Month: January 2019

Belgian student climate protests snowball | Beating drums, chanting and carrying signs, some 30,000 teenagers braved the cold in Brussels and other cities to call on local politicians for stronger action to prevent climate change.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/LongDickMick [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Belgian student climate protests snowball | Beating drums, chanting and carrying signs, some 30,000 teenagers braved the cold in Brussels and other cities to call on local politicians for stronger action to prevent

NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs Launches MS in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime

From Security Magazine – Education and Training:   The NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs recently launched a 36-credit MS in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime, which is currently taking applications for Fall 2019.     The original content can be found here: NYU School of Professional

Detainee Wrote a Book via WhatsApp. It Won a Top Literary Prize in Australia.

From The New York Times:   SYDNEY, Australia — A stateless Kurdish-Iranian asylum-seeker detained by the Australian government won the country’s highest-paying literary prize on Thursday. But he could not attend the festivities to accept the award. Behrouz Boochani, a writer, journalist and filmmaker who has been held in offshore

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad‘s regime was responsible for killing journalist Marie Colvin in 2012, a US judge has ruled The country’s military was found to have deliberately targeted the makeshift media centre in the city of Homs where Colvin, was working with other journalists

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/madam1 [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Syrian president Bashar al-Assad‘s regime was responsible for killing journalist Marie Colvin in 2012, a US judge has ruled The country’s military was found to have deliberately targeted the makeshift media centre in

The Interpreter: There’s a Deeper Conflict Behind Venezuela’s ‘Legitimacy’ Dispute

From The New York Times:   If it seems impossible that Venezuela’s government could have remained in power nearly two years into the country’s self-imposed economic collapse, consider that Naunihal Singh, a leading expert on power transitions and coups, is just as baffled as everyone else. “It’s just perplexing,” Professor

A hole wider than the island of Manhattan is eating away at one of Antarctica’s fastest melting glaciers. Scientists estimate the enormous cavity—1,000 feet high and 6 miles long—previously contained about 14 billion tons of ice, all of which disappeared within the last three years.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/madam1 [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: A hole wider than the island of Manhattan is eating away at one of Antarctica’s fastest melting glaciers. Scientists estimate the enormous cavity—1,000 feet high and 6 miles long—previously contained about 14 billion