Media Watch

'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
23

Riyadh tried to 'trap' us in overseas embassies: Saudi dissidents

Iran Press TVMon Oct 22, 2018 03:17PMThe murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey's Istanbul has sent a shock wave through Saudi critics in exile, with many...
'18Oct
19

The Peacemaker: The Legacy of Haukur Hilmarsson

It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time when Icelanders adamantly believed that protesting was just not something they do. Sure, there were riots when Parliament voted to join NATO in 1949, but apart...
'18Sep
08

Cornered Rats. What to Do?

Rouhani and Putin want a determined push to eliminate the last bastion of anti-government militants, while Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was concerned to avoid a bloodbath and a worsening refugee crisis. To be...
'18Aug
23

Russia records unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to Taliban, IS in Afghanistan

MOSCOW, August 23. /TASS/. Russia has recorded flights of unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban (a movement outlawed in Russia) and the Islamic State (a terror group outlawed in Russia) units...
'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...
'18May
04

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias’ interview with Alexis Papachelas on SKAI TV’s “Istories” (Tuesday, 1 May 2018)

A. PAPACHELAS: Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I’m Alexis Papahelas. Welcome to Istories. Tonight we have the pleasure and honour of having the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias with us here in our...
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