In Memoriam

Killing of Palestinian Journalist

By Emad Hajjaj, 10 May 2022

Events

Information Session & Academic Discussion,
Vienna Diplomatic Academy, 26 April 2022

Recent Articles

Economic / Financial

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 inexperienced organizers able to take on…
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 experiment, trouble could be brewing on…
Economic/Financial

Erdoganomics 101: Less Is More

In efforts to make Turkey’s economy more competitive at home and in export markets, President Erdoğan is devaluing the lira and is practicing unorthodox monetary and banking policies, which makes…

Environment

Japan v. its neighbors
Environment

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. The impact on marine life is…
Farmers for Future
Environment

Will the EU’s CAP Reform Remain Green?

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is responsible for one-third of the annual EU budget. Member States had previously agreed on a reform focussing on sustainable farming practices. The Ukraine…
Kelp Forest, Chile
Environment

Chile’s Balancing Act Between Capitalism and Conservation

Chile has turned a new leaf. Instead of focusing on economic expansion at all costs, the government is advocating sustainable economic growth. Today environmental protection and the interests of indigenous…

In The News

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 will increase the number of women…
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 Sung dynasty (960–1279). It is no…
Spain Digital Divide
Europe

Old, But Not Dumb: Retiree Fights Over-Digitalization

While the world is rapidly modernizing and digitalizing, many people, especially senior citizens, feel left behind by the ever-increasing portion of society moving online. However, in Spain, a country with…

Political

LAC Business Summit
China

Chinese-Latin American Relations – Only Upside?

This past decade has seen a rising power to challenge U.S. global hegemony. While Chinese investments in Latin America have certainly increased drastically during this period, a closer look into…
Ethiopia's Civil War
Africa

Ethiopia’s Civil War: New Report on Sexual Violence and Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region

While the media has been largely barred from Ethiopia and prevented from documenting the ongoing civil war, a new report presents evidence of sexual violence, ethnic cleansing, and other atrocities.…
Yemen
MENA

Yemen’s Forgotten War

Ramadan marks the beginning of the UN-brokered truce between the warring parties in Yemen. After seven years of war in Yemen that has directly or indirectly killed hundreds of thousands…

Science / Technology

EU Digital Services Act
Europe

Can the EU Digital Services Act Succeed in Controlling Big Tech and Protecting Consumer Rights?

The EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA) will contain new rules for online service providers with the aim of making the internet a safer place for users. How will the DSA…
PEGASUS
Austria

PEGASUS –The First Nanosatellite Exclusively Developed in Austria

PEGASUS, a nanosatellite developed by Austrian scientists at the Aerospace Engineering Programme of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt and by FOTEC, a subsidiary research company of the University.…
Hedy Lamarr
Austria

Hedy Lamarr – Hollywood Star and the ‘Mother of WiFi’

Hedy Lamarr, the glamorous silver screen legend of the 1930s and 1940s, was not just a pretty face - she was a genius and, she was Austrian. Her frequency hopping…

Security

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 sanctions, NATO, and what goals President…
World Trade Center in 1991
Global

Interview with Terrorism Expert Professor Nicolas Stockhammer: Balancing Security and Freedom

Internationally recognized expert on terrorism and extremism Professor Nicolas Stockhammer gave iGlobenews an exclusive interview. Terrorism needs to be dealt with on a multinational basis to preserve freedom and security.…
Russia & CIS

Turkey And Armenia – Perspectives For A New Start?

The 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan at the end of 2020 has triggered a range of diplomatic activities.Most importantly, it has motivated Armenia to launch a new peace initiative…