Media Watch

'19Jan
20

Analysis: Under Moscow Pressure, Could Belarus's Balancing Act Come Crashing Down?

Speculation that the merger of Russia and Belarus is just over the horizon has become so strident in recent weeks that top officials in both countries have made efforts to refute it. "I call these suggestions very...
'18Dec
20

US Deporting Iraqis Without Valid Documents

Expand Protesters rally outside the federal court just before a hearing to consider a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqi nationals facing deportation, in Detroit,...
'18Oct
31

Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingya to return

Rohingya refugee girls walk along the Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Oct 13, 2018. (Reuters photo) - + DHAKA/YANGON: Myanmar officials visited camps for Rohingya refugees in...
'18Oct
24

Tokyo confirms release of Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda after three years of captivity in Syria

The government confirmed Wednesday that Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who was captured by an armed group in Syria three years ago, has been released and is now in Turkey, Foreign Minister Taro Kono announced....
'18Oct
13

Moscow Calls Independent Ukrainian Church US-Backed 'Provocation'

Russia's top diplomat on Friday called the Ecumenical Patriarchate's decision to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church's independence from Moscow a Washington-backed "provocation," from which he vowed to protect...
'18Sep
29

Third Russian Possibly Involved in Salisbury Poisoning

By Jamie Dettmer September 28, 2018British investigators now say a third Russian military intelligence officer was involved in the poisoning in March this year of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in...
'18Aug
25

#DiplomaticCentennial George Gabriel Bologan: Trade between Romania and Italy reached a record high in 2017

#DiplomaticCentennial George Gabriel Bologan: Trade between Romania and Italy reached a record high in 2017.Italy ranks first among foreign investors in Romania in terms of the number of companies doing business in...
'18Aug
08

Brazil judge lifts border closure for Venezuelan immigrants

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil. FILE PHOTO: People stand at the...
'18Aug
07

Brazil judge overturns Venezuela border closure, opening path for immigrants

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil. FILE PHOTO: People stand at the...
'18Jul
26

Why Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear going back to an Assad-controlled Syria

Screenshot from the Megaphone News video dealing with the topic of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Video in Arabic with English Subtitles. Source.Megaphone is a partner of Global Voices. This post is based on their...

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