• Ex-Kazakhstan leader proposes Russia-Ukraine presidents meet in bid to ease conflict 12 Nov 2019 11:53 FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev leaves after the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2019. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo NUR-SULTAN, …
  • Astana Club discusses Eurasian region’s role in future of global security 12 Nov 2019 11:44 NUR-SULTAN – The fifth annual Astana Club meeting started Nov. 11 with the “World (Dis)Order: Who writes the history of the future” discussion of international politics and Eurasia and Central Asia’s place in it. Dariga Nazarbayeva. Photo credit: Astana …
  • Why Macron changed his tune on Boris 12 Nov 2019 10:56 What was Emmanuel Macron playing at when he threatened to veto a second EU Brexit extension in October? Few would contest he was attempting to pressure British MPs to vote through Boris Johnson’s newly negotiated withdrawal agreement. He failed. But it’s …
  • Imlibenla Wati- Meet the Naga Beauty who have represented India at the International platform 12 Nov 2019 08:05 Coming from a small town called Mokokchung in Nagaland, Imlibenla Wati was least aware of the fact that one day she would rule the ramp. As a teenager who loved to kick, bounce and curve a football turned up winning beauty pageants at both national and …
  • 'It's Impossible at This Stage to Even Guess Cost of Labour's Plans With No Manifesto Yet' - Journo 12 Nov 2019 07:02 Opinion 10:00 12.11.2019Get short URL Labour Party officials have dismissed Conservative’s claims that they plan to spend £1.2 trillion over five years if they win the general election next month. The row between the UK’s two biggest parties broke out …
  • ‘Politics Is Not A Bad Thing, I Might Move Into It Soon’- Rahim Banda Reveals 12 Nov 2019 06:38 Young Ghanaian actor, Rahim Banda in a recent submission has given a hint that politics is not as bad as it seems so he might become a politician someday. Speaking in with Foster Romanus on his possible careers in future, he said; ‘’I’m only eighteen now …
  • Kazakh former president in talks to arrange Putin-Zelenskiy summit 12 Nov 2019 06:18 FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev leaves after the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2019. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) …
  • Obama, Clinton Alumni Serve At UN, Continuing Liberal Influence Over International Affairs During Trump Era 12 Nov 2019 03:08 Obama and Clinton-era alumni were named to top jobs at the United Nations just before and after Trump’s inauguration, enabling them to maintain Democrats’ influence on international affairs. People opposed to President Donald Trump’s policies permeate the …
  • Modi ally Keith Vaz quits politics over sex, drugs scandal 12 Nov 2019 02:24 Modi ally Keith Vaz quits politics over sex, drugs scandal LONDON: Labour MP Keith Vaz, who was facing suspension from the House of Commons for six months after he was found to have “expressed willingness” to purchase sex and cocaine for male sex workers, …
  • SNC-Lavalin, Justin Trudeau and ‘banana republic’ politics 12 Nov 2019 00:24 Ken Grafton   Canadian Politics   November 11, 2019 Justin Trudeau delivers a speech on February 28, 2019. Photo by Christinne Muschi/Reuters. Commenting upon the prime minister’s response to the Ethics Commissioner’s report on political interference …
  • In Sierra Leone over half a million women and girls are using modern methods of contraception 11 Nov 2019 22:19 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 November 2019: A ground-breaking report on family planning in the world’s 69 lowest-income countries has been published today, showing that more women and girls have access to family planning than ever before. It reveals that 314 …
  • The Future of IR Lies in Creativity Rather than New Thinking 11 Nov 2019 21:57 This article has been shortlisted for the 2019 E-IR Article Award This paper is about stressing the recurring failure to shape International Relations (IR) as a vibrant discipline. It underlines the obsolescence of calls for 'new thinking' in IR …
  • Remember the Berlin Wall 11 Nov 2019 21:28 Last weekend marked the 30th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall. For 28 years, the wall was the single most brutal and horrific reminder of the lengths to which the Soviet leadership would go to confine and restrict the citizens of the Eastern …
  • Ask any Iraqi – Baghdadi is dead, ISIS isn’t 11 Nov 2019 20:57 Certainly, putting an end to the life of the former leader of the Islamic State (ISIS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was expected to be an operation conducted way more final and way more absolute. Within the last 48 hours following this action arise questions …
  • Enough of sectarian politics in Lebanon 11 Nov 2019 18:57 Since October 17, hundreds of thousands of protesters have mobilised across Lebanon, calling for an end to corruption, sectarianism, and the broken political and economic system. The mass demonstrations, largely branded as al thawra, the Arabic word for …
  • Why Bolivian Politics Suddenly Matters to Putin 11 Nov 2019 15:49 By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) — Russian opposition leaders rejoiced at the forced resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales, while the Russian foreign ministry branded it an “orchestrated coup.” The interest in the drama playing out so far …
  • Why Is Luxury So Hard for Capri Holdings? 11 Nov 2019 09:50 Capri Holdings (NYSE:CPRI), the luxury brands giant behind Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, and Versace, delivered an uninspiring quarterly report this week. It missed on the bottom line and essentially met revenue expectations. The stock this week is up from a …
  • Buying Profits, Buying Trouble, Buying Pizza 11 Nov 2019 09:49 There are right ways to do acquisitions, and there are wrong ways. For an example of the first, look to CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), which reported this week that third-quarter profits were up 10%, thanks largely to last November's deal for health insurer …
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa And Oil Politics In Nigeria 11 Nov 2019 08:47 The American Negro leader, Frederick Douglas, once asked, “who will stand for the downtrodden, open his mouth for the dumb and remember those in bonds as if bound with them”. At a period when men worshipped at the altar of Nigeria’s self styled dictator …
  • OPINIONISTA: Lula’s release could be a significant turning point for Brazil and for global politics 11 Nov 2019 07:39 Lula is Free! “Those who condemn me without proof know that I am innocent and I governed honestly. “Those who persecute me can do what they want to me, but they will never imprison our dreams. “An affectionate kiss from Lula.” These words were written in a …
  • Nikki Haley claims top aides tried to recruit her to undermine Trump and 'save the country' 11 Nov 2019 04:08 Two of President Donald Trump's senior advisers undermined and ignored him in what they claimed was an effort to "save the country", former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley claims in a new memoir. Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …
  • Cost of flying to sierra Leone is to fall by as much as fifteen percent 10 Nov 2019 22:44 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 November 2019: The cost of flying to sierra Leone is expected to fall by as much as fifteen percent early next year, if the country’s parliamentarians approve the government’s 2020 Budget statement tabled in parliament last …
  • Maverick Citizen: Transitional Compass 1: How to get to the post-capitalist world 10 Nov 2019 18:03 Introduction For many people, the current system of global capitalism is not only here to stay, but they might ask why would we want anything else. Capitalism has brought amazing advances in technology that many enjoy every day – smart phones, laptop …
  • Germany intends to form EU Security Council with UK participation 10 Nov 2019 16:47 In a situation of ongoing disputes over the organization of international security structures, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has once again advocated the creation of an EU Security Council, DW reported. The head of German diplomacy called this body a …
  • Germany Commemorates 30th Anniversary Of Berlin Wall’s Fall 10 Nov 2019 10:22 BERLIN, Nov 9 (Reuters) ― Germany celebrated on Saturday the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany, with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanking Eastern European neighbors for spurring on the peaceful …
  • Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest The charge of treason remains and he is banned from politics and from leaving the country. Reuters, 2019-11-10 15:31:50+08:00 10 Nov 2019 08:38 Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha (above) from house arrest on Sunday, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but the charges remain and he is banned from politics and from leaving the country. The easing of …
  • EXPERIENCE AND EXPERIMENT 10 Nov 2019 08:36 AS a result of inter-party engagements over past weeks, speculations have been running wild over the health of the coalition government. For me, as an old hand, I see no reason for alarm, as the partners are in transition mode to a qualitatively higher …
  • Infowars unit that attacked Jeremy Corbyn faces calls to close after damning watchdog report 10 Nov 2019 05:20 A Foreign Office-funded infowars unit exposed by the Sunday Mail is facing calls to close after a damning watchdog investigation. We revealed last year that the Institute for Statecraft’s Integrity Initiative – a registered Scottish charity based in a …
  • Sierra Leone government budget 2020 – winners and losers 09 Nov 2019 18:41 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 November 2019 Yesterday, 8 November 2019, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance – Jacob Jusu Saffa  laid out his budget plans and spending forecasts to parliamentarians, which the government says is designed to tackle poverty and …
  • Pomfret School to host bipartisan forum on civility in politics 09 Nov 2019 17:34 POMFRET - The Pomfret School is hosting a bipartisan forum on politics, civility, and policymaking on Tuesday. The forum will feature a panel of six former and current elected officials including former Lt. Gov. and current state Democratic chair Nancy …
  • This Week in Apps: Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play's new rewards program, iOS bug fixes - TechCrunch 09 Nov 2019 16:13 Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the money that flows through it all. What are the developers talking about? What Do app publishers and marketers need to know? How …
  • President of Turkmenistan, Italian Prime Minister hold talks 09 Nov 2019 12:21 Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte held talks in Rome with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on an official visit to Italy.  The head of the Italian government expressed confidence that the talks in Rome would contribute to enhancing bilateral …
  • Maryam says Mian Sahib’s health most: Important, politics to go on for entire life 09 Nov 2019 02:02 Maryam says Mian Sahib’s health most: Important, politics to go on for entire life All set for Nawaz’s London travel By Asim Hussain *** Numan Wahab *** Muhammad Saleh Zaafir LAHORE: The government, after marathon deliberations at the highest level, has …
  • Football Has Always Been Good Politics in Chicago 09 Nov 2019 01:07 Unlike most Chicagoans, Mayor Lori Lightfoot got to cheer for a winning football team last weekend. That would be the Simeon Wolverines, who beat Lakes of Lake Villa 34 to 3 in an IHSA playoff match at Gately Stadium on Saturday. Lightfoot was in the …
  • ‘Joseph Rotblat: A Singular Figure in 20th Century Nuclear Politics’ At Fuller Lodge 7 p.m. Nov. 12 08 Nov 2019 21:49 Dr. Jeffrey Boutwell Los Alamos Historical Society News: Nobel Prize-winning physicist Joseph Rotblat will be the subject of the next topic in the Los Alamos Historcal Society’s continuing lecture series when Dr. Jeffrey Boutwell delivers “Joseph Rotblat: …
  • President Bio attends extraordinary session of ECOWAS Heads of State 08 Nov 2019 21:35 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 November 2019: President Julius Maada Bio is today attending an extraordinary session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, taking place in Niamey, Niger. The Summit which is being chaired by the President of Niger and …
  • What is the Blue Dot Network and why has Australia signed up? 08 Nov 2019 19:24 Posted November 09, 2019 06:16:43 Australia joined the United States and Japan in announcing the Blue Dot Network this week, a scheme some observers have billed as a rival to China's Belt and Road Initiative. Key points: US officials have likened it to …
  • Trump Jr. Equates Soldier Deaths to Business ‘Sacrifices’ 08 Nov 2019 15:55 The Washington Post quotes Donald Trump Jr. in his new book, Triggered, in which he recounts a visit to Arlington National Cemetery which made him think of all the business “sacrifices” his family had to make in their father’s quest to become president. …
  • UW-Superior simulation takes students through perils of fleeing violence in one's homeland 08 Nov 2019 15:00 That was the lesson Khalil “Haji” Dokhanchi, professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, and his international politics students shared with the community Tuesday, Nov. 5, during “Refugee for 50 Minutes: From Syria to Germany.” …
  • When the Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago today, it shook up U.S. politics. Here’s how. 08 Nov 2019 12:21 But reflecting 30 years later on how these events shaped a new Europe, it’s equally clear they also profoundly affected U.S. domestic politics and foreign policy. 1989 turned the politics of U.S. foreign policy upside down After George H.W. Bush’s victory …
  • Dubai's cruise sector: plain sailing or does Hormuz spell choppy waters ahead? 08 Nov 2019 11:04 Nov 07, 2019 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Dubai's cruise sector is booming and projected to grow even further in the next decade. Approximately 846,000 tourists passed through the city on cruises during the 2018-19 season, and this figure is expected to …
  • Pompeo tours sites where he served with NATO forces, as U.S. casts doubts over the alliance 08 Nov 2019 11:01 Behind closed doors, President Trump has threatened to pull out of NATO, the pillar of Western security cooperation against the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Publicly, he has called on Europe to contribute more, deriding some of America’s closest …
  • 'Geingob Cup for Warriors not politics' 08 Nov 2019 07:24 SATURDAY'S Dr Hage Geingob Cup is explicitly a football platform and not for political campaigns, the organisers cautioned on Thursday. Those falling foul of this instruction will be barred entry to or ejected from the Sam Nujoma Stadium, where the …
  • In defense of Rudy Giuliani, who I've been speaking to for weeks 08 Nov 2019 02:50 A virtually endless scroll of evidence tells us not to trust Rudy Giuliani. He lies constantly, sometimes contradicting himself in the space of a minute. He once said “truth is not truth.” He’s pursued shady business deals in notoriously corrupt countries …
  • Why politics in the south Pacific are so precarious 08 Nov 2019 02:02 THIS WEEK the president of the Micronesian state of Kiribati, Taneti Maamau, lost his governing majority when 13 of his MPs crossed the floor. The defectors claim they are unhappy that in September the atoll nation of 110,000 souls, spread over 3.5m km² of …
  • Maulana’s style of politics 08 Nov 2019 01:49 Maulana’s style of politics Unlike many politicians in Pakistan, Maulana Fazlur Rehman is not the product of any ‘military dictator’ but of madrassa Darul Uloom Haqania in Akhora Khattak, and was junior to Afghan Taliban leader the late Mullah Mohammad …
  • Politics may prompt soy glut 07 Nov 2019 23:48 Politics will continue to play a major role in grain markets in 2019-20. Argentina’s recent election results could have a profound impact on corn, soybean and wheat markets, said an analyst who closely follows South America’s grain and oilseed sector. …
  • Who inspires Turkmenistan's elites? 07 Nov 2019 23:26 Turkmen in traditional costumes. Photo (c): Abel Polese, 2014-15, used with permission. Ashgabat, 4.30 am. A crowd of foreign guests has gathered in the arrivals hall of the capital's international airport, sleepy but excited. They are met by a young …
  • Documentary Offers News Perspective on International Relations With Iran 07 Nov 2019 22:47 Those that focus on international relations and diplomacy tend to concentrate on military power, political ideologies, and economic resources. When these foreign policy experts analyze religion, they often do so by lenses such as terrorism, extremism, or …
  • Trump Jr. Promotes Book On ‘The View’ — Hosts Only Mention It To Accuse Him Of Trading On Presidency 07 Nov 2019 22:31 Donald Trump Jr. joined ABC’s “The View” to discuss his new book Thursday, and the show’s hosts only mentioned it to attack him and to suggest that he was trading on his father’s presidency for better sales. Trump Jr., whose new book “Triggered” was …
  • International men's cricket has begun but how many people know? 07 Nov 2019 21:10 Posted November 08, 2019 08:00:00 I was at an English-themed pub in Adelaide during early 2018 when a drunk man from Yorkshire, complete with missing teeth, howled over Cricket Australia's decision to sell telecast rights to Foxtel and Seven West Media …
  • China's nuclear developments reflect its growing ambition 07 Nov 2019 19:56 Discerning China’s ambition in the international arena is difficult because there are few empirical clues. Publicly available evidence is often alarming — particularly in the nuclear realm, given considerable advances in the Chinese nuclear arsenal. The …
  • Boris Johnson Asks Trump To Lift Scotch Whisky Tariffs 07 Nov 2019 19:54 It seems U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson likes his whisky served without tariffs. Transcripts from a phone call between Johnson and President Donald Trump reveal not only a bid to lift the punishing 25% tariffs issued last month on Scotch whisky imports …
  • UK has already lost influence on world stage and Brexit will make things worse – Anthony Salamone 07 Nov 2019 17:08 Both Britain and the European Union will be diminished as a force in international affairs if Brexit goes ahead, writes Anthony Salamone. Brexit has proven to be a despondent episode of self-induced political breakdown. One of its less remarked …
  • International Criminal Court hits Congolese warlord with longest-ever sentence 07 Nov 2019 16:27 Updated November 08, 2019 03:00:31 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers. Key points: Bosco Ntaganda …
  • For us Indians, the Kartarpur Corridor represents hope 07 Nov 2019 15:01 The Kartarpur corridor shows that although the people of  the subcontinent may have been divided by man-made boundaries, they still share a great deal of history and culture. It also demonstrates that political hostility between the two neighbours should …
  • The International Conference "(Re)thinking Socialism" Brings Together World-Class Scientists in Sofia 07 Nov 2019 14:54 From today, November 7, to November 9, including at Moskva Park Hotel in Sofia, scientists from three continents will discuss the subject of state socialism in Europe - 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain. This was announced by the BAS Press Center …
  • Interns: Maxanne Caines & Jennifer Phillips 07 Nov 2019 12:40 As part of the Cabinet Office’s overseas internship programme this summer, Maxanne Caines and Jennifer Phillips interned with the Government of Bermuda within the overseas office in Brussels. A Government spokesperson said, “As part of the Cabinet Office’s …
  • Climate politics are tearing the West apart 07 Nov 2019 12:26 Across the developed world, concerned citizens are pouring into the streets to lambaste feckless politicians for failing to protect the planet. At the same time, their neighbors inveigh against out-of-touch politicians for instituting environmental …
  • Q&A: Duke sophomore interviews Pod Save America hosts, discusses students' role in politics 07 Nov 2019 11:32 Duke sophomore Nick DeParle interned with Crooked Media, the company behind Pod Save America, in summer 2019. DeParle sat down with the hosts of the podcast, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor, to discuss the role of college students in today’s …
  • Imperial and Portugal's FCT celebrate science partnership with alumni in Lisbon 07 Nov 2019 11:27 Imperial College London and the Portuguese FCT celebrated a new partnership in science and research at an alumni reception in Lisbon. Dozens of Imperial alumni based in Portugal joined academics, the Portuguese Science Minister and the UK Ambassador to …
  • MALI: Islamic Politics 07 Nov 2019 11:07 November 7, 2019: Mali is still crippled by corruption and the resulting misrule. The most vocal critics are a handful of popular Islamic clerics. These men do not back Islamic terrorism but they do constantly call for change and reform in the government. …
  • Comment on Professors Cancel Class, Responding To ‘Shocking’ Election Results by OPINION: Republicans Report — The division of America | The New Political 07 Nov 2019 07:16 Responding to Donald Trump’s shocking presidential victory, several Cornell professors across departments cancelled class Wednesday, citing personal distress and concern for students’ emotional well-being. Prof. Jane-Marie Law, Asian, Near Eastern and …
  • Walls of the Mind 07 Nov 2019 06:02 Justin Jampol debuts his historical mystery series “Lost Secrets” this Sunday on the Travel Channel 30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, political historians fear intangible barriers are moving the world back in time By Joe Piasecki and Christina …
  • The China factor in Sri Lanka’s politics 07 Nov 2019 05:18 India’s Buddhist neighbours, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, are preparing for fresh elections in the coming months. While Sri Lanka’s presidential elections are just around the corner, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is preparing to face the electorate next year. India …
  • How Russian Immigrant Nikita Oster Translated "Negative Charisma" into a Spot in the Seattle International Comedy Competition 07 Nov 2019 01:19 "When people tell me that they want to respect my traditions, that’s sort of ethically appalling to me." Mariia Shamfarova A balding 26-year-old Russian immigrant, Nikita Oster takes the stage on a November night at Laughs Comedy Club, opening …
  • The St. Louis International Film Festival Offers an Unimaginable Wealth of Options 06 Nov 2019 22:39 As in years past, our local film festival offers too many films for one person to take in, too wide of a selection to fathom the "big picture." With 389 films to choose from this year, RFT staffers reviewed an eclectic selection of films based …
  • Foreign Money Flows Into US Politics 06 Nov 2019 20:22 WASHINGTON – Untold amounts of foreign donations are flowing into America’s political system, with little accountability or limits. Although election experts say it’s impossible to accurately estimate the extent of foreign financial influence over U.S. …
  • 'Putting ego and politics’ before ‘black bodies’: Chicago native blasts city leaders who snubbed Trump 06 Nov 2019 19:58 Fox News political analyst Gianno Caldwell blasted the Democratic leadership of his native Chicago amid new reports that the city's' police superintendent is set to announce his retirement. Last month, Chicago’s top cop, Eddie Johnson got into a …
  • In Politics, everything is Quid Pro Quo 06 Nov 2019 10:04 “Quid pro quo” is a term being thrown around these days as the latest gambit to “get Trump” after everything else has been tried and failed. It’s a Latin term meaning, "something for something," an exchange of acts or things of approximately …
  • New IMF chief of mission to Sierra Leone strengthens partnership with president Bio 06 Nov 2019 02:52 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 November 2019: The newly appointed Chief of Mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Sierra Leone, Ms. Karen Ongley, and her Resident Representative, Dr Monique Newiak, yesterday met president Bio at State House in …
  • Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) CEO Arne Sorenson on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 05 Nov 2019 23:41 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call November 5, 2019 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Arne Sorenson - President & Chief Executive Officer Leeny Oberg - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Laura …
  • ‘International Actors in Haiti Have Been Guarantors of the Status Quo’ - CounterSpin interview with Jake Johnston on Haiti 05 Nov 2019 22:03 Janine Jackson interviewed CEPR’s Jake Johnston about Haiti for the November 1, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. MP3 Link Janine Jackson: The New York Times chose to headline an October 20 report, “‘There Is No Hope’: …
  • Sea levels are rising — but faith in Wisconsin politics can too 05 Nov 2019 18:18 The hearts of red Wisconsinite Republicans are slowly but surely turning green as they begin to show support for climate-friendly technology.  Scott Coenen, who acts as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Energy Forum, gave an interview to The Cap Times …
  • App State goes global with international education resources 05 Nov 2019 18:18 With over 5.3 million international students around the world, universities, including App State, are working to globalize their campuses. App State encourages students to make local to global connections, this time with the Education Abroad Fair. The fair …
  • NDIGBO IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN POLITICS: PROBLEMS, PROSPECTS, AND THE WAY FORWARD 05 Nov 2019 11:26 The 2nd Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Annual Lecture Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus November 4, 2019. By Professor Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, PhD, OON, FCIB, LLD Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of …
  • NYU Meme Page Bans Some International Student Memes, Citing Stereotyping 05 Nov 2019 11:04 NYU Memes for Slightly Bankrupt Teens will more strictly monitor content having to do with international students. Memes that use the term “international students” will be more heavily monitored on NYU students’ go-to meme page to avoid thinly-veiled …
  • Community calendar: Politics, volunteerism and more 05 Nov 2019 08:12 7:00 p.m. Monday | City of Moscow City Council Meeting Council Chambers, City Hall, 206 East Third Street The City of Moscow City Council hosts regular meetings open to the public. The council “serves as the legislative and judicial arm of the City …
  • OPINION - The Kashmir Conundrum- Pressures and Pulls of Geo-Politics 05 Nov 2019 06:08 Why is an economically unstable Europe worried that the ‘Current situation in Kashmir is not good and not sustainable?’ How does Kashmir figure in the geo-political strategies of UK and USA at present? Simply, what, if any, is the link between past and …
  • EXCLUSIVE: Interview with two top authors ahead of Gibraltar International Literary Festival this month 04 Nov 2019 21:32 THE Gibraltar Literary Festival will bring some of the top authors in politics, journalism and science onto one Rock this month. The Olive Press caught up with two of them before they fly over for the four day book extravaganza. Sally Bayley will be …
  • Leading Drug Policy Advocates to be Honored at International Drug Policy Reform Conference 04 Nov 2019 19:34 New York, NY – Leading drug policy advocates will be honored at an awards ceremony on Thursday, November 7, at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference taking place in St. Louis, MO. The awards recognize those that have made significant …
  • Like Rajini, Vijay lets his films speak politics 04 Nov 2019 14:16 Despite all the swirling speculation over his political entry, indications are that actor Vijay may follow in Rajinikanth’s footsteps of letting his films talk politics as long as possible and decide on his direct entry on a later day, says N Sathiya …
  • Expert: NAM Summit to strengthen Azerbaijan's foreign policy among international actors 04 Nov 2019 11:44 4 November 2019 12:27 (UTC+04:00) 332 By Abdul Kerimkhanov NAM Summit will further strengthen Azerbaijan's foreign policy among international actors, Peter M. Tase, Scholar of International Affairs and author of various books on Azerbaijani Studies and …
  • Only politics can lead to economic turnaround, Redefine says 04 Nov 2019 10:21 Redefine Properties, one of SA’s biggest landlords, expects about 4% distribution growth in its year to end-August 2020, amid few signs that political solutions to SA problems such as unreliable electricity or policy uncertainty are in the offing. The …
  • The deeper politics of deep sea ports 03 Nov 2019 21:02 The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a development strategy of the Chinese government aimed at enhancing regional connectivity and cooperation among the Eurasian countries—primarily the People’s Republic of China and the countries that spread along the …
  • Politics and morality are uneasy bedfellows 03 Nov 2019 14:42 OPINION: Politics and morality are uneasy bedfellows.  The pragmatism of the first is difficult to reconcile with the inflexibility of the second.  Politicians are at their least compelling when making grandiose moral statements, if only because we know, …
  • Jordan Peterson and the politics of outrage 03 Nov 2019 14:27 In late 2016, before Jordan Peterson became a rock star and was catapulted to international fame, I interviewed the University of Toronto psychology professor for my podcast The Dark Room. He climbed the stairs of my grandmother’s front porch (my studio is …
  • Succession Politics Threatens Akeredolu’s Re-election 03 Nov 2019 03:20 Adedayo Akinwale Different interest groups in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have opposed the re-election bid of Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu citing his anti-party activities during the 2019 general election that cost the party two …
  • Katrina Jackson offers glimpse of 'whole-life' politics in Louisiana 02 Nov 2019 17:27 Louisiana State Rep. Katrina Jackson speaks with attendees at the Rehumanize Conference on the campus of Loyola University in New Orleans following a talk she gave on Oct. 19. Jackson, a Baptist who identifies as a "whole-life" pro-life Democrat, …
  • Politics over pollution as Delhi continues to suffer 02 Nov 2019 09:51 NEW DELHI: The severe air pollution causing health emergency in Delhi that has grabbed international headlines, however politicians are busy playing politics over the issue. The situation may dissipate by Saturday-Sunday as favourable weather conditions is …
  • Politics of Brexit negotiations in Ten Times Table 02 Nov 2019 06:31 The Brexit negotiations present a puzzle for scholars of international bargaining. Talks on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) may be the most complicated negotiation of all time as from the very beginning there were 180-degree opposite …
  • Don’t play politics, respect verdict: Muslim clerics 02 Nov 2019 04:09 NEW DELHI: Leading clerics issued appeals to the Muslim community during prayers at various mosques in Uttar Pradesh on Friday to maintain peace and not issue any inflammatory statements after the Ayodhya verdict is delivered by the Supreme Court this …
  • The environment is bigger than politics 01 Nov 2019 21:08 By EDITORIAL More by this Author National focus shifts to the Mau Complex now that the government’s deadline for voluntary vacation of the forest has expired. Recovery and restoration of the Mau Forest is an urgent imperative. The damage visited on the …
  • The F-Word Finally Enters Climate Politics 01 Nov 2019 13:57 In CNN’s recent climate crisis town hall, fossil fuels—and the industry that produces them—were mentioned 153 times. Julián Castro committed to banning oil and gas drilling on public lands. Andew Yang supported a ban on offshore oil drilling. Kamala Harris …
  • NGO Launches campaign For Youth Inclusion In Politics 01 Nov 2019 11:30 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), an NGO, says it is changing negative narrative about youth’s politics by emphasising on positive and democratic values that would improve their inclusion in political processes. Adebowale …
  • International trade: Is uncertainty the only certainty? 01 Nov 2019 09:08 When it comes to the trade environment, is uncertainty the only certainty? That was the question posed by Edward Alden at a recent conference, "What's on the Horizon for International Trade?" hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's …
  • Abuse is driving women out of politics. If we don't stop it now, it will change our democracy forever 01 Nov 2019 03:18 Female Conservative MPs are standing down at a higher rate than the average for all MPs. An excellent analysis of retirement announcements so far by Sunder Katwala, director of British Future, confirms that a higher share of female MPs originally elected …
  • Japan, South Korea, and the Politics of the Present 01 Nov 2019 02:22 AdvertisingWhen South Koreans chime geonbae! and clink glasses, these days they aren’t toasting with Asahi Super Dry. In addition to shunning Japanese beer – imports of which have dropped to almost zero – South Korean consumers are boycotting many other …
  • Look up Red Deer — it’s the International Space Station 31 Oct 2019 22:11 Over the next few days, Red Deerians can start their morning by looking up and seeing the International Space Station. Chris Gainor, president of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, said the view isn’t as good in northern parts of the country, but …
  • Brexit, Romanian politics risk extending EU policymaking vacuum 31 Oct 2019 21:05 By Radu-Sorin Marinas and Gabriela Baczynska BUCHAREST/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The machinations of Brexit and a political tug-of-war in Bucharest risk extending a policymaking vacuum in the European Union beyond the start of December. The new European …