World News

...

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...

Viral campaign launched to spur rescue of kidnapped girls

Demonstrators angered by the failure of the Nigerian authorities to rescue more than 200 girls kidnapped from their boarding school by extremists almost three weeks ago gathered in central London today.The protesters, who were mainly African women backed ...

Journalists demand action after Ukraine murder and attacks

Headline-grabbing violence that toppled the president of the Ukraine is said to have claimed the lives of more than 80 people - most of them protesters. Police and security staff have also been killed. What has not made world news is the murder of a journa ...

World leaders support campaign to save elephants

Huge pressure is mounting on African countries that have failed to effectively crack down on poachers who kill elephants for their precious tusks.British campaigners say the illegal trade in ivory has put the biggest beasts in the wild on the list of enda ...

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'

Pages