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Crimeans Vote on Union With Russia as Troops Build Up Rapidly By Mike Collett-White and Ronald Popeski of Reuters
World  (tags: Crimean vote, Russian troops, lega referendum?, conflict, politics )

Nancy
- 34 days ago - news.msn.com
At the United Nations Russia vetoed on Saturday the draft resolution drawn up by the United States which called on "all states, international organizations and specialized agencies not to recognize any alteration of the status of Crimea on the basis of...
Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 34 days ago - opposingviews.com
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
Ukraine Cobbles Together An Army as Fears of a Russian Invasion Grow
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, military, Russia, government, news, society, conflict )

Cal
- 34 days ago - globalpost.com
Ukraine really needs an answer to the Russian military amassing just over its border.
Beyond Ukraine: Russia's Imperial Mess
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Russia, Ukraine, Crimea, news, government, conflict )

Cal
- 35 days ago - spiegel.de
Russia's occupation of Crimea has violated international law and created a new crisis among world leaders. Now the EU and the US are fighting over the best means to address Russia's reawakened expansionary ambitions.
G7 Urges Russia to Back Away From Crimea
World  (tags: world, EU, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, G7, politics, violence, society, europe, conflict, government )

Cal
- 37 days ago - macleans.ca
The group of countries released a statement saying Russia should open talks with Ukraine
Neo-Nazi Threat in New Ukraine: Watch BBC NEWSNIGHT VIDEO
World  (tags: Ukraine, Kiev, uprising, revolution, putsch, "Euromaidan", Svoboda, Right Sector, Nationalists, Neonazis, C14, Media spin, conflict, Crimea )

Angelika
- 38 days ago - youtube.com
The troubling racist element of the "inspiring" Ukrainian uprising has been mostly airbrushed from the U.S. media's narrative, but more honest sources of news have reported this disturbing reality. For instance, watch this report from the BBC
Israel Intercepts Ship With Weapons Headed to Gaza
World  (tags: politics, world, society, conflict, violence, israel, iran, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 43 days ago - cnn.com
The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.
Why Much Of What You'Ve Read About Ukraine Isn't Quite Right, As Explained By Ukrainians
World  (tags: Ukraine, Russia, people, politics, freedoms, rights, government, violence, conflict, ethics )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - thinkprogress.org
With all of the speculation regarding Russia's motives and endless posturing over what's in Ukraine's best interest, the perspectives of those that matter most, actual Ukrainians, seem to get lost along the way.
Russian Markets Plunge as Putin Tightens Crimea Grip
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', russia, Putin, conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, media, politics, society, violence )

Kit
- 47 days ago - reuters.com
Russia paid a financial price on Monday for its military intervention in neighboring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the rouble plunging as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.
OP-ED: There Are Encouraging Signs That Some Arab Views of Israel Are Changing
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, israel, society, ARABSTREET, POLLS, OP-ED, conflict, interesting )

Cal
- 47 days ago - globalpost.com
Public sentiment is softening and the power of Israel's military and high-tech capacity is recognized throughout region.
TAKE ACTION NOW! European Union, Catherine Ashton, Herman Van Rompuy: Act on Ukraine. Immediately!
World  (tags: world, politics, news, invasion of Ukraine, russia, humanrights, conflict, violence, war )

Cal
- 48 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the citizens of European Union and the closest neighbours of the Russian Federation request immediate EU foreign policy makers consultations on the situation in Ukraine.
PUTIN ESCALATES IN CRIMEA
World  (tags: military intervention, Russia, Ukraine, crimea, military force, world, violence, politics, europe, news, conflict )

Cal
- 49 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Russia's upper house of parliament on Saturday approved a proposal by President Vladimir Putin to deploy Russian armed forces in Ukraine's Crimea region.
Syria: Islamists Force Christians to Submit to Islam or Die, According to Quranic Law
World  (tags: Syria, Islamists, Qur'an, Jizya, Christians, Churches, Intolerance, humanrights, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, death, freedoms )

Rob and J
- 49 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Christians were given three options: convert to Islam; remain Christian but pledge submission to Islam; or "face the sword." They opted for the second of those choices, known as dhimmitude & pay non-Muslim tax, remove crosses & no public worship etc .
Tensions Over Ukraine's Future Are Most Acute In Crimea
World  (tags: world, politics, society, conflict, violence, Ukraine, Russia, EU )

Cal
- 50 days ago - npr.org
The Crimean Peninsula has a majority ethnic Russian population. Armed men took over 2 government buildings and raised the Russian flag
Thais Bring Children to the Insurrection, Despite Recent Deaths
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news )

Cal
- 52 days ago - globalpost.com
The uprising kits kids out in anti-government kitsch, and targets the prime minister's 10-year-old.
 

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