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World - International
4/1/2024 12:36:05 PM
Marijuana campaigners in Germany lit celebratory joints on Monday as the country liberalized rules on cannabis to allow possession of small amounts.

World - International
3/2/2024 2:50:20 PM
The mother of dead Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny visited his grave on Saturday, a day after thousands of Russians risked arrest to pay tribute to the anti-corruption campaigner at his funeral.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/30/2023 11:03:01 PM
The Israeli war on Gaza pushed its way to center stage at UN climate talks in Dubai on Thursday, with campaigners calling for a ceasefire and Israel taking the opportunity to discuss captive releases.

World - Region
10/6/2023 12:57:09 PM
Iranian campaigner Narges Mohammadi has for decades campaigned on the most sensitive issues in the Islamic republic, opposing pillars of the clerical system including capital punishment and the obligatory hijab, and defiantly refusing to give up her campaigning even behind bars.

World - International
10/5/2023 6:14:10 PM
The United States offered no fresh cash to the world's largest climate fund on Thursday, overshadowing pledges of financial support for nations most vulnerable to global warming and infuriating campaigners.

World - International
8/2/2023 10:07:38 PM
The UN is promising to publish more details of participants of high-stakes COP climate talks, amid criticism from campaigners that the negotiations are attracting surging numbers of fossil-fuel lobbyists.

World - International
7/22/2023 10:12:19 AM
A notorious Indonesian animal market has ended the sale of dog and cat meat after years of activist pressure to stop the trade and its brutal methods of slaughter, according to campaigners.

World - Region
5/18/2023 10:13:34 PM
The United States on Thursday urged Iran not to carry out the executions of three people involved in nationwide protests, with campaigners fearing that authorities will kill them imminently.

World - International
3/25/2023 11:26:21 PM
French police again clashed with protesters Saturday as campaigners in the southwest sought to stop the construction of giant water storage facilities, the latest flashpoint as social tensions erupt nationwide.

World - International
11/30/2022 6:44:29 PM
A senior member of the royal household resigned Wednesday for repeatedly asking a black British charity campaigner where she was "really" from, plunging Buckingham Palace into a fresh racism row.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/15/2022 6:19:15 PM
Campaigners on Tuesday urged the COP27 summit to fight disinformation that undermines efforts to limit deadly global warming, as a survey showed millions of people believe climate change falsehoods.

World - War in Ukraine
10/8/2022 6:26:40 PM
A day after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize with fellow human rights campaigners from Belarus and Russia, the head of the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties praised the work of her fellow laureates but cautioned against lumping the three together in a Cold War-like narrative.

COP27 - Climate change
9/28/2022 9:16:36 PM
British wildlife groups and campaigners have hit out at government's plans to ditch legislation covering pesticide use, as part of a drive to remove EU laws after Brexit.

World - International
9/17/2022 2:13:11 PM
Two ships carrying reprocessed nuclear fuel destined for Japan set sail Saturday morning from northern France, an AFP photographer said, despite criticism from environmental campaigners.

World Cup 2022 - News
9/1/2022 6:34:39 PM
Human rights campaigners on Thursday slammed David Beckham for fronting a glossy publicity campaign praising World Cup host Qatar as "perfection", despite concerns over its rights record.

World - Africa
8/11/2022 11:12:45 AM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken holds talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday, facing calls from campaigners to pressure Kigali over its human rights record and alleged support of rebels in the neighbouring Democratic of Congo.

World - Region
4/25/2022 8:38:27 PM
A Turkish court Monday sentenced leading intellectual and rights campaigner Osman Kavala to life in jail on highly controversial coup plot charges that had already seen him locked up without a conviction for more than four years.

World - International
4/13/2022 5:35:51 PM
More than 110 MPs, journalists and campaigners frustrated by escalating government secrecy have signed an open letter warning that the UK’s freedom of information (FoI) laws are being undermined by a lack of resources and government departments obstructing lawful requests.

World - International
4/4/2022 6:55:24 PM
Campaigners and leaders of countries vulnerable to climate change said Monday's UN report on stemming the climate crisis is an urgent call to action for the rich world.

World - International
11/6/2021 10:50:23 AM
Glasgow was on Saturday bracing for a second day of protests against what campaigners say is a lack of urgency to address global warming after Greta Thunberg labelled the crunch UN climate summit there a "failure".

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