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Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned in October 2018 that we have 12 years to keep global temperatures...

In the UK, ‘Megxit’ and Downing Street briefing change put focus on press access

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ILO Statistics on cooperatives

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Statistics on cooperatives are essential to quantify the impact of cooperatives on their members and the economy as a...

Montenegro reporters Živković and Raičević charged with criminal incitement

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Access denied | Crisis Group

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Access denied | Crisis Group icon caret Arrow Down Arrow Left Arrow Right Arrow Up Line Camera icon set icon set Ellipsis icon set Facebook Favorite Globe Hamburger List Mail Map Marker Map Microphone Minus PDF Play Print Search Share Trash Crisiswatch Alerts and Trends...

Investigative journalist Bolot Temirov assaulted in Kyrgyzstan

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How the world sees the U.S. and Trump in 10 charts

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). People around the world have differing assessments of the United States and its president, according to a new Pew...

Montenegro journalist Anđela Đikanović charged with incitement over retracted report

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Combatting Forced Labour in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Thailand’s ratification of the 2014 Protocol to the Forced Labour...

In some EU countries, fewer speak the national language at home

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Not surprisingly, people in the European Union overwhelmingly speak their own country’s national language when they are at home....

European countries with church taxes about as religious as neighbors without

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Church taxes are sometimes cited as one of a number of reasons for the decline in levels of religious...

European Parliament elections: EU views on key issues and institutions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Many Europeans will head to the polls later this month to elect a new European Parliament, the directly elected...

Western Europeans in countries with a church tax support church-state separation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Public support for the separation of church and state is widespread in Western Europe, even in countries that have...

What UK legislators tweeted about during Trump’s state visit

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). U.S. President Donald Trump characteristically took to Twitter during his state visit to the United Kingdom earlier this month,...

People accept Muslims in U.S. and Western Europe, but opinions divided on Islam

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The vast majority of people across 15 countries in Western Europe and in the United States say they would...

How West and East German views compare 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, people in former West and East Germany overwhelmingly say the...

Supporters of European populist parties stand out on key issues

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Europe’s political environment has been rocked in recent years by the emergence of populist parties, many of which sit...

Former East Germany remains economically behind West

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago this week brought far-reaching social and economic changes to communist...

How unemployment rates in the EU relate to economic attitudes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The European Union’s overall unemployment rate is now at its lowest point since before the continent’s financial crisis began....

Americans, Germans are far apart in views of relations in 2019 despite improvement

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Nearly three years into the Trump administration and less than two years until Angela Merkel has said she would...

In Turkey, reporting is a daily struggle

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The ILO’s Centenary Year in Review

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). It was a year of celebration, declarations and reaffirmation at...

CPJ joins call for Kyrgyzstan to ensure safety of journalists covering corruption

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). On a recent morning in Bazar-Korgon,...

Albanian media legislation threatens to restrict online news outlets

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