The Russian authorities clamped down in 2012 on peaceful protests and freedom of expression, while using state media to smear its political opponents, Amnesty International said on Thursday in its annual human rights report.
Ban Ki-moon and Jim Yong Kim meet President Joseph Kabila amid reports of renewed fighting in the east of the country.
MP Eric Joyce is facing a breach of the peace charge after rowing with staff at Edinburgh Airport.Mr Joyce was arrested in front of other travellers in the domestic arrivals area of the airport for allegedly being "abusive and confrontational".It...Show More Summary
Steve Forrest, who starred as Lt. Dan "Hondo" Harrelson on the 1970s series S.W.A.T., died peacefully on May 18 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 87. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Alfred...Show More Summary
The breakout Palestinian star of this year's Arab Idol provides an irresistible metaphor for the Middle East peace process. Construction on the world's tallest building is due to start in China in June. Is it a folly, a trophy, or the...Show More Summary
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In a historic policy shift, the government-funded volunteer service organization will now consider committed same-sex couples married, offering joint placements, a benefit previously only available to opposite-sex spouses. read more
You miss the ’90s, we miss the ’90s, everybody misses the ’90s. It was a happier time of economic prosperity, a predictable climate, peace abroad (well, aside from a couple genocides) and a watchable — nay, enjoyable – M. Night Shyamalan film. But not everything from the ’90s is worth missing. Here are the worst excesses of [...]
On June 7, Iranian-American journalist and peace activist Roxana Saberi, who was arrested in Iran in 2009 and freed after international outcry, will present the HOPE Concert at the Velodrom in Berlin in worldwide support for the Iranian people. Show More Summary
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Afghans have resisted foreign troops from antiquity until the present at an enormous cost of lives and wealth. The current resistance is no exception. The critical question, especially for Afghans, to consider is the issue of peace and war following the withdrawal of foreign troops.
Carmen is a 23 year-old fighting to keep her family's home. Yesterday she was electrocuted by a taser at the Department of Justice while peacefully protesting with Occupy Our Homes and the Home Defenders League for her rights as a homeowner. Call...Show More Summary
Washington threatened on Wednesday to increase support for Syria's rebels if President Bashar al-Assad refuses to discuss a political end to a civil war that is spreading across borders.Rebels called for reinforcements to combat an "invasion"...Show More Summary
After yesterday’s voting results came in and determined that 1986?s Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? was eliminated, the ultimate vote to determine the Bloody-Disgusting reader’s choice Best Megadeth Album is here! You readers have narrowed thirteen of the band’s albums down to two choices: 1990?s Rust In Peace and 1992?s Countdown To Extinction. Now, it’s... Read More
John Hudson reports that next month’s proposed Syrian peace conference has run …
PHILADELPHIA - The human gut is loaded with commensal bacteria – "good" microbes that, among other functions, help the body digest food. The gastrointestinal tract contains literally trillions of such cells, and yet the immune system seemingly turns a blind eye. Show More Summary
The nearly half century of war between the government of Colombia and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) that left over half a million Colombians dead and three million displaced may finally be coming to an end.
The human gut is loaded with helpful bacteria microbes, yet the immune system seemingly turns a blind eye. Now, researchers know how this friendly truce is kept intact. Innate lymphoid cells directly limit the response by inflammatory T cells to commensal bacteria in the gut of mice. Show More Summary
Unless President Assad engages in peace talks, the U.S. will help rebels "fight for the freedom of their country."
Four years ago, comedian and Fox News contributor Steven Crowder issued his first Qur’an Challenge video wherein he explored who Muhammad was and if the Muslim religion really was the “religion of peace.” He asked viewers to let him...Show More Summary