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    Why the International Day Against Nuclear Tests Is Special This Year
    Aug29

    Why the International Day Against Nuclear Tests Is Special This Year

    The Soviet Union detonated hundreds of nuclear devices over a period of 40 years at the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan—but all of that stopped when the test site closed 25 years ago, on Aug. 29, 1991. Fallout from the mushroom clouds above ground and explosions below ground did severe damage over time on the surrounding populations,...

    Human rights groups sound alarm on secret detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human rights groups sound alarm on secret detentions in Ukraine

    …read more Source: The...

    41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS
    Aug29

    41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS

    The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in July was 529,200 tourists—a 41.9% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to July 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector, issued on Monday, that the low number of tourists who travelled...

    Witness Tampering
    Aug29

    Witness Tampering

    Until she won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich was largely unknown in the English- and Russian-speaking worlds. After beginning her career as a reporter, she has spent the past three decades working at the boundary of journalism and literature. Her books, which she calls “novels in voices,” are based...

    The Morning Vertical, August 29, 2016
    Aug29

    The Morning Vertical, August 29, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Human Rights Activists Condemn Secret Detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human Rights Activists Condemn Secret Detentions in Ukraine

    International rights group are raising the alarm about secret detentions in Ukraine.Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch published a report this summer detailing the use of torture and secret detentions by both the Ukrainian government and the Russia-backed… …read more Source:...

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — International rights group are raising the alarm about secret detentions in Ukraine. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch published a report this summer detailing the use of torture and secret detentions by both the Ukrainian government and the Russia-backed separatist rebels it is fighting in the country’s east. The...

    Ukraine moves Roma families amid village’s rage at murder
    Aug29

    Ukraine moves Roma families amid village’s rage at murder

    Ukraine moves dozens of Roma (Gypsies) out of a village after ethnic Ukrainians attack their homes following the discovery of a girl’s body. …read more Source:...

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine

    International rights group are raising the alarm about secret detentions in Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch published a report this summer detailing the use of torture and secret detentions by both the Ukrainian government and the Russia-backed separatist rebels it is fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: San Francisco...