Saudi-led coalition begins new phase in Yemen campaign
Full Article Al Jazeera
21 Apr 2015

The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen says operation "Decisive Storm" is over and they will start a new operation called "Restoration of Hope" in the fight against Houthi fighters that have seized large swathes of territory. Saudi media said on Tuesday that the coalition had achieved its military goals and a new operation aimed at protecting...

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A Shiite fighter known as Houthi, checks an item on a street littered by debris after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site where many believe the largest weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, is located on Monday, April 20, 2015.
photo: AP / Hani Mohammed

updated 03 Apr 2015; published 03 Apr 2015
Yemen: Saudi-led coalition airdrops arms supplies to pro-Hadi fighters
updated 17 Apr 2015; published 17 Apr 2015
Caught on cam: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes camp near Sanaa, Yemen
updated 03 Apr 2015; published 03 Apr 2015
Saudi-led Coalition Airdrops Weapons to Yemeni Forces Battling Shiite Rebels in the South
updated 08 Apr 2015; published 08 Apr 2015
Aid groups arrive in Yemen as Saudi-led strikes continue
updated 11 Apr 2015; published 11 Apr 2015
Saudi-led coalition steps up strikes on Yemeni capital
updated 09 Apr 2015; published 09 Apr 2015
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Fortress Europe's Vast Moat
Full Article Huffington Post
21 Apr 2015

The Mediterranean has become a vast forbidding moat -- a death trap -- that separates Fortress Europe from the millions of third world refugees on the other side. The images are appalling: a creaking, ramshackle trawler capsizes, hundreds of passengers trapped in the hull, locked inside by the smugglers; criminally overloaded dinghies sink under...

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Survivors of the smuggler's boat that overturned off the coasts of Libya lie on the deck of the Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, in Valletta's Grand Harbour, Monday, April 20 2015.
photo: AP / Lino Azzopardi

updated 15 Sep 2014; published 15 Sep 2014
Far-Right Extremists Rally Against Immigrants: Britain's Border Wars (Dispatch 2)
updated 12 Aug 2014; published 03 Nov 2013
SOAS Ceilidh Band :: Solidarity tour to Calais - 18-20 October 2013
updated 25 Aug 2014; published 16 Jul 2014
Cossacks - Fortress Daugavgre | A Window to Europe | European Wars [1080p/HD]
updated 01 Jan 2014; published 24 Jun 2011
updated 25 Aug 2014; published 18 Jun 2014
Cossacks - Rocroi Fortress | Serving the Cardinal | European Wars [1080p/HD]
updated 26 Aug 2014; published 01 May 2014
Cossacks - Kodak Fortress | War of Independence | European Wars [1080p/HD]
Defendant Oskar Groening arrives in the court room in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
photo: AP / Julian Stratenschulte/Pool Photo

updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
Auschwitz Murder Trial: 93-year-old appears in court on murder charges
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
Former Nazi bookkeeper at Auschwitz on trial as accessory to murder
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
'Accountant of Auschwitz' Holocaust trial begins in Germany
updated 16 Dec 2014; published 16 Dec 2014
93-Year-Old Auschwitz Guard to Stand Trial
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening's trial due to begin
updated 17 Feb 2015; published 17 Feb 2015
WW2: Nazi SS guard faces 170,000 accessory to murder charges for working at Auschwitz
Morsi's punishment is a crime
Full Article Al Jazeera
21 Apr 2015

Egypt under the leadership of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has become synonymous with the strong-arm tactics of a military dictator, and one who fears the state's citizens. Sisi himself would no doubt baulk at the suggestion of fear, but in reality this can be the only reason. If fear were not relevant, why would there be mass trials where hundreds are...

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In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. On Tuesday April 21, 2015, an Egyptian criminal court sentenced Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012.
photo: AP / Tarek el-Gabbas

updated 06 Nov 2013; published 06 Nov 2013
Rabaa_LA Pro Morsi Anti-coup Caravan
updated 17 Feb 2014; published 17 Feb 2014
Egypt: Mohamed Morsi faces 4 trials
updated 09 Sep 2013; published 09 Sep 2013
Brutal Crackdowns Show Morsi Trial Is a Sham
updated 28 Jan 2014; published 28 Jan 2014
Deadly violence erupts in Cairo as Morsi goes on trial again
updated 28 Jan 2013; published 28 Jan 2013
2014 Egypt's Military making threats to take control again end times news update
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with protester deaths
Indian minister says 2,000 girls 'killed' every day
Full Article Philadelphia Daily News
21 Apr 2015

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are "killed" every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country's minister for women and child development said. Despite laws that ban parents having tests to determine the gender of unborn children, sex selective...

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File - School girls with umbrellas during heavy rain in Srinagar, Kashmir, India, 3 September 2014.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 11 Mar 2015; published 11 Mar 2015
Nirbhaya's Parents Talk to NDTV About Documentary on 'India's Daughter'
updated 09 Jan 2013; published 09 Jan 2013
Indian Girl Rape : Karnataka Ministers Caught Watching Porn In Assembly
updated 01 Dec 2014; published 01 Dec 2014
[EXCLUSIVE] Haryana sisters beat up molesters in bus, passengers merely look on
updated 21 Feb 2013; published 21 Feb 2013
Fake Indian Babas and their Scandals and Crimes
updated 09 Jan 2013; published 09 Jan 2013
Indian Girl Rape Exclusive Video: Jyoti Singh Pandey Raped
updated 07 Mar 2015; published 07 Mar 2015
India's Daughter...Fearless girl slams advocate for blaming Nirbhaya for her rape

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The upcoming meeting of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights taking place in Banjul, Gambia could be an opportunity for African States and civil society to...
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20 April 2015 From the section Magazine A generation ago Ethiopia's Tigray province was stricken by a famine that shocked the world. Today, as Chris Haslam reports, local people...
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The Daily Beast
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay. In 1941, before the United...

In this Sept. 16, 2008 file photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Nawaf Fares, left, is sworn in as Syria's ambassador to Iraq before Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Damascus.
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PARIS (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the French and Syrian intelligence services have had "some contacts" over the fight against the Islamic State group but denied that there is any...
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In this photo taken Sept. 7, 2012, Yanomami Indians dance in their village called Irotatheri in Venezuela's Amazon region.
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A tropical storm over the Amazon's Black River, which connects Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. Photo: AFP A remote tribe in the Venezuelan Amazon appears to be resistant to modern antibiotics even though its members have had barely any contact with...
photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos
Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Weapons Department man the rails of the Iowa-class battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64).
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VOA News The Pentagon says the American warship USS Theodore Roosevelt is "repositioning" as part of a security operation at sea, but will not intercept Iranian vessels off the coast of Yemen. Citing unnamed officials, the Associated Press...
photo: US Navy / Photographer's Mate Airman Aaron Burden.
In this Feb. 13, 2012 photo, recruits of the Kachin Independence Army, one of the country's largest armed ethnic groups, march during training at a military camp near Laiza, the area controlled by the Kachin in northern Myanmar.
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Moe Zaw YANGON— Fighting between the Myanmar army and Kachin rebels broke out Saturday and continued until Monday, according to the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO). KIO liaison officer, Colonel Zaw Taung, told VOA Burmese government...
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter seen during their meeting in Moscow, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009.
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The Fifa president insists "politics should not interfere with sport" in his defence of the 2018 edition being given to the nation on a visit to host city Sochi Fifa president Sepp Blatter is adamant Russia can host the best World Cup ever in 2018,...
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Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi gestures in a defendant cage during his hearing at a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
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20 April 2015 From the section Middle East An Egyptian court is to deliver its first verdict in one of the trials of former President Mohammed Morsi. He was ousted by the military in July 2013 after mass protests against his rule, in a move which...
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UN refugee agency wants no part of Cambodia resettlement
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Uncertainty: Asylum seekers on Nauru. Photo: Angela Wylie Bangkok: The United Nations agency responsible for refugees has washed its hands of Australia's controversial deal to send refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia. A...
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