We are a people at war against the state and organised crime, which have become indistinguishable
- Matthew Caruana Galizia
My mother was assassinated because she stood between the rule of law and those who sought to violate it, like many strong journalists. But she was also targeted because she was the only person doing so. This is what happens when the institutions of the ...
We never learn: Malta is rotten to its core
- Ramona Depares
Let the partisan bickering start. It keeps the populace nicely distracted from the cold reality of organised crime
Daphne Caruana Galizia, executed on Oct. 16, 2017
I write this while still in shock from yesterday’s events. ...
Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia
- Juliette Garside
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a blogger whose investigations focused on corruption, was described as a ‘one-woman WikiLeaks’
'Her life was not for nothing' - Vigil held for Panama Papers journalist killed by car bomb
The journalist who led ...
International Electoral Observers Validate Venezuela Regional Vote as US, France Reject Results
- Lucas Koerner
Sunday’s vote was held under conditions of “total normality” and the right to a secret ballot was “guaranteed”, reports the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts.
Caracas, October 16, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) ...
What Is Behind the Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Egypt’s enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while ...
Bottling at the phosphate dock in El Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara
- Équipe Média Sahara Media Team ايكيب ميديا
In a few days, at the beginning of October, more than 100,000 tons of Sahrawi phosphates will have been shipped away from the colonized territory. The phosphates were extracted and sold by the occupier, Morocco, for his own benefit. In September, ...
Ottoman envoy recorded 19th century Catalan nationalism
- Yıldız Nevin Gündoğmuş
Letters to sultan shows Istanbul's interest in affairs on other side of Mediterranean
Russia wades into Saudi-Iran rift
- MK Bhadrakumar
The remark Wednesday (Oct. 11) by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a rapprochement between Riyadh and Tehran comes within the week of the Saudi King ...
The Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: a Legacy to Celebrate
- Marcus Papadopoulos
This month, commemorations will be held in towns and cities across Russia to mark the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Whilst the state and system that the revolution gave birth to – the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and Soviet ...
The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Saudi Arabia pivots to Russia, the new sheriff in town
What a difference a year – an eternity in geopolitics – makes. No one could see this coming; the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadi terror – which Russia fights ...