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Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Unauthorized Overseas Police Stations

In September 2022 a Spanish human rights organization, Safeguard Defenders, published a report on Chinese police stations abroad. According to the report…

Tu Felix Austria Nube: NHM Exhibition Celebrates 200 Years Brazil-Austria Relations

Vienna’s Natural History Museum celebrates 200 years of Austrian-Brazilian relations with an exceptional exhibition …

Citizen Journalism’s Role in the Democratic Process

Elon Musk’s recent tweet on Twitter elevating the role of the citizen journalist has the media elite in a frenzy…

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By NEMØ, 20 November 2022


Chile Constitution
Latin America

Implications of Chile’s Landslide Rejection of New Constitution

The Chilean referendum in September 2022 on a new constitution was a disaster for President Gabriel Boric and the nascent left-wing movement that sought…

Sunak, the Conservatives’ Saviour?

The British Conservatives have manoeuvred themselves into an existential crisis. Rishi Sunak, new Conservative leader and Prime Minister, promises to restore public trust in…
Latin America

Colombia’s New Government for a More Equitable Society

The June 19th elections were a historic moment for Colombia. For the first time in its history the country would have a President that…
Shireen Abu Akleh

No Justice for Shireen

The Israel Defense Forces’ official report on the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh admitted that she was likely shot by an Israeli…


China Police Station

Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Unauthorized Overseas Police Stations

In September 2022 a Spanish human rights organization, Safeguard Defenders, published a report on Chinese police stations abroad. According to the report, Chinese authorities…

Twitter Take Two: Whistleblower and Elon Musk

Twitter Security Chief and whistleblower Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko testified before Congress regarding Twitter’s privacy and security risks. This testimony provided Elon Musk with more…
Solomon Islands
Asia Pacific

Solomon Islands: Tug of War in the Pacific

In April 2022, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed a bilateral security cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands. According to the PRC, the main…
Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Asia Pacific

Is the Use of Nuclear Weapons Ever Morally Justified: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Almost 80 years have passed since the US used nuclear weapons to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These cities were not military targets – but…

Economic / Financial

Horse resting

Big Pharma and Big Farms – EU Condones Bloody PMSG Business

Iceland, Argentina and Urugay are the main countries in which the PMSG business flourishes. These blood or vampire farms extract the blood of pregnant…
Electricity and Gas

Electricity and Gas: The Great Decoupling

As winter approaches, the ever-growing energy crisis brought on by the US and EU sanctions on Russia because of Ukraine besiege Europe. Sanctions on…

Amazon’s War Against Unionization

The JFK8 Amazon warehouse on Staten Island, New York recently became the first officially recognized union at Amazon in the US. How were two…
El Salvador Bitcoin

El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment and Its Wider Implications

By introducing Bitcoin as its national currency in the fall of 2021, El Salvador has set a global precedent. Six months into this revolutionary…

Science / Technology


Quantum Entanglement: Schrödinger’s Nobel Heirs

Austrian physicist Anton Zeilinger shared the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alain Aspect of France and John Clauser of the US for ingenious…
VBC Austria

The Vienna BioCenter – A Leading Hub for Life Sciences in the Heart of Europe

The Vienna BioCenter located in Austria’s capital city is one of Europe’s leading life science clusters. With more than 2650 people from 80 countries…
Small Modular Reactors
Asia Pacific

Professor Hwang Il Soon’s Model for Unlimited and Safe Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors and Multinational Fuel Cycle Centers

Professor Hwang Il Soon, Chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Engineering (UNIST) in the Republic of…

Blockchain Technology Increases Food Safety and Fights Food Fraud

Fraud and concerns over hygiene and safety has prompted the industry to seek tech solutions to reassure consumers that the food they are buying…


Team and Contributors

Citizen Journalism’s Role in the Democratic Process

Elon Musk’s recent tweet on Twitter elevating the role of the citizen journalist has the media elite in a frenzy. Citizen journalism existed before…

Can TikTok Be Trusted To Fight US Midterm Election Misinformation?

TikTok has announced a strategy to promote election integrity in the lead-up to the 2022 US midterm elections. While this has been welcomed by…

Amazon’s Acquisition of iRobot Raises Serious Privacy Concerns

A little robot that takes care of vacuuming the floor while you are at work might sound ideal to many, yet the price to…
Bischof Lederleitner

The Old Catholics and their New Reformation: Interview with Bishop Heinz Lederleitner of the Old Catholic Church

Bishop Heinz Lederleitner, the highest-ranking official of the Austrian Old Catholic Church, gave iGlobenews an exclusive interview. Contrary to what the name suggests, the…


BOKU 150th anniversary

150th Anniversary of BOKU – Austria’s University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

What once started as a small school for agriculture and forestry in 1872 has become a top life sciences university in Europe. The BOKU…

Austrian MINTality Foundation Aims to Increase Women in STEM Areas

Therese Niss, initiator and board member of the Austrian MINTality Foundation, gave iGlobenews an exclusive interview and discussed how the foundation she helped create…
Novartis Life Science Campus

Novartis’ Unique Life Science Campus for Training, Research and Production in Tyrol, Austria

Novartis is a leader in the production of pharmaceuticals. Sandoz, a division of Novartis, is the sole manufacturer of generic antibiotics in the western…
EuroSkills 2021

EuroSkills 2021: Russia Takes Gold, Austria Silver

At the end of September, Austria held a vocational skills competition EuroSkills 2021 in Schwarzl Leisure Centre in Graz. The three-day event served as…


Water Crisis in Latin America

Water Wars in Latin America

Despite being blessed with some of the largest reserves of freshwater, more than 130 million people in Latin America & the Caribbean have no…
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

Another Fukushima on Cape Cod Bay?

Tentative plans to discharge radioactive wastewater from the decommissioned Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts into Cape Cod Bay has the community in…

Threat to Wild Orcas, Dolphins and Beluga Whales from Marine Theme Park Boom in China

On 7 May 2022 the tenth global annual Empty the Tank Event took place. This movement was inspired by the 2013 US documentary Blackfish.…
Japan v. its neighbors
Asia Pacific

Japan v. Its Neighbors: Japan to Release 1.4 Million Tons of Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater into the Pacific

Japan’s controversial decision to release contaminated nuclear wastewater from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean is being opposed by ROK, China and other neighboring countries.…

Medicine / Health

VA Benefits

Long Overdue Burn Pit Legislation: Bi-Partisan Bill Expands Veteran Health Care

Effective as of August 10, the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022 promises to increase healthcare access and funding…

Augusta Victoria Hospital Denies Care to Palestinian Cancer Patients

Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) in East Jerusalem has been turning away terminally ill cancer patients due to the lack of sufficient international funding received…
Covid Vaccines Africa

COVID Vaccines: Africa Needs A New Approach

In the face of the new Omicron variant, the question of vaccine inequity between rich and poor countries has risen to the top of…
Pan y Paz

Pan Y Paz: The Socio-Economic Implications Of COVID-19 In Latin America And The Caribbean

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inherent inequality and poverty prevalent in most countries throughout the world. This rings especially true in Latin America…

Culture & Lifestyle

Biennale 2022

Impressions from the 59th Biennale d’Arte in Venice: “The Milk of Dreams”

Hellmut Brunn shares his impressions of the 59th Biennale in Venice:'The Milk of Dreams'. The world reknown art exhibition will be on display until…

Tu Felix Austria Nube: NHM Exhibition Celebrates 200 Years Brazil-Austria Relations

Vienna’s Natural History Museum (NHM) celebrates 200 years of Austrian-Brazilian relations with an exceptional exhibition. It all started with a dynastic marriage in 1817,…
Rich and Poor

“rich & poor“ („arm & reich“) at Dom Museum Wien

The current exhibition at the Dom Museum Wien “rich & poor” is devoted to the ever-widening gap between the rich and poor. The spectrum…
Weiler, Blumen auf Ockerhuegel

Max Weiler and the Painting of the Sung Dynasty

Max Weiler is one of the most important Austrian painters of the 20th century. His painting was deeply influenced by the painters of the…


Women's Sports

FINA Bans Transgender Athletes from Women’s Elite Swimming Competitions

FINA’s new policy on who can compete in women’s sports will effectively bar transgender athletes such as Lia Thomas and CeCe Telfer from competing…
LIV Golf

Saudia Arabia’s LIV Golf: Sportswashing Decades of Human Rights Violations

The Saudi government is offering incredible sums of money to the world’s best golfers to join the new LIV (54) Golf tour. Is this…
Beijing Olympics
Asia Pacific

The Beijing 2022 Olympics – Is it Time to Reform the IOC?

The opening of the 2022 Winter Olympics was a splendid spectacle and an impressive display of China’s global soft power. While China and the…
Maria Rauch-Kallat

Interview With Maria Rauch-Kallat, President Of Austria’s Paralympic Committee And Former Minister For The Environment, Women And Health

Maria Rauch-Kallat, a well-known political figure in Austria and pioneer for women’s rights, gave iGlobenews an exclusive interview. She discussed women rights, politics, the…


Angelika Amon

Angelika Amon’s Pioneering Legacy in Biology

Two years have passed since top biologist Angelika Amon passed away on 29 October 2020. Professor Amon was an Austrian scientist who taught at…
Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel’s Peas and Premonitions

This year marks the 200 anniversary of Gregor Mendel who was born on 20 July 1822. Misunderstood during his lifetime, he is today considered…
Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani: Fields Medal Winner and Pioneer in Mathematics

Mathematics was Maryam Mirzakhani’s passion. In 2014, she became the first and only winner of the prestigious Fields Medal, the ‘Nobel Prize’ of mathematics.…
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart’s Historic Solo Transatlantic Flight: 90th Anniversary

Earhart is best known for setting flying records and championing the inclusion of women in aviation. She became the first female pilot to fly…
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