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May 08, 2021

Asian people under attack in US

A reporting centre for anti-Asian hate crimes, released statistics showing that from March 2020 to March 2021, there were 6,603 reported incidents of anti-Asian hate in the US. That’s almost...

US forces 'tortured and killed' Afghan prisoners

American military interrogators tortured Afghan detainees, using methods they learned during self-defence training, reveal Pentagon documents that have just been released to human rights campaigners. Detainees at the Gardez Detention Facility in south east ...

Mixed Reports About Zimbabwe General Strike 'Failure'

According to the BBC News: 'Many Zimbabwean shops and businesses are open as usual despite the Movement for Democratic Change opposition calls for a general strike to press for election results to be published. Harare-based radio executive Nyasha Mpun ...

Oil company profits spark global food riots

UN chiefs have warned that climate change and soaring fuel prices have combined to cause a "perfect storm"   for much of the world's population.John Holmes, under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief co-ordinat ...

Bush is 'divorced from reality'

Chris Gelken Analysts and media op-ed writers have spent the past couple of days dissecting and digesting the Iraq War Report presented by the US military commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, and his State Department sidekick, Ambassador Ryan Crocke ...

Clash of rival politics shaping Poland

Rory Porter - in Gdansk, PolandGdansk is a city littered with cranes, and it always has been. The tall, imposing structures reveal the historical development of the city situated on Poland's Baltic coast. They also point to the cross-roads at which the ...

Goan Police Covered Up My Brother's Murder

Amanda Bennett - The-Latest   EXCLUSIVE As a member of another family who have lost a loved one in Goa, I can confirm that the police there and in Maharastra state are corrupt. In our case my brother Stephen (pictured left) was murdered and the postmo ...

'Prime Minister Gordon Brown Pulling Strings in Zimbabwe'

Caesar Zvayi - The Herald, ZimbabweBritish government ministers and prime minister, Gordon Brown, have now come out in the open as the real power behind the opposition Morgan Tsvangirai Movement for Democratic Change faction, demanding the release of the r ...

Tsvangirai said Zimbabweans 'should be starved' into supporting him

R.M. Mpetiwa - in HarareI would like to know, from anyone who can answer me, what is so special about opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change as a political party in Zimbabwe? Perhaps, it is that our old colonial masters in ...

OFFICIAL: President Mugabe Loses His Grip On Power

According to Zimbabwe's pro-government Herald newspaper today President Robert Mugabe has failed to get more than 50 per cent of the votes in his bid to be re-elected for the sixth time. This means he must either step down or face a run-off with his ar ...

Eyewitness Account Of Poll Reality

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE Zimbabwe is in turmoil after a general election at the weekend whose final result has not yet been declared. But that hasn't stopped the rabidly anti-President Robert Mugabe Western news media stating that their opposition friend ...

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