By Laura Parker (National Geographic) – Levi Draheim is a nine-year-old science geek. He founded an environmental club as a fourth grader and gives talks about climate change to audiences of grown-ups. His home is on a slender barrier island on Florida’s Atlantic coast, 21 miles south of Cape Canaveral and a five-minute walk from the beach. By [...]
By Srinivas Mazumdaru (RDW) - Basking in glory after emerging victorious in a recent divisive referendum, Turkish leader Erdogan is traveling to India as part of a whirlwind tour of global powers. The agenda includes terror, trade and nuclear issues.
When Turkey’s charismatic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan touches down in India’s capital New Delhi for a two-day [...]
(WEBPUBLICAPRESS) New York | UNITED NATIONS | United States threatened military action against North Korea after all sanctions applied before didn’t work to prevent this nation developing aggressive nuclear ballistic program jeopardizing its neighbors security.
Talking at the United Nations Security Council on Friday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson while diplomacy is a preferred option [...]
(Webpublicapress) New York – A new report claims that the Kremlin is employing Russian mafia groups in Europe. Officials in Moscow reportedly use organized crime outfits to launch cyberattacks and carry out targeted assassinations, Radio Deutsche Welle (RDW) reported.
As tension between Moscow and the West was on the rise following Russia’s annexation of Crimea in [...]
Razgovarao: Erol Avdović – Američka ambasadorica Rozmari Dikarlo (Rosemary DiCarlo) godinama je u Stejtdepartmentu bila zadužena za Balkan. Na mjestu zamjenika šefa Misije SAD u Ujedinjenim narodima u New Yorku nastavila je pomno pratiti balkanski portfolio. DiCarlo je karjerni diplomata sa ekstenzivnim poznavanjem regiona jugoistočne Evrope; doktrirala je ruske studije i smatra se za jednu od [...]
(WEBPUBLICAPRESS) New York – In an address to the Bundestag, German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked tough ahead of Saturday’s EU-27 summit on Brexit, Radio Deutsche Welle (RDW) reported. The UK, she said, would not be as well positioned as EU member states.
Ahead of a meeting of the 27 remaining European Union nations in Brussels on [...]
By Thalif Deen | This article is part of special IPS coverage of World Press Freedom Day. Webpublicapress joins IPS and salute for the dedication to the Cause. | UNITED NATIONS - In the politically-risky world of professional journalism, news reporters are fast becoming an endangered species.
The numbers are staggering: some 1,236 journalists have been killed since 1992, [...]
(WEBPUBLICAPRESS) New York – Researchers say the hacker group Pawn Storm tried to interfere in the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron. US spy agencies suspect the group of having links to Russia’s intelligence apparatus, Radio Deutsche Welle (RDW) reported.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political campaign was targeted by a hacker group with suspected [...]
By John J. Metzler - UNITED NATIONS — There’s troubling news from across the Bosphorus, the narrow slip of water separating Europe from Asia-minor.
In a decisive but dividing referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly gained the political blessing he sought by winning 51 percent of the nationwide vote. Erdogan’s divisive victory (51/49 percent), allows the increasingly authoritarian [...]
By Max Hofmann – France has avoided a runoff between the extreme right and the extreme left by sending Emmanuel Macron to the second round. But the populist danger is still very real, writes Max Hofmann in Paris.
The French voters did the right thing. At least a quarter of them. They denied the knockout stage of [...]