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China threatens hefty fines for other fishermen in South China Sea
British medical drugs manufacturer refuses to advertise on Belarusian state TV
Environmental activist group suspends work in Cambodia
Sweden’s top general on watching Russia and responding to an invasion of Ukraine
China’s appointment of new Xinjiang chief will not change repression of Uyghurs
Russian Egor Dudnikov Sentenced To 11 Years Of Prison In Belarus
Vietnamese police arrest followers of Hmong religious group during founder’s funeral
Kadyrov: Russia should annex Ukraine
Somalia: President ‘suspends’ powers of PM Mohamed Hussein Roble
Somali PM orders army to be under his command
Norway Intelligence Alleges Russia Of Carrying Out Cyber Attacks
Israel Begins Clinical Trial of Fourth COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
NATO’s defining moment is now or never
At least 30 dead in migrant boat accidents in Greece
Eerie similarities link the Ukraine and Taiwan situations
Swiss to allow simple legal gender transition from 1 January
Lithuania makes debut at Food Taipei
Talks Aimed At Reviving Iran Nuclear Deal Resume In Vienna
Estonian infantry platoon in Mali goes on first patrol
Rape Case Puts Kyrgyz ‘Courts Of Elders’ In Spotlight
Number at risk of poverty in Latvia increased in 2020
France detains suspect in Syria chemical weapons probe
The pandemic delivered a surprise to Nordic countries: a baby boom
Nicaragua seizes former Taiwan embassy to give it to China
Most Finns would suspend asylum applications if under hybrid attack
Lebanon’s president calls for an end to government paralysis
Greenlanders in Denmark ready to tune in to new radio service just for them
Aliaksandr Fiaduta refuses to take heart medications to protest the restrictions on correspondence
Ukraine remains main target of pro-Kremlin disinformation in 2021: EU disinfo watchdog
It appears a path is being paved in Belarus to keep autocrat Lukashenka in power till 2035
The REAL Scottish Politics: Covid crisis shows our key message for indyref2
Poll projects near-wipeout for Conservatives in Wales at a General Election
El Salvador Frees Women Jailed for “Homicide” After Miscarriages
Alsace launches non-binding vote on withdrawal from Grand Est region
Design chosen for quarter commemorating Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller
Inuit throat singing duo PIQSIQ on holidays and mental health
1943 December 28: Day of Memory and Sorrow in Kalmykia
Palestinian Leader Abbas Visits Israel’s Gantz in Rare Trip
Human rights group slams inhumane Chinese secret detention system
Many Cubans Prefer Meat to Rum for New Year’s
Paraguayan Gov’t honors IACHR ruling favoring indigenous peoples
Chinese Army using robot vehicles in Tibet
The untold story of a young Colombian Indigenous reporter, guardian and hairdresser
Travel restrictions tighten in Tibet ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
Indigenous community radio operators win court case against the Guatemalan State
Denmark’s Hans Christian Andersen museum gets fairytale makeover
Hong Kong Police Raid Pro-Democracy Media Outlet, Arrest 6
The Fading Ways of Indigenous Arctic Hunters
Resettlement Of Afghanistan’s Ethnic Kazakhs To Kazakhstan Hampered By Taliban Takeover
Two Catalans lead international divers project studying underwater environments
American teacher detained in Libya for six weeks returns to U.S.
EU Promises ‘Firm Approach’ To Regime In Belarus In 2022
In euro waiting room, Bulgarians divided about joining
Belgian court of appeals rejects extraditing Mallorcan rapper Valtònyc
Deepening Somalia crisis sparks international alarm
The 100 days when Odesa was a French province: historic photos
Booker Prize-winning novelist Keri Hulme dead at 74
Spain’s 2022 budget approved after deal protecting minority languages
Turkey: 1 hurt in knife attack on pro-Kurdish party office
Denmark has world’s highest Covid-19 infection rate
World’s fair in Dubai warns of possible closures over virus
Primavera Sound recognized as an event of special cultural interest
Fire contained after reported Israeli attack on Syrian port
“After the third shock, my brain exploded”: FSB tortured Crimean Tatar activist with electricity to obtain “confessions”
Israeli PM says not opposed to ‘good’ nuclear deal with Iran
Mark Drakeford a ‘nationalist ideologue’ Telegraph columnist claims
Jordanian deputies in mass punch-up during heated session
Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats exposed as spies in Ukraine over past seven years
Security forces loyal to Somalia PM gather outside presidential palace
Best of 2021: Review of The Welsh Language in Cardiff – A History of Survival
New leader of North Macedonia’s Socialists becomes PM-designate
Union Calls 24-Hour Strike Stopping Work at Finland’s Ports
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown panned for ‘principality’ claim about devolved nations
Who Became Most Prominent Belarusian Of 2021?
Senegal’s first regional trains make first journey between Darkar and Diaminiado
Iceland’s First Electric Aircraft Has Arrived
Indonesia seeks cooperation among ASEAN coast guards
Some Lithuanian firms ship goods via Riga, Gdansk and other ports amid China’s blockade
UNHCR pleads to Indonesia to take in Rohingya stranded at sea
New strategic concept could become NATO’s most important political document of the decade
Uyghur forced laborer died at factory in China’s Xinjiang
Brussels politics hinder joint response to China’s economic blackmail of Lithuania
Travel restrictions tighten in Tibet ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
US president Biden signs defence bill, authorises $150m for Baltic security
1890 December 29: Wounded Knee Massacre, South Dakota, US
Maori newsreader becomes first person with chin tattoo to anchor news programme
1911 December 29: Mongolia Independence Day
China making Tibet dumping ground for toxic waste, not providing resources to protect ecosystem
Nicaraguans in Exile: Voices Ortega Can’t Silence
Over 200 Hong Kong national security police raid Stand News newsroom, 6 arrested inc. acting editor
Photography Contest for Indigenous People Under the Age of 30
2021: A fruitful year for Indigenous communities in Taiwan
Where is Qatari human rights defender Noof Al-Maadeed?
Zapotec woman building indigenous communities in Los Angeles
Taiwan to donate vaccines to Somaliland
Boris Johnson reacts to fears over Scots Hogmanay revellers heading to England
Geneva to host US-Russia talks in early January
Russia says failure to certify Nord Stream 2 is not an option
China hoarding the global poor’s lunch?
Turkey offers to mediate in Bosnian crisis ‘to ensure stability’
Attacks on devolution in British press give Welsh First Minister free pass from more constructive criticism
Libya’s chief prosecutor orders culture minister jailed
It is too early to expect a strategic change in relations from the planned US and Russia talks
In exodus from Lebanon, the well-off find new home in Cyprus
Best of 2021: Watch Carry On Star Kenneth Williams speaking Welsh on TV
No concessions expected from Russia-NATO meeting
Spanish president shelves dialogue table with Catalonia to focus on health crisis
The end of winter: A search for vanishing snow and ice around the Northern Hemisphere
Hong Kong news site closes amid national security raid, journalist arrests
Lithuania’s beef with China becomes a test for Washington
Adoption of US defense bill opens way for Taiwan invite to naval exercise
Finland increases support to victims of the most serious crimes of international concern
Laos adopts new measure to combat corruption: party expulsion
Russia closing International Memorial is a ‘landmark step’
Indonesia changes course, will allow stranded Rohingya to come ashore
Northvolt produces first battery cell from Sweden gigafactory
Vietnamese police disrupt Christmas celebration of Montagnard Christians
2021 saw as many new e-Residents as births in Estonia
Nine Bosnian Serbs Charged With Wartime Murder Of Almost 100 Muslims
Kim Jong Un firmly in control of North Korea after 10 years despite economic record
Denmark’s economy a has outperformed everyone
Tunisia to borrow $7 bn more in 2022
Lithuania Tie Dyed Slam-Dunking Skeleton Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Center of World in Times Square
2021 Review: Landslides for African incumbents, Zambia opposition upsets Lungu
Housing First: What can Finland teach us about tackling homelessness?
North American cars boost Senegal’s automotive market
Wooden car: why not?
Supreme Court in Gambia rejects appeal against Barrow’s re-election
Cyberattack cripples publication at major Norway media group
Kenyan Slum Dwellers Evicted for China-Built Nairobi Expressway
NATO jets scrambled 290 times due to Russian planes
Israel approves measures aimed at improving relations with Palestinians after meeting
AI-powered robots help sort global waste in Finland
Israel, Palestinians exchange first gunfire in months amid meeting of top officials
Values or trade? Lithuania-China tensions cause rifts in Brussels
Residents fire up generators as Kosovo energy crisis escalates
Norway now tops the horror list for electricity
Future EU: Slovenia advocates Western Balkans enlargement
International partners should define next steps towards Ukraine’s membership in NATO, EU
German foreign, sports ministers won’t travel to China for Winter Olympics
British were furious about US visa for Gerry Adams
Barcelona awarded as 2021 best gay travel destination city outside US
Mongabay’s Top 10 Indigenous News Stories of 2021
Cuba 2021: a Tragic Year and an Uncertain Future
Court Rules Mining Rights Stay with the Feds on Oklahoma Tribal Lands
Cuba’s Most Common Business Ideas for 2021
Native News Online’s Most Read Stories of 2021
How a Fearless Adivasi Led India’s 1st People’s Revolt Against the British
Institute of Indigenous Peoples of the North that is to be created at Tomsk State University
Meet the Paraguayan polyglot who impresses at Expo 2020 Dubai
Impoverished Ethiopia seeks extra $2.5 bln to rebuild from war
Kempower to deliver electric bus fleet fast charging technology to Gothenburg, Sweden
Chile’s election ‘powerful example’ for world, Biden tells president-elect Boric
Welsh comedian Mike Bubbins responds to English Tory MP’s ‘I subsidise Wales’ jibe
Panama sees massive jump of unlawful migration in 2021
Putin aims to split Ukraine into two or three parts – NSDC secretary
Guatemala receives bodies of 15 migrants killed in Mexico trailer accident
Armed group in Darfur steals nearly 2,000 tons of food aid
Germany’s top diplomat dodges question on defensive arms supply to Ukraine
Mbaké Sarr, a migrant turned businessman runs for presidency in Senegal
EU leaders weigh new measures against China’s economic attack on Lithuania
Hidden mines become the new threat in the Central African Republic
President: Estonia supports Ukraine’s right to decide
Mali dialogue backs extending junta’s mandate by five years
Ukraine needs comprehensive support, consensus from European partners
North Macedonia’s President Asks Kovachevski To Form New Government
US Extends Support To Lithuania Amid Chinese Coercion To Close Taiwan Embassy In Vilnius
Armenia Lifts Ban On Import Of Turkish Goods
US, UK, Germany, France express solidarity with Lithuania amid Chinese pressure
Beijing-Planned Adviser for Macao Seen as Bringing China Into City’s Security Affairs
Estonia’s voluntary Defense League to make up core of next Polish border deployment
Azerbaijan Passes Media Bill Despite Protests from Journalists
Estonia planning artillery, missile system supply to Ukrainian armed forces
Sudan Security Forces Kill 4 Protesters as Thousands Rally
Why he wants to bridge Lithuania-Taiwan ties
Over four million tourists visited Kurdistan Region in 2021
Cubans are Betting Heavy on Nicaragua
In 2022, The World Must Hold China to Account for Genocide
Can a tiny territory in the South Pacific power Tesla’s ambitions?
Best 2021 Catalan News stories
Sudanese forces kill four, raid media house in Khartoum
Families Of Political Prisoners Wished Belarusians Happy New Year
Tunisia arrests top Ennahdha party official
Russia continues to move troops to Ukraine border – CIT
At least 61 civilians killed this month in clashes in Myanmar’s remote border regions
Pavel Seviarynets: We See Signs That Belarus Is Maturing
Taiwan sees rise in immigration from Hong Kong amid national security crackdown
Ambassador tells of Ukraine’s expectations of Poland’s chairmanship in OSCE
Sahel Conflict Set to Worsen in 2022
Neighboring country Norway is not on Putin’s New Year’s best wishes list
UN food program suspending work in North Darfur after attacks, looting
Taiwan To Assist Lithuania In Switching Market From China And Expand Own Supply Chain
Documents show Chinese government collects droves of data from Western social media
Spring Storm In The Baltic Region ~ Part Eight – British Army
Kosovo Expels Russian Official Due To ‘Harmful Activity’
Lithuanian Economy minister: we must speak to China with EU’s voice
Germany Pulls Plan To Honor Israeli Holocaust Historian Over His Work On Srebrenica Genocide
Bobsled, skeleton World Cup resumes in Latvia
Abbas to Putin: West Bank poised for ‘explosion’
UNSC seat increased Estonia’s influence around the world
Israel: Palestinian shot, killed in alleged stabbing attempt
Blind tour guides invite to experience Kaunas in total darkness
Party like it’s 2019: Serbia hosts raucous New Year’s Eve
The big irony around Scots language deniers and Auld Lang Syne
Guinea junta allows ex-president Conde to leave country for medical check
Best 2021 Catalan News stories
Better things are coming: 2022 will bring a new and exciting chapter for Wales
New Year: Traditions, superstitions and the ancient power of fire
Irish to be fully recognised as an official EU language from New Year’s Day
1804 January 1: Haitian Declaration of Independence
1956 January 1: Sudan Independence Day
1960 January 1: Cameroon Independence Day
1993 January 1: Velvet Divorce of Czechia and Slovakia
Biden says he made it clear to Putin that Russia cannot move on Ukraine
US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks
Israel signs deal to buy $3.1 bln in U.S. helicopters, tankers
Marin on NATO: Finland should keep options open
Why a 23-year old mom became a Ukrainian soldier
China warns Walmart and Sam’s Club over Xinjiang products
Norway Prime Minister plunges into icy waters on New Year’s Eve
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Makes Defiant Stand In New Year’s Address
Finland’s leader Sanna Marin promises the truth about ‘cultural genocide’ of Sami people
Denmark Wants to Drop Fossil Fuels in Domestic Flights in 2030
Iran’s IRGC Says Six ‘Bandits’ Killed In Restive Province
Russia’s gas supplies to Europe are under scrutiny
Love affair with stamps earns Powell man international post
Nicaragua 2021: Pandemic, Police State & the Electoral Farce
Over 75,000 tourists visited Erbil for New Year celebrations
Cuba: Anatomy of Fear
Turkish army detains two Kurdish villagers in Erbil province: family
Rural Women in Peru Seed Water to Harvest It Tomorrow
Hong Kong’s ban on ivory products comes into force, marking end of once-rampant industry
Pakistan’s Balochistan most neglected province in terms of girls education
Cleveland’s Indigenous community emphasizes importance of seeing Native Americans as modern people
Radical Pakistani group to hold protests across Balochistan against Quetta blast
‘Secret plots’, sovereignty and covid challenges face Pacific for New Year
Scottish seafarm owner tells of anger at ‘rotten to the core’ Tory government
UAE to ban non-vaccinated citizens from traveling abroad from Jan. 10
Mali junta defies mediators with 5-year transition plan
Liftting of curfew in Congo-Brazzaville brings some relief
Palestinian rockets explode off Tel Aviv coast
Independent Hong Kong news outlet Citizen News to shut down on Tue, days after Stand News raid
Haitians celebrate independence by eating Joumou soup
U.S. cuts off Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea from Africa duty-free trade program
Taiwan leader urges China to curb ‘military adventurism’
Why US Is Raising Pressure on China Over Treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs
Omicron could lead Israel to herd immunity
Listen: Linguistic Assertiveness for Minority Language Speakers
Catalan News surpasses 1 million unique users again in 2021
Finland insists on its right to join Nato in defiance of Russia
Journalists in detention at ‘new record’ in 2021
Biden, Zelenskiy To Speak By Phone As U.S. Prepares For Series Of Talks With Russia
The system of torture and rape in Russian prisons was imposed by Moscow, GULAGU.Net activist says
Gas still flowing east from Germany to Poland via Yamal pipeline
‘They Tortured My Son, Like Jesus Christ, To Death: His T-Shirt Was Torn To Pieces, His Body Was Black As Coal’
Charity supporting youngsters affected by Chernobyl disaster vows to ‘build back’ in 2022
1922: The Year That Sealed The Fate Of Russia And Its Neighborhood
A tribute to veteran Little Poland barber Chester Bernasiewicz
Sweden is at the bottom of the league on the new sustainability index
Norway closes main air base above Arctic Circle
Åland Islands: Discovering Finland’s archipelago
Denmark Installs World’s Largest Wind Turbine, Capable Of Giving Electricity To 18K Houses