Riots Break Out In Ukraine After Fake Viral Email As Evacuees Fly In

Sergei Supinsky / Getty Images Evacuees look out from a bus as they leave an airport in Kharkiv, Ukraine. KYIV — A dangerous mix of fear and fake news about the coronavirus has sparked violent protests in Ukraine, despite there being no confirmed cases in the country. Protests and clashes with riot police have broken […]

Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority | World news

Iran’s conservatives are heading for a large overall majority in the country’s parliamentary elections, according to preliminary results, an outcome that reflects frustration with collapsing living standards and the apparent dead end of engagement with the west. It means strong supporters of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will control all the main levers of […]

No Country On track to Ensuring a Better Future for its Children — Global Issues

Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country, a new report states. Credit:Tess Bacalla/IPS by Samira Sadeque (united nations) Friday, February 21, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (IPS) – There is no country that is on the […]