Tag Archives: Newsstand

Global Newsstand: Bangladesh has an opportunity to take the lead in disaster relief, and more

“The massive cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe [from March 4 to March 21] has destroyed 90 percent of Beira, the second biggest city in Mozambique…,” writes Saleemul Huq. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Global Newsstand: Trump’s Golan Heights declaration will have regional repercussions, and more

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Global Newsstand: Put women at the negotiation table, and more

“March 8, International Women’s Day – or ‘Women’s Combat Day’, as many feminists call it in Germany – has just been declared a public holiday in Berlin,” writes Hannah Neumann. “Awareness for discrimination and sexualised violence is rising…. At the same time, from Bilbao to Brussels to Berlin and Bucharest, women and their concerns remain grossly marginalised…. The EU urgently ...

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Global Newsstand: Following US-North Korea summit collapse, South Korea must play mediator, and more

“Achieving denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula will likely be a lengthy process following the breakdown in the second summit between the United States and North Korea in Hanoi,” states an editorial. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Global Newsstand: Citizenship should be inclusive, not exclusive, even for ISIS members, and more

“In 2016, British Prime Minister Theresa May derided cosmopolitan elite as ‘citizens of nowhere,’ ” writes Huma Yusuf. “Her government is now taking this phrase too literally in its attempts to strip Shamima Begum – a teenaged UK citizen of Bangladeshi heritage who joined the militant Islamic State (IS) group – of her citizenship…. Rather than centre the notion of ...

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Global Newsstand: Europe is using Syria as a Guantanamo for Islamic State fighters, and more

“The message came in typical Donald Trump manner: lacking in style…,” writes Matthias von Hein. “But, like it or not, there is some validity to the United States president’s demand that European countries take back their citizens who fought for the Islamic State group (IS) and are currently being held in Kurdish captivity…. The prisoners are becoming an overwhelming burden ...

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Global Newsstand: Extreme weather is beginning to affect Australia – and the world, and more

“The northern hemisphere faced a polar vortex, while Australia during December and January was the hottest on record,” writes R. Keller Kopf. Australia’s heatwave has exposed cracks in our unsustainable water, land-use and climate policies. Australia is experiencing this water stress now. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Global Newsstand: The EU is more unified than many people think, and more

“The notion that the European Union has never been less united than now has taken hold in the public consciousness,” writes Miguel Otero Iglesias. “The recurring theme is that EU countries are unable to agree on euro reforms, on migratory flow management, on how to deal with growing aggressiveness from the US, Russia and China…. Divisions exist, and they are ...

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