by Alice Pistolesi “We are facing a geyser, the area is boiling and we can only hope that the worst will not happen.” This is how Alberto Bradanini, a former diplomat, summarizes the current situation in the Middle East; among...
by Ambra Visentin  One year on from the start of the latest civil war in Sudan, an international humanitarian conference in Paris recently pledged more than two billion euros in aid for the north-east African country. The country has been...
By Jonathan Freedland * - The Guardian, OtherNews Six months after the attacks of 7 October, and it’s time to count again the losses. They begin with the dead, with the 1,200 Israelis killed on that day and the estimated...
by Raffaele Crocco Far, far away from the wars we fear and usually talk about, the taskmasters are showing muscle and teeth. China is conducting naval manoeuvres in the South China Sea. Not far away are the fleets of the...
by Kateryna Mishchenko On April 8, Italian police arrested a citizen of Tajikistan at Fiumicino Airport, a suburb of Rome, home to Italy’s largest international airport. He arrived in the Italian capital from Eindhoven in the Netherlands. The Tajikistan native...
by Maurizio Sacchi There are currently 19 million poor people in Argentina out of a population of 46 million: 41 percent. This is a dramatic figure, and it does not look like it is going to get any better, as...
by Anna Violante The ‘Pashmina March’, as it was called, was to have started last Sunday, 7 April. Following in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Salt March’ of March-April 1930, the long trek would have been a non-violent protest taking...
By Ambra Visentin  The school says no to militarisation. An appeal against the participation of students in the Frecce Tricolori training day at the Ghedi air base has been signed by almost 300 teachers from a high school in Desenzano...
by Subir Bhaumik* (from Phnom Penh) French diplomat Robert Gascoigne (name changed) staying in a riverfront hotel in the Cambodian capital is drawn to a cheap massage parlour 2 minutes walk away. ‘5 US dollars for oil massage (1 hour)’...
by Raffaele Crocco These 182 days have been marked by a massacre, not a war, in the skies and on the ground of the Gaza Strip. World indignation grows, hand in hand with the inability of governments to stop Israel,...

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