Tag Archives: Political geography

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

17Mar/17

Texting your smart home appliances

A Singapore firm working with the big tech companies and manufacturers has come up with a service that allows people to text their household appliances. Sara Hemrajani reports. Continue reading

08Mar/17

How to protect your personal data from U.S. border officers

Businesspeople and journalists have long been paranoid about protecting their personal data when visiting countries like China and Russia. But now travelers to the U.S. are reporting increasingly invasive behavior by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
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01Oct/15

Immigrants appeal to Hungarians’ hearts via their stomachs

Ten Budapest restaurants showcase migrants’ national dishes in a bid to encourage tolerance.

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10Sep/15

Migrants face rain, police aggression at Greek-Macedonian border

Macedonian police use batons against migrants gathered at the border with Greece.

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16Aug/15

Hungary set to complete first phase of border fence with Serbia

Construction work is drawing to a close on the first phase of the border fence with Serbia, according to the Hungarian government.

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31Jul/15

Zimbabwe wants lion-killer Palmer to face charges

(DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY OXFORD UNIVERSITY / REUTERS) – Zimbabwe’s environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says she wants Dr Walter Palmer brought back to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing Cecil — Zimbabwe’s celebrated lion.
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13Jul/15

Many Greeks angry at Germany for terms of bailout deal

Greeks in Athens rage against Germany, blaming Berlin for the tough terms their government accepted to secure an agreement to negotiate a third Greek bailout.
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09Jul/15

Former FIFA VP Warner appears in court

Jack Warner, the former head of the Americas regional soccer body appears in court to fight extradition to the U.S. on corruption charges.

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