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July 16, 2017

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...

Missing indigenous women and a US media blackout

On July 5, 2013, Hanna Harris, a member of the Northern Cheyenne tribe, was reported missing by her family in Lame Deer, Montana, US. After search efforts by community members and law enforcement, she was found dead five days later. While there was some c ...

Media shunned as Michael Schumacher fights for his life

Journalists camped outside the French hospital where motor sport's most successful star is critically ill have told The-Latest.com "it's crazy with all media here and the press officers don't want to deal with us anymore". Seven times ...

Middle East named most deadly region for journalists

Conflict in Syria, a spike in Iraqi bloodshed, and political violence in Egypt accounted for the high number of journalists killed on the job in 2013 according to a Committee to Protect Journalists’ special report.Syria remained the most deadly plac ...

'Terrorists have made us too scared to go shopping'

More than 60 people were killed and almost 200 injured after a terrorist attack on an exclusive shopping mall popular with foreigners and well off Kenyans in Nairobi yesterday.News organisations claim al-Shababa,  group of militant Somalians ...

Why world’s 'most liberal country' needs to tackle racism

Sweden is trying desperately to put behind it last week’s four days of riots that made international headlines. But the questions raised by the unrest in the wealthiest Nordic country have stubbornly refused to go away.The riots began ...

Outspoken young woman who has solutions for Africa

Ellen McGirt Like many young students, June Arunga, pictured left, took time off from law school for a road trip. But it was no spring break. Working with a BBC TV film crew, she travelled 5,000 miles from Cairo to Cape Town, documenting a gruelling journe ...

Black press reject Obama’s 'management of expectations'

Make sure there's no African blood on the mobile

Guy Momat MulongoyContinuing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by western companies who are buying the country's minerals without properly checking their origins, according to an international human rights group. And a rare meta ...

Why I mourn the death of Merce Cunningham

Lara PlatmanI am terribly sad to hear of the passing of Merce Cunningham, who has died at the age of 90. He was a brilliant choreographer and dancer who worked with the likes of Andy Warhol, Steve Reich, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, John Cage, his li ...

Anti-UK rally banned despite fury over alleged meddling

  Press TV correspondentAmid growing anger against "British interference in Iran's internal affairs", the Iranian Interior Ministry has refused to issue a permit for a rally outside the UK embassy in Tehran."Iran's Interior Mini ...

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