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Israeli Navy Sinks Palestinian Fishing Boat In Gaza, Kidnaps 4 Fishermen
World  (tags: Gaza, fishermen, Fishing Boat, harassment-arrests of Gazan fishermen, Israel breaks truce 2014, kidnapped, BDS, arson, live ammunition, Israeli Aggression, media, middle-east, news, terrorism, world, usa, violence, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - imemc.org
A Palestinian fishing boat drowned, on Monday evening, after Israeli navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition at it in Palestinian waters, west of Gaza city. The soldiers also kidnapped four fishermen.
OP-ED: After Abdullah: Can Saudi Arabia Reform Before It Is Too Late?
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, world, SAudiArabia, reforms, government, society, news, interesting )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Treading water is not an option. Saudi Arabia is one of the more dynamic societies in the world, beset with rapid population growth and severe class, sectarian and regional tensions.
Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Survivors Mark Camp Liberation
World  (tags: world, politics, Auschwitz, never forget!, anti-Semitism, genocide, humanrights, society, death, crime )

Cal
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
Anti-Austerity Syriza Party Sweeps to Election Victory in Greece
World  (tags: Europe, government, Greece, Greece Austerity, humans, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Ben
- 2 days ago - smh.com.au
Athens, 26JAN2015: Greece's leftwing Syriza looks set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives in Sunday's national elections.
RTA Working to Help Stop Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 2 days ago - wkyc.com
CLEVELAND -- The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is helping to stop human trafficking, and they're encouraging riders to be on the lookout for the signs as well.
Stop Boko Haram's Reign of Terror
World  (tags: Boko Haram, Muslims, Islam, protection, africa, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, terrorism, terrorists, UnitedNations, violence, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Boko Haram just used a 10-year-old girl as a bomb-detonator right after massacring up to 2,000 people. There is a reign of terror in Northern Nigeria.
Boko Haram Crisis: Militants Attack Key City of Maiduguri
World  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Boko Haram, africa, conflict, crime, death, freedoms, society, terrorism, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have launched an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria. Fierce fighting was reported on the outskirts. The military is carrying out air strikes, and a curfew is in place.
Greece's First Radical Left Prime Minister Sworn in
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, Greece )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Tieless and eschewing the traditional religious swearing-in ceremony, but with a surprise coalition deal in the bag and a sanguine international reception, radical left leader Alexis Tsipras took over Monday as austerity-wracked Greece's new prime ministe
Human Trafficking Advocates Stand Up for Silent Victims (Photos/Video)
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 4 days ago - yakimaherald.com
Barbara Justis says she was taken from her home at the age of 5 and sold for sex until she was 22. Now 46 and living in Yakima, Justis says the healing only began in recent years.
12 Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup
World  (tags: freedoms, ethics, humans, society, safety, corruption, rights, government, illness, food, health, prevention, protection, disease, diet, humans, risks, safety, GeneticEngineering, world, usa, africa, asia, europe, society )

Kevin
- 5 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
The article suggests ways to fight GMOs, while the image I included suggests where the protests should really occur.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, usa, Saudi Arabia )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.
Doomsday Clock Moves Two Minutes Closer to Midnight - CBS News
World  (tags: World, Scientists, Doomsday Clock, Climate Change, Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Weapons, Toxic Waste, Humans, Life, Ethics, News )

Victoria
- 6 days ago - cbsnews.com
The Doomsday Clock, a metaphor for the dangers faced by the world, was pushed ahead by two minutes over concerns about worsening climate change and the world's failure to reduce nuclear weapons, a trans-Atlantic group of prominent scientists announced.
Palestinian Stabs 12 on Tel Aviv Bus
World  (tags: conflict, crime, death, humans, israel, news, society, terrorism, violence, world )

Ben
- 7 days ago - smh.com.au
Tel Aviv: A knife-wielding Palestinian has attacked passengers on a bus in Tel Aviv, wounding 12 people before being shot in the leg by a passing prison officer, Israeli police say. The attacker was taken to hospital.
U.S.-Cuban Officials Meet In Cuba To Re-Establish Relations
World  (tags: US-CUba relations, diplomacy, normalization of relations, world, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 7 days ago - npr.org
Diplomats are in Cuba this week for talks with high-level representatives from the communist government. The talks, which begin Wednesday, are the first official discussions in decades.
The Afghan Girls Raised as Boys
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, middle-east, Bacha posh )

Rose
- 8 days ago - theguardian.com
In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the 'bacha posh' are expected to to switch back
 

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