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Sudan People's Liberation Army near South Sudan capital, Juba. Photo by: Jason Patinkin.

Leading Rights Groups Reveal How a South Sudan Oil Company Plays a Key Role in Prolonging Conflict

LONDON (ViaNews) - The UN protection site in Malakal, South Sudan, was established for the...
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, in Quito to meet with his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos. Photo by: Carlos Rodríguez.

Latin America: 2018, an election marathon in between scandals

BOGOTA, Colombia (ViaNews) - This year there will be a strong election season in eight...
Cleveland, Ohio Police car. Photo by: Whpq.

How’s the Ohio Police tackling Police brutality?

CLEVELAND, USA (ViaNews) - Police brutality has been an issue in America for ages. Some...
Maduru's proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela for the period 2019-2025.

Venezuelan president expels US diplomats from the country on the grounds of “military, economic, and political conspiracy”

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - During his proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela...
Venezuelan National Assembly in Caracas. Photo by: Javier Martinez.

International Organizations United Against Highly Controversial Elections in Venezuela

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - This Sunday, Venezuela will hold elections despite debates on the legitimacy...

Government to Take Preventive Measures While Turkish Lira Continues to Depreciate in Value

ISTANBUL, Turkey (ViaNews) - On Wednesday, Turkey’s presidency held an emergency meeting with top economic...
Royce Hall at night, Los Angeles, USA. Photo by: Geographer.

Portuguese Short Film Wins Two National Awards and Was Screened at The UCLA Latin American and Iberian Film Festival

LISBON, Portugal (ViaNews) - The Portuguese short film "Alfaião" was selected to UCLA Latin American...
Sutton Grammar School in Surrey, Greater London. Photo by: A P Monblat.

Middle Classes To Benefit Most From Grammar School Funding Boost

London (ViaNews) - Theresa May’s Conservative Government have re-ignited their stated wish to increase the...
Empty Education. Caracas Central University. Photo by: Waraira repano & Guaicai puro.

Venezuela’s Hidden Crisis: Basic Education

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - The sufferings of Venezuelan economy are hardly unknown these days. Inflation over...
Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.

“Events Bring Coworking Customers,” Says Impact Hub Belgrade Representative

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face...
Serbian coworking space. Photo by: Impact Hub - Belgrade

What Everybody Ought to Know About CoWorking in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Over the last ten years, the technology development and the Serbian...
Jerome Aladdin Succor Aba. Photo by: Jerome Aladdin Succor Aba Facebook profile.

Did US authorities torture Filipino Muslim activist?

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews)- “They tortured me.” These were the first words that Filipino human rights...
Labor day in Manila, Philippines.

In the Philippines, workers demand end to exploitative, centuries-old contractual work scheme

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews) - Tens of thousands of protesters here were unfazed as they marched...
Women in the workforce.

Femininity & the Workforce: What It Means to Be a Woman in the Business World

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - In the wake of campaigns such as the #NoMakeup movement and the...
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo by : kremlin.ru.

Turkey: How Majority Reacted to Snap Elections and Why Erdogan Told Europe to “Mind Your Own Business”

ISTANBUL, Turkey (ViaNews) - Last week, Erdogan called early presidential elections for June 24. This...
"Regional Art Colony” in Sabac, Serbia. Photo by: SWG.

Art Colonies in Serbia – Unused Potential or Potential Problem?

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Artists in Serbia have long got accustomed to being a part...
Jetsun Pema, Sister of the 14th Dalai Lama. Photo by: Matthias Schickhofer.

Meet Dalai Lama’s Sister, the Lady Known as “Mother of Tibet”

NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – Tenzin Gyatso, better known as His Holiness the 14th Dalai...
Rasana Village in the state of Kashmir, India.

Asifa Bano Rape and Murder Case in Disputed State of Kashmir, India. Is There More to it Than Just Sexual Offence?

NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – The brutal rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in the...
Kenyan Paul Kibiwott Kurgat. Photo by Kremlin.ru

Crisis Looms as Three Top Brass Resign from Kenya’s Electoral Body

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been thrown into a...
Maria Lourdes Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Photo by: Ramon FVelasquez.

Once Again, Judicial Independence is Under Siege in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews) - Just recently, various groups of lawyers here in Manila have sought...

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Europe

Sutton Grammar School in Surrey, Greater London. Photo by: A P Monblat.

Middle Classes To Benefit Most From Grammar School Funding Boost

London (ViaNews) - Theresa May’s Conservative Government have re-ignited their stated wish to increase the number of grammar school places available to pupils in...
Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.

“Events Bring Coworking Customers,” Says Impact Hub Belgrade Representative

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face many of the challenges shared by other Europeans. Among...
Serbian coworking space. Photo by: Impact Hub - Belgrade

What Everybody Ought to Know About CoWorking in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Over the last ten years, the technology development and the Serbian high unemployment rate helped create new professions and new...

United Kingdom

Sutton Grammar School in Surrey, Greater London. Photo by: A P Monblat.

Middle Classes To Benefit Most From Grammar School Funding Boost

London (ViaNews) - Theresa May’s Conservative Government have re-ignited their stated wish to increase the number of grammar school places available to pupils in...
Syrian rebels carry RPG-29 anti-tank missiles Damascus, Syria. Photo by: Qasioun News Agency.

Understanding the Uncertain Motivations Behind Syria Bomb Attacks

LONDON (ViaNews) - As the relationship between Britain and Russia plunges to new depths – if it were a marriage, they’d be in court...
Bedford hospital. Photo: Public Domain.

UK: NHS Surgery Team’s Attention to Detail Might Have Saved a Patient’s Life

LONDON (ViaNews) - Peter Bird, a professional writer and journalist from Milton Keynes, in the UK, went through an experience he won't easily forget....
Tallinn Digital Summit Arrivals Theresa May. Photo by: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency

EU Leak Threatens May Talks With Brussels

LONDON (ViaNews) - The future of Prime Minister Theresa May and some of her most senior cabinet colleagues has once more been thrown into...
FIFA headquarter in Switzerland. Photo by: MCaviglia.

A Political Football That Won’t Go Out Of Play?

LONDON (ViaNews) – A new book claims to shoot World Cup bribes back into the penalty area; a streaky, bobbling pass that emerges straight...
Homeless man in the the UK. Photo by: Garry Knight.

Homeless Show Windsor in ‘Unfavourable Light’

LONDON (ViaNews) – The Royal and historic town of Windsor is not one normally associated with controversy, but in the run-up to the wedding...

Politics

Oprah Winfrey at a rally in 2007. Photo by: vargas2040 (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Oprah 2020: Is America ready for another ‘celebrity’ president?

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Her speech at the Golden Globe Awards has turned into a social media storm and has launched a firestorm on social...
The White House in Washington DC. Photo by: Cezary p.

New Book Could Deepen Divide in Washington

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Instead of starting the new year focused on a government spending bill or infrastructure, the White House has been consumed by...
Jacob Zuma, Presdent of South Africa, at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa, June 12, 2009. Photo by World Economic Forum / Eric Miller.

South African legislature must develop impeachment rules for Zuma

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - A South African judge has ruled the country’s legislature must now set out rules of impeachment for President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional...
United Nations in New York. Photo by: Javier Carbajal.

What does Jerusalem condemnation mean for U.S./U.N. relations?

NEW YORK (ViaNews) - Despite a threat from the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to pull funding to the global body,...
Donald Trump's new security strategy.

Trump National Security Policy Puts U.S. Against Russia, China

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - New national security policy in the United States takes aim at Russia and China as “revisionist” powers that may only attack...
President Donald J. Trump announcing that Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate have agreed on a deal on Tax Reform legislation. Grand Foyer at the White House on December 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C.. Photo by: Official White House Photo by Stephanie Chasez. (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License)

Tax Bill Impacts to Be Felt Everywhere

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are preparing to vote on a tax bill that could prove to be the...

Asia

Jerome Aladdin Succor Aba. Photo by: Jerome Aladdin Succor Aba Facebook profile.

Did US authorities torture Filipino Muslim activist?

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews)- “They tortured me.” These were the first words that Filipino human rights activist Jerome Succor Aba uttered as relief washed over...
Labor day in Manila, Philippines.

In the Philippines, workers demand end to exploitative, centuries-old contractual work scheme

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews) - Tens of thousands of protesters here were unfazed as they marched the streets of Manila under the scorching heat of...
Jetsun Pema, Sister of the 14th Dalai Lama. Photo by: Matthias Schickhofer.

Meet Dalai Lama’s Sister, the Lady Known as “Mother of Tibet”

NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – Tenzin Gyatso, better known as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, regards himself as a very simple Buddhist monk....
Rasana Village in the state of Kashmir, India.

Asifa Bano Rape and Murder Case in Disputed State of Kashmir, India. Is There...

NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – The brutal rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in the state of Kashmir has, once again, not only put...
Maria Lourdes Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Photo by: Ramon FVelasquez.

Once Again, Judicial Independence is Under Siege in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews) - Just recently, various groups of lawyers here in Manila have sought the intervention of the United Nations to look into...
Pakistan women’s rights, Aurat rally. Photo by: Sai Seshadri.

Women Demanding More Rights Causes Unrest Among Religious Scholars in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (ViaNews) - Over the last few months, Pakistani's women have been protesting in the streets to fight for their rights. Women in...

Africa

Sudan People's Liberation Army near South Sudan capital, Juba. Photo by: Jason Patinkin.

Leading Rights Groups Reveal How a South Sudan Oil Company Plays a Key Role...

LONDON (ViaNews) - The UN protection site in Malakal, South Sudan, was established for the sole purpose of protecting civilians from the country’s vicious...
Kenyan Paul Kibiwott Kurgat. Photo by Kremlin.ru

Crisis Looms as Three Top Brass Resign from Kenya’s Electoral Body

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been thrown into a frenzy following the recent resignation of three commissioners who...
Miguna Miguna is a Kenyan author and columnist. Photo by: Miguna Miguna. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a0/Miguna_Miguna.jpg

Deported Odinga Aide Expected Back in Kenya Amid Political Reconciliation

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - Miguna Miguna, the highly vocal aide to Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is expected to return to Kenya on Monday...
NOCK officials James Chacha (far left), Kipchoge Keino (centre) and Stephen Soi when they appeared before a previous parliamentary committee. Photo by: Ronnie Evans.

Rio Olympics ‘Fiasco’ Still Unresolved Two Years On

NAIROBI, Kenya (Vianews) - The infamous scandal that rocked the National Committee of Kenya (NOCK) in the aftermath of the 2016 Olympic Games in...
Masai girl at school doing maths (Kenya). Photo by: Christopher Michel

OFYENEDA CEO, Daniel Kashem, Speaks on the State of NGO Affairs in Kenya and...

Nairobi, Kenya (Vianews) - According to the Global Journal, there are about 10 million non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the world. Figures from Kenya’s NGO...
Raila Odinga. Photo by: Chatham House

Kenya: Opposition Defiant as Plans to Swear in Leader as ‘People’s President’ Still Underway

NAIAROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - The Kenyan elections debacle is set for another twist following the decision by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to defy...

South-America

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, in Quito to meet with his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos. Photo by: Carlos Rodríguez.

Latin America: 2018, an election marathon in between scandals

BOGOTA, Colombia (ViaNews) - This year there will be a strong election season in eight Latin American countries. Nearly 425 million Latin Americans, which...
Maduru's proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela for the period 2019-2025.

Venezuelan president expels US diplomats from the country on the grounds of “military, economic,...

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - During his proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela for the period 2019-2025 and right after winning the...
Venezuelan National Assembly in Caracas. Photo by: Javier Martinez.

International Organizations United Against Highly Controversial Elections in Venezuela

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - This Sunday, Venezuela will hold elections despite debates on the legitimacy and transparency of the electoral process, also questioned by...
Empty Education. Caracas Central University. Photo by: Waraira repano & Guaicai puro.

Venezuela’s Hidden Crisis: Basic Education

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - The sufferings of Venezuelan economy are hardly unknown these days. Inflation over 10,000 %, massive scarcity of basic products, an insignificant...
8th Summit of the Americas.

Peru: American Leaders United Against Corruption at the 8th Summit of the Americas

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - Held every three years since its first edition in 1994, the Eight Summit of the Americas came to an end...
Femicide Protest: Lesby Berlin Osorio was murdered on May 3, 2017, in the gardens of the University City of the UNAM, Mexico City. Photo by: Cris Castillo Vel.

Femicides Committed Against Activists in Latin America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (ViaNews) - Latin American and the Caribbean are often considered to be one of the most beautiful regions on earth. With...

Interview

Empty Education. Caracas Central University. Photo by: Waraira repano & Guaicai puro.

Venezuela’s Hidden Crisis: Basic Education

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - The sufferings of Venezuelan economy are hardly unknown these days. Inflation over 10,000 %, massive scarcity of basic products, an insignificant salary, rising dollar black market, cash almost inexistent, and so...
Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.

“Events Bring Coworking Customers,” Says Impact Hub Belgrade Representative

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face many of the challenges shared by other Europeans. Among those challenges are initial funding, risk aversion, high initial costs,...
Statue of Liberty, New York city. Photo by: William Warby.

The Rise of the American Woman: “We’ve Reached Critical Mass as a Society” said...

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - With a part of a country that’s angry and looking for change, this past year was one of protest. As the year went on, dissatisfaction with the current administration and the...
Anthony Zador interview at the Web Summit.

Leading neuroscientist explains where Artificial Intelligence and neuroscience meet, and the dangers ahead

MADRID (ViaNews) - Anthony Zador is Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, wherein 1953, Watson made the first public presentation of DNA's double-helix structure. Mr. Zador went...
Brett King Via.news interview

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

MADRID (ViaNews) - 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...