Eurasia Review

Eurasia Review is an independent Journal and Think Tank that provides a venue for analysts and experts to disseminate content on a wide-range of subjects that are often overlooked or under-represented by Western dominated media.

Despite the combined Eurasia and Afro-Asia areas containing over 70% of the world’s population, analysis and news continues to be dominated by a U.S. slant, and that is where Eurasia Review enters the picture by providing alternative, in-depth perspectives on current events.

Spain
Spain


Spain: Man Crashes Car Into PP’s Madrid Headquarters

Early Friday a Spanish man who was distraught over his financial situation intentionally crashed his car loaded with combustibles into the Madrid headquarters of the Partido Popular (PP), the ruling Spanish party of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Despite the driver being able to crash his car into the main entrance of the PP headquarters, the […]

Syria
Syria


Spain Condemns Killings In Deir Ez-Zor, Syria

The Spanish government condemned Friday the killings carried out by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (DAESH in Arabic) in the province of Deir ez-Zor, eastern Syria, which have come to light following the discovery of mass graves containing the bodies of over 200 civilian members of the al-Sheitat tribe. In a […]

Tsunami travel time map for the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Graphic credit: NOAA.
Tsunami travel time map for the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Graphic credit: NOAA.


Ten Years After Indian Ocean Tsunami: Walking Last Mile Together On Early Warning – OpEd

By Dr Shamshad Akhtar with Ministers from India, Indonesia, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand* On 26 December 2004, the world experienced one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded. A 9.1 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a massive tsunami that directly affected fourteen countries in Asia and Africa. The […]

Pope Francis. Photo by Jeffrey Bruno, Wikipedia Commons.
Pope Francis. Photo by Jeffrey Bruno, Wikipedia Commons.


Sri Lanka: Candidates Promise No Election Violence During Pope’s Visit

Church officials say they have received vows from the opposition candidate and the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa that the results of next month’s presidential election will be accepted without protests or post-election violence. “Both [opposition and incumbent] candidates assured the bishops that they can control election violence before and after the election,” said Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith […]

Belarus
Belarus


US State Department Calls For Belarus To Release Political Prisoners

The US State Department on Thursday reiterated a call for Belarus to release political prisoners. “It has been four years since the Belarusian Government launched a repressive crackdown on civil society, independent media, and the democratic opposition,” said Jen Psaki US State Department spokesperson in a statement, adding, “We remember those who remain wrongly imprisoned […]