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New Greek Govts First Upwind With EU for Russian Sanctions
World  (tags: Greece, EU, new government, SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, Russia, sanctions, society, politics, privatization, IMF austerity economics )

Angelika
- 2 days ago - greece.greekreporter.com
Greeces new SYRIZA-led government had its first impact with European Union partners regarding the imposition of further sanctions on Russia, due to the ongoing Ukrainian crisis. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says it did not have GreeceâEUR(TM)s consent.
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
- 3 days 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
- 4 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
- 4 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.
Human Trafficking Is a Problem 365 Days a Year
World  (tags: usa, americans, sex abuse, human traffic, awakennig, carring, change, crime, cover-up, violence, society, humans, children, crime )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - polarisproject.org
The awareness raised about sex trafficking leading up to the Super Bowl is important to make sure people know this crime exists. However, that awareness shouldn't be limited to only sex trafficking, Phoenix, or the big game on February 1. Victims of sex a
800,000 Muslims Marched Through Chechnya Praising Charlie Hebdo Killers
World  (tags: Muslims, Paris, France, Chechnya, crime, culture, death, conflict, europe, society, terrorism, violence )

Penny
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police have arrested five Chechens in southern France on suspicion of preparing a terror attack, it emerged today. The arrests come just a day after 800,000 people gathered in the Russian region of Chechnya, amid growing anger over French satirical ma
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
- 4 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.
Europe Determined to Prevent Israeli Settlement Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, Israel, U.S., Israel, Palestine, UN, illegal settlements, settlement expansion, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms, violence, society, conflict )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - al-monitor.com
Netanyahu has created a system of appropriating vast funds for settlement construction, in an almost clandestine way, through the Finance Committee of the Knesset. This was exposed and objected to by Labor Knesset member Stav Shaffir.
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
- 4 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
- 5 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
Top Anti-GMO Scientists Band Together in Film Exposing Threats and Secrecy | Minds
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, humans, society, safety, politics, government, freedoms, education, rights, violence, culture, environment, destruction, healthconditions, humans, protection, ecosystems, dishonesty, illness, health, disease, diet, research, ris )

Kevin
- 7 days ago - minds.com
"Looking for a some mind-expanding entertainment? Check out Scientists Under Attack: Genetic Engineering in the Magnetic Field of Money, a film by german director Bertram Verhaag. "
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
- 7 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
The article suggests ways to fight GMOs, while the image I included suggests where the protests should really occur.
1000 LASHES HAVE STARTED, ARE PLANNED TO TAKE PLACE OVER 20 WEEKS! PLEASE TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: flogging, 1000 lashes, Saudi Arabia, ethics, government, humans, society )

Lone
- 7 days ago - e-activist.com
UPDATE: FLOGGING SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 23rd WAS POSTPONED FOR MEDICAL REASONS!
Philippines Embraces Free Birth Control Despite Opposition From Catholic Church
World  (tags: womens' rights, Philipines, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 7 days ago - globalpost.com
Catholic Church (VIDEO) Half of all pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic Philippines are unintended. But that may change as the country begins to roll out its new reproductive health law.
Jaafar Awad Released, Moved to Al-Ahli Hospital After Severe Illness, Large Fine
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Jafar Awad, illness, freedoms, middle-east, ethics, society, crime, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli authorities on Wednesday evening released a sick Palestinian prisoner who was being held at Ofer detention center, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said.
 

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