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Sri Lanka Disregards Human Rights Abuse Issues in Own Report

The Sri Lankan government report by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission does not take into account the worst abuses perpetrated by government forces and does not advance accountability for the people victimized by Sri Lanka′s civil armed conflict, said… Continue Reading →

Amanda Knox Freed from Jail

News from Perugia, a small Italian town, shocked the world as reports of a misterious murder began to surface. Meredith Kercher, an exchange student from the United Kingdom, had been brutally murdered under suspicious circumstances. The case generated buzz among… Continue Reading →

Stark Deterioration of Democracy: Ukraine Still at the Crossroads

The relationship between the European Union and Ukraine was for a long period of time mostly shaped by the European Neighborhood Policy. Between 2009 and 2011, an Association agreement was negotiated. This agreement aims at economic integration, including a deep… Continue Reading →

How Will Russia Save Its Identity and Sovereignty?

Konstantin Zavinovsky: “Russia could risks losing its sovereignty and identity in result of protests.” Russia could face losing a hard earned identity, destabilization and come out a weakened country if ‘outside supported’ protests should continue says ‘Geopolitics’ editor Zavinovsky. Last December,… Continue Reading →

Missing Schoolgirl Escapes to France with Married Math Teacher

15-year-old British schoolgirl Megan Stammers, reported missing on 21 September, was located by French authorities this Friday strolling arm in arm with lover Jeremy Forrest, her 30-year-old married math teacher. The unwitting pair were traipsing the Rue Sainte-Catherine, Bordeaux′s prime… Continue Reading →

Royal Baby To Be Prince or Princess of Cambridge

The eagerly awaited first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) has not even been born yet, but Buckingham Palace has announced that it will be known as €˜His/Her Royal Highness the Prince/Princess… Continue Reading →

Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Makes Inspirational Donation

Korea’s oldest surviving former sex slave to Japanese soldiers–known as “comfort women”–recently donated her savings to destitute young girls, touching many Koreans’ hearts. Kim Bok-duek, one of the victims of Japanese sex slavery during World War II, has decided to… Continue Reading →

Ecuador Communities Target Chevron’s Secret Investor Arbitration

Indigenous rainforest communities from Ecuador who recently won an $18 billion judgment against Chevron for environmental damage have filed suit  before a renowned international human rights court seeking an order that would prevent the oil giant from using a secret arbitration to violate their legal… Continue Reading →

‘Dialogue for Action Africa’ Dedicated to Women Empowerment

New York, U.S.A. – Experts and speakers dedicated to the empowerment of African women will gather in Libreville, Gabon. The Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women, in association with Mrs. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, the first lady of Gabon, will be hosting… Continue Reading →

South Korea Cracks Down on Chinese-made Human Flesh Capsules

South Korea has strengthened customs inspections due to the smuggling of Chinese-made capsules filled with powdered human flesh. Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) announced that the capsules found by Korea Customs Service (KCS) in May contained dried fetuses and… Continue Reading →

Deadly Earthquake Hits Italy, 17 Confirmed Dead

A deadly earthquake hit northern Italy on Tuesday, May 29,  just nine days after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake killed seven and left thousands of residents living in tents, cars and shelters. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook up the Emilia Romagna… Continue Reading →

Putin Has Majority of Russian Voters′ Support, Poll Says

A recent poll by the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre shows that despite protests ahead of the Russian presidential elections in March, Putin retains overwhelming popularity amongst the voters. According to the quantitative study released in January, 52 percent of… Continue Reading →

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