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    Amnesty International Report Chronicles ‘Catastrophic’ Year
    Feb25

    Amnesty International Report Chronicles ‘Catastrophic’ Year

    The year 2014 was a “catastrophic” one for millions of people around the world, a human rights watchdog group said Wednesday. Amnesty International released its annual report accusing world governments of failing to protect civilians from violence by states and armed groups, and calling the global response “shameful and...

    Monitors of Ukraine Conflict Seek Help
    Feb25

    Monitors of Ukraine Conflict Seek Help

    Those in charge of the United Nations-mandated monitoring say more drones, radar systems and access to key areas are needed. …read more Source: The New York...

    Now is Not the Time to Give Up on Russia
    Feb25

    Now is Not the Time to Give Up on Russia

    LONDON–For a self-professed Christian who has long used the dangling cross he wears around his neck as a tool to define his public persona, it comes as little surprise that Russian President Vladimir Putin would make such a public showing out of his belief in original sin. But, it turns out that the version of original sin that Putin likes...

    John Pilger: Venezuela’s Struggle Against “a Common Enemy”
    Feb25

    John Pilger: Venezuela’s Struggle Against “a Common Enemy”

    Photo by Jorge Paparoni With a “slow-motion coup” underway in Venezuela, John Pilger is interviewed for Telesur, the Latin American TV network, by Mike Albert. Mike Albert: Why would the US want Venezuela’s government overthrown? John Pilger: There are straightforward principles and dynamics at work here. Washington wants to get rid of the...

    Amnesty International: Illegal weapons, including cluster bombs, have been used in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Amnesty International: Illegal weapons, including cluster bombs, have been used in Ukraine

    Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. …read more Source: FOX...

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses
    Feb25

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses

    Amnesty International (AI) says 2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence, and condemned what it called a “shameful and ineffective” global response to conflict and abuses by governments and armed groups. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said Wednesday while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. “Taking into account everything we understand for now, we think that they (cluster bombs) were used by both sides,” the...

    Russia Lays Groundwork for New Gas Pipeline in Europe
    Feb25

    Russia Lays Groundwork for New Gas Pipeline in Europe

    Thwarted in one attempt to build a gas pipeline to southeast Europe, the Kremlin is working with a small circle of allies to lay the groundwork for an alternative that would help it maintain leverage in its rivalry with the West. Russia last year aborted South Stream, a $40 billion pipeline that was to have passed under the Black Sea and via...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — Amnesty International says illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine.The organization’s senior director for… …read more Source:...

    Hungary’s Green Minister
    Feb25

    Hungary’s Green Minister

    When I first met Zoltan Illes in 1990, he was 29 years old and in his first month as the youngest state secretary in modern Hungarian history, working in the ministry of environment. He granted me quite a long interview and was unusually frank not only about the environmental situation in the country but also about the challenges he faced in his...