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17 July 2015
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.
14 April 2015
Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.
28 February 2015
Students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) launched a protest under the name of The New University to demand the democratization of education.
14 February 2015
We humans have been using expressions of hesitation for a long time. Linguists are now noting a shift in usage across a number of Germanic languages from "um" to "uh."
18 July 2014
With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.
31 March 2014
Free Tibet protesters were foiled by Chinese security officials, and a protest urging the US to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions was given prime real estate near the summit.
22 November 2013
While the children of Belgium, The Netherlands and other European countries prepare for the arrival of Saint Nicholas on December 6, the shadow of racism hangs over this tradition.
29 January 2013
With Queen Beatrix of the Nehterlands abidcation from the throne is a cause of celebration and tweets for Argentinians. as Máxima Zorreguieta will be the new Queen Consort of the...
9 January 2013
While European politics has made a favorable move to abolish prostitution as a legalized profession in the old continent, recently in France a couple was convicted to three years in...
3 July 2012
Although the image of Ukraine has not improved with the help of Euro 2012, the "friendly" grassroots initiatives have certainly contributed to improving the experiences of foreign visitors and left...
15 March 2012
14 March 2012
The ratification of the Anti-Counterfeiting Treaty (ACTA) by the European Parliament has been delayed in expectation of an opinion from the European Court of Justice on its conformity with fundamental...
13 March 2012
The Bertelsmann Foundation's FutureChallenges initiative wants to hear about the challenges faced by people all around the world. By making a video and uploading it to their Facebook page, you...
10 May 2011
The European Journalism Centre has launched a three month international blogging competition focusing on water issues called TH!NK5. Bloggers from 40 different countries joined the contest, aiming to win the...
29 January 2011
Dutch-Iranian Zahra Bahrami has been executed in Iran after having been found guilty of drug-related crimes and sentenced to death on 2 January. Zahra Bahrami was arrested on 27 December...
21 January 2011
Today's videos focus on the artisans around the world still making shoes by hand. From Mexico to Japan: we'll take a look at how different shoes, slippers and sandals are...
30 December 2010
The cries of Tunisians, protesting against corruption and joblessness for the past two weeks, is gathering momentum on the World Wide Web. Netizens from around the world are rallying behind...
6 December 2010
Kuwaiti Abdulla Al-Moussawi, "Sayed, The Pearl of Arabia", dubbed as the next Maradona, has been an issue of much controversy on Mark's blog. See how the dream of what could...
20 November 2010
14 October 2010
The European DiasporaSolidaria.org foundation organized a summit for migrant Latin American women in Amsterdam, where they discussed issues such as their rights, the changing nature of families and remittances. LA...