Media Watch

'18Oct
11

How Hungary and Ukraine fell out over a passport scandal

In the school building in Palad-Komarovtsy. Photo courtesy of the author. All rights reserved.For several weeks now, Ukraine and Hungary have been mired in a diplomatic row. At its centre lies the region of...
'18Sep
14

Armenia reiterates its strong support to the universality of human rights – FM

Armenia is committed to the universality of human rights and their applicability on an equal footing, without any discrimination and distinction in conformity with the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human...
'18Sep
14

Armenia reiterates its strong support to the universality of human rights – FM

Armenia is committed to the universality of human rights and their applicability on an equal footing, without any discrimination and distinction in conformity with the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human...
'18Sep
13

 Crimes committed during military aggression of Azerbaijan against Nagorno Karabakh in April 2016 reinforce the validity of the exercise of the right to self-determination – FM Mnatsakanyan

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 13, ARMENPRESS. Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan gave a speech at the 39th Session of Human Rights Council.As ARMENPRESS was informed from the press service of the MFA Armenia, the...
'18Sep
12

International Criminal Court Says It Is Undeterred By U.S. Threat Of Sanctions

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it will "continue to do its work undeterred," responding a day after U.S. national security adviser John Bolton threatened sanctions if the tribunal investigates...
'18Sep
11

Mega Railway Expansion: Berlin Courts Prestige Project with Turkey Amid Tensions

September 11, 2018  02:41 PM Print Feedback Comment When Sultan Abdulhamid II ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire in 1876, the Europeans had high hopes for the young ruler. He posed as a liberal, he...
'18Aug
21

Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) last month claimed responsibility for its first attack in Tajikistan, the poorest ex-Soviet state that shares a border with Afghanistan.On July 29...
'18Aug
08

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation's extraordinary reaction to Canada's condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi...
'18Aug
06

Not all successful markets are free

I was dumbfounded. I'd already resigned from the economics faculty at La Trobe University where I was senior tutor in economic history. Plans were well under way to move myself and my life to Canberra, a city I had...
'18Jun
14

UN rights chief calls for international probe into Kashmir rights violations

The UN report, which is particularly critical of India, focuses mainly on serious violations in Indian-controlled Kashmir from July 2016 to April 2018. The report said Indian security forces have used excessive...

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