Republic of South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted the 10th BRICS Summit where strong opposition to the burgeoning trade and currency wars initiated by the United States administration of President Donald Trump was assailed. Continue reading →
The day before the 90th Academy Awards, a friend from the academia called me with a suggestion. He was adamant. “You know that the Churchill Movie will win some awards and you should have an article ready to publish before the announcement,” he admonished. I agreed but failed to produce it in time.
Unilever, a huge global corporation that makes billions of pounds in profit, have just buckled under the pressure of ordinary people.  That’s right: you and thousands of others have forced this corporate giant – the owner of PG Tips, Marmite, Dove and more – to clean up their mess.
NEW DELHI – Taking a leaf out of the wonderful drama of the boot-to-boot combat between Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, one can say both will agree, despite their two very different geniuses, that it is dangerous to take your eye off the ball on the soccer field.
Yves Jego, mayor of Montereau-Fault-Yonne, in the southeast suburb of Paris, announced on Monday that dog owners in his town with no sense of civic duty will be henceforth caught on closed-television cameras if they do not pick up their pet’s waste, and offenders will be fined 35 euros (US$46).
The highly opportunistic stance taken by the “big powers” who are veto-holding permanent members of the United Nations Security Council has prevented that august body from articulating an outright condemnation of the brutality with which the Egyptian military massacred more than 1,000 civilians in Cairo on Wednesday.
The eye-grabbing cover of Jodi Dean’s The Communist Horizon (Verso, 2012) depicts what could be the dawn of a new day. A red sun, half in view, arcs across the volume’s bottom edge. From this solid red spot, dozens of thin but widening beams fan out; crossing the background, the sunlight splits the sky itself into stripes of red and white.
Defense gets its turn to present case as WikiLeaks trial for Bradley Manning …
FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private who admittedly sent troves of classified information to WikiLeaks is preparing to refute the government’s charge that he aided the enemy. The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning enters its sixth week Monday at Fort …
WikiLeaks: Edward Snowden makes expanded asylum requests
WASHINGTON — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, believed to be in legal limbo in the Moscow airport, is expanding his requests for asylum to another 19 countries, including China, according to WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy …
‘WikiLeaks founder Assange did not request asylum in India’
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has never requested for asylum in India, government said on Thursday, rebutting his claim that he had written to external affairs ministry through the Indian high commissioner in London. “We have checked our records and …
SYDNEY, June 13 (Xinhua) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to address by video link the International Symposium on Electronic Art held at the University of Sydney at 5:30 p.m. local time (0730 GMT) Thursday. The recent flight of ex-CIA …