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Billboards across Geneva call for attention to Pakistan’s Cultural Genocide of the Pashtun People

A number of  billboards around Geneva now highlight an upcoming exposition on the genocide of the Pashtun people in Pakistan. The exposition, which will be held on the 17th and 27th of September at Geneva’s Hall Bungener, is part of a movement to elevate the voices of Pashtun people. Specifically, Pashtuns are urging the UN […]

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“Freedom for Balochistan will Not be Denied”: Baloch Human Rights Council

The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) organized a conference at the “Save the Baloch” pavilion the UN Office of Geneva. The campaign is a push by rights activists to garner greater international awareness for the near-extermination of the people of Balochistan. Pakistan occupied Baloch lands in 1948 and crafted a religious state, imposing alien cultural […]

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Heatstroke kills two in Japan post-typhoon blackout

Heatstroke has killed two people in Japan, officials said Wednesday, as nearly half a million homes struggled with electricity outages after a powerful typhoon battered Tokyo and the surrounding area. A 93-year-old woman and a 65-year-old man were found unconscious at their respective homes on Tuesday and were later confirmed dead by doctors, an official […]

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Robert Frank, photographer of America’s underbelly, dead at 94

Robert Frank, a trailblazing documentary photographer whose raw, piercing aesthetic placed him among the 20th century’s greats, has died, according to his gallery. He was 94 yearsold. The Swiss-born photographer rose to fame with the publication of his landmark book “The Americans,” an unflinching look at US society that proved hugely influential. A spokesperson from […]

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New iPhones woo users to Apple television and games

Apple on Tuesday played to its strengths with powerful new iPhone and iPad models able to serve as stages for its new game and television services. The Silicon Valley titan added into the mix a new-generation Apple Watch that can tell when a place it getting too noisy or help point wearers in the right […]

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Bolsonaro’s scorched earth diplomacy could cost Brazil

Offending French, German, Norwegian and UN leaders along the way, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has embarked on a diplomatic scorched earth policy that is fueling concern over potential long-term damage to Brazil’s global relations. The far-right head of state has made a habit of speaking undiplomatically, wading into disputes with foreign leaders particularly when it […]

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US seeks to privatize mortgage giants a decade after market meltdown

A decade after the mortgage bubble burst sparking the Great Recession, President Donald Trump wants to privatize two financial linchpins of the multi-trillion-dollar American housing sector. In Senate testimony on Tuesday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out the administration’s reform plans for housing finance, including the government-sponsored enterprises known as Fannie Mae and Freddie […]

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Southgate demands even more from ‘devastating’ England

England manager Gareth Southgate insists his side must improve on “obvious” defensive errors after being bailed out by another devastating attacking display in a thrilling 5-3 win over Kosovo in Southampton. Jadon Sancho scored his first international goals and Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling were also on target as Southgate’s men took their tally to […]

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France ease past Andorra as Griezmann misses from spot again

Another goal from Kingsley Coman set France on their way to a 3-0 victory over Andorra in their Euro 2020 qualifying clash at the Stade de France on Tuesday as Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty for his country for the second game running. Coman had scored twice in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Albania at the […]

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Australia aim to finish Ashes mission with series win against England

Australia head to the Oval hungry to win their first Ashes series in England since 2001 as the peerless Steve Smith seeks to inflict further pain on the hosts. Tim Paine’s men finally saw off stubborn England at Old Trafford on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-Test series with just one match […]