The US president’s move is seen as a direct shot in a brewing trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Source: // // Trump to impose tariffs on $60bn of Chinese imports Advertisements

Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated an online troll farm in St. Petersburg. “That feeling from the Soviet times — I can feel it everywhere,” she tells NPR. Source: // Meet The Activist Who Uncovered The Russian Troll Factory Named In The Mueller Probe

The Middle East doesn’t exactly have a stellar reputation for women’s rights. Women here are often subjected to dehumanising treatment – sometimes banned from travelling, or prevented from attending sports events (let alone taking part). Sometimes women are even airbrushed out of existence. And generally, women in the Middle East are treated as the property […]

The biological fact of menstruation shouldn’t be a barrier to gender equality or stymie women’s and girls’ realization of their human rights. Yet many studies have documented how girls and women are able – or not – to manage their periods have a negative impact on how they are able to exercise and enjoy their […]

Source //: Doha blacklists Qatari, Egyptian, Saudi ‘terrorists’

***Abuse of data of 50 million Facebook users may also have included Israelis – including some 200,000 U.S. voters living in Israel Source: // Israel investigating Facebook over personal data harvested by Cambridge Analytica

A South Korean court issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Lee Myung-bak on corruption charges Thursday, Yonhap news agency reported, days after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors. Source: // Arrest warrant issued for ex-South Korean President Lee over corruption

Israel jails 14-year-old Palestinian – Middle East Monitor – Fourteen-year-old Mahmoud Hatem Abu Ali Ayoub, who is from Jenin refugee camp, was also fined 3,000 shekels ($860) Three foreign international activists were also arrested and taken to the illegal West Bank settlement of Eli in occupied Nablus. The activists had been taking part in solidarity […]

Building a seaport for Gaza would address the dire humanitarian and economic conditions there, as well as security concerns, and would bring Israel and Hamas one step closer to peace. Source: // A Gaza seaport: New ideas for conflict management

Ramaphosa said that it was time that Africa stops relying on foreign currency for its development and trade, adding that this was born of colonial mentality. Source: // Ramaphosa proposes single African currency: AU Summit

Clark was fatally shot on Sunday night after the South Sacramento police responded to a call about an unidentified person breaking car windows nearby. Source: // Police department with troubled history shot at unarmed Stephon Clark 20 times – theGrio

Министерство юстиции 21 марта включило в список «нежелательных» международную неправительственную организацию «Германский фонд Маршалла Соединенных Штатов». Source: // Минюст включил в список «нежелательных» организаций «Германский фонд Маршалла Соединенных Штатов»

The district attorney’s decision not to charge former LAPD Officer Clifford Proctor flies in the face of Chief Charlie Beck’s recommendation. Source: // Jackie Lacey reinforces the dangerous belief that cops are above the law

A mosque frequented by the Turkish community in the German city of Ulm was attacked on Monday. Source: // Mosque in Germany attacked with Molotov bombs

OUSTED despot Robert Mugabe may be about to launch a new political party seize back control of Zimbabwe. Rumblings of a new party have begun to emerge from his losing faction of the ruling Zanu PF … Source: / Robert Mugabe ‘to launch new party in bid to snatch back power in Zimbabwe’ — […]

Hundreds of people gathered outside of the FEMA headquarters in Washington D.C. Tuesday to protest response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Source: // Puerto Ricans rally in Washington D.C. six months after Hurricane Maria

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