Coronavirus: Is it too late to stop it? | UpFront

This week on UpFront, epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding tells us why he believes it was right to declare the coronavirus a pandemic, and why governments should do more to stop the spread of it. And in the Arena, we discuss the growth of far-right nationalist movements across the world with author and former Neo-Nazi Christian Picciolini, … Read more Coronavirus: Is it too late to stop it? | UpFront

COVID-19 and other topics – Daily Briefing (12 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – COVID-19 – Syria – Yemen – Iraq – Central African Republic – Locusts – Mozambique – Senior Designation in Libya – Egypt Contributions COVID-19 In response to questions, the Secretary-General said that, very important measures are being taken here at UN Headquarters and the situation … Read more COVID-19 and other topics – Daily Briefing (12 March 2020)

Hillary Clinton: Stand with & speak out for Afghan women (US/Taliban Peace Agreement)

Briefing by Hillary Clinton on Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan – A critical moment for Afghan women: The intra-Afghan peace process. Former Secretary of State of the United States Hillary Clinton today (10 Mar) said Afghan women “are rightly afraid” that gains made in recent years, “will be washed away in a rush … Read more Hillary Clinton: Stand with & speak out for Afghan women (US/Taliban Peace Agreement)

Pakistan’s New Look: Foreign vloggers rebranding the country | The Listening Post (Feature)

Pakistan has an image problem. For years, the country has been synonymous with drone attacks, religious extremism, and political instability; ever since the 9/11 attacks and the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011, the international media have viewed Pakistan almost exclusively through the lens of terror and violence. The chairman of Pakistan’s National Tourism … Read more Pakistan’s New Look: Foreign vloggers rebranding the country | The Listening Post (Feature)

How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

Germany’s leaders are promising a strong response to the latest racially-motivated attacks. A gunman killed nine people at two shisha cafes on Wednesdy night in the city of Hanau. He chose places that are popular with the Turkish and Kurdish communities. The 43-year old suspect had posted documents with racist and far-right views online. The … Read more How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

Germany’s leaders are promising a strong response to the latest racially-motivated attacks. A gunman killed nine people at two shisha cafes on Wednesdy night in the city of Hanau. He chose places that are popular with the Turkish and Kurdish communities. The 43-year old suspect had posted documents with racist and far-right views online. The … Read more How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

Reformed Far-Right Extremist Leader Has Turned His Life Around | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Last night a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing inside a central London mosque. This follows an attack by a suspected far-right extremist on two shisha bars in western Germany, killing at least nine people. Is this a sign of the rise of far-right extremism? … Read more Reformed Far-Right Extremist Leader Has Turned His Life Around | Good Morning Britain

Analysis: Germany’s increasingly polarised political landscape

Germany’s political landscape has become increasingly polarised in recent years. The government says there were nearly 9,000 attacks by far-right groups and individuals in the first half of last year, an increase of a thousand compared with the same period the year before. In 2018, five states reported at least three right-wing, racist and anti-Jewish … Read more Analysis: Germany’s increasingly polarised political landscape