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Pro-Russian Protesters Build Barricades at Donetsk City Hall - Video
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, news, politics, Russia, society, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 8 days ago - bbc.com
Pro-Russian protesters have occupied the city hall in Donetsk and built barricades to stop Ukrainian police regaining control of the building. (News cast video)
Argentina Sentences 10 in Marita Veron Sex Trafficking Case
World  (tags: Argentina, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, government, politics, Sex trafficking, society )

Kit
- 8 days ago - bbc.com
A court in Argentina has sentenced 10 people to up to 22 years in jail for the kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a young woman, Marita Veron.
Malaysia Officials Open Criminal Inquiry Into Missing Jet
World  (tags: malaysia, investigation, Missing Airliner )

Kit
- 31 days ago - nytimes.com
The search for Flight 370 turned into a criminal investigation on Saturday, after Malaysia declared that the plane had been deliberately diverted and then flown for as long as seven hours toward an unknown point far from its scheduled route[....]
BREAKING NEWS: China-Bound Malaysian Jet Vanishes With 239 Aboard
World  (tags: News, Missing Jet )

Kit
- 40 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located the jetliner several hours later.
Madagascar Village 'Hit By Bubonic Plague'
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, death, disease, humans, Medical help, plague )

Kit
- 81 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A village in Madagascar has been hit by a deadly outbreak of the bubonic plague, medical experts on the island have confirmed. -- video with article-
Isn't It Ironic? The 1% Battles Economic Inequality at a Swiss Resort Gathering
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, inequality, Rich and Poor, world )

Kit
- 84 days ago - alternet.org
The World Economic Forum brings together the richest and most powerful people in the world. But what's their message to the world's poor?
Japan's Last WWII Straggler Soldier, 91, Dies
World  (tags: japanese soldier, ww11, died, hid in jungle for 29 years, disbelieved war had ended, interesting, news )

Tamara
- 88 days ago - news.msn.com
Twenty-nine years after WWII ended, the last Japanese soldier emerged from hiding in the Philippines jungle. Hiroo Onoda died Thursday at age 91.
Malawi's Children of Tobacco
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, children, Child Labor )

Rose
- 87 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Over the past decade, Malawi has become one of the five largest tobacco producers in the world, largely due to low export tariffs,
Is Your Cell Phone Funding the World's Worst War?
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, tech, conflict minerals, Refugees&Relief, violence, news, crime )

Cal
- 95 days ago - takepart.com
Here's why Intel's CES announcement about going 'conflict mineral'-free is changing the technology game.
RIP: Ariel Sharon, Whose Life And Career Shaped Israeli History, Dies
World  (tags: politics, obituary, world, Ariel Sharon, politics, middle-east, world, government, israel, news )

Cal
- 95 days ago - npr.org
Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a towering figure in the history of Israel as a soldier and politician, died on Saturday. He was 85.
 
 
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