Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists from over 400 cities are speaking out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.
Archaeologists on a dig in Kenya made an unexpected discovery – 3.3-million-year-old stone tools that could disprove the theory that the Homo genus was the first to use such tools. The makers of the tools remain a mystery.
Today, with police violence and discrimination against African Americans proliferating, the world celebrates the legacy of one of the greatest black leaders to have ever lived, Malcolm X, who was born on May 19, 1925.
Islamic State is smuggling fighters into Europe, commanding them to disguise themselves as refugees, according to a Libyan government adviser. The militants are reportedly profiting by 'taxing' those operating the overcrowded boats.
The current US administration hasn’t done enough to hold accountable leading officials who orchestrated a worldwide torture program, says Prof. Ben Davis, University of Toledo College of Law. But there’s hope that may change some day, he adds.
Israel is offering illegal immigrants $3,500 and a one-way ticket home as it begins to crack down on refugees, who face prison if they don’t take up the deal. Rights groups are appalled at the move, saying Israel should be doing more to protect them.
Over the next 30 years, the EU will need more migrants to fill gaps in its labor market, says Prof. Heaven Crawley, UK migration policy expert. The EU has a choice, to use the migrants’ influx for its own benefit or create barriers & stir up xenophobia.
An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast was discovered by customs officials inside of a suitcase in a desperate attempt by his father to smuggle the youth into Spain via Morocco, Spanish police say.