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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...

India Through The Lens Of My Camera

Julita Kaczmarek travelled to the sub-continent and returned with some remarkable photos. See them in The-Latest Image Galleries.

Korean Nuclear Bomb Irks US

Deborah Hobson North Korea announced to the world that it had successfully tested a nuclear device underground and immediately faced the rhetoric of condemnation and veiled threats of Iraq-style military action orchestrated by US President George W. Bush. ...

End Black History Month Says Top Actor

It's  'Black History Month'. Here Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN explains the misgivings several prominent Black people have about this relatively new addition to the calendar."You're going to relegate my history to a month?" ...

MEDIA ALERT: Lebanon On Brink Of Apocalypse

  United Nations officials have estimated that more than a million Lebanese civilians have had to flee their homes as a result of a month of Israeli bombing of their country. The conflict started after Hezbollah militants killed three Israeli so ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Hizbollah Politics Are Hampering Aid Drive

Special Report  -  Jonathan Erasmus   Refugee.whose home has been destroyed, Photo: Jonathan Erasmus  A delicate UN ceasefire is presently in place and humanitarian aid efforts in Lebanon are underway but the road to recovery is lon ...

BEIRUT BLOG: No One Knows The Body Count

Special Report -  Jonathan Erasmus                    Residents in Srifa, near the South Lebanon city of Tyre, began burying their dead today having only yesterd ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Refugees Return To Destroyed Homes

Special Report - Jonathan Erasmus  Over the past couple of days the first of thousands of refugees began returning home to south Lebanon and the southern suburbs of Beirut. For many it has proved to be a devastating experience as they discover their h ...

BEIRUT BLOG: Hizbollah's Hollow 'Victory'

Special Report - Jonathan Erasmus  As the clear up in Beirut began today, Hizbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah announced a “strategic, historic victory” for Hizbollah. It was a statement designed to antagonise the Israeli g ...

Satellite Tv Is Key To War Zone

Arlen Harris   London appears strange after nine months away in the Middle East. Although the Tv culture is pretty similar there - apart from odd gaps you can't help but spot in Hollywood films where the censors have got steamed up about ...

Finnish Celebs Want 'Sambo' Image Ban

Lola OdusogaDan O'BrienDionne PoundsRaymond EbanksFamous 'Black Finns' have lent their weight to a campaign to ban racist images on the packets of popular Finnish sweets. A former Miss Finland, Olympic gold medallist, top US basketball player ...

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