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Pegasus spyware: How it works, who were the targets

The spyware may have been used by governments across the world to spy on journalists, activists, rival politicians, leaders of other countries among others

Reporters without Borders asks Israel to stop spyware export following Pegasus Project revelations

Several governments have been accused of using the Israeli spyware to snoop on dissidents and journalists in reports published by 17 media organisations worldwide recently

New study reveals only up to 7% of the genome is unique in modern humans

Since the ancient period, modern humans have continued to evolve with changes occurring in their DNA. But the question is how unique are we?

Israeli software Pegasus may have been used to spy on activists, politicians, journalists globally

The revelation was made in a report published by The Guardian and 16 other media organizations on Sunday which is based on the findings of Amnesty International and Paris based Forbidden Stories.

Why is insulin still inaccessible to so many?

Insulin is an essential drug for diabetics. However, 100 years after it was isolated, over half the people who need it do not have adequate access to it. Experts explain why this is the case

Across the globe, health workers push back against informalization, austerity and poor conditions

Doctors have been applauded as heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the working conditions of many physicians, especially junior doctors in the Global South, have been on the decline for years, leading to an increase in discontent and protests

IOM report migrants deaths Deaths of migrants crossing the sea to Europe more than doubled in first half of 2021: IOM 

The International Organization of Migration (IOM), a UN agency, claimed that more than 1,146 people drowned while crossing the sea between January and June this year, in comparison to 513 victims in the same period last year

Cuba has endured and will endure: Roger Waters

Roger Waters and Vijay Prashad talk about Cuba’s iconic history and inspiring actions as a beacon of resistance to imperialism and the example it has provided across the globe

Billionaire space race: Joyride for the ultra rich

Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are engaged in a new space race which has been widely hailed by the media. But is this really about exploration or the mere whims of a few rich men?

SOFI report Hunger In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined

The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat

Richard Lewontin: The pioneering evolutionary biologist

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha and immunologist Satyajit Rath discuss the life and work of Richard Lewontin, the famous evolutionary biologist who busted many myths about race and genetics

What do we know about the Lambda variant?

The Lambda variant, which was first identified in Peru, was declared as a variant of interest by the World Health Organization in June. It has reportedly spread to at least 31 countries

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