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Protect the Vaquita - Greenpeace PETITION - URGENT
World  (tags: porpoise, vaquita, mexico, extinction, endangered animals, endangered wild )

- 20 hours ago -
The vaquita is a rare porpoise that lives only in the Gulf of California in Mexico. They're shy and rarely seen - except when they are pulled up to the surface, dead, in nets. Destructive fishing is responsible for driving the vaquita towards extinction.
Welcome to RAWABI , Palestine
World  (tags: ME, Palestine, Rawabi, city from scratch, Israel, water supply, politics, settlers, conflict, humanrights )

- 1 day ago -
Meet this still largely unknown project : Rawabi is the first master-planned city in the heart of Palestine. Rawabi is now ready for its first residents -except that there is no running water. Thanks to Israel.
Ivory Coast Child Murders Spark Panic Over Ritual Killings
World  (tags: ivory coast, child murder, panic, ritual killings, kidnapping, mutilation, africa, children, corruption, crime, death, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Nina rarely ventures outside of her house in Ivory CoastâEUR(TM)s commercial capital, Abidjan, since her 5-year-old son Benitier was kidnapped and mutilated in November. She wonâEUR(TM)t let her oldest son go to school.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Tells Army: Prepare for War
World  (tags: war, usa, north korea, South Korea )

- 1 day ago -
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills.
Islamic State Magazine Celebrates Sydney Terror Attack
World  (tags: terror campaign, islam, sydney, terrorism )

- 5 hours ago -
ISLAMIC State has celebrated attacks in Australia and other Western countries and called for a continuation of its campaign of Terror in the latest issue of its propaganda magazine.
Former Mossad Head Urges Israeli Voters to Oust Netanyahu on March 17th
World  (tags: Israel, elections, regime change, oust Bibi, Meir Dagan, ex-Mossad chief, critique, Iran nuclear program, Iran stance, destructive, Israeli security, Tel Aviv rally, keynote speaker, grassroots campaign, 1 Million Hands, Israel wants change )

- 1 day ago -
In a long interview in biggest-selling Israeli newspaper, Meir Dagan gave trenchant critique of Netanyahu leadership & Iran stance, saying his policies are destructive to the future & security of Israel. He's headlining anti-Bibi Tel Aviv rally March 7
ISIL Now Eyes Libyan Oil
World  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, Islamicists, Extremists, Terrorism, Libya, Oil )

- 16 hours ago -
ISIL has been focusing its attacks on Libyan oil facilities in recent weeks
Netanyahu, Churchill and Congress Trying to Avert War
World  (tags: Netanyahu, congress, Churchill, averting world war )

- 5 hours ago -
Striking similarities between the objectives of Churchill's speech some 75 years ago & Netanyahu's today; both seek to avert global conflagration. And, like Churchill's in the 1930s, Netanyahu's is the lone voice among world leaders today.
Cartoonophobia, Outspoken Mayor, and More
World  (tags: free speech, muslim integration in Holland, British law vs sharia law )

- 5 hours ago -
Charlie Hebdo fights on, but free speech is suffering; Dutch mayor slams Muslims who refuse to integrate; UK legal body abandons advice on Shari'a-compliant wills
Antique U.S. Cars Are CubaâEUR(TM)s New Vehicles for Change
World  (tags: cuba, old cars, american, antique vehicles, taxis, freedoms, government, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
It's now possible to operate private taxis in socialist Cuba. The result: an explosion of old U.S. cars.
Russians March in Memory of Murdered Putin Critic
World  (tags: Putin, Boris Nemstoy, Kremlin, Russia, Moscow, protest )

- 19 hours ago -
(Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday, carrying banners declaring "I am not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
Economist Mark Blyth: Continued Austerity Will Be Catastrophic for Greece and Europe
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, economics, deflation, debt )

- 1 day ago -
Now, when you get to this state, the problem is, either way, the real economy - and you are now facing what is called deflation, continuously falling prices, rather than inflation.
China Accelerates Into the Future, Racing Past America
World  (tags: china, infrastructure, america, asia, humans, world )

- 14 hours ago -
China will soon be in a class by itself, using its rapidly increasing wealth to expand its presence all over the world, to develop and construct many forms of infrastructure within other countries
Canadian Gets Seven Years in Nepal Jail for Child Molestation: Report
World  (tags: canadian, nepal, jail. child molestation, Nova Scotia, sexual assault, children, crime, humans, violence, world )

- 13 hours ago -
The Hindustan Times says 71-year-old Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh from Nova Scotia was found guilty of sexual assault by a court in Lalitpur near Kathmandu.The Hindustan Times says the court also gave MacIntosh a fine of one million Nepalese rupees,
As Netanyahu Heads to DC, CodePink Tries to Shut Down AIPAC
World  (tags: World, U.S., Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel, AIPAC, Codepink, Iran )

- 15 hours ago -
As Netanyahu heads to Washington to deliver Tuesday's controversial speech to Congress on Iran, activists are spending Sunday trying to shut down the annual conference of the American Israel Public affairs Committee (AIPAC).
ChinaâEUR(TM)s Crackdown on Corruption Targets Sales of OfficialsâEUR(TM) Calligraphy
World  (tags: art, china, corruption, calligraphy, conflict, government, humans, politics, world )

- 1 day ago -
State media reported Thursday that President Xi Jinping has told government officials to quit their positions in calligraphy associations and other art groups. The ban applies to retired officials as well.
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Could Be Retried and Beheaded, Say His Family
World  (tags: Saudi blogger, apostacy, activists, death penalty, Urgentappeal, world, Canada, Germany, USA, U.K., freedom of speech, amnestyinternational, Raif Badawi, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', media, world, europe, death, middle-east, society, news )

- 11 hours ago -
Judge who cleared Badawi of the capital crime of renouncing Islam has referred his case back to court, say his family, who call for a royal pardon
Jury Awards Guestworkers Over $14 Million in Landmark Human Trafficking, Forced Labor Case
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, world, Human Trafficking )

- 3 hours ago -
New Orleans - Earlier this month, a jury awarded over $14 million in damages to the plaintiffs of David v. Signal International, the first of a series of lawsuits
A Volcano of Documents | The Nation
World  (tags: HumanRights, ethics, conflict, crime, death, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, usa, terrorism, propaganda, lies, military, media, dishonesty, war )

- 16 hours ago -
How the discovery of police archives has altered the memory of political atrocities in Guatemala. Paper Cadavers The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala. By Kirsten Weld.
Venezuela to Shrink U.S. Embassy Staff, Require Tourist Visas
World  (tags: HumanRights, death, crime, ethics, violence, war, terrorism, society, conflict, freedoms, world, usa )

- 15 hours ago -
CARACAS, Venezuela âEUR" Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.
PHOTOS: Pepper Spray and Arrests as Bil'in Marks Decade of Struggle
World  (tags: Shuhada Street, Hebron, Bil’in, international-Palestinian protestors, popular struggle, Cave of the Patriarchs Massacre, Joint Arab List MK Dov Khenin, Aida Touma-Sliman, Mustafa Barghouti, IOF, activists, HumanRights, news, media, world, usa, europe )

- 12 hours ago -
Nearly 1,000 protesters âEUR" Palestinians, Israelis and internationals âEUR" marched to celebrate 10 years of popular struggle in the West Bank village BilâEUR(TM)in. Soldiers responded with tear gas, pepper spray and arrests.
Israel Dismantles 'the Gateway to Jerusalem'
World  (tags: Abu Dis, East Jerusalem, Jahalin Bedouins, displacement=dispossession, ethnic cleansing Of Palestine, occupation, activism, protests, 'the gateway to Jerusalem', middle-east, media, usa, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

- 9 hours ago -
Activists vow to continue protests against Israeli plans to further disconnect Palestinians from Jerusalem.
Palestine at the International Criminal Court: Potential and Problems âEUR" An Analysis By Lawrence Davidson
World  (tags: Gaza, International criminal court, Israel, Palestine, Palestinians, War Crimes, UnitedNations, usa, world, middle-east, media, europe, news, freedoms, terrorism )

- 5 hours ago -
PalestineâEUR(TM)s request that the ICC take up Israeli behavior during its summer 2014 invasion of Gaza is a seminal cry for justice.
Saving IndiaâEUR(TM)s Newborns By Community Participation
World  (tags: news )

- 3 hours ago -
A spate of infants deaths have been reported from public hospitals in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. They are a reflection of the prevailing social, economic, cultural and political conditions.
Vaasthu or Waste-Oo?
World  (tags: news )

- 2 hours ago -
Two arch enemies, Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhara Rao and Nara Chandrababu Naidu, have been at logger heads for nearly a decade and a half, never missing an opportunity for a fling at each other. Telangana state, the fiery bone of contention between them, has
Rahul Gandhi Takes a Long Sabbatical
World  (tags: opinion, rahul gandhi )

- 1 hour ago -
The proverbial elephant is worth its weight, dead or alive. Likewise, whether in power or outside, in victory or defeat, Rahul Gandhi is always news, whatever he says or does not say, whatever he does or fails to do.

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