Why are farmers in the Netherlands angry? | protests

From: internal history Dutch farmers say the government’s plans to reduce nitrogen emissions will hurt their livelihoods. Farmers in the Netherlands are blocking roads, burning haystacks and even driving tractors through the streets of The Hague. It’s all a protest against the laws that regulate emissions produced by livestock, but it will have a significant … Read more

What’s behind the rise in COVID-19 cases? | coronavirus pandemic

From: internal history COVID-19 cases are emerging again across the world amid Omicron variant mutations. The Omicron variant dominates the recent surge in global COVID-19 infections. Its two main mutations, known as BA.4 and BA.5, are more difficult to track and resistant to vaccines. The next few months will see an increase in global travel … Read more

Will Tunisia’s new constitution end its political crisis? | Policy

Tunisian President Kais Saied has released a new draft constitution that will give him what some critics have described as “real powers”. He is due to be voted on in a referendum on July 25. If passed, the president will have ultimate authority over the government and the judiciary, and the powers of parliament will … Read more

What’s in store for the Philippines after Marcos’ victory? | Television programs

video duration 24 minutes 50 seconds 24:50 From: internal history Ferdinand Marcos Jr. won the presidency more than 30 years after his father was removed from power. Ferdinand Marcos Junior was sworn in as President of the Philippines. His father was controversial leader Ferdinand Marcos Senior, who was forced out of office in a 1986 … Read more

Will NATO’s new strategic concept work? | NATO

video duration 24 minutes 20 seconds 24:20 From: internal history The Western military alliance has decided to “adopt a fundamental shift in deterrence and defense”. Russia is the most direct and significant threat to peace and security in the Western world. This is NATO’s latest security assessment of Moscow. It was released during a crucial … Read more

What Ms. Marvel mean to the Muslim community? | Television programs

On Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 19:30 GMT:“It’s not really the brunette Jersey City girls who save the world.” Or is it? That’s the question Marvel Studios aims to answer with the debut of its newest superhero, Ms. Marvel, which aired on Disney’s streaming service this month. The television show follows the adventures of Kamala … Read more

Restitution: Art Stolen from Africa – Looting | Arts and Culture

video duration 24 minutes 50 seconds 24:50 From: Featured Documentaries The story of the large-scale looting of African art and artifacts under European colonialism. In the 19th and 20th centuries, European powers colonized the African continent and looted its cultural artifacts on a massive scale. Pieces of great local significance were looted by invading soldiers, … Read more

Is the global climate emergency making South Asia uninhabitable? | Television programs

On Tuesday, June 28 at 19:30 GMT:In northeastern Bangladesh and India, monsoon rains caused some of the worst flooding the region has seen in years. Last week, at least 9.5 million people were affected and more than 100 died in floods, lightning and landslides. Millions remain stranded with little access to food and clean water. … Read more

Can the G7 remain united against President Vladimir Putin? | Russia-Ukraine War

video duration 25 minutes 00 seconds 25:00 From: internal history Leaders of the world’s biggest economies say they will impose more sanctions on Moscow. Four months of war in Ukraine exposed deep divisions in the global order. But the struggle is also highlighting – and testing – some of the oldest and strongest alliances. The … Read more

What’s Behind the US Supreme Court Decision on Abortion? | courts

From: internal history Protests have spread across the US after the Supreme Court struck down a 50-year-old abortion law. The US Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade – a federal ruling that allowed abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It had been the law of the land for nearly 50 years. Immediately … Read more