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Sweden Election: Left Turn as Far Right Soars
World  (tags: sweden, parliament, election, 2014 )

- 8 days ago -
Swedish voters have turned away from the centre-right Alliance coalition of Fredrik Reinfeldt after eight years, and Social Democrats leader Stefan Lofven says he is prepared to form a government with other parties on the left.
Norway Kills 729 Whales in Record Year for Hunt But Demand Failing for Meat
Animals  (tags: norway, whale, hunt, killing, record )

- 29 days ago -
More than 720 whales have been harpooned in Norway in the most deadly hunting season since the Government began defying an international ban in 1993.
Sweden Celebrates 200 Years of Peace
World  (tags: sweden, peace, 200 years )

- 37 days ago -
Precisely 200 years ago, on August 15th, 1814, Sweden entered a new era of peace. The last battle took its final breath on August 14th after the signing of the Convention of Moss, ending a brief war with Norway. The war would be Sweden's last.
Iran Tries to Save Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction
Animals  (tags: cheetah, asiatic, iran, endangered, conservation, rescue )

- 88 days ago -
Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.
Female Genital Mutilation Exposed in Swedish Class
World  (tags: genital mutilation, honor violence, girls, sweden, school, immigrants, africa, middle east )

- 94 days ago -
In one class all 30 girls had suffered genital mutilation. And 28 had been subjected to the worse form of abuse, where the clitoris and inner labia was cut away and the vulva sewn together to leave a tiny opening.
Orphaned Baby Rhino Gertjie Refuses to Sleep Alone After Witnessing His Mother's Death at the Hands of Poachers
Animals  (tags: rhinoceros, rhino, baby, poachers, mother, crying, orphaned, rescued )

- 105 days ago -
The baby rhino was found 'crying inconsolably' next to his dead mother
2014 European Elections: Latest Projections of Seats in the Parliament
World  (tags: eu, europe, parliament, elections, may, 25, 2014, poll )

- 123 days ago -
How will the European Parliament look after the European elections on 22-25 May? The latest estimate based on polling result predicts the centre-right EPP to win just a few seats more than the centre-left S&D.
Maui's Dolphin Danger: 'We're Running Out of Time'
Animals  (tags: dolphin, maui's, new, zealand, endangered, extinction, save, smallest )

- 123 days ago -
The last remaining 55 of world's rarest species of dolphins could disappear within three decades if New Zealand doesn't act now, wildlife advocates say.
Rewilding Europe Brings Back the Continent's Largest Land Animal
Environment  (tags: rewilding, europe, wisent, bison, reintroduction, forest, romania, biodiversity, ecology )

- 125 days ago -
In a momentous effort to rewild Europe this week, an iconic ungulate species--which is also the largest land animal on the continent--has been returned to Central Europe's Romanian landscape. The wisent is back!
Scientists Discover the Animal Kingdom's First 'Female Penis'
Animals  (tags: female, penis, male, vagina, insects, brazil, discovery )

- 159 days ago -
A female insect's ability to penetrate and gather sperm from its male counterpart stumps researchers. Scientists have discovered four species of Brazilian insects in which the females possess a penis and the males possess a vagina.
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