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MISNA
MISNA, or the Missionary International Service News Agency, provides daily news ‘from, about and for’ the 'world’s Souths', not just in the geographical sense, since December 1997.
Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos. Photo by Wilson Dias/ABr, Wikipedia Commons.
Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos. Photo by Wilson Dias/ABr, Wikipedia Commons.


Colombia: FARC Step Up Attacks, Peace Process At Risk

Keep this up … and this peace process can end”, stated Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos in a warning to FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) guerrillas after an escalation of attacks. The government has been engaged in a peace process with the guerrilla group for nearly two years in Cuba. “We cannot indefinitely sustain […]

Libya's General Khalefa Haftar. Photo by Magharebia, Wikipedia Commons.
Libya's General Khalefa Haftar. Photo by Magharebia, Wikipedia Commons.


Libya: From Benghazi To Tripol ‘Total Chaos’

“There have been bombings and fighting for two days. A military plane crashed. It has become always more dangerous to circulate. We are living in total fear and chaos. The Filipino nurses here have decided to go and the fact that all foreigners are leaving is a very bad sign”, Father Amado Baranquel told MISNA, […]

China's Zhou Yongkang. Photo by FEMA's Barry Bahler, Wikipedia Commons.
China's Zhou Yongkang. Photo by FEMA's Barry Bahler, Wikipedia Commons.


China: Former Chief Of Internal Security Under Investigation

One of the most powerful men of the People’s Republic of China, former chief of Internal Security Zhou Yongkang is being investigated by the Communist party for “serious violation of discipline”, a terminology used to indicate corruption. Zhou two years ago left the Central Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and […]

Afghanistan
Afghanistan


Afghanistan Government Force Offensive After Taliban Attacks

Afghani security forces launched an offensive in various provinces, after attacks last week against the Kabul airport and Saturday by Taliban against police checkpoints in the Qaysar district, in the northern Faryab province, far from the capital but a strategic area. According to the defence ministry, 31 militants were killed, 15 injured and one captured […]