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From Alaska to Florida: Americans take to streets against Monsanto and GMOs
25 May 2013 at 3:56pm
Protesters across the US are joining the worldwide rally against biotech giant Monsanto and genetically engineered crops. The mass protest comes shortly after the Senate turned down a bill that wou...
Syrian opposition talks in stalemate as Geneva peace conference looms
25 May 2013 at 1:45pm
Syrian opposition talks in Istanbul have so far failed to unite liberal leaders and Islamists of the Syrian National Council. The opposition risks being unable to present a coherent front at the fo...
French soldier on duty stabbed by man 'of North African origin' in Paris, man...
25 May 2013 at 1:38pm
A French soldier patrolling a business area of western Paris was stabbed in the neck on Saturday by a man who quickly fled the scene and was still being sought, a police source said.
At least 28 dead, 250 wounded in Sunni-Alawite clashes in Tripoli (PHOTOS, VI...
25 May 2013 at 10:41am
At least 28 people were killed and 250 wounded in weeklong clashes between Sunni and Alawite Muslims in Tripoli, Lebanon, according to security officials. The violence is another sign of the Syrian...
16 Pakistani schoolchildren killed in bus blast (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
25 May 2013 at 7:01am
A gas cylinder blast on a Pakistani school bus has killed 16 children and their teacher in the center of the country. The ensuing fire, which injured another seven children, completely destroyed th...
Judge rules office of 'America?s toughest sheriff' racially profiled Latinos
25 May 2013 at 6:46am
A federal judge has ruled that an Arizona sheriff infamous for his tough approach to immigration law enforcement and his office's deputies violated the rights of Latinos by profiling them based on ...
MI5 ?tried to recruit? Woolwich murder suspect
25 May 2013 at 4:45am
UK intelligence service MI5 approached Woolwich killing suspect Michael Adebolajo to offer him a job, a friend of the alleged murderer claimed in a BBC interview. Shortly after his statement, polic...
Suicide bombing strikes near Interior Ministry in southern Russia's Dagestan
25 May 2013 at 4:27am
A suicide bombing struck near a building of the Russian Interior Affairs Ministry in Dagestan, North Caucasus on Saturday, injuring 13 people, including two children, officials said.
Global march challenges Monsanto's dominance: LIVE UPDATES
24 May 2013 at 11:06pm
The March Against Monsanto will see hundreds of thousands in 40 countries unite to challenge biotechnology corporations and protest against genetically modified foods, which despite bans in some co...
Obama 'worse than Nixon' for press freedoms
24 May 2013 at 10:36pm
President Barack Obama is the biggest threat to press freedom, one of the hallmarks of a true democracy, the United States has seen since former President Nixon, according to attorney James Goodale...
Delinquent US student loans hit record high, with over $100 billion past due
24 May 2013 at 9:11pm
The number and value of overdue student loans has reached an all-time high in the US as nearly a third of 20- to 24-year-olds are currently unemployed, according to a report by the Department of Ed...
New York fast-food workers protest Wendy's in latest labor rights demo
24 May 2013 at 8:59pm
Fast-food workers continued demonstrating for better conditions Friday, protesting a Wendy?s shareholder meeting just one week after the New York Attorney General announced an investigation into cl...
FBI killing of man with ties to Tsarnaev: Self-defense or excessive force?
24 May 2013 at 8:03pm
The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of Ibragim Todashev remain murky, and the FBI has little interest in revealing too much information as the suspect?s death might be a case of excess...
In Guantanamo, fine words are no substitute for freedom
24 May 2013 at 7:27pm
When President Obama delivered a major speech on America's drone program and the ongoing existence of the Guantanamo prison, the majority of those most affected by the latter - the prisoners themse...
?Lack of public debate on immigration caused Stockholm riots?
24 May 2013 at 6:03pm
Sweden should put its political correctness aside and start an open debate on immigration as it?s the only way to avoid a repeat of the Stockholm riots, Mishra Mrutyuanjai, Swedish Democrats moveme...
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