Wikinews interviews Asaf Bartov, Head of Wikimedia Grants Program and Global South Partnerships

Buenos Aires, Argentina ‘ Wikinews interviewed the Wikimedia Foundation’s Asaf Bartov, the Head of Wikimedia Grants Program and Global South Partnerships, at the Fourth Ibercoop ‘ Ibero-American Wikimedia Summit; where, hosted by Wikimedia Argentina, a cooperative group of wiki contributors … Continue reading

Chantel McGregor: Live at Edinburgh’s ‘The Caves’

Supporting Chantel were local, self-styled “Rootsy/Country/Soul” three-piece The Rising Souls. Despite The Caves ‘ which local lore claims is haunted ‘ being buried in the city’s Cowgate, their percussionist was playing a Cajón; often-seen in the city as musicians try … Continue reading

Laurent Lamothe resigns as Haitian PM

Laurent Lamothe on Saturday announced his resignation as Prime Minister of Haiti amid political paralysis and anti-regime protests. Lamothe’s resignation had been recommended on Friday by a commission set up by President Michel Martelly. Martelly appointed Lamothe in 2011, the … Continue reading

Palestinian Authority accepted as observer state in ICC

On Monday, the Palestinian National Authority (PA) was granted the status of an Observer State in the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. This decision promotes the PA toward permanent membership in the court, and helps establish the PA’s … Continue reading

Senate publish report on CIA torture and misinformation

A report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday concluded that the CIA misinformed the White House and Congress about its imprisonment and interrogation of suspected terrorists. The committee released an executive summary today ahead of its full 6,000-page report. … Continue reading