Norway shooting investigated as act of terrorism after two people killed

Two people have died and more than 20 have been injured in a shooting outside a popular gay bar in Norway’s capital ahead of the Oslo Pride parade. The gunman opened fire outside the London Pub and was apprehended by police a few minutes after the shooting began. Police officials say the shooting is being … Read more

A Long Way to Montreal—Global Issues

Mrinalini Rai, head of Women4Biodiversity and leader of the Women’s Caucus at the UN Biodiversity Convention and Cristina Eghenter of World Wildlife Fund for Nature, at a media roundtable at the ongoing UN CBD Working Group 4 meeting in Nairobi. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS by Stella Paul (Nairobi) Friday, June 24, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, … Read more

Inside the Eye of the Hurricane of Hunger—Global Issues

Opinion by Danielle Nierenberg (new orleans) Friday, June 24, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW ORLEANS, Jun 24 (IPS) – When I first met Dr. Roland Bunch, I have to be honest—he scared me. As one of the most well-respected leaders on agronomy and resilient land management, he offers extremely prescient predictions on how famines take … Read more

Indigenous Communities Want Stake in the New Deal to Protect Nature — Global Issues

The recent eviction debacle involving the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro District has elevated indigenous people’s concerns about losing their ancestral lands under the ’30by30′ plan in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Bradford Zak/Unsplash by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Thursday, June 23, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun … Read more

Why Aren’t More Women Angry? —Global Issues

Source: World Economic Forum. Opinion by Joseph Chamie (portland usa) Thursday, June 23, 2022 Inter Press Service PORTLAND, USA, June 23 (IPS) – Why aren’t more women angry about their subordination, discrimination, and unequal treatment in the 21st century? of course, some of the world’s women are angry, but they are comparatively few. Women represent … Read more

Russia believes it needs to ‘revive’ the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire

Ukrainian Ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko says Russia believes it needs to “revive” the Soviet Union and the Russian empire. “Russians invaded us because they want us to be kept out of the EU,” he told Sky News Australia. “They just believe they need to revive the Soviet Union, revive the Russian empire, and that … Read more

Dutton: Australia should continue supporting Ukraine

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says Australia should continue to provide support to Ukraine in the conflict against Russia. “Countries like Australia can provide support to the Ukraine, and I think we should continue to do that in a tangible way, listen to the requests that are made and ultimately judge whether that’s in our national … Read more

Urgent Global Call to Save 222 Million Dreams for Children Impacted by Crises — Global Issues

Students attending class at the Souza Gare school in the Littoral region, Cameroon. The school hosts displaced children who have fled the violence in the North-West and South-West regions. Photo credits: ECW/Daniel Beloumou by Joyce Chimbi (Nairobi) Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, Jun 22 (IPS) – “We speak of the 222 million … Read more