Friday, September 22, 2017

Latest

North-America

Latest

Rally for hunger striking editor-in-chief of the Vranjske newspaper.

Hospitalized Serbian Journalists Get Unequal Treatment From Government

Serbian journalist Vukasin Obradovic, owner and editor-in-chief of “Vranjske” weekly started a hunger strike on...
Westgate shopping mall, Kenya.

Kenya Marks Four Year Anniversary of Devastating Westgate Terror Attack Amid Election Fiasco

September 21, 2013, is a day that is carved into Kenya’s history as one of...
Serbia gay parade, 2017.

Belgrade Pride: Serbia Embraces Change as the Country’s Prime Minister Attends Gay Parade For the First Time

Colors, balloons, and cheerful smiles were spotted a few days ago on the streets of...
Nick and Sally Rowe in an interview for "Cristian Concern".

Parents’ Reaction to Gender Fluid Pupil Causes Controversy

An Isle of Wight couple are taking their son’s school to court over a decision...
Rakhine State in western Myanmar.

What Indonesia and ASEAN Can do to End The Violence in Rakhine

Indonesia has been the center of the world’s attention after the country’s Foreign Minister, Retno...
Indian Railways -Electric locomotive. Photo by: Shan H. Fernandes.

Repeated Accidents Raise Serious Questions Over Quality of Indian Railways

Since the start of the year 2017, India has seen at least 9 major derailments...
Theresa May.

Theresa May Faces Further Problems After Juncker’s Speech

The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, is heading into deep water as she faces making...
The centre of Kigali, Rwanda.

Rwandans Revel as They Once Again Buckle President Kagame’s Visionary Safety Belt

Rwanda, a small country of about 12 million people that is located in East Africa...
Independence square in Kiev, Ukraine.

The growing IT-Sector in Kyiv, Ukraine

For the last decade, the IT industry in Ukraine reached its heyday. Currently, 100 000...
Mumbai, India, flood 2017

Mumbai -India’s Financial Capital- Reels Under the Impact of Flash Floods

A complete shut-down due to floods has become a regular occurrence amongst large Indian cities....
Kian Delos Santos

Filipino Youth: From Nation’s Hope to Shooting Targets

“Show good manners or the police will arrest you.” This is what Filipino elderlies often...
Sifting in front from some of the earth containing finds from the Temple Mount in Israel.

The Temple Mount Sifting Project

According to a Jerusalem Post article, on August 25, by David M. Weinberg, “One of...
Quantisia Sharpton Press Conference

American Singer Usher Herpes Accuser Claims She Has Video Proof Of Their Sexual Relationship

The accusations against the popular American R&B singer took a more dramatic turn as the...
Indonesia: Fake news group called Saracen arrested. Ketiga, Tersangka, Kasus.

Lessons Learned After Crackdown on Fake News and Hate Speech Group Saracen

Indonesia’s effort to combat the widespread of fake news continues following the arrest of hoax...
EU and UK flag.

Brexit: An Unbiased Analysis

On the 23rd of June 2016, the British public walked down to their local polling...
Dele Alli playing fir England.

Controversy Follows Alli Gesture

England’s apparently smooth progression to the finals of next year’s World Cup has hit an...
RSI Office in Paris, france.

President Macron Cuddles the Self-Employed

After many years of a love/hate relationship, millions of French entrepreneurs are on the verge...
Great Hall of the People. Photo by: Thomas Fanghaenel.

Blockchain Loses a Link: What the Chinese Crackdown Means for Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

For years, China has had a famously tight grasp on the value of its currency....
Amuay oil refinery in Venezuela

Venezuela: Extraction of Natural Resources and Deception of a Country

One of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Venezuela is its...
Kenya Presidential election result annulled by Supreme Court decision.

Kenyan Presidential Elections Null and Void, Supreme Court Declares

The Supreme Court of Kenya added a new twist to the election conundrum after nullifying...

Business

Europe

Rally for hunger striking editor-in-chief of the Vranjske newspaper.

Hospitalized Serbian Journalists Get Unequal Treatment From Government

Serbian journalist Vukasin Obradovic, owner and editor-in-chief of “Vranjske” weekly started a hunger strike on Monday, after he was forced to shut down his...
Serbia gay parade, 2017.

Belgrade Pride: Serbia Embraces Change as the Country’s Prime Minister Attends...

Colors, balloons, and cheerful smiles were spotted a few days ago on the streets of Belgrade, as the 4th Pride Parade took place. Marching...
Nick and Sally Rowe in an interview for "Cristian Concern".

Parents’ Reaction to Gender Fluid Pupil Causes Controversy

An Isle of Wight couple are taking their son’s school to court over a decision to allow another pupil to attend classes dressed as...

United Kingdom

Nick and Sally Rowe in an interview for "Cristian Concern".

Parents’ Reaction to Gender Fluid Pupil Causes Controversy

An Isle of Wight couple are taking their son’s school to court over a decision to allow another pupil to attend classes dressed as...
Theresa May.

Theresa May Faces Further Problems After Juncker’s Speech

The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, is heading into deep water as she faces making two speeches on Brexit which will require very sensitive...
EU and UK flag.

Brexit: An Unbiased Analysis

On the 23rd of June 2016, the British public walked down to their local polling stations and cast their vote in a simple question:...
Dele Alli playing fir England.

Controversy Follows Alli Gesture

England’s apparently smooth progression to the finals of next year’s World Cup has hit an unexpected hurdle following a gesture made by midfielder Dele...
Plymouth harbour in Devon. Photo by: Bex Ross

The Brexit Effect on Holidaymakers this Summer

Despite having a typically British rainy summer, many more UK residents have been holidaying at home this year, due to the huge drop in...
United Kingdom and Euro flag.

German woes and British hopes for Brexit: the coverage in the British and German...

The Daily Mail praised it as a “historic” referendum, which frees “Britain from the chains that have bound us to an unelected, unaccountable Brussels...

Politics

RSI Office in Paris, france.

President Macron Cuddles the Self-Employed

After many years of a love/hate relationship, millions of French entrepreneurs are on the verge of witnessing a reformed RSI, the social regime of...
From left to right: Branislav Nedimovic, Ana Brnabic, Igor Mirovic. Photo by:mediaportal.vojvodina.gov.rs.

Is Serbian First Female Premier a Disappointment?

Two months ago, newly elected Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic appointed Ana Brnabic to succeed him as Prime Minister. Many were surprised, and some had...
Chavista allegedly by Guarimberos.

Understanding Venezuela Today: From US Best Provider to National Threat

On the 18th of August, United States President, Donald Trump, threatened to impose sanctions against several members of President Nicolás Maduro’s office. In 2016,...
Kenyatta wins Kenyan elections.

Wave of uncertainty as President Kenyatta wins heated Kenyan elections

There has been widespread unrest in some parts of Kenya following the announcement of the presidential election results, by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries...
Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister of Pakistan Ousted From Office Based on Corruption Charges

The 18th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, resigned, following a decision from the supreme court disqualifying him from office. Mr. Sharif was just...
McCain Health Care vote

McCain’s Dramatic Vote Kills ‘Repeal and Replace’

The floor of the United States Senate is not known for riveting drama. Typically the outcome is already known before Senators vote for any...

North-America

Rally: A National Health Care System (Single Payer/Medicare for All)

Last month I attended a "Medicare for All" rally in Kansas City. The rally was hosted by a variety of groups, including the National...
Douglas County Democratic Party headquarters. Photo by: Democratic Headquarters - Downtown Roseburg, Oregon.

U.S. : Democrats in Turmoil

All eyes are on Washington DC as Donald Trump rampages through the Republican Party like the proverbial bull in a china shop. Weekly scandals,...
Civil rights activist Bree Newsome speaking at the community college in Syracuse.

Civil Rights Activist Bree Newsome’s Lecture on the Current Movement to Remove Confederate Monuments

In 2015 civil rights activist Bree Newsome climbed the South Carolina state house flagpole and removed the Confederate flag. Since then, there has been...
Billy Joel singing the National Anthem before-game 3 in the 2015 World Series

Some Sports Fans Argue It’s Time To Dump The Pre-Game National Anthem

In 2017, it's nearly impossible to find a sporting event of any size that doesn't begin with the singing of the National Anthem. From...
Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon’s Contentious Departure

An American president’s Chief Strategist is rarely known outside of those who follow politics. Steven Kevin Bannon has proven to be an exception. Democrats...
Trump's comments on Charlottesville

Trump and his White Nationalist Dilemma

Standing in Charlottesville, Va is a 26ft (7.9m) statue of General Robert Edward Lee. Unless an observer knows its historical significance, it is a...

Africa

Westgate shopping mall, Kenya.

Kenya Marks Four Year Anniversary of Devastating Westgate Terror Attack Amid Election Fiasco

September 21, 2013, is a day that is carved into Kenya’s history as one of the darkest moments. The bright and sunny Saturday afternoon...
The centre of Kigali, Rwanda.

Rwandans Revel as They Once Again Buckle President Kagame’s Visionary Safety Belt

Rwanda, a small country of about 12 million people that is located in East Africa has risen from the depths of turbulent times forever...
Kenya Presidential election result annulled by Supreme Court decision.

Kenyan Presidential Elections Null and Void, Supreme Court Declares

The Supreme Court of Kenya added a new twist to the election conundrum after nullifying the Kenyan presidential elections held on August 8 during...
Kenyatta wins Kenyan elections.

Wave of uncertainty as President Kenyatta wins heated Kenyan elections

There has been widespread unrest in some parts of Kenya following the announcement of the presidential election results, by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries...
Kenya election riots.

Business Slow After Elections in Kenya

This year's elections have been peaceful, but there are claims and counter claims regarding the results. From the day leading up to elections, companies reduced...
Cairo University

Cairo University Professor Allegedly Caught on Audio, Sexually Harassing a Girl

Cairo University, one of the top universities in Egypt and the Middle East, could have one of its Professors facing potential sexual harassment and...

South-America

Amuay oil refinery in Venezuela

Venezuela: Extraction of Natural Resources and Deception of a Country

One of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Venezuela is its natural resources, but more specifically it’s oil. The indigenous...
Millions of Venezuelans marching on 20 May during the "We Are Millions march".

Venezuela Under International Radar Once Again

Even though Venezuela has not stopped being on the International Newspapers’ covers over the last 20 years, right now in 2017, it can be...
Chavista allegedly by Guarimberos.

Understanding Venezuela Today: From US Best Provider to National Threat

On the 18th of August, United States President, Donald Trump, threatened to impose sanctions against several members of President Nicolás Maduro’s office. In 2016,...
Santiago Maldonado’s Strange Disappearance

Argentina: Controversy Over the Strange Disappearance of Activist Santiago Maldonado

Over the last couple of weeks, Argentina has been the centre of attention in South America for the strange disappearance of a young man...
Ecuador earthquake supermarket aftermath 2016-04-16

Major Earthquake Shakes Ecuador

A Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off the shore of Ecuador 27km South Southeast of Muisne, 19.2 km deep. According to the USGS (Earthquake Hazards Program)...

Interview

Brett King Via.news interview

“Does Banking have a Future?” Brett King, CEO of Moven, explains

Brett King hosts one of the most popular FinTech Radio Show in the world, "Breaking Banks," and founded the New-York based start-up called "Moven" with its concept of a downloadable bank account. Mr. King...
Invest HK Deputy Head of Fintech, Thorsten Terweiden, at Money Conf in Madrid.

“We want companies to grow, expand and be successful in Asia via Hong Kong.”...

Right at the heart of the Money Conf in Madrid we met with Mr. Thorsten Terweiden, the Deputy Head of Fintech for InvestHK. InvestHK is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government department responsible for...
Isabel Neves Interview - Lisbon Business Angels Club President

Isabel Neves Talks About the Growing Participation of Women in Business and What Makes...

Isabel Neves is the president of the Lisbon Business Angels Club (LBAC) and one of the investors in Shark Tank Portugal. We met with her for an interview during the third anniversary of the...
Sergio Gonçalves interview - Lisbon Business Angels Club

Business Mentor Sergio Gonçalves Advice to Entrepreneurs: “It’s better to do it, rather than...

The Lisbon Business Angels Club hosted another round of startups pitches where entrepreneurs showcased their projects to investors. According to Sergio Gonçalves, the former project manager for the Lisbon Business Angel Club, "about 30%...
James Cooper Web Summit 2016

James Cooper, Adweek Editorial Director, Interview: “It’s a very intense time in the media...

James Cooper, Adweek Editorial Director, gave VIANews an interview at the Web Summit where he shared his thoughts about the Web Summit, Adweek, the media business, and entrepreneurship. ...