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6 December 2013
Mikhail Khodorkovsky is scheduled to leave jail later next year, but there are now signs that he may face new criminal charges before he can breathe free air.
Last Tuesday, two deputies demonstrated that the Russian Duma still has some fight left in it, when they got into a fistfight in the halls of the parliament building.
5 December 2013
Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.
It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland this week — a man shot to death by police. "The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country..."
2 December 2013
After police used brutal force to disperse week-long anti-government protests in Kyiv on November 30, protesters have returned to the streets in greater numbers and are demanding the government's resignation.
1 December 2013
On December 1, 2013, Croatian citizens voted on a referendum that proposes the introduction of defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman into the country's constitution.
28 November 2013
Blogger Alexey Navalny has launched a new attack against five prominent Russian politicians, accusing them bribe-taking and failing to declare vast property holdings that include opulent mansions located outside Moscow.
27 November 2013
More than 100,000 anti-government protesters have stormed the streets of Bangkok in the past three days. Tensions rose when protesters occupied several government buildings
26 November 2013
One woman is raped every four minutes in Mexico. This crime, like violence in the country, has become more brutal in recent years. Fundación MEPI reports.
A diplomatic row erupted between Australia and Indonesia after a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Australia has been conducting spying operations against some Indonesian leaders