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World stands up against Monsanto: Over 400 cities protest GMOs
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.

23.05.2015 23:56

Three years of confronting Western propaganda
After my two days marathon discussion with Noam Chomsky, (at MIT in 2012), a bestselling book was born. Later this year a film will hit the cinemas.

21.05.2015 12:57

‘Predate humans’: Stone tools made 3.3mn years ago found in Kenya
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.

21.05.2015 02:44

​Malcolm X’s message of liberation resonates today
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.

19.05.2015 12:31

'Prize operatives': ISIS smuggling fighters into Europe 'disguised as refugees'
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.

18.05.2015 10:22

‘Poland paying damages to CIA inmates may force US officials’ accountability for tortures’
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.

15.05.2015 11:29

Go home or go to jail: Israel pressures African migrants to leave
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.

15.05.2015 10:22

‘Ageing EU will need more migrants’
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.

13.05.2015 16:02

Asian nations take 5 top spots in major global school rankings
The OECD has published the biggest ever global school rankings with Asian countries coming in the top five, in the first truly global survey of education standards.

13.05.2015 15:51

'If you do it here, I will slit your throat' - Gambia's president to homosexuals
The president of the tiny African nation of The Gambia has reportedly threatened to kill any homosexuals in his country, adding to his long-time record of cracking down on homosexuality.

13.05.2015 11:20

African boy smuggled to Spain… in suitcase (PHOTOS)
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.

09.05.2015 09:56

Record 38mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2014 - report
Conflicts and violence made 30,000 people flee their homes each day in 2014, pushing the overall number of the internally displaced to a high of 38 million, a newly-released report says.

06.05.2015 16:59