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23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
22 November 2014
Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right...
18 November 2014
The Russian government seems to be saying LGBT teens are a threat to each other—that they require the attention of medical professionals, who will explain that being gay precludes bravery.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has placed bluefin tuna on its Red List of endangered species. Japan consumes about a quarter of the world's tuna catch.
14 November 2014
It is hard to underestimate the chilling effect the crackdown on Children-404 might have. The LGBT community is one of the least respected, most maligned groups in Russian society.
10 November 2014
8 November 2014
The two nations are at odds over a set of islands in the East China Sea. Beijing is also angry about Tokyo’s unwillingness to fully recognise its WWII atrocities.
7 November 2014
A comment made on Twitter by a veteran Ekho Moskvy journalist has caused him trouble with the radio station's owners and possibly cost him his job.
6 November 2014
"Whoever has him I'll give them my land in return for my son being brought back alive." Tens of thousands marched for Global Day of Action for Ayotzinapa.
5 November 2014
Those responsible for the Ayotzinapa crimes have been identified as José Luis Abarca and María de los Ángeles Pineda, both of whom were arrested in Mexico City.