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29 June 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
27 June 2015
After the American Civil War ended in 1865, members of the Confederacy fled to Brazil. Their ancestors still live in the region and continue to fly the Confederate flag.
26 June 2015
"In China, if you have enough money, they don't have to face these problems. They can't survive overseas and come back to cheat their relatives."
23 June 2015
Despite recent elections that swept the one opposition member from parliament, US President Barack Obama is planning a visit to Ethiopia.
17 June 2015
14 June 2015
Cuba's constitution outlaws independent media. But University of Havana professor and GV author Elaine Diaz is taking a risk to try to roll back those restrictions.
13 June 2015
8 June 2015
The Freedom Flotilla III will join an increasingly long list of boats that have attempted to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. Will it succeed this time?
6 June 2015
2 June 2015
Through the efforts of a blogger, popular fairy tales and fables are now available in the Cree language in an attempt to encourage greater literacy in this native language.