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Beijing Forest Police smash major wildlife trafficking ring

Oct 12, 2015
Beijing Forest Police smash major wildlife trafficking ring

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Video documentation of Israeli soldiers escorting Yitzhar settlers on violent rampage

Oct 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 - In response to the attack in which Palestinians killed Eitam and Naama Henkin, settlers attacked Palestinians and their property in many parts of the West Bank. Large groups of settlers approached villages in the Nablus area and threatened their residents, threw stones at them, set fire to fields and...

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Saudi Government threatens death penalty for tweeting – reports

Oct 7, 2015
Saudi Government threatens death penalty for tweeting – reports

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Trans-Pacific Partnership countries announce “agreement in principle” posing serious threat to global Internet users

Oct 7, 2015

Oct. 5, 2015 - The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement reached today comes as the result of over five years of negotiations and poses an extreme threat to free expression online.

Although the full text of the deal won’t be available for a month, recent leaks of the Intellectual Property chapter shows participating countries face copyright overhauls,...

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Share of renewable energy in global power generation rising to over 26% by 2020, says IEA

Oct 6, 2015

ISTANBUL, Oct. 2, 2015 - Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing...

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EU migration policy will fail unless comprehensive and grounded in human rights – Zeid

Oct 6, 2015

GENEVA, Oct. 6, 2015 - Ahead of a key high-level European Union meeting this week, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on EU Member States to ensure that all discussions of migration policy are grounded firmly on the need to protect the human rights of all migrants.

Speaking ahead of...

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UN panel warns against ‘designer babies’ and eugenics in ‘editing’ of human DNA

Oct 6, 2015
UN panel warns against ‘designer babies’ and eugenics in ‘editing’ of human DNA

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Afghanistan: MSF demands explanations after deadly airstrikes hit hospital in Kunduz

Oct 3, 2015

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN/BRUSSELS, October 3, 2015 - The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific aerial bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Twelve staff members and at least seven patients, including three children, were killed; 37 people were injured including 19 staff members. This...

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Western Canada to lose 70 percent of glaciers by 2100

Apr 7, 2015
Western Canada to lose 70 percent of glaciers by 2100

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“Water Man of India” makes rivers flow again

Apr 6, 2015
“Water Man of India” makes rivers flow again

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