Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Commentary: A tale of one North Korea defector and hopes for peace on the peninsula

PRESTON: News broke in early January that North Korea’s acting ambassador to Italy, Jo Song Gil, is in hiding and reported is seeking asylum in an “unidentified Western country”. The possible high-level defection...
'19Jan
13

Macron launches national debate to calm ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

Macron's initiative comes after nine weeks of protests by the "yellow vests" -- named after the high-visibility jackets they wear. The disparate anti-government uprising has wreaked havoc in Paris and French cities...
'19Jan
13

News24.com | 'ANC not serious about tackling corruption head on' - DA in reaction to ANC manifesto launch

The Democratic Alliance is of the view that the ANC’s election manifesto is proof that the governing party is not serious about tackling corruption.The manifesto promises to “put an end to state capture, restore...
'19Jan
13

Bipartisan concerns over Qualcomm's efforts to avoid competition from Intel expressed in filings with ITC

A headline starting with the word "bipartisan" reminds us of what happens in the absence of bipartisanship: the cessation of the federal government, commonly called "government shutdown." With paychecks not going...
'19Jan
13

The Latest: Italy sends plane to Bolivia to get fugitive

The Latest on Italian fugitive militant Cesare Battisti, who has been detained in Bolivia (all times local):1:30 p.m.Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is hailing the capture in Bolivia of Italian militant fugitive...
'19Jan
13

Young Saudis risk their lives in pursuit of freedom

News Desk18 year old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is not the first, nor will she be the last, Saudi citizen to risk her life in pursuit of freedom. 70 to 75% of the Saudi population is said to be below the age of 30 and...
'19Jan
13

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

Assailing President Donald Trump for "a crisis of leadership," former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the...
'19Jan
13

Julian Castro, Ex-Obama Housing Chief Joins 2020 Campaign

SAN ANTONIO — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to...
'19Jan
13

Why Labor and Liberal both claim to be 'progressive' parties

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull also favoured the progressive label. At a speech in London in 2017, he highlighted the words of Liberal Party founder Sir Robert Menzies, who in 1944 said: “We took the name '...
'19Jan
13

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

Email Updated January 13, 2019 11:24:38 Video: Julian Castro announces his presidential candidacy. (ABC News...

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