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Stacking People: 'Slave Tetris' Game Accused of Trivializing Slavery

The CEO of a Danish gaming company responsible for producing a hugely controversial Internet Tetris game, calling on players to stack African characters into slave ships, says the industry should move towards addressing more serious social topics.

Amnesty International Deserted by Almost 2,000 Swedes Over Prostitution Row

The Swedish branch of Amnesty International lost more than 1,800 members after the international organization backed the decriminalization of prostitution; the organization says the proposal has been misrepresented by the press.

Greece Facing More Scrutiny as Euro Parliament Wades In on Crisis

Greece is facing even more scrutiny of its finances after the European Parliament President Martin Schulz said lawmakers wanted a higher profile role in the third bailout, which has already put Athens under severe pressure.

Apple of My Eye: Polish Producers Have No Substitute for Russian Market

In an interview for Polish news website, Roman Jagielinski, a former minister of agriculture and the current president of the Roja fruit company, admitted that Polish apple growers have been unable to find an effective replacement for their exports to Russia.

EU Commission to Announce Refugee Relocation Proposal Next Week

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will present a proposal for the relocation of refugees within the European Union next week, Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans said Friday.

Half of Former Japanese Kuril Residents Believe Islands to Remain Russian

The poll, which was conducted among former inhabitants of the islands and their descendants, showed that only 14 percent of respondents said they believed the Kuril islands would one day return to Japan.

UK Independence Party Lights Touchpaper on #SayNoToEU Campaign

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage has launched the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union in the forthcoming In-Out referendum saying the UK is not immune to the current migrant crisis.

Danes Demolish ISIL Targets in Iraq, Civilian Casualties a Possibility

Danish F16s’ taking part in air strikes against ISIL in Iraq possibly caused civilian deaths, the Danish Defense Command revealed in a message Thursday.

Some 1,000 Refugees Attempt to Reach Austria on Foot

According to local media reports, around 1,000 asylum seekers have left the square near the main train station in Budapest on Friday to go to Austria on foot after the authorities cancelled western-bound international trains.

World's Largest Sub Leaves Port for Arctic War Games

The Russian nuclear-powered strategic submarine Dmitry Donskoy, touted as the largest submersible vehicle in the world, has reportedly entered the White Sea, where it is due to take part in anti-submarine drills.

Greek Anti-Austerity Popular Unity Party Needs Time to Win Over Voters

George Arapoglou, the CEO of the Greek pollster Pulse, said that the newly formed anti-austerity party Popular Unity is the third party in Greece.

Despite Trade Fall in Dollar Terms, Russia-China Ties Intensify

Although Russia-China trade ties have declined in dollar terms, Russia's economic ties with China are deepening as a result of Russia's structural reforms, a Chinese official told Sputnik.

Tsipras Viewed Postively by Majority of Greek Voters Ahead of Elections

Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in first place in the poll on who is the most suitable prime minister for Greece, according to George Arapoglou, CEO of the Greek pollster Pulse.

Some 300 Migrants Escape From Refugee Camp in Hungary

According to police, at least 300 migrants escaped on Friday from a refugee camp near the Hungarian town of Roszke on the country's border with Serbia.

'Great Ukrainian Wall' Rides Roughshod Over People's Interests - Report

Kiev is building a barrier wall on its border with Russia, a move which will add significantly to locals' hardships, according to the Ukrainian news website

Germany’s Very Special Relationship With Refugees and Migrants

Behind the headlines in the current European migrant crisis lies a story of human suffering and great courage that goes back decades and explains why Germany is playing such a prominent role – and why it is breaking EU rules.

State to Monitor Aeroflot's Purchase of Russia's Second Largest Airline

The Russian government will monitor and otherwise assist with the merger of national flag carrier Aeroflot with Transaero, the country's second-largest airline, presidential advisor Andrei Belousov told RIA Novosti on Friday.

The Next Energy Revolution Will Flow Across Shipping Lanes: US Magazine

In contrast to the last revolution in energy, which focused on new techniques such as hydraulic fracturing to get hydrocarbons out of the ground, the US magazine 'National Interest,' claims that the transportation of fuel will be the next challenge to the industry.

What Putin Said at Eastern Economic Forum Apart From Economics

Apart from the Russian economy, its dependence on oil prices, and the economic development of Russia’s Far East, President Putin touched upon the politics of Ukraine, the EU and US, Europe’s attitude towards the Second World War and much more at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok on Friday.

Space Launch Creates Colorful Vision in the Sky

It might be harmful to the ozone layer, but it sure looks awesome.

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