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Israel to Build Anti-Tunnel Sensor Network Along Lebanon Border

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Israel’s military announced on Sunday the start of construction of an underground network of sensors along the Lebanese frontier...

Lawyer Mishi Choudhury on what India shutdowns ruling means for journalists

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Gaza Balloon Laden With Explosives Detonates in Southern Israel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). A balloon laden with explosives was launched into southern Israel from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Thursday and detonated. The...

The 70-Year Old US-South Korea Alliance in Danger – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Some argue that the South Korea-US alliance is deteriorating. They cite the North Korean nuclear situation, disputes over the...

After Call With Putin, Netanyahu Exudes ‘Optimism’ About Potential Release of Israeli-American Woman Jailed...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed “optimism” about obtaining the release of a young Israeli-American woman imprisoned in Russia...

India’s New Citizenship Law Shakes Northeastern State – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). In the wake of the January 10 Indian parliament’s approval of the Citizenship Amendment Act, which purportedly offers expedited...

New Right, National Union Agree to Joint Run in Elections

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). JNS.org – Israel’s New Right and National Union parties announced on Tuesday that they will be running together in...

Islamic Assault on Malaysia’s Higher Education – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). When Maszlee Malik handed back Malaysia’s education port portfolio after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed fired him abruptly on January...

Export of Israeli Natural Gas to Egypt Gets Underway

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). JNS.org – In a historic first, Israel began exporting natural gas to Egypt on Wednesday according to the terms...

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Data Shows 192,000 Survivors Living in Israel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Ahead of next week’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel’s Holocaust Survivors’ Rights Authority at the Ministry of Finance released...

Foreign Envoy Visit Brings no Relief – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Five months after Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government overturned 70 years of history by canceling the special status of...

Philippines volcano: UN aid operation in place as thousands told to flee

The UN is concerned over warnings issued by Philippines’ authorities that volcanic eruptions on the country’s most populous island could last “days, months or even years”.  Source of original article: United Nations...

Billionaire Len Blavatnik Aims for the Moon With $1 Million SpaceIL Grant

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). CTech – Billionaire businessman Len Blavatnik has given a $1 million grant to SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit organization behind...

Who Accepts Bitcoin Payments in 2020? – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that uses cryptography for security and anti-counterfeiting measures. It is not controlled...

In the Race for Autonomous Vehicles, Israel’s Mobileye Looks to China

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). CTech – For automotive chip developer Mobileye, the road to private autonomous vehicles goes through becoming a MaaS (mobility...

Israeli PM Netanyahu Calls for Snapback Sanctions on Tehran Regime, as Europe Triggers Iran...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Two top Israeli leaders, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and ex-IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, called for further sanctions...

Plastic Will Slowly Be Replaced by Apps, Says Mastercard Israel CEO

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). CTech – Will credit cards eventually disappear? That was the question discussed Monday in a panel hosted by Calcalist...

UN Women and ILO strengthen support to women migrant workers experiencing gender-based violence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Indonesian migrant workers take a language course before being sent abroad To commemorate ‘16 Days of Activism’ against Gender-based Violence,...

Curing Malaysia’s National Psychosis – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). With the Year of the Rat approaching on January 25 to be celebrated not by just Malaysia’s Chinese but...

Closing the gap in skills development through the acceleration of digital and e-learning programmes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). JAKARTA (Joint Press Release) – The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an...

ILO to launch new report on global employment and social trends

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The Population Bomb has Dropped – Asia Sentinel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). In 1968, Stanford University Professor Paul Ehrlich and his book The Population Bomb were ridiculed for predicting worldwide famine due to...

Israel’s Weakened Left-Wing Parties Merge Ahead of March Election

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Israel’s left-wing parties said on Monday they would join forces ahead of a March 2 national election to regain...

Israel Develops New Lightweight Armor-Piercing Missile

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Israel has developed a new lightweight armor-piercing missile that can be shoulder-mounted and used by infantry forces. According to the...