Ecuador national park to be abused for oil exploration

Yasuni National Park is home to many sensitive animal species, as well as two indigenous communities, and is considered one of the most biodiverse places in the world.


Unions organize historic event on Cyprus

The big event was held in the capital city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and attracted a massive turnout from the populace, especially labor.


UE condemns U.S. role in Ukraine crisis

"On February 22, the elected president of Ukraine was overthrown in a coup which was supported by the Obama administration."


Okinawa mayor appeals to Americans to help stop military base

The mayor of Nago City, Okinawa, wants Americans to help him stop construction of a U.S. military base in his small city. He traveled to the U.S. last week to make his case.


Fixing U.S. intervention capabilities in Cuba

What people think seemingly has little effect on ending what Cubans say is the longest and cruelest economic blockade in human history. Polls show overall U.S. disapproval, Cuban-Americans included.


In India, fears accompany right-wing Modi's landslide victory

This is the first time since India won independence in 1947 that a rightist party has won a clear majority in parliament.


Catastrophic destruction from floods in Balkans, landmines swept away

Floodwaters triggered more than 3,000 landslides across the Balkans, laying waste to entire towns and villages and disturbing land mines leftover from the region's 1990s war.


German Left party tackles the tough issues at its congress

Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.


Turkish unions, charging "murders," stage national strike over mine disaster

"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."


Germany’s Ukraine policy aims for the impossible

Germany is having difficulty with its Ukraine policy.

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