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Pervez Musharraf: The Pakistani ex-president’s chequered legacy

Al Jazeera 05 Feb 2023
When asked in a 2014 Al Jazeera interview if he had any regrets during his time in leadership, former Pakistan army chief and President Pervez Musharraf emphatically said “not at all” ... proposed, which was at least seriously considered for what it was worth,” she told Al Jazeera.

Many Sri Lankans lament Independence Day pomp amid crisis

Al Jazeera 04 Feb 2023
And at a time like this when you have a celebration that people have heard is costing so many thousands of dollars, they are not happy,” said Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez ... Al Jazeera was not able to independently verify the video.

Dented hubris

The Telegraph India 04 Feb 2023
... Modi’s time in office ... He seemed concerned that India didn’t have “one single [outlet] to compare to Financial Times or Al Jazeera.” “Why can’t you support one media house to become independent and have a global footprint?” asked this born-again champion of media independence.

Iran blames Israel for Isfahan drone attack: What has happened so far?

Indian Express 03 Feb 2023
Fingers point to Israel While the US officially stated that it had no hand in the attack and did not wish to speculate further, The New York Times, Al Jazeera and The Wall Street Journal quoted anonymous US officials saying that Israel was behind the attack ... Not the first time ...

Four Indonesians take Swiss cement giant to court over climate

Al Jazeera 01 Feb 2023
“I was afraid,” Pujianto told Al Jazeera ... Bobi says he joined the case because he is worried no one will be able to live on the island in the future [Peter Yeung/Al Jazeera] The island is now hit by several floods every year and fishermen say their catch has been affected [Peter Yeung/Al Jazeera].

US not interested in pressing Israel amid violence: Experts

Al Jazeera 30 Jan 2023
They don’t give a damn about Palestinian lives,” Bisharat told Al Jazeera ... “The Biden administration policy towards the Middle East in general, and Israel specifically, is premised on maintaining the status quo, and not acknowledging the ways that the status quo is shifting under their feet,” Sheline told Al Jazeera.

Gandhi’s 150-day march is over. But will it revive Congress?

Al Jazeera 30 Jan 2023
And this is the kind of leader that our nation needs,” Sakib told Al Jazeera from the Kashmir valley ... “It is a fight against the attitude of hatred which prevails in our country and not a debate about who would win or lose,” Salman Khurshid, a senior Congress leader, told Al Jazeera.

Back from extinction: Resurrecting the Tasmanian tiger

Al Jazeera 29 Jan 2023
... and the very best thylacine habitat will be well and truly under lock and key, fenced and pastured, and all the rest of it, some of it cemented.” Tasmanian conservationist Nick Mooney has spent his life working in the state’s parks and wildlife services [Mark Dobbin/Al Jazeera].

Senior journalist Sreenivasan Jain resigns from NDTV

The Siasat Daily 28 Jan 2023
“Why can’t you support one media house to become independent and have a global footprint?” In the interview, Adani makes the comment that there isn’t a single news source in India that can be compared to outlets like the Financial Times or Al Jazeera ... “At this time, I don’t want to say anything about my organisation,” Kumar said.

Screening of BBC documentary: Students’ defiance makes headlines across the globe

Kashmir Media Service 27 Jan 2023
New Delhi, Jan 27 (KMS) ... This action against students – and their defiance – has been reported by the international publications including the New York Times, NPR, CBS News, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Fortune, South China Morning Post, Independent, NBC News, Slate and BBC itself ... The first episode of the BBC‘s documentary series India ... China? No.

A US state asked for evidence to ban TikTok. The FBI offered none

Al Jazeera 26 Jan 2023
Al Jazeera obtained the Connecticut state government emails, along with emails from several other state governments, after submitting public records requests with the 50 US states and the District of Columbia ... When contacted by Al Jazeera for comment, Raymond said protecting state networks is an “extremely high priority for us”.

Fighting on two fronts: Zelenskyy battles corruption and Russia

Al Jazeera 26 Jan 2023
“This explosion [of dismissals] is too sudden and systemic at the same time,” Nikolay Mitrokhin, a historian at Germany’s Bremen University, told Al Jazeera ...There are two reasons [for the dismissals] – either ineffectiveness or suspected corruption,” Igar Tyshkevych, a Kyiv-based analyst, told Al Jazeera.

New Zealand's PM is a welcome change from Jacinda Ardern

The Spectator 25 Jan 2023
Probably the nadir of his time politically fronting for much of this chaos was the Kafkaesque case of the pregnant New Zealand Al Jazeera reporter in Afghanistan, Charlotte Bellis, whom the Taliban offered safe haven to after she was repeatedly turned down for giving birth to her child in Ardern’s version of New Kindland.

The Hill’s Morning Report — Pence returned classified documents — now what?

The Hill 25 Jan 2023
Senators on both sides of the aisle were caught off guard Tuesday to learn about Pence’s documents, The Hill’s Al Weaver reports ...Time ... ▪ The New York Times ... Netanyahu, whose relationship with the king was strained when he was last in power, in 2018, committed to maintaining the status quo in Jerusalem (Axios and Al Jazeera).

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