By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2020 (IPS) – Back in 1998, Senator Jesse Helms, a rightwing Republican from the US state of North Carolina, carried out a virulent one-man hate-campaign against the UN– and its very presence in…
Nature losses threaten emerging economies
Jan 24 2020 (IPS) – More than half of worldwide GDP is moderately or highly dependent on nature, putting biodiversity loss among the top five risks to the global economy, according to a report presented at the World Economic Forum…
Police threaten leaders ahead of Dhaka City polls: BNP
Dhaka, Dec 03 – The BNP on Friday accused law enforcement agencies of raiding houses of its leaders and activists and intimidating them ahead of elections to Dhaka south and north city corporations.
Abrar killing: Buet students threaten to lock buildings
Agitating Buet students on Thursday threatened to lock all academic and administrative buildings on the campus if Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saiful Islam do not meet them by 2pm Friday.
Facebook and friends threaten to libralise the world
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Sydney and Kuala Lumpur, Jul 16 2019 (IPS) – On 17 June, a Facebook white paper proposed a new global digital currency it plans to launch in the first half of 2020. The…