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'19Jan
13

Mnangagwa: A presidency under siege, is there a way out

“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second-best time is now” – African ProverbIt’s only been six months since Zimbabwe held its harmonised elections. And for the better part of the last six...
'19Jan
13

Zimbabwe: A presidency under siege, is there a way out?

Home|World|Africa| Zimbabwe: A presidency under siege, is there a way out? Zimbabwe: A presidency under siege, is there a way out...
'19Jan
13

Remarks by President Trump During Roundtable Discussion with State, Local, and Community Leaders on Border Security and Safe Communities

In-Depth Coverage January 12, 2019Cabinet Room 3:24 P.M. EST January 11, 2019THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Pastor, very much. I appreciate it. That's beautiful.So we're here today to address the...
'19Jan
11

Trump screws up workers' lives with border wall

In 1995, Bill Clinton said: ‘‘All Americans are rightly disturbed by illegal aliens entering our country. The jobs they hold might otherwise be held by citizens or legal immigrants.’’ In 2006, then-senator Barack...
'19Jan
11

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges on Iraq: 'I Never Dreamed That We Would Still Be Involved'

Sputnik: What did you know about the situation in Iraq before you went there and what did you know and thought about Saddam Hussein? What was your impression of that?Lieutenant General Ben Hodges: We knew a lot...
'19Jan
10

Dawood Ibrahim gives a portion of his narco-money to Jihadist-Islamist groups

Salah Uddin Shoaib ChoudhuryAccording to a Sri Lankan newspaper Ceylon Today, startling new information has been released about a huge narcotics seizure. There are indications the war on drugs has intensified in...
'19Jan
09

Africa in December: Electoral mayhem in the DRC, the violent suppression of seething Sudanese, and more

The delay in announcement of election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo is causing friction and has raised suspicions of electoral fraud. There is concern that the main presidential contender, Emmanuel...
'19Jan
07

Fixing digital democracy? The future of data-driven political campaigning

Early-morning voter showing inked finger in Dili,Timor-Leste. Flickr/ UN photo. Some rights reserved.In the aftermath of the Brazilian victory of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018, the role of commercial social media...
'19Jan
07

Designer Babies can Lead to Growth of Homogenous Individuals

Development & Aid, Editors' Choice, Featured, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Population, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion By Jagriti Gangopadhyay...
'19Jan
06

The tall stories we tell ourselves about happiness

There are countless stories about how we ought to live our lives. We are expected to be ambitious; to want to be wealthy, successful and well educated; to get married, be monogamous and have kids. These social...

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