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By Daryl Cagle, 21 September 2022

Current Affairs

Kenya’s Supreme Court Confirms Election of William Ruto: What this means for Kenya and Africa

On 5 September Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld William Ruto as the winner of the presidential election. He faces the great task of …

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 Russia have cut the supply of  …

The Geopolitical Undertones of Biden’s New Africa Strategy

US’ geopolitical rivalry on the African continent, particularly when it comes to China and Russia is clearly visible in Biden’s new much-anticipated Africa strategy.

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Social

iRobot
Global

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
Austria

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…
Biruta - Patel
Africa

UK-Rwanda MoU: Reversing the Flow ‘Out of Africa’

The UK is likely to challenge the European Court of Human Rights ruling which halted the first flight to Rwanda. The next flight to…

Political

Shireen Abu Akleh
MENA

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…
US New Africa Strategy
Africa

The Geopolitical Undertones of Biden’s New Africa Strategy

US' geopolitical rivalry on the African continent, particularly when it comes to China and Russia is clearly visible in Biden’s new much-anticipated Africa strategy.…
Vineyard
Political

Migrants Unwelcome on Martha’s Vineyard: “NIMVY”

The crisis at the southern border of the US has largely been ignored by MSM and the Biden administration until the Governors of Texas…

Pioneers

Gregor Mendel
Europe

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
MENA

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
Pioneers

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…

Economic / Financial

Electricity and Gas
Economic/Financial

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…
Economic/Financial

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
Economic/Financial

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

VBC Austria
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
Global

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
Global

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…

Environment

Water Crisis in Latin America
Environment

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
Environment

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…
Orcas
China

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.…

Health

Health

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
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
Health

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…

Sports

Women's Sports
Global

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
MENA

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
NE Asia

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…

Security

Nuclear Sharing
Europe

Nuclear Sharing and Other Challenges for the 2022 NPT Review Conference

The 2022 NPT Review Conference is set to take place at the UN in New York on August 1-26. If any progress is to…
China-Pakistan
China

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Geopolitical Implications of Deadly Terrorist Attack in Karachi

The terrorist attack which killed four people near Karachi’s University’s Confucius Institute overshadows China-Pakistan relations. Three Chinese teachers were killed. China has invested USD…
Russia & CIS

Professor Gerhard Mangott’s Critical Insights into the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Professor Gerhard Mangott gave iGlobenews an exclusive interview to discuss the current Russia-Ukraine war, the possibility of a nuclear escalation, global implications of US/EU…

Culture & Lifestyle

Rich and Poor
Austria

“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
Austria

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…
Lumagica Innsbruck
Austria

LUMAGICA: Magical Winter Wonderland in Innsbruck’s Imperial Gardens

During the holiday season LUMAGICA’s magical light display transformed Innsbruck’s historic Hofgarten. The Imperial Gardens’ 600-year history was incorporated into many of the luminous…

Education

Austria

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
Austria

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
Austria

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…
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