Monday, November 29, 2021
Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. The passage of time is strange. Without recognition of the days and weeks slipping past, suddenly one finds oneself on the other side of a dark...
By Staff Reporter Ukrainian president bans dozens of journalists, incl from BBC, El Pais, RT‘s Ruptly Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko © Mykola Lazarenko / Reuters Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Wednesday, introducing sanctions against hundreds of individuals and legal...
Briton who helped foil train terror attack: what happened next Chris Norman says he needs to understand the reasons for terrorist’s thwarted plan to shoot passengers during SNCF journey from Amsterdam to Paris Chris Norman, who with three Americans wrestled a...
By Staff Reporter A rift in the ruling party may be the least of Tunisia’s problems  Tunisia confronts corruption, the economy and Islamic State THERE is only one happy story to emerge from the tumult of the Arab spring of...
*Shiren Dewani is accused of murdering his honeymoon wife in Cape Town. *Anni Dewani’s family and campaigners have argued that the legal challenges were a poly to delay justice for the murder victim. *Sherani Dewani is accused of plotting and hiring hit man...
When Sharon Commins returned to Ireland last month after over 100 days being held hostage in Sudan, there were scenes of relief and joy. The GOAL worker, who was held by members of a nomadic tribe along with Ugandan...
The mayor of a town in the US state of West Virginia has resigned after she was caught up in a controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama. Beverly Whaling had appeared to applaud a Facebook post referring to Mrs...
The Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, of the European Union Commission, Mr Jyrki Katainen has expressed concern about the indiscriminate manner in which people dispose off plastic waste. He regretted that our beaches have been horribly polluted...
By Melanie Hall Germans gathered by the hundred at train stations on Sunday to welcome refugees arriving in their cities as if they were long-lost friends or returning war heroes. An estimated 10,000 refugees were expected to arrive in Germany by...
World Travel Market claims $6.5bn in sales as 2014 event opens. The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitates more than $6.5 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, according to organisers Reed Travel Exhibitions. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading...

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