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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Corporate Gangster: Adani’s Pursuit of Scientists

The Adani conglomerate should be best described as a bloated gangster, promising the earth even as it mines it.  Like other corporate thugs of...

Juggling with the Authoritarians: Donald Trump’s Diplomatic Copy Book

Cue the shots, take the snaps: US President Donald Trump was back entertaining his fetish with firm handshakes proclaiming the making of history in...

UNCTAD Gets New Data Quality Assurance Tool to Boost Global Goals

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is making good on its commitment to evidence-based and results-based approaches to achieving the global...

Facebook says glitches affecting across platforms resolved

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day,...

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: Study

Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies...

UNCTAD’s Report Says Global FDI Still Sliding Downward

For the third consecutive year, the global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) appears to be enjoying a downward slide. It nose-dived by 13 percent in...

Julian Assange and the Scales of Justice: Exceptions, Extraditions and Politics

The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom did his thing, which was little in the way of disagreement.  The superpower has issued a request;...

Madagascar: Upsurge in Women Trafficking Worries UN Agency

A Malagasy woman in the capital of the island nation of Madagascar, off south-eastern Africa recalls: “All I wanted was to go home.”  She is one of...

Defanging the Predators: Oxfam’s Woes

First came the abuses.  Then, the allegations.  Then, the tardy response, with lacings of apologia.  The UK Charity Commission could not have been harsher...

DR Congo: Attacks on Schools Shatter Girls’ Lives, Report Says

In a latest report by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) armed attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo, shattered the lives of...

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