Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Book Review: ‘Rough Draft,’ by Katy Tur

In her second memoir, “Rough Draft,” the journalist Katy Tur recounts growing up alongside her parents’ news-gathering exploits and her father’s outlandish, then violent,...

U.S. imposes sanctions on Nicaraguan officials backing President Noriega

The U.S. State Department imposed visa restrictions Monday on 93 more Nicaraguan officials for their role in supporting the regime of President Daniel Ortega.

Death Sentences in Myanmar

BRUSSELS, Jun 15 (IPS) - "The illegal military junta provides further evidence to the international community of its disregard for human rights as...

Living in Violence

In some communities, shootings are a daily occurrence.

Kremlin tries to look immune to sanctions, but new Russian cars...

Russian carmaker Avtovaz is producing its popular Lada Granta sedan without many safety features, showing the effects of sanctions as the Kremlin works to...

Congos Oil Ministry Accused of Greenwashing

KINSHASA, Jun 16 (IPS) - Nine of the 16 oil blocks to be auctioned in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) next month...

NATO to massively increase reaction forces

NATO will increase the number of its forces at high readiness to over 300,000 amid Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Two U.S. veterans volunteering in Ukraine reported missing

Two U.S. veterans who volunteered to join the fight against Russia in Ukraine have been reported missing by their families.

Countering Hate Speech Through Media: A Young Caribbean Womans Perspective

MONA, Jamaica, Jun 17 (IPS) - On Monday June 20, there will be an informal high-level UN meeting to mark the commemoration of...

Taliban: The Return of Misogynistic Gynophobes in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI, India, Jun 17 (IPS) - Gynophobia is defined as an intense and irrational fear of women or hatred of women, it...

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