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Syria’s Kurds: The new frontline in confronting Iran and Turkey

Fighters from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) line up during military exercises at a training facility in the northeastern Syrian Kurdish town of Derik, June 1, 2017. ...

Struggles That Make the Land Proud

By Vijay PrashadINDIA, Jan 17 2019 (Tricontinental) Over two days – 8 and 9 January – over 160 million workers went on strike in India. This has been one of the largest general ...

We Are Sorry For The Inconvenience, But This Is A Revolution.

Kerala, 2019. Photo: Sivaprasad Parinhattummuri By Vijay PrashadKERALA, India, Jan 17 2019 (Tricontinental) On 1 January, 5.5 million women formed a 620-kilometre wall across the ...

A Salty Dilemma

A desalination plant. Across 177 countries, there are now 16,000 desalination plants, many of which are concentrated in the Middle East and North Africa where water scarcity is already ...

Why We Should Care about Vulnerable Coastal Communities

Meity Masipuang is a member of an enterprise group in Papusungan village, Lembeh island, Indonesia. Their women’s group purchases fish to smoke and resell. They are participants ...

Honduran Crisis Produces New Caravan

The first caravan of Central American migrants reached the town of Matías Romero in Oaxaca state on November 1, 2018. The Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs estimates that 4,000 ...

Decemberistan redux

By Rafia ZakariaJan 16 2019 (Dawn, Pakistan) It is what happens in Karachi every December and extends sometimes to January or February but hardly ever to March. The sweltering heat ...

Acts of Terror Will Not Undermine Our Resolve

President Kenyatta addresses the Nation on 16 Jan 2019. “I also commend the civilians who looked after one another. For every act of evil that led to injury yesterday, there were ...

Climate Change-Induced Salinity Affecting Soil Across Coastal Bangladesh

In Satkhira, Bangladesh as salinity has spread to freshwater sources, a private water seller fills his 20-litre cans with public water supply to sell in islands. Credit: Manipadma ...

Building Mongolia’s Green Future

January 2018 alone saw temperatures drop to -50 degrees Celsius. This has had vast impacts on Mongolia’s herders. Credit: Michelle Tolson/IPS By Tharanga Yakupitiyage and IPS CorrespondentUNITED ...
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