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World - International
1/23/2023 7:30:27 PM
Turkey's president said Monday that Sweden shouldn't expect support for NATO membership following weekend protests in Stockholm by an anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups.

World - Region
1/18/2023 3:42:06 PM
Israel deported an Italian activist to Italy after security forces detained her during a raid in the occupied West Bank, Israeli authorities said Tuesday, accusing her of having links to a Palestinian militant group.

World - International
1/17/2023 6:27:58 PM
Dozens of climate activists glued themselves to a main street in Germany’s western city of Cologne and to a state government building in Duesseldorf on Tuesday to protest the destruction of a village to make way for a coal mine expansion, German news agency dpa reported.

World - Region
1/16/2023 11:31:32 PM
Up to 12,000 people marched Monday to the EU Parliament in the eastern French city of Strasbourg in support of Iran’s anti-government protesters while the Eiffel Tower lit the night with the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom,” which embodies the protest movement spilling beyond Iran.

World - International
1/14/2023 9:40:02 PM
Climate activist Greta Thunberg condemned moves to demolish a German village to make way for a coal mine expansion as police clashed with demonstrators at the site on Saturday.

World - Region
1/12/2023 10:01:43 PM
Harvard University rescinded a fellowship that it had offered to a leading human rights activist over what he said Monday was his group's criticism of Israel.

World - International
1/11/2023 12:47:39 PM
Police on Wednesday entered a condemned village in western Germany, launching an effort to evict activists holed up at the site in an effort to prevent its demolition to make way for the expansion of a coal mine.

World - International
1/10/2023 5:31:26 PM
The US Federal Reserve has only a limited role to play in combating climate change, Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday, a stance that puts him at odds with environmental activists who have pushed central banks worldwide to take steps to restrict lending to energy companies.

World - Region
1/9/2023 8:33:43 PM
Iranian activist Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has been sentenced to five years over "propaganda" and acts against national security, her lawyer told AFP on Monday.

World - International
1/7/2023 12:07:19 PM
Kurdish groups from around France and Europe are marching in Paris on Saturday to show their anger over the unresolved killing of three Kurdish women activists in the French capital 10 years ago.

World - Region
1/4/2023 4:17:14 PM
The Israeli occupation army has demolished homes, water tanks and olive orchards in two Palestinian villages in the southern occupied West Bank where some residents are at risk of imminent expulsion, residents and activists said Wednesday.

World - International
12/24/2022 8:12:36 PM
Kurdish activists, left-wing politicians and anti-racism groups demonstrated Saturday in Paris after three people were killed at a Kurdish cultural center in an attack that prosecutors say was racially motivated.

Egypt - Courts & Law
12/22/2022 7:13:00 PM
An Egyptian court has ordered the lifting the asset freeze order on the funds and properties of political activist and former diplomat Massoum Marzouk, according to a statement from the Public prosecution.

World - Region
12/22/2022 1:16:29 PM
A small group of Afghan women staged a defiant protest in Kabul on Thursday against a Taliban order banning them from universities, an activist said, adding that some were arrested.

COP27 - Climate change
12/21/2022 8:57:20 PM
German activists chopped the top off a Christmas tree next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Wednesday, their latest protest pushing for greater action to combat the climate crisis.

World - Region
12/18/2022 10:26:06 PM
Israel said it deported a Palestinian lawyer and activist to France early Sunday, claiming he has ties to a banned militant group, despite objections from the French government.

World - Africa
12/14/2022 6:24:51 PM
An Ethiopian man whose father was murdered during the country's war has joined a lawsuit against Meta that is seeking $1.6 billion from Facebook's parent company for allegedly fanning hate speech in Africa.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:40:48 PM
Iranian security forces opened fire on protests after Friday prayers in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, leaving dozens of people dead or wounded, activists said.

World - Region
11/24/2022 5:35:46 PM
Two newly elected Lebanese lawmakers, including an activist who had pledged to fight corruption, lost their parliament seats on Thursday following an appeals process before the country's constitutional council.

Arts & Culture - Screens
11/20/2022 1:11:31 PM
Michael J. Fox was awarded an honorary Oscar Saturday for his campaign to fund Parkinson's research since being diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease at the peak of his acting career.

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