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'Corporate Colonialism': Protesters Slam TPP, US Military 'One-Two Punch'
World  (tags: Asia-Pacific )

- 16 hours ago -
Grassroots opposition to U.S. efforts to ram through the secretive Trans-Pacific trade deal and the U.S. military pivot to Asia is mounting on both sides of the Pacific is mounting.
Pakistan Plans Huge Desert Solar Park to Fight Energy Crisis
World  (tags: Pakistani Solar Project )

- 16 hours ago -
For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis.
Dalai Lama: A Role for Nuclear Power in Development Process
World  (tags: Japan, Dalai Lama, visit, energy, energy policy, nuclear energy, developing countries, socioeconomic gap, holistic view, zero emissions )

- 19 hours ago -
"The religious figure said he is not absolutely against the promotion of nuclear energy. The Dalai Lama on Monday said he is in support of using nuclear energy for peaceful means as a way to bridge the socioeconomic gap in developing countries..."
Kenya: Natural Unassuming Beauty
World  (tags: Kenya, people, places, travel )

- 20 hours ago -
Although the country of Kenya is classed as a developing one, it is one of the most developed countries in Africa.
Death Count in Ferry Sinking Tops 100 By GILLIAN WONG of Associated Press
World  (tags: Korean ferry, sadness, crime, identifying bodies, South Korean rescue team )

- 1 day ago -
It is mainly the parents of teenagers living through this. About 250 of the more than 300 missing or dead are students from a single high school, in Ansan near Seoul, who were on their way to the southern tourist island of Jeju. Photo by Yonhap-AP
*Take Action* - Stop The Secrecy - Trans-Pacific Partnership
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Intenet, Petition, TPP )

- 20 hours ago -
The TPP threatens to censor your Internet, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights.
Gushing Over the Queen
World  (tags: England, Ireland, History, Troubles, State Visit, Irish President, Michael D. Higgins )

- 1 day ago -
"A state visit to England by Ireland's president was notable for how the Irish elite celebrated their acceptance..."
UN Condemns Brunei Over New Law Allowing Gays to Be Stoned to Death
World  (tags: news )

- 2 days ago -
The United Nations has condemned Brunei for adopting a new penal code that calls for death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity. It has long been a crime in Brunei, but the maximum punishment had been a 10-year prison sentence. (Until now)...
Save Young Boys From Exploitation in Senegal
World  (tags: humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, Boys, exploitation )

- 1 day ago -
arget: President Macky Sall Goal: Stop the exploitation of young boys in Senegalese boarding schools Despite
End Corporate Support of Child Labor
World  (tags: humanrights, children, Child Labor, ACTION PLEASE )

- 1 day ago -
rget: United States International Trade Commission Chairman Irving Williamson Goal: Demand corporations end the use of child labor Across the world, millions of children work as cheap, expendable labor.
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