About Nigel

Manchester born Nigel Pivaro is a journalist with a special interest in social issues, housing, security and foreign affairs, especially in the Near East and Europe.

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A new low by ISIS as it postures itself against modern society

Islamic Terrorism has plumbed new depths as children and families were targeted by a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena last night. The targeting of such victims highlights that ISIS ¬†and its followers are devoid of a political stance. If … Continue reading

Donetsk Despatch

Fate of Donetsk,city of one million, rests in hands of a 26 year-old commander recruited by social media. All out war and humanitarian disaster looms dangerously close with increasing hardships for residents. By Nigel Pivaro.1st published in Die Zeit 10/7/14 … Continue reading

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Lou Ferrrante A Pheonix rising and reading for good.

The article below is based on a phone interview I conducted with Lou in March 2013, ahead of his TV series on the Discovery Channel. I had met Lou personally ¬†several years earlier in 2009 at Waterstones book store in … Continue reading

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