Dobropillya, a town in Donetsk region, are crowding round the only organised “...
'19Jan
23

Zimbabwe says it is the best buy in Africa right now

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister painted an optimistic outlook for his country yesterday, despite protests over fuel prices that human rights groups say have left at least a dozen people dead.Mthuli Ncube said that in...
'19Jan
22

India ends border standoff with Bangladesh, BSF take back 31 Rohingya from no-man’s land

India agreed on Tuesday to take back 31 Rohingya stranded on the International Border between Bangladesh and Tripura on Tuesday, and sent them to custody with the Tripura Police.The decision to take back the group...
'19Jan
22

Pakistani Forces Kill Indian Fisherman, India Demands Investigation - Report

The Pakistani military has allegedly killed an Indian fisherman on the border near Gujarat. On 17 January, patrollers from the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) rammed an Indian fishing boat and shot at the...
'19Jan
21

One couple, two seats: France and Germany renew vows after golden jubilee

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet on Tuesday in the German border city of Aachen, known in France as Aix-la-Chapelle, to sign a new partnership between their two...
'19Jan
21

Event | Follow IRIN at the World Economic Forum in Davos

This week, IRIN will take part in the annual World Economic Forum gathering of top business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland through a series of special events.Meet the New Humanitarians changing the...
'19Jan
21

Tshisekedi: In the eye of an electoral storm

By AFPDemocratic Republic of Congo’s top court yesterday declared Felix Tshisekedi president after disputed elections, outraging opponents who alleged a stitch-up as an African Union delegation prepared to head to...
'19Jan
20

What options are available for President Bashir of Sudan?

By Luka KuolSudan is one of the few African countries whose citizens pioneered post-independence popular uprisings in 1964 and 1985 that forced the ruling military regimes to step down. The popular uprising has...
'19Jan
19

Supporting independent media in South Africa

Article published first by Luminate, 8 January 2019. The story of political corruption in South Africa is an old one, which started long before the first democratic elections in 1994, yet the recent scandal of ‘...
'19Jan
18

Press review: Putin paves way for TurkStream via Serbia and Trump hawks ‘Russian threat’

 Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic focused on plans to extend the second line of the TurkStream gas pipeline and the issue of Kosovo, Nezavisimaya Gazeta...

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