Media Watch

'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
27

Africa: How Global Warming Is Adding to the Health Risks of Poor People

analysisThere is mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on human habitat and health, on plant and animal life, on water resources and shorelines. These changes are felt unevenly within - and between -...
'19Jan
25

Sanctions Coming? EU Gas Giants Weigh Nord Stream 2 Risks & Benefits – Scholars

"Nord Stream 2 represents a treacherous path between Scylla and Charybdis for many companies who fear potential US sanctions, but simultaneously, do not seek to risk the development of such a significant business...
'19Jan
24

The risk of a catastrophic US intervention in Venezuela is real | Gabriel Hetland

By declaring himself Venezuela’s president on Wednesday, Juan Guaidó has brought Venezuela to the edge of catastrophe. The hitherto unknown opposition leader’s actions, which appear to be closely coordinated with...
'19Jan
23

News story: Over £35 million to support Scottish universities tackling global challenges

This is part of a £270 million package to support projects across the country to reduce the impact of ocean pollution, improve security of food supply and control infectious diseases.Putting the UK at the forefront...
'19Jan
22

'Not cancer or kittens': the 50-year-fight to fund women's refuges | Jane Dudman

Since the 1970s, women’s refuges – safe spaces for women fleeing domestic abuse – have played a major role in the struggle for gender equality in the UK.Run locally, with precarious, hard-fought funding, refuges...
'19Jan
22

'Not cancer or kittens': the 50-year-fight to fund women's refuges | Jane Dudman

Since the 1970s, women’s refuges – safe spaces for women fleeing domestic abuse – have played a major role in the struggle for gender equality in the UK.Run locally, with precarious, hard-fought funding, refuges...
'19Jan
22

Ex-Diplomats and scholars warn detention of Canadians will leave China 'worse off'

They add that the arrests mean those "who share Kovrig and Spavor's enthusiasm for building genuine, productive, and lasting relationships must now be more cautious about traveling and working in China and engaging...
'19Jan
21

Enter the dragon: The rise of China

The most remarkable economic turnaround story of the 21st century undoubtedly belongs to the People's Republic of China. As the country marks the 40th anniversary of economic reforms and opening, the world looks...
'19Jan
21

PM abandoned: ‘They’ve all gone now’

Kelly O’Dwyer dropped a bomb on Scott Morrison’s government on Saturday when she announced her exit from politics to spend more time with her family.The cabinet minister and member for Higgins is the latest loss of...

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