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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Has the Spanish Government let the separatist cat out of the bag in Barcelona ?

  “We will vote” ‘We will vote” is the cry from the thousands of demonstrators in cities and towns across Catalonia. The Spanish Government reaction? ┬áto send its para military Gaurdia Civil to implement the letter of the constitutional law. … Continue reading

Assad claims another child victim in his assault on the Syrian people.

Maram is pretty little 4-year-old with big brown eyes and a smile that could melt hardest heart. She should be out playing in the sunshine. Happy and carefree, as any four-year-old should be. But here she lies, unable to move, … Continue reading

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Ukraine nation state in the making or wishful thinking?

Ukraine a nation or wishful thinking? What forges a successful nation state? I am left puzzling over this question following my first few ┬ádays in Kiev capital of an increasingly fragile looking country and draw several conclusions. I arrived just … Continue reading

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