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November 09, 2017

‘Britain isn’t our friend’: Priti Patel is proof, say Palestinians

Palestinian activists and academics have denounced the "deceptive conduct" of a UK Cabinet minister who was forced to resign yesterday after it was revealed she held secret meetings with...

G20 campaigners lobby world leaders at London summit

Effie JordanEarlier this year, tens of thousands of people marched to demand the G20 Put People First as the leaders of the world’s richest nations met in London to discuss ways out of the economic crisis. Far from putting people first we’ve seen nothing b ...

Exposed: BBC bias over Zimbabwe

Marc WadsworthBBC Television News revealed its pro-Western bias against the new Zimbabwean government of national unity with a damaging report this week about the sanctions-hit country. In a slickly produced package it reported: "The BBC has received news ...

Tsvangirai asks 'US to invade Zimbabwe'

Herald reporters - in HarareOpposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has released a statement in which he tacitly called on the US to invade Zimbabwe in the same way it led military assaults on Afghanistan and Iraq, knowing that such an occurrence would result ...

Britons among hostages seized by oil rebels

 Militants have released   eight foreign oil workers they kidnapped last week   from an offshore oil rig in Nigeria. The rig's owner says six Britons, a Canadian and a US national were seized by armed men in the Niger Delta. No-one ...

‘Britain isn’t our friend’: Priti Patel is proof, say Palestinians

Palestinian activists and academics have denounced the "deceptive conduct" of a UK Cabinet minister who was forced to resign yesterday after it was revealed she held secret meetings with Israeli leaders. International Development Secretary Priti ...

Brave protestors put their lives at risk for democracy

Kenyan opposition party supporters were demonstrating on a main road in the country's capital on Friday as part of a nationwide protest against alleged vote rigging in last month's disputed presidential election. Marc Wadsworth was there ...

More bad news for Trump as public support fades

President Donald Trump’s popularity among American citizens is fading as he faces multiple setbacks over his stalled agenda and efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.Nearly six months after he took office, Trump is facing a declining approval rati ...

Why wasn’t a rich British borough a safe haven for Grenfell Tower victims?

Marc Wadsworth spent a day visiting the disaster area and talking with those affected, including firefighters, before going on a #JusticeForGrenfell demonstration outside parliament.When pioneering Pan-Africanist Frantz Fanon authored his masterpiece The ...

Chuck Berry: a father of rock music and his legacy

The death of African-American singer-songwriter and guitarist Chuck Berry (October 18 1926 - March 18 2017), who died of natural causes at his home in Saint Charles, Missouri, provides us with an opportunity to revisit Black, pop, rock music history and c ...

Lawyers come together to slam Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Three leading human rights organisations have attacked US president Donald Trump's Islamophobic "Muslim ban" that has selectively singled out for exclusion from America nationals of seven countries he considers harbour terrorists.Adding thei ...

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