Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Bashir Seeks Support Abroad as Protests Heat Up

NAIROBI — As protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continue, the embattled leader has made visits to Qatar and Egypt in what analysts say is an effort to get diplomatic support to bolster his...
'19Jan
28

Migrants are being paid thousands of dollars to return home

KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of anxiety washed over Mohammad Farooq Niazi as the plane touched down in his homeland."I missed my country," he said, recalling his mindset on the day he returned to Afghanistan after...
'19Jan
28

Zimbabwe crackdown could last months, activists fear

Activists and lawyers in Zimbabwe fear that the brutal crackdown by security forces will continue “for the foreseeable future” as authorities seek to crush all possible opposition to the ruling Zanu-PF party....
'19Jan
27

Zimbabwe: Rights Groups Worried Over Deteriorating Situation

Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.High...
'19Jan
27

Zimbabwe: Rights Groups Worried Over Deteriorating Situation

Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.High...
'19Jan
27

Hold Zimbabwe security forces to account for brutal crackdown: Amnesty

Dozens of civil society leaders, activists, opposition leaders, and suspected organisers of the national protests against a massive increase in fuel prices had gone into hiding, fearing for their lives, Amnesty...
'19Jan
26

Zimbabwe’s violent crackdown continues with reports of rapes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe, center, returning to the Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Monday.CreditCreditTsvangirayi Mukwazhi/Associated PressHARARE, Zimbabwe — A violent...
'19Jan
24

European, US Politicians and Scholars Denounce US Pressure Over Nord Stream 2

Earlier in January, European companies participating in the venture aimed at building a new route for Russian gas to bypass Ukraine, reportedly received threatening letters from US Ambassador to Germany Richard...
'19Jan
24

Amnesty criticizes Iran’s mass arrests as US frees reporter

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran arrested more than 7,000 people last year, including dozens of journalists, in what Amnesty International on Thursday called a “shameless campaign of repression” as the U.S....
'19Jan
23

As netizens, devs scream bloody murder over Chrome ad-block block, Googlers insist: It's not set in stone (yet)

Analysis Following uproar from developers and netizens over proposed changes to Chrome that threaten to break content and ad blockers, and knacker other browser extensions, Google software engineer Devlin Cronin...

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