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Slovak Journalist’s Trial a Fundamental Moment to Prove if Country can Punish Crimes Designed to Silence Journalists

A protester in the Slovak capital, Bratislava holds up a picture of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova. Hundreds of thousands of people took part in protests across the country in the weeks after the killing, eventually ...

Empowering Women in Poor Communities & Building Resilience Against Climate Pressure

Credit: Mahila Housing Trust By Bijal BrahmbhattAHMEDABAD, India, Jan 17 2020 – As global temperatures continue to rise, vulnerable populations around the world are facing increasingly complex climate risks – with ongoing droughts in Zimbabwe ...

BIOGAS: Cow Dung Holds the Key to Nepal’s Green Economy

A company in Pokhara has enlarged household digesters into an industrial scale plant that uses climate-friendly technology that could ultimately be scaled nationwide to reduce Nepal’s balance of trade gap. By Kunda DixitKASKI, Nepal, Jan 17 2020 ...

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent

Credit: UN Women By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 – The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own ...

Bombardier Provides Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and Updates on Accelerating Deleveraging Phase of Turnaround Plan

Financial results expected to be below guidance, driven largely by actions at Transportation to resolve challenging projects Aviation financial results largely on track Company actively pursuing strategic options to accelerate deleveraging Bombardier ...

Genuine Reform Culture Lacking in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe needs urgent economic and political reforms to transform its economy amidst a growing national crisis, researchers say as more than 7 million Zimbabwean are food insecure owing to a projected 50 percent fall in the 2019 cereal harvest. Credit: ...

Climate Change and Financial Risk

By Pierpaolo Grippa, Jochen Schmittmann, and Felix SuntheimWASHINGTON DC, Jan 16 2020 – Climate change is already a reality. Ever-more-ferocious cyclones and extended droughts lead to the destruction of infrastructure and the disruption of livelihoods ...

Your Arrow Can Pierce the Sky, But Ours Has Gone into Orbit

Yu Youhan, We Will Be Better, 1995. By Vijay PrashadJan 16 2020 (IPS-Partners) On Wednesday, 15 January, China and the United States agreed to suspend their full-scale trade war. From February 2018, the United States placed tariffs on Chinese goods ...

UN expresses deep distress over terror attacks

Students at Iftin Primary School in Garissa. Credit: Fredrick Nzwili By PRESS RELEASENAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 2020 (IPS-Partners) The United Nations Country Team in Kenya is deeply distressed by the rising cases of terrorist attacks on schools, teachers ...

Terror Attack

By PRESS RELEASENAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 2020 (IPS-Partners) The United Nations Country Team in Kenya is deeply distressed by the rising cases of terrorist attacks on schools, teachers and learners, especially in the north-eastern regions of Kenya. While ...
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