The Mort Report: Extra! French Poodle Bites Puffed-Up Yank in the Ass

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The following column by contributing editor Mort Rosenblum is from his regular comment The MortReport. WILD OLIVES, France: -– Just back from America, I lit up the TV to hear a presidential president, in complete English...

Can Hunting be a Viable Conservation Tool? Is it Time to Bite not Ban...

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It is easy to see why at first sight the idea that a rich trophy hunter paying tens of thousands of dollars to shoot an elephant, a lion or an endangered rhino seems in...

Mike DuBose: A photojournalist’s journey

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This article was first published in the Oct/Nov 2017 print and e-edition of Global Geneva magazine. FOR AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER MIKE DUBOSE, a former news agency and newspaper staffer, who was inspired by his father, an...

Saying Goodbye to Afghanistan’s Ghosts and Dreams

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Sitting on the sun-drenched patio of Le Bistro, eating freshly baked croissants, it is hard to think of leaving Afghanistan. This is a country where I have lived for more than...

Peacekeeping: When all seemed lost …

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Monrovia, Liberia, August 5, 2003: General Cobra sat behind a wooden desk, bare but for an elephant carved from rosewood, a porcelain figurine of a bucking bronco, and an abacus. He sported a scarlet...

Afghanistan Today: Is Russia back to old tricks?

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The Red Army suffered a humiliating defeat and retreated from Afghanistan in February, 1989. Now the Kremlin is clawing its way into a diplomatic thicket in which Pakistan, India and Iran are also vying...

Palau: At the Edge of the World

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Just beyond the vibrant coral reefs on the eastern rim of Palau’s island archipelago, the clear blue of the Western Pacific suddenly becomes even bluer, both on the map and in reality, as it...

The Hans Hass Fifty Fathoms Award: Communicating the oceans

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Tear Drop in the Sea - By Gardner Young (a diver) I tell you mate, we all tempt fate when we dive beneath the sea For a man’s a fool, to break the rule, that nature meant...

Rex Tillerson and the ‘Art’ of the Oil Business

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Please subscribe to the Global Geneva Support Community so that we can fund investigative reporting in the public interest. Join us on Twitter @GlobalGVA A rock about the size of a fist sits on the...

Is a legal trade the only way to save Africa’s remaining rhinos?

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The air buzzed with the sound of an electric saw. Next to me a 2,000kg white rhino slumped on the ground.  When the saw fell silent, I was handed a heavy, greyish brown lump...

Libya’s Worsening Turmoil – Bad for Everyone

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Five years ago this February I was among the first foreign journalists to arrive in Benghazi, the city in eastern Libya that had just birthed the uprising that would eventually bring an end to...

Keeping it Family : How Africa’s Corrupt Leaders Stay in Power

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UPDATED 2 November, 2020 Once again, another corrupt African politician - President John Magufuli of Tanzania - has abused his country and people by undermining democracy with allegedly fixing the 28 October 2020 presidential elections...

The Yazidis : Life after Genocide

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Hajji Mirza is from Tel Azar. Now he and his family are condemned to live in a tent in Khanke, a refugee camp with over 16,000 people near Dohuk in northern Iraq. “For 20...

African Leaders Who Abuse Power – A Select List

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YOWERI MUSEVENI UGANDA As with so many African leaders, Museveni started off in 1986 with hope for real change. But now, with corruption widespread, he just can’t leave it. Last February, he embarked on his...