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Australian inquiry recommends national laws to protect Aboriginal heritage
1991 October 18: Azerbaijan Independence Day
Activists unfurl Tibet flag and ‘no genocide’ banner at Beijing Olympic flame ceremony in Greece
Charles Kormi Kudzorzi, leading figure of Western Togoland’s self-determination movement, passes away aged 88
‘Ground Zero’ in Goroka where the gloom of death hangs in the air
America’s doughnut shaped Indo-Pacific strategy
Cuban Economy Minister’s Cautiously Optimistic Forecast
Basque leader says Eta terror deaths ‘should never have happened’
Indigenous farmworkers lacked access to resources, information in their language during the pandemic
Malaysian students share lessons using digital tools to promote indigenous languages
Tahiti’s Flosse on home detention
Indonesia Can’t Quell West Papua’s Growing Independence Movement
250 extra French police deployed in New Caledonia
Māori All Blacks player Sean Wainui, 25, dies after car crash
Pro-Russian militants holding OSCE members in Donbas hotel demanding release of Russian officer detained by Ukraine
Eswatini transport strike for release of pro-democracy MPs
Us General Hodges: The West Must Prepare for the Collapse of the Lukashenka Regime
US, Haiti working together to try and secure release of abducted missionaries
Thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir moved to secure locations, hundreds flee
What’s the Real Cost of Papua New Guinea’s Palm Oil?
Former Cape Verdean PM Jose Maria leading in Presidential elections
Russia’s Dependence on Cheap Central Asian Labor Exposed
At UN Court, Azerbaijan Accuses Armenia of Ethnic Cleansing
How China Uses Development Finance Strategically in South Asia
Author wins Eisteddfod Crown inspired by pandemic
China and Central Europe: View From Warsaw
Dozens Of European Politicians Call For Jailed Georgian Ex-President Saakashvili To Be Freed
Syria buries former lawmaker shot near Israeli border
ECOWAS delegation visits Mali, seeks assurance on elections
Slovenia PM blames rising infections on virus protesters
Jailed Tajik Lawyer Yorov’s Prison Term Shortened Again
Strikers protest Haiti’s lack of security after kidnappings
Sustainability tops agenda at Gastronomic Forum Barcelona
U.S. Defense Chief Inks Cooperation Deal With Georgia On First Leg Of Visit To Black Sea Allies
Burundi starts COVID jabs; just North Korea, Eritrea remain
Ethiopia: at least 3 dead as air strikes hit Tigray capital Mekele
Chinese, Russian warships jointly pass Japan chokepoint for 1st time
Reindeer Herders Struggle For Survival In Russia’s Far East
Indian economy charges past prepandemic level
Three policemen killed in Niger jihadist assault
Israel marks 26th anniversary of former PM Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination
Police arrest more activists in Greece over Beijing Olympics protest
U.S.-China Conflict Must Not Overshadow Russia Threat, NATO Baltic Allies Warn
1984 October 19: Murder of Polish priest Jerzy Popiełuszko by security service
5 Hong Kong ex-students sentenced to nearly 5 years’ jail for rioting during 2019 campus clashes
Sharp rise in Papuan mass arrests during military operations
Shrinking Glaciers and Growing Lakes As Temperatures Rise on the Tibetan Plateau
German-Tibetans Run for Tibet in the German Post Marathon
Malaysian rapper Namewee breaks the hearts of mainland Chinese ‘little pinks’
Non-Citizenship Issue in Baltic Countries Passing from the Scene
On National Heroes Day, Jamaicans at home and abroad pay their respects to ‘son of the soil,’ General Colin Powell
Still Not Full Nordic Council Membership for Greenland and the Faroe Islands
Basque separatist group ETA lowered its weapons 10 years ago. Has reconciliation truly happened?
To Survive, Indigenous Community Must Adapt — Fast
“Russian security forces nab five extremists in North Caucasus”
Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial: Pro-Biafra group shuts Cameroon borders
The U.S. Should Recognize Somaliland
Northeast Syria Hit Hard by COVID Pandemic
Book supporting Western powers’ 1900 invasion of China disappears from Hong Kong bookstores
Pentagon Chief: No Country Has ‘Veto’ on Ukraine’s NATO Aspirations
Nigel Farage left red-faced after lecturing RTE host about Ireland
Two years after Lebanon uprising, hopes for change pinned on elections
Chinese survey vessel leaves Malaysian waters 2 weeks after protest
Myanmar military releases hundreds of political prisoners amid ASEAN snub
Lithuania’s ‘gay propaganda law’ lives on despite opposition
Noted Tajik Human Rights Defender Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison
Fourteen rights activists say they will seek candidacy in Beijing district elections
Putin’s Power Play? Tatarstan Activists Say Loss Of ‘President’ Title Would Be An Existential Blow
Acorn Project: UK Government snubs Scottish carbon capture project
Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Term For Tatar Islamic Scholar
As the first Chinese high-speed train reaches Laos, villagers demand overdue compensation
Pressure Builds On Turkmen Activists In Turkey
Latvia calls for expanded sanctions on Lukashenko regime in Belarus
People In Police Uniform Forcibly Take Away Two Daghestani Women From Shelter In Tatarstan
Rwandese militia group invades six villages in the eastern DR Congo
Why Is North Korea Launching So Many Missiles?
Former Archbishop of Canterbury and Wales captain to chair ‘national conversation’ on Wales’ future
Pacific Nations Have an Interest in Challenging China’s Expansive Maritime Claims
10 years since Kadhafi death, Libya’s security at stake
Communal Cauldron Bubbles Over in Bangladesh
Belarusian opposition in Lithuania presents alternative constitution, asks for international support
Emomali in Paris: Tajikistan, Europe, and the Afghanistan Problem
Climate change threatens more than 100 mn people in Africa
Portugal honors diplomat who saved thousands from Nazis
German academic ‘shocked’ by how much power Westminster has taken from Welsh Senedd
Mali asks Islamic High Council to dialogue with al-Qaida
UN chief calls on eSwatini to respect children’s rights
Israel gives legal status to 4K in gesture to Palestinians
US Secretary of Defense: Russia started conflict in eastern Ukraine and is an obstacle to its peaceful resolution
Hezbollah brag of 100,000-strong force aimed at foes at home
‘Deadly’ air strikes hit Tigray capital Mekele
Democracies draw closer to Taiwan as China more belligerent
Petition launched to make St David’s Day a bank holiday in Wales
Dutch prosecutors put ‘cruellest’ Eritrean trafficker on wanted list
Senior police officer: Belarusians ‘serving interests of West from abroad’ should be deprived of citizenship
Somalia COVID Deaths Vastly Undercounted, Study Finds
Amsterdam’s Moco Museum opens in Barcelona with art by Banksy, Kaws and Basquiat
Israeli Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Crusader Sword in Mediterranean
Sweden pressed to return Finnish skulls taken for race studies
Beirut Reels From Last Week’s Gun Battle as Probe Gets Underway
Catalonia welcomes 208 refugees who fled Taliban takeover of Afghanistan
UNICEF: 10,000 Children Killed or Maimed in Yemen Conflict
Half-Dressed Migrants In Severe Condition Taken From Belarus To Polish Border
Haitian Gang Demands $17 Million Ransom for Kidnapped US, Canadian Missionaries
Togo: Gnassingbe receives Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Analysing success of ‘tourist eruption’
Leading anti-independence politician rejects delaying New Caledonia independence referendum
Corsican government report suggests three roads to autonomy
Getting Undressed in Cuba with Wholly Underwear
News outlet Macau Concealers closes and deletes content, blames ‘unprecedented environmental changes’
Sergio Ramirez: In Nicaragua Again Underground Journalism
Film festival documents stories of sustainable development in Africa
“Statistics in Cuba Are Incoherent with Reality”
I was invited to celebrate ‘Columbus Day.’ This is what I answered
The end of Basque terror group ETA: ‘It was unilateral, clean and without trade-offs’
AutoStore, Norway’s biggest IPO in two decades, valued at $12.4 bln
Music a celebration of indigenous language
First indigenous language instructor hopes to preserve his language and culture through Cherokee course
Sikh hikers use turbans to rescue men who fell into waterfall pool in Canada
‘Worse than negligence’: NSW dragging feet on Aboriginal child removal reforms
Senators call for answers from US firm over reported use of forced Uyghur labor in China
Foreign investments in Latvia doubled during Covid-19 pandemic
Sullivan raised normalizing relations with Israel during meeting with Saudi crown prince: report
10 years since Kadhafi death, stability still eludes Libya
Queen Elizabeth II cancels Northern Ireland trip on doctor’s advice
‘Iron Curtain fell on Belarusians’: Lithuanian PM accepts McCain freedom award, rallies support
Life’s A Drag: Serbia’s Jailed Medical-Marijuana Users Seize On Double Standard For Reputed Kingpin
Burundi offers free breast cancer screening to raise awareness
Veteran Belarusian Independence Activist Anton Furs Dies At 94
Reform wins Estonian local elections e-vote again
Missing Opposition Activist In Russia’s Bashkortostan Found Alive
Nigeria’s Delta attempts cleanup after decades of oil spills, gas flaring
Bosnia’s Chief Prosecutor Dismissed For ‘Negligence’
Lithuanian, other MEPs urge Brussels to look into security of Chinese smartphones
Wife Of Turkmen Opposition Activist Says Ashgabat Has Given Arrest List To Turkey
New air strike on Tigray capital Mekele
Bosnian Serb Entity Passes New Law Seen As Undermining Country’s Constitution
Greece detains Ukrainian convicted in Lithuania’s January 13 case
The Case for Renaming TECRO
Across Africa, major churches still strongly oppose LGBTQ rights
India’s Turn Toward Armenia
Lithuania summons Belarus diplomat over repeated violations of state border
What’s Next for Indonesia-Vietnam Defense Relations?
eSwatini: Pro-democracy protests continue despite Monarch’s warnings
Wave of Killings Triggers Memories of Dark Past in Kashmir
China seeks engine technologies, land resources, and transport corridor in Ukraine — report
Credit Suisse faces penalties over Mozambique loan deals
Indonesia takes cautious stance as China survey ship lingers
Maldives minister: Failure to limit warming a death sentence
Åland celebrates 100-year anniversary of demilitarisation
Beirut clash fires up sectarian anger in echo of civil war
Rohingya laud deal to allow UNHCR to operate on Bhashan Char
Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls
Barbados just appointed its first president as it becomes a republic
Ortega’s government is undermining Nicaraguan election, OAS says
China revokes grazing permits for Tibetan nomads in Qinghai province
Abu Dhabi crown prince discusses Syria with Assad
The REAL Scottish Politics: New Scotland Office adviser is good news for Yessers
Tunisia says president to announce more steps that will reassure its partners
North Korea orders arrest of armed border guard who escaped to China
ASEAN summit without Myanmar leader significant, but not enough – U.S.
Scots ‘shafted’ as Tories break triple-lock pensions promise
Chinese Rights Lawyer Stands Trial After Four Years’ Pretrial Detention
New maps reveal scale of ‘ambitious and complex’ £1bn Welsh Metro project
Kurdish City Mourns Colin Powell’s Death
Finding your feet or looking to network at the Barcelona International Community Day
Bomb Attack on Syrian Army Bus in Damascus Kills at Least 14
‘The Catalan language: 10 million European voices’ on display in Slovenia
Blinken Focuses on Democracy, Migration While Visiting Ecuador, Colombia
Spain’s National Court opposes pardoning Catalonia’s Pablo Hasel for his ‘antisocial attitude
How LinkedIn China Outlasted Other US Tech Giants and Why It’s Departing Now
Magic helps out in the least religious country – Estonia
Aboriginal groups call on NSW government to end cultural fishing prosecutions
Not China, Next Dalai Lama Will Be Chosen By Present Dalai & Tibet: Tawang Monastery Abbot
Why Nicaragua Has So Few Vaccinated
Russia Lures Georgia’s Secessionist Regions by Dual Citizenship
Ortega Orders Arrest of Business Leaders
‘Tibet belongs to the Tibetan people’: NBA player slams China’s ‘brutal’ Xi Jinping in social media missive
Caring about Cuba in Difficult Times
16 more Hong Kong democratically-elected district councillors ousted over loyalty oaths, as democrats left in the minority
Taiwan: Deepfake pornographic video victims call for new laws against sexual violence in cyberspace
Icíar Bollaín’s Basque Drama ‘Maixabel’ Studies the Long Shadow of Violence
Decoding the ‘Saakashvili effect’ with two experts in Georgian politics
World’s largest chocolate warehouse opens in Flanders
How Dave Chappelle’s new comedy special went over in the Caribbean
NATO agrees master plan to deter growing Russian threat
‘Self governance is self love’: Barbados elects first local head of state on journey to becoming a republic
As Economy Rebounds, Albania Has Opportunity to Build a More Sustainable Growth Model
There’s More to Indigenous People Than the Holiday
Montana graduate student works to preserve Salish language
How Preserving Indigenous Languages Revitalizes California Culture, Identity and History
Pakistan terms India’s occupation of Kashmir ‘worst manifestation’ of colonialism
Paraguay failed to stop soy farms from poisoning Indigenous land, UN says
Sequoyah comes to life in Cherokee’s new virtual production
Khabib calls out Russian media’s anti-Dagestan reporting: ‘We also have feelings’
Uganda’s Batwa tribe, considered conservation refugees, see little government support
Biafra warriors demand open trial for Nnamdi Kanu
Biafra: Tension, fear in Southeast as trial of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu resumes
Clashes mount in W. Sahara as youth fight for ancestral home
Trans Papua may strip 4.5 million hectares of forest by 2036
Hong Kong’s Media Under Siege
Tree rings support Saga claims that Norse travellers did settle in North America a thousand years ago
Youth yearning for independence fuel Western Sahara clashes
What Do People in Taiwan Think About Their Military?
Black History Month: Cornishman who helped put an end to international slavery
What’s Wrong With Mongolia’s Naadam Festival?
French Barkhane troops kill senior jihadist fighter in Mali
Turkish media: Russians held over targeting of Chechens
NATO to focus on hybrid warfare, how to deter Russia
3rd day of Ethiopian airstrikes in capital of Tigray region
eSwatini: At least One dead, 80 injured from pro-democracy protests
Palestinian prisoner’s health declines amid hunger strike
Lithuania’s FM on diplomacy with Belarus: ‘difficult to talk with criminals’
Israel poised to welcome foreign tourists back to country
Indigenous People of Biafra leader’s trial for treason adjourned
Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires
EU will push back attempts by China to coerce Lithuania, says chief diplomat
Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs
West Africa’s Benin votes to legalise abortion
Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries
Interest in Enefit Green shares crashes Nasdaq website
Taiwan foreign minister to visit Slovakia, Czech Republic next week
North Korea cracks down on senior citizen gatherings to stymie criticism
Estonia is the world’s fastest-growing nation brand
Report documents extensive grassroots policing of Uyghurs in Xinjiang
Trial into Soviet crackdown in Vilnius ‘Lithuanian Nuremberg’, says FM
Chinese government targets Uyghur children with ‘pomegranate flower’ policy
Baltic states remain Covid hotspot
‘Fragile’ song pillorying China’s online troll army gets millions of views
Producer prices up by 21% on year in Latvia
Barbados elects its first president
Scotland may get ‘everything but independence’ under Gordon Brown’s review
Slovenian PM Rattled by Low Marks on Rights, Press Freedom
MP stunned as new UK trade minister doesn’t know the ‘basics’ about Scotland
Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country
‘Twitter storm’ for Scottish independence takes top spot in UK
Kazakhstan Still Has a Protest Problem
‘Revolution needed or plan to reach a million Welsh speakers will fail’, says commissioner
Pleas For Peace Cut Through Serbs’ Challenge To Bosnian Unity
It’s getting cold, again: Russian naval vessels…
1953 October 22: Laos Independence Day
Filmax Acquires International Rights to Animated Basque Feature ‘Save the Tree’
Pro-independence FLNKS pleads for delay in ‘unfair’ New Caledonia covid independence vote
Grassroots movements hope official status for Asturian approved soon, better future for language brought about
China’s economic sanctions made Australia more confident
A Roadmap to Restore Democracy in Nicaragua?
ASEAN muddles through on Myanmar
Climate Crisis Set to Drive Public Health Crisis
Key suspect in Haitian president’s assassination held in Jamaica on immigration charges
Protestor Sentenced to Three Years in Prison in Cuba
Why Salvadoran farmworkers ponder migrating to the United States
Cuban Media Platform Denounces Harassment of its Staff
Yasin Abu Bakr, leader of Trinidad & Tobago’s attempted Islamist coup, dies 31 years after failed insurrection
Luxembourg to become first country in Europe to legalize cannabis
Great Escapes: San Sebastian, Basque Country’s Culinary Capital
Foragers in Catalonia embrace a new mushroom-hunting season after last year’s strict lockdown
Reimagining the Eastern Partnership: It is time for the European Union to embrace the Associated Trio
Why the Western Balkans matter to the European Union?
Census Prompts Push for More Indigenous School Lessons
New Caledonian independence leaders challenge France over final referendum date
Self-identification of children and playing Sabantuy: what Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan multimedia needs Balachak complex for
Arctic Hectares are of highest demand in Murmansk Region, of lower demand in Nenets, Komi
Western Sahara refugees stranded by decades-old conflict
Adivasi Literature: Indigenous Stories Must Be Made Available To More Readers
Why did a Hindu who attacked Sikhs in Australia receive a hero’s welcome in Modi’s India?
Afghanistan’s Sikhs to ‘make choice between converting to Islam or leaving country’
West Papua activists call on Australia to stop joint exercises with the Indonesian military
Australian Church concerned over suicide rate of Aboriginal children
Libyan PM and international community preache unity ahead of crucial December polls
Catalan-speaking territories come together to defend language in audiovisual sector
Somalia: Farmajo, Roble agree to ‘accelerate’ election process
NATO Member Ministers Endorse €1 Bn Innovation Fund
Burkina Faso lifts ban on Norwegian Refugee Council
Manic Street Preachers recount ‘lazy anti-Welsh bigotry’ they suffered
South Sudan experiences worst flooding in 60 years
New measures to protect the Baltic Sea
Ethiopia Tigray: Military trucks carrying artillery fighters sighted in Amhara, Afar regions
Huw Edwards criticises Jeremy Paxman for ‘lecturing’ Welsh about mining disasters
Sierra Leone moves to bring more women into politics
An extraordinary year on the Tallinn stock exchange
Protests Mount Over 2022 Winter Olympics in China
Radio Cymru ‘hopeful’ of retaining Welsh language rights to autumn internationals
PM Ardern: New Zealand Must Be 90% Vaccinated to Reopen
Ukrainian convicted in Lithuania’s Soviet crackdown case took part in Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine
China’s Reach Into Africa’s Digital Sector Worries Experts
First Minister changes his Twitter handle to Welsh language ‘Prif Weinidog’
Hong Kong SIM Registration Law Raises Privacy Concerns
Dispatch from the border: Witnessing Lithuania’s migrant pushbacks
Still Dangerous, Boko Haram Hanging On in West Africa
Question Time: Andrew Bowie squirms as Brian Cox praises Scotland’s Covid efforts
Czech Republic Trapped in Surreal Game of Thrones
European Council condemns Belarus’ ‘hybrid attacks’ on EU borders, calls for migration reform
US Defense Secretary: US Will Continue to Help Taiwan Defend Itself
US in talks with ASEAN, Singapore to restrict Myanmar junta’s access to funds
Malaysian FM Calls for ‘Soul-Searching’ Over ASEAN Non-Interference
Ex-deputy chief of Vilnius prison promotes the interests of BelAZ
Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case
Philippines steps up diplomatic protests to Beijing over South China Sea
UAE imprisons reporter over leaked comments before soccer match telecast
Ukraine launches online museum of Russian aggression
UN humanitarian flight forced away amid Ethiopian airstrikes
Dread among Tibetans as ‘butcher of Xinjiang’ named new Tibet party boss
Moldova Declares Energy Emergency Over Gas Shortage
Kings of the castle: BBC poll confirms Danish pedigree as a producer of quality TV
Kosovo Expels Two Russian Diplomats
Rohingya Refugees Killed in Pre-Dawn Attack at Bangladesh Camp
China bans Boston Celtics games after Enes Kanter’s Tibet comments
Swedish teen rapper Einár killed in Stockholm shooting
Israel’s defense minister names 6 Palestinian NGOs terrorist organizations
North Korea sends farmers to labor camps for hiding corn amid food shortages
Biden’s Nominee for Singapore Ambassador Pledges to Bolster Economic, Security Ties
Yet again: Belarus not to take part in Eurovision song contest
US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis
Myanmar authorities re-arrest more than 100 political prisoners after amnesty
A Quad for the Middle East?
Ukraine submits application to take part in Nord Stream 2 certification
India-Israel Ties: New Opportunities in the Middle East
Mozambican writer Paulina Chiziane wins Camões 2021 award
Militant group ends hunger strike in Israeli prisons
Putin: visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense to Kyiv will open NATO’s doors for Ukraine
Report: Foreign aid lost in Syria exchange rate distortions
Zimbabwe: Opposition accuses ruling party of attacks on its leader Nelson Chamisa
Lebanon’s Hezbollah warns Israel against drilling in disputed maritime border area
Aarhus Convention member states take unprecedented decision on Belarus over persecuting NGOs
Latest round of Syrian constitutional talks fail to make headway
Sudan: Spotlight on the eastern region’s Beja tribe as political tension deepens
Biden says United States would come to Taiwan’s defense
Lukashenka’s stooge Yury Vaskrasenski banned from entering Ukraine until 2024
Colombian wanted in Haiti assassination to be extradited from Jamaica -Colombia police
Nigerian Government Says Nnamdi Kanu Is Responsible For Murder Of Akunyili’s Husband, Ex-Presidential Aide Gulak, 177 Others
With Crimea Platform, sanctions can become even smarter — UK Ambassador to Ukraine
China continues campaign to forcibly displace Tibetan nomads
How Belarus is helping ‘tourists’ break into the EU
1956 October 23: Hungarian Uprising
‘I am a survivor’: Australia’s newest senator on fighting for Aboriginal women and sacred sites
Glasgow showdown: Pacific Islands demand global leaders bring action, not excuses, to UN summit
“Homeland and Life”: soundtrack of Cuban rebellion and resistance
How Hong Kong sought to erase the memory of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre
Sergio Ramirez: Pope Francis Loud Silence on Nicaragua
China hounds Taiwan with ‘greyzone’ war plane incursions
Book teaching children how to cope with stress, anxiety now available in Cree, Anishinaabe
Wichita State offering first indigenous language course
Video doesn’t show Indigenous people in Australia protesting vaccines
Day ‘Biafra’ went on trial in Abuja
Algeria rejects Western Sahara talks
Yazidi genocide survivors confirmed ‘victims’ in US case against female IS member
Sikhs for Justice releases new map of Khalistan
New Sikh temple planned for northeast Calgary
‘It hurts and it’s wrong’: family of Aboriginal woman shot dead by WA police officer speak out after acquittal
Red Flag River and China’s Downstream Neighbors
Death of detained Uyghur imam underscores harsh conditions in Xinjiang re-education camps
John McCain Freedom Award Honors Lithuania, and Democracy Leaders in Myanmar, Belarus, Cuba
UN members condemn China over treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang
Austrian chancellor threatens lockdown for unvaccinated
Rediscovering Lithuania’s interwar LGBT art: ‘some are scared to find there were gay people in the past’
Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia
It was like the whole region had turned into an open-air prison, Xinjiang
Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest
Finnish Defence Ministry demands risk assessment of Fennovoima nuclear plant, cites ties with Russia
Norway intel agency: Kongsberg-type attack will happen again
Liberian teen who returned $50,000 named ‘integrity ambassador’
Seven prisoners found dead in Ecuador jail affected by riots
Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez fatally shot in Ecuador
Street object d’art reminiscent of Lukashenka (dis)appears in St. Petersburg
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Congo
Gabon holds summit to develop and exploit gas potential in the country
Southern African bloc says Eswatini king open to dialogue after protests
Man’s body found near Polish border with Belarus
Russia-led bloc concludes drills near Afghan border to boost Tajik security
US Senator Warns Beijing: Do Not Take Taiwan for Next Hong Kong
Separatists end week-long blockade of hotel housing OSCE in eastern Ukraine
EU to impose sanctions against Belarusian regime over migrants
UN Adopts Legal Mechanism to Protect Environmental Defenders
BBC is cheating us out of Scottish lunchtime news on a daily basis
Pentagon: Senior Al-Qaida Leader Killed in US Drone Strike in Syria
Unionist groups march against Northern Ireland Protocol in Glasgow
Russian, Chinese Warships Hold First Joint Patrols in the Pacific
Call for Welsh Government to reconsider offices in UAE and Qatar over human rights conditions
Kyrgyz President Rejects Idea Of New U.S. Base In His Country
Wales has to stand on its own feet and stop depending on England
The Tajik Government’s Style Of Justice And Mercy
1964 October 24: Zambia Independence Day
Katri Raik: Narva has changed
Serbia Refuses Entry To Kosovo Boxers For World Championships
Student protests in Indonesia slam 7th year of Jokowi’s administration
Guatemala sets curfew in province after protests
Are middle-aged people in Lithuania discriminated by employers?
Zimbabwe’s Dangarembga receives German peace prize
Balochistan: Reports of fresh military aggressions in Kahan
UN Security Council mission visits Mali, urges February vote
Latvia still lagging EU on R&D investment
Israel set to OK 3,000 West Bank settler homes this week
Taiwan partners with Slovakia on space tech project
Ethiopia conducts two air strikes in Tigray
One Britain One Nation: UK Government emails reveal Tory U-turn
Libyan elections commission to start registering candidates in Nov
Language classes directly relate to survival of Anishinaabe identity, culture
Dozens killed in fighting between Somalia army and former allied group
Diverting trade from Wales a ‘consequence of Brexit’, says Irish Foreign Minister
At least 25, including minors, died in illegal refinery blast in Nigeria
Abuse of Tribal police alleged in Cherokee Nation
Wales lags Scotland and England on school spending per pupil
Jamal Kamal Khan steps down as Balochistan CM
The Friendly Islands: Former Wales prop Anthony Buchanan remembers the brutal tour to Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in 1987
Civilian shot dead in Kashmir as India’s home minister visits
1,200 Barcelona residents protest city’s ‘despair, sadness, and stagnation’
An independent Kurdistan is the best bet to contain ISIS
‘I am a Catalan’: 50 years since Pau Casals’ United Nations speech
Green hydrogen plant to be built in Sindh
Senegalese women wage war against climate injustice
Afghan Hazaras lose homes as persecution grows under Taliban rule
Israeli official says plans to reopen US mission for Palestinians maybe shelved
Language Matters: The fusing of Māori and English
Students learn science from local Indigenous people

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1492 October 11: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, US
October 11: International Day of the Girl Child
Historic Hong Kong house commemorating modern China’s founding father barricaded again
A rank index or a politicised process? The IMF and trouble at the top
Dark tales from Uruguay: How mothers and grandmothers search for victims of the Cold War
Adivasi communities reap benefit of co-operative producer company
Yazidis visit holiest temple during Autumn Assembly
Pakistani journalist killed in bomb attack in Balochistan
Russian gold miner will use nuclear power for remote Arctic mine in Sakha
Gipuzkoa’s quest for sustainability
Linguistic terror
Moldova requests EU help after Gazprom reduces gas flows
‘Galactic Britain’: how Cornwall is winning the European space race
The French region that refugees from Cornwall named after their home
China says it carried out beach landing drills in province opposite Taiwan
This is why classical economics could help Scotland in its independence bid
Estonian Football Organ Has A Ban on White-Red-White Belarus Flag
Britain reaffirms Asia ’tilt’ as new warship makes Singapore stop
North Korea’s Kim notes ‘grim’ economy while marking anniversary of ruling party
Erdogan says latest Kurdish YPG attack on Turkish police is ‘final straw’
AU Endorses Joint Mission with UN for Somalia
Poor countries will take years to recover from pandemic, World Bank chief says
Andrey Zeltsar’s widow transferred to jail and tortured
As Non-Aligned Summit Kicks Off In Serbia, Bosnian Serb Leader Slams International Overseer
Fire at Main Power Station, Blackouts Signal Lebanon’s Vulnerability
More Kazakh Opposition Activists Jailed On ‘Extremism’ Charges
Migrants jam-pack Minsk Airport, head to border cities Hrodna and Brest, sleep on streets
EU Adds Eight People To Sanctions List Over Russian Actions In Crimea
Action Against Climate Change Could Save Millions of Lives
Dublin-born presenter Julia Bradbury shares powerful image ahead of mastectomy following breast cancer diagnosis
Austria swears in new chancellor after Kurz steps aside
Sustainability e-guide launches ahead of COP26 in Glasgow
New normal? Finnish employers describe hybrid work plans
Nearly 370k could not afford internet access last year, Citizens Advice Scotland finds
Scientists urge speedy switch to renewables in Middle East
‘Catastrophic’ trade slump as Scotland’s exports to EU plummet
Famine, Malnutrition, Death Stalk Yemen as Conflict Rages
How will Europe’s planned semiconductor strategy affect its nations’ military ambitions?
India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail
Tunisia’s president names new government by decree
Tigray forces say Ethiopia has launched a major offensive
Energy Crunch Prompts Questions About Net Zero Promises
Migrants protest outside UN office in Libya for 10th day
European Parliament to deny provisionally returning immunity to Puigdemont
Libya interior minister and only presidential aspirant rallies support
11 Members of Congress Write Letter to President Biden, Demanding Immediate Release of Leonard Peltier
Norway court rules two windfarms harming Sami reindeer herders
1552 October 12: Fall of Kazan, Tatarstan
1968 October 12: Equatorial Guinea Independence Day
1975 October 12: Saharawi National Unity Day
‘It’s our identity’, declare Papua’s defiant mamas over Morning Star
Climate change in Tibetan Plateau impacts livelihoods
Havana Reopens: Low Wages, High Prices
How Namadingo is uniting generations of Malawian musicians through Reggae duet mashups
China’s reputation challenged by perceptions of low-quality projects and products in Ethiopia
Three graphics that explain Portuguese colonialism
Yazidi genocide exhibition Nobody’s Listening opens in Germany
A daughter of Hmong refugees
Holocaust survivor-author Eddie Jaku dies in Sydney aged 101
Scottish Government urged to create post-Brexit foreign policy strategy
Independence leader: Wall won’t stop Western Sahara fight
Mali seeks allies to help boost its natioanl security
Qatar diplomat emphasizes engagement with Taliban at forum
Unionist abuse of female Scots writers must stop – we need women’s voices
Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland
Trial of former C.African rebel Mahamat Said begins at the Hague
What the AidData Report Reveals About CCP Lending in Southeast Asia
Russian-speaking youth in Latvia have different worldview than parents
Dawn of Nationalism: An Indian Novel’s Vision of History
ICJ rules in favour of Somalia in Kenya border dispute
ECB policymaker Kazimir charged with bribery, denies wrongdoing
Baltic states and UK agree to tackle ‘systemic challenges’ posed by China
Cuba denies permission for opposition marches
North Korean Traders Smuggle Coal to Power-Short China
Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma reappears in Hong Kong – sources
China expert: Estonia could leave 16+1, promote relations with Taiwan
China Plans Ban on Private-Sector Involvement in Media, Publishing, Online Platforms
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China’s president threatens Taiwan with ‘peaceful reunification’
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1868 October 10: Proclamation of Cuban Independence Beginning Ten Years War
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Ortega’s First Political Prisoner Marvin Vargas Marks 10 Years in Jail
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HDP delegation talks Kurdish unity with PUK, Gorran in Sulaimani
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NATO-Led Force In Kosovo Steps Up Patrols Near Border With Serbia
Turkish forces open fire on Russian helicopters in Syria
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Key mastermind of Rwanda genocide Bagosora dies at 80
Israeli PM Says Iran Crossed All Nuclear ‘Red Lines’
Belarus ranked among top 10 worst countries for workers
Syrian diplomat demands Turkey, United States leave country
Thousands of senegalese worshippers converge on Touba
PACE awards Belarusian opposition activist Maryia Kalesnikava with 2021 Václav Havel Prize
Cambodia Hires Beltway Lobby Group to Boost Ailing International Reputation
Tunisia: president’s new measures are a departure from constitution
Armed men kill at least 30 in northern Nigerian villages
Baltics: NATO jets scrambled seven times due to Russian flights last week
Beirut blast probe faces derailment for second time
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Gabon counters chaotic urbanization with drones
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One man’s mission to document grassroots football in Wales
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Equator Prize Award Ceremony to honour ten outstanding Indigenous Peoples and local communities from across the globe
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Longing for home, exiled Crimean Tatars build new life in Kyiv
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The blue men of the Sahara
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Turkmen Activist Says ‘Don’t Be Afraid’ As She Faces Deportation From Turkey, Risk Of Torture
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Georgian Ex-President Saakashvili Says He Will Return To ‘Save The Country’ Despite Jail Threat
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European Police Agencies Target Balkan Drug Cartel Behind ‘Cocaine Pipeline To Europe’
Tibetan Monk in Failing Health After Early Release from 15-Year Prison Term
Hungary Summons Ukrainian Envoy Over Criticism Of Russian Gas Supply Deal
Russia to send air defense missile systems to Serbia amid escalation on Kosovo border
European Commission Hopes To Start EU Accession Talks With Albania, N. Macedonia By Year’s End
Historian questions Benin’s decision to delay repatriation of returned art works
Haiti election postponed after prime minister dismisses election council
Why it’s remarkable support for Scottish independence is as high as it is
North Korea Launches Another Missile, Accuses South Korea of Hostility
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What Does ‘Free and Open’ Really Mean for the Indo-Pacific?
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Global Gateway: The EU Alternative to China’s BRI
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US Citizen Helped North Korea Evade Sanctions Through Blockchain
Scottish Government issues £10m grants to help avert homelessness
In Rare Three-Party Conclave, Vietnam Pushes Back Against Growing Chinese Influence
Guinea junta unveils ‘charter’ for civilian transition
Sydney Think Tank Says China Less Generous Toward Pacific
Politics show takes first step towards ‘normalising Welsh’ on English language TV
Young activists bemoan climate inaction, demand more say
Ethiopia minister who spoke out about rape in Tigray resigns
Royal Jordanian Airlines to resume service to Syria after 9 years
Student scheme boost for Scotland’s research links with EU
Lebanon losing status as regional education hub
Campaigners condemn final decision to close Welsh language school in holiday home hotspot
Dubai to find out if pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 will pay off
Fuaran : Gaelic culture project produces new resource for Scots
Police suspect foul play at Swedish apartment building blast
1957 September 29: Kyshtym nuclear disaster, USSR
Pacific faces tough climate, disease challenges – world leaders need to rise up
China bans Tibetan Party members and cadres from engaging in religious activities in Golok
PNG Post-Courier: Time to consider piracy as a serious issue
London based Office of Tibet participates in Labour Party Annual Conference 2021
Balochistan: Heavy contingents of Pakistan Army reach to Bolan for fresh offensives
Iran builds military outpost on Cheekha Dar mountain, highest peak in Kurdistan Region, Iraq
EU’s Global Gateway and a new foundation for partnerships in Africa
Is Uzbekistan on the Verge of Rejoining the CSTO?
Jamaica’s rivers and gullies are suffering from abuse
31st Isle of Man Lieutenant Governor sworn-in
Albanian Roma fight for their rights
In Chechen village Koren-Benoy “Edinaya Rossiya” wins less than 1% of votes
Belarus targets Helsinki Committee, country’s oldest human rights group
Deaths Under Interrogation by Myanmar Security Forces Top 50
China’s Belt and Road plans losing momentum as opposition, debt mount
Guineans remember the marks left by Condé’s rule
Qatar adds new people and an entity to its national sanctions list
Cambodia ‘Raises’ Minimum Wage by Two Dollars, Leaving Workers as Poor as Before
Rohingya community leader shot dead in Bangladesh refugee camp
Keir Starmer making Labour in England as irrelevant as in Scotland
‘We will remove you’, Hezbollah official told Beirut blast judge
Hong Kong National Security Police Freeze Tiananmen Campaign Group’s Assets
Hungary’s Orban hits Czech campaign trail to back PM Babis
Political parties in Tunisia warn of a possible return to violence
4 share ‘Alternative Nobel’ for empowering communities
Myanmar Junta Calls ‘Goodwill’ Cease-fire With Ethnic Armed Groups, Omits Anti-Coup Militias
Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village, wound toddler
Lithuania to open gas pipeline linking Finland, Baltics and Poland
Tensions High As Kosovo, Serbia Continue Border Standoff
Many Zimbabwe firms require staff to have vaccine jabs
J&J vaccine suspended in Slovenia after 20-year-old dies
Brussels recognises migrant crisis on Belarus border as hybrid attack
Hong Kong public broadcaster told it must support Chinese government
Tunisia’s president appoints first woman as head of government
Malaysia’s 5-Year Plan Sets Its Sights on High-Income Status by 2025
Two versions of shootout in Minsk that claimed 2 lives
Shipping Company Accuses Cambodia of ‘Unethical’ Tactics in Oil Fracas
Zimbabwe Central Bank freezes 30 accounts over illegal activities
The Myth of ‘Spheres of Influence’ in the Pacific Region
UK Gov refused to allow Cornwall to attend minority languages summit
Australia’s Daintree Rainforest Returned to Indigenous Owners
NATO military chief urges alliance to boost cyberwarfare capabilities
1966 September 30: Botswana Independence Day
1938 September 30: Munich Agreement
Indian Boarding School Legislation Reintroduced in Congress
Covid-19 delta pandemic a Trojan horse to extend French colonialism
Survivors of earthquake under surveillance and uncertainty in Tibet
Tibet Lobby Day builds support across United States
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Lithuania remembers the First Visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama 30 years ago
Vietnam admits arrests for possession of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
United States funds restoration of Erbil’s ancient citadel, educational center
Ortega “Directs” Repression against Journalists’ Families
El Toque: a Social Innovation Project for a Transnational Cuba
Western Sahara, Morocco, and the EU: How good law makes good politics
Russia Kills OSCE’s Observer Mission on Russia-Ukraine Border
No overseas fans allowed at 2022 Beijing Olympics
7 charged with conspiring to incite subversion, incl. Hong Kong’s youngest national security defendant aged 15
Can LGBTQ+ rights activism be the key to reversing retrogressive policies in the Middle East?
Qatar is urged to release 21 detainees held for protesting ‘discriminatory’ election laws
U.S. urges Bosnian Serb leader to halt secessionist rhetoric
Russia Urged To Release Anti-Putin Shaman From ‘Punitive Psychiatric Treatment’
Soldiers in classrooms a lasting legacy in West Papua
Taliban Evict Hazara Shiite Muslims From Villages, Rewarding Loyalists
Ethiopia Expels Seven UN Officials
Human rights violations and summary executions are on the rise in eastern DRC
The Other Babyn Yars: Remembering Where Else Ukraine’s Jews Were Massacred
Junta Administration in Myanmar’s Rakhine State ‘Has Totally Collapsed, Says Former MP
Serbia, Kosovo Reach Compromise To End Border Deadlock
Alcohol consumption among young people falling, little gender difference
Through the Eyes of a 6-Year-old Child, Orange Became a Symbol of an Indigenous Movement
Russia Blocks Work Of UN Committees Monitoring Sanctions On African Countries
China Survey Ship Leaves Indonesia EEZ but Another Appears off Malaysia
Serbia Returns Remains Of Seven Kosovar Albanian Victims Of 1998-99 War
Cote d’Ivoire minister probed over rape allegation
Former Armenian Defense Chief Arrested In Fraud Probe
US Lawmakers Pass Legislation Targeting Political Repression in Cambodia
Less than one-third of African nations have vaccinated 10 percent of their population
‘Legal’ pushbacks: Lithuania not alone in EU calling for changes
More than 100 dead in gang riot at Ecuador jail
Junta Soldiers Evict Hundreds at Gunpoint, Highlighting Military Impunity in Post-Coup Myanmar
China’s AUKUS Response Highlights Beijing’s Bunker Mentality
Competition authorities in Malawi fine mobile operator Airtel
Kim Jong Un Decides to Restore Inter-Korean Communication Lines
Lao Villagers Displaced by Xayaburi Dam Still Lack Farmland, Water
India Builds Strategic Tunnel Project in Kashmir
Poland: Belarus services fit out illegal migrants with camo uniforms, provocations are feasible
How Control of the World’s Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers
Journalists Sound Alarm Over New Guidelines For Radio Television Hong Kong
The Invisible Wounds of the Rohingya
Africa trade boss describes patent rules as “oudated”
China’s Xi leads Martyr’s Day ceremony amid patriotism drive
‘Catalonia does not have a king’: Felipe VI greeted with protests at Barcelona Automobile fair
As deaths rise, vaccine opponents find a foothold in Bosnia
Belarus KGB starts mass detentions amid wave of indignation on web
Cornwall rages as outsiders cash in on second homes
EU fears for media freedom in Slovenia as agency chief quits
Plaid Cymru leader calls for ‘muscular collaboration across the Celtic nations’
Bahrain, Israel cement year-old accord, open new embassy
African telecom sector sees a boom amid COVID-19
Singapore strategy of living with COVID raises concern, hope
‘We don’t mix with the English’ – how Wales rugby legend upset The Queen
Dubai’s Expo opens, bringing first world’s fair to Mideast
Husband of political prisoner Palina Sharenda: ‘Inmates are tortured in women’s penal colony in Homiel’
Israeli troops kill Gaza man near border; army investigates
South Korean Fishermen Allege Chinese Fleet Sweeps Up Marine Life
Canada marks first national holiday for indigenous reconciliation
Hungary to continue blocking Ukraine’s NATO membership talks
LinkedIn Blocks Some User Profiles in China
Catalan parliament to draft and seek approval of amnesty law in Spain’s Congress
1960 October 1: Cyprus Independence Day
1960 October 1: Nigeria Independence Day
1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day
2017 October 1: Catalan Independence Referendum
No language classes, Chinese authorities release the rest, yet hold on to three Dza Wonpo Tibetan monks
Balochistan: Several Pakistani army personnel killed in Bolan clashes
Family Members of Ortega’s Political Prisoners Battle Despair
Hong Kong media outlets barred from media sector’s National Day celebration
Catalan Referendum 4 Years Ago: 2.3 m people, police brutality, 1,000 injured – 0 police officers held responsible
Political stability makes Luxembourg a compelling choice
With help from Tesla, nearly 80% of Norway’s new car sales are electric
FSB foils terrorist plot in Karachay-Cherkessia
Bull geoglyph older than Peru Nazca Lines or England ‘White Horse’ discovered in Tuva
Film about Napoleon shot in Malta to premiere in Corsica
First natural cemetery in Flanders: no tombstones and biodegradable coffins
Tamazight, an Official Language of Morocco, Is Getting More Attention
October: Black History Month, Europe
Racial abuse victim Kamara booed by stadium of Czech schoolchildren
Georgia Arrests Ex-President Saakashvili After Return From Exile
Philippines Files New Protests Over Chinese Presence in South China Sea
A Massive Purported State Surveillance Leak Rocks Georgia Ahead Of Key Elections
Are Chechens being purposefully pitted against Crimean Tatars?
Natural Gas Prices Hit Record Highs In Europe, Amid Drop In Russian Supplies
North Korea Forces Hungry Citizens to Pay for Propaganda Murals
Kazakh Civil Rights Activist Zhumagulov Released From Penal Colony
Social care sector contributes more than £5bn to Scottish economy, report says
China marks national day with mass air incursion near Taiwan
China’s Xinjiang Population Growth Report Raises Eyebrows
Tourist board invites families to unlock secrets with new augmented reality app
Two Lao Banana Workers Denied Their Pay Walk 250 Miles Home
1 in 5 Welsh speakers ‘prevented’ from speaking the language with someone else
Scotland joins Wales in refusing consent for Westminster Bill which bans those without ID from voting
Police halt 4-person National Day protest in Hong Kong
Worldwide Estonian Language Week starts on October 4
Tunisia’s new PM faces tough task on struggling economy
Lithuanian PM says she has always been sceptical about closer ties with China
Morocco hosts consultations between Lybia’s rival factions
How Belarusian corridor of irregular migration works
Rwandan govt critic on YouTube sentenced to 15 years
Nordea issues largest dividend payout in Finnish stock market history
Guinea coup leader sworn in as transitional president
Russia’s Gazprom begins supplying gas to Hungary bypassing Ukraine
Somalia opens first public oxygen plant as it battles COVID-19
Belarus’ Belakoneu wants to kill 100 in retaliation for one dead swearperson
Bulgaria centre-right party endorses university rector for president
Mauritius opens to international visitors
Tunisia’s Ghannouchi says parliament in session, defying president
Catalan referendum 4 years on: independence camp still split on what’s next
Somali militia, former government ally, captures two towns from federal forces
Lithuania Urges Users to Ditch Chinese Smartphone Over ‘Built-In Censorship Tool’
Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker
Catalan independence mandate of 2017 referendum celebrated at commemorative act
‘Anti-feminist’ vandals in Israel deface images of women
China’s Belt and Road Initiative Is About Profit, Not Development, Study Finds
Turkish company halts power supplies to crisis-hit Lebanon
Puigdemont asks EU court to restore his immunity ahead of extradition hearing
Burkina Faso suspends Norwegian Refugee Council’s operations
Kazakh Police Detain Demonstrators Protesting Relatives’ Detention In China’s Xinjiang
US official in Haiti apologizes for treatment of migrants
CDR pro-independence protest in Barcelona marks fourth anniversary of referendum
Iran holds military exercises near tense Azerbaijan border
Talks with Spain ‘only viable way’ out of Catalan crisis
1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day
How extraordinary Marshall Islands fisheries story grew … and grew
Police break up rally by Papua activists at US embassy in Jakarta – 17 arrested
Behind scenes probe of Bougainville struggle for independence tops PJR
Threats Silence Nicaraguan Defense Attorney Yonarqui Martinez
Fifteen US Senators Request Sanctions against Daniel Ortega
The Plight of Haiti
Electricity Crisis in Cuba Reinforces Need to Accelerate Energy Transition
Nicaraguan Farmers Demand OAS Reject the Elections
For Monaco Prince, the Scandals Keep Coming
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Emigration on the rise in crisis-ridden Lebanon
This Crimean Tatar Muslim woman gives the Russian occupation authorities a headache
Turkey says two workers killed by PKK explosives on rural road
Rwanda arrests 13 suspected of plotting ‘terrorist’ attacks
One U.N. peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali
Belarusian Helsinki Committee and Union of Belarusian Writers liquidated
Fire devastates Honduras’ Caribbean resort island of Guanaja
Mali takes delivery of Russian helicopters, lauds partnership
Indigenous leader to France’s Macron: Save the Amazon
A Love Letter From Wales to Zimbabwe
Ethiopia’s Oromo protest, demand freedom for jailed leaders
Libya rivals urge international support for December elections
UN agency for Palestinian refugees has urgent budget crisis
UK Government looks set to overrule Welsh and Scottish governments on low tax ports
In modest step, Qatar holds its 1st legislative council vote
Honduras burns 3.3 tonnes of cocaine seized from cartels
New translation of the Hobbit generates excitement about learning Breton
Cambodian Court Sends CNRP Activist to Prison After He Returns From Thailand
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North Korea Increases Fines for Quarantine Violations to Exorbitant Levels
Automobile Barcelona shifts into gear as doors open to public
Cambodia Tells Chinese Casinos Not to Force Staff to Work After One Dies of COVID
Sky’s the limit: Over a hundred people with disabilities take flight on adapted aviation day
China’s Claims of Progress in Tibet Mask 70 Years of Repression
ISIS takes credit for killing Sikh in Pakistan
$385 Billion In ‘Hidden Debts’ To China
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Lights Out In Kyrgyzstan
Greece Rejects EU Proposal for Border Monitors
Barricades On Kosovo-Serbia Border Removed, Ending Tense Standoff
US, South Korea Split on North Korea Sanctions
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Leaders of the UK’s devolved nations call for last minute U-turn on Universal Credit cut
The Devil’s Bridge, Catalan mythology brought to life
Pioneering safe nurse staffing legislation finally comes to children’s wards in Wales
3000-strong march in Barcelona commemorates 2017 strike in wake of independence referendum
Amazon ‘shocked’ by how many watched rugby in Welsh language rather than paid to watch in English
Ivorian activists urge legal support for woman accusing minister of rape
Elfyn Evans’ dominating victory in Rally Finland keeps world title hopes alive
Tunis “regrets” French decision to reduce visas
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North Korea threatens UN Security Council
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Thousands Protest Corruption In Bosnia’s Serbian Entity
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Russian Tycoon Ismailov Seeks Asylum In Montenegro After Arrest On Moscow Warrant
Backers of Tunisian President Rally against ‘Coup’ Accusations
Peace vs. Democracy in Cambodia
Greece, France Seal Strategic Defense Deal, Angering Turkey
Syria’s Assad calls Jordan’s king amid thaw in relations
Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman with ferocious winds, killing three
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Austria adopts carbon pricing in tax overhaul
Geothermal marketing campaign in Geneva, Switzerland
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Papua advocates slam police violence, sexual harassment at US embassy protest
Tibet’s longest-serving political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo remembered
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