Not Terrorists

Smaller European Nations Uneasy as Germany’s Scholz Plans to Meet Putin
Indian gov’t minister insists China must solve the Tibet issue
Sudan’s civilian prime-minister Abdalla Hamdok resigns
Electric cars take two-thirds of Norway car market, led by Tesla
Pro-Iranian hackers target Israeli newspaper on Soleimani assassination anniversary
Biden tells Ukrainian president US ‘will respond decisively if Russia further invades’
From change in Belarus to greener politics: Five things we’d like to see in emerging Europe in 2022
Mali Capital’s Modernization, Growth Threaten Traditional Urban Architecture
Under constant threat of arrest, Belarusian journalist Larysa Shchyrakova aims to expose an authoritarian regime
Trump Endorses Viktor Orban, Hungary’s Right-Wing Prime Minister, Ahead Of Election
Poll Finds Majority in US Consider Democracy Threatened
Ukraine looks forward to support from France during its presidency of EU
Sharp Energy Price Hike Triggers Protests In Kazakhstan
Russia admits Nord Stream 2 may never be launched
North Koreans, already hungry, now short of cooking oil
“Not our war”: leaders of Bashkir national movement call on countrymen to boycott Russia’s war against Ukraine
Serbian Activists Block Roads To Protest Possible Lithium Mine
British Sikh Army officer becomes first woman of color to ski solo to the South Pole
While Bulgarian Teens Have Netflix, They Could Use A Little More Sex Education
Russian security services posed the biggest threat to Latvia’s national security in 2021 – Security Service
Houthis seize ‘hostile’ vessel off Yemen that Saudis say carried medical equipment
Almost all migrants on Lithuania’s border are Kurds. Why?
Haiti PM flees under gunfire as Haiti rings in new year
Estonia Plans to Provide Ukraine with Anti-Tank Weapons
Campaigners call on Welsh Government to ensure ‘everyday’ use of the Welsh language is accessible to all
Kersti Kaljulaid thanks contributors to Estonia’s journey in UN Security Council
Lonely Planet names Boí Taüll one of Europe’s best affordable ski resorts
Cuban Rapper Marichal Premieres ‘Your Revolution’
Class 7 Indigenous language revitalization workshop to be held in March
1948 January 4: Myanmar Independence Day
Out of darkness, hope: A New Year chat with Jamaican artist Richard Nattoo
Indigenous languages support seen as low priority for Mexico federal government
Somaliland Reaches Out to Canada for Recognition, Support Amid Superpower Rivalry in Horn of Africa
Jakarta striving for ‘integrated approach’ in rebellious Papua
China launches freight train to Germany bypassing Belarus
Cambodian police arrest 14 striking casino workers
Sweden announces charges against Swedbank ex-CEO over Baltic scandal
Uyghur scholar confirmed abducted by Chinese police 3 years ago
Russian truculence causes concern in Sweden and Finland
In North Korea, printed calendars separate rich from poor
Has NATO ever promised Russia not to expand east?
Turkmen Border Guards Skirmish With Taliban
Italy detains prominent Ukrainian theater director at Russia’s request
Hong Kong court sentences Tiananmen vigil organizer to 15 months in prison
Russians now fear their own government more than they fear a world war
Israel opening surrogacy to same-sex couples
Poland and Romania side with Spain in European arrest warrant case against Puigdemont
Tesla criticized for opening showroom in China’s Xinjiang province
Denmark Dumps $7 Billion in Kroner on FX Market to Protect Peg
Kazakh Police Detain Second RFE/RL Journalist As Energy Protests Continue
Fraudsters target people in Wales with Welsh language messages
Czech Ex-Soldier Sentenced For Fighting With Russia-Backed Separatists In Ukraine
Indyref2: Ex SNP policy chief backs three-option ballot paper to break ‘logjam’
US takes custody of suspect in Haitian president slaying
Latvia’s ‘miracle’ silver collector coin sells out
Zimbabwe journalists mourn passing of editor Iden Wetherell
Finland significantly increasing defense capabilities
Urmas Reinsalu: Estonia should launch NATO Article 4 consultations
Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, UAE join Security Council
Lithuanian president Gitanas Nausėda chickens out on Taiwan
1968 January 5: Prague Spring
Canada agrees to $31bn compensation for Indigenous children taken from families
Tibet’s ecosystem being damaged by China
Cherokee Nation Hosts Event Aimed To Preserve Indigenous Languages
Restrictions on Religious Activities Continue in Tibet
Turkish army kept two young Kurds in freezing temperatures for hours, claim family
Beijing’s smog woes cast pall over ‘green’ Winter Olympics
Justice elusive for murdered Indigenous Colombian reporter
Critical reporting lands 3 journalists in jail in Somaliland
Lao villagers refuse to cede land for Chinese-owned banana farm
Sweden creates Psychological Defense Agency to counter disinformation from Russia, China, and Iran
China mounts anti-US campaign in Xinjiang universities
Kazakh Government Resigns After All-Night Mass Protests
Cambodian union leaders arrested in casino labor dispute
EU Foreign Affairs Chief visits Donbas
North Koreans unmoved by lectures praising Kim Jong Un for keeping them safe
US national security advisor discusses Ukraine with Finnish, other Nordic officials
Tibetan monks, local residents forced to watch destruction of sacred statue
Poland summons Belarusian charge d’affaires over diplomat’s expulsion
Tunisia’s hunger-striking former minister fights for life
Three Kings arrive in Catalonia with face masks and limited parades
Africans’ Reactions Mixed to Chinese Presence on Continent
Is China’s ‘Debt-Trap Diplomacy’ in Greenland Simply on Ice?
Biden administration sanctions Bosnian Serb leader, citing corruption
Estonian PM: NATO allies do not underestimate Russia
Boosters needed to be considered fully vaccinated in Singapore
U.S. sends 119 Cuban migrants home as growing number take to sea
The Banker names Lithuania’s Skaistė Finance Minister of the Year
Israeli defence minister discusses regional stability with Jordanian king
Healing Hate: Son Of Infamous U.S. Neo-Nazi Rejects Racist Roots To Champion Georgian Orphans
Report: Ethiopia detains many Tigrayans deported from Gulf
Latvian government breaks longevity record
Niger police seize 440 pounds of cocaine from mayor of town
Christmas In Armenia: When ‘Light From The Church’ Brightens The Darkest Days
ExxonMobil discovers more oil off Guyana’s coast
Taiwan to invest $200m in Lithuania to offset Beijing’s sanctions
Anti-vaccination protesters attack Guadeloupe hospital staff
First Nations teen earning rave reviews for archery prowess
Beijing fines 7-Eleven for calling Taiwan a country
Indigenous dolls inspire pride in Native identity
New Effort By Nicaraguans against the Ortega Dictatorship
Indigenous communities face a higher risk of socioeconomic vulnerability due to flooding
Chile’s Upcoming New Constitution & Latin America
‘It’s a revenge’: the global success of the Tahitian dance that Europeans tried to outlaw
Trinidad and Tobago loses three musical treasures at the start of 2022
Ní Riada’s language strike lauded for upgrade in Irish status in EU
Breton language NGOs denounce censorship of their proposals for education
Multiracism: why we need to pay attention to the world’s many racisms
Benin army vehicle strikes land mine as security fears in north grow
Salvador court re-opens probe into 1989 killing of 6 priests
Top Portuguese media group hit by hackers, websites taken down
U.S. to open Special Operations Forces base in Albania
Morocco and China agree to implement the Belt and Road initiative
Return to ‘spheres of influence’: where do Russian ultimatums leave Baltic states?
Jordan MPs back constitutional reforms to revitalise politics
China to Appoint Horn of Africa Special Envoy
Biden talks tough on Putin, but European allies are less ready for a fight
Australia, Japan sign defense pact as China concerns loom
“Jail break alert” as Liberian jails run out of food
Russia sends military to Kazakhstan to quell anti-government uprising
Dozens of protesters, 12 police dead in Kazakhstan protests
Amphetamine Trafficking Hurts Livelihood of Lebanon’s Farmers
Ethiopia Dismisses Accusations of Abusing Repatriated Tigrayans from Saudi Arabia
Why Is China Renaming Disputed Locations Around Asia?
Child Abandonment Surges in War-Torn Idlib, Syria
Russian Troops Deploy To Timbuktu In Mali After Withdrawal Of French Troops
Coalition pushes against Houthi inroads in Yemen’s Marib and Shabwa
Senegal rejects bill to double jail time for homosexuality
Report from the future: Aotearoa New Zealand is looking good in 2040
Papuan People’s Petition calls for release of advocate Victor Yeimo
One year on, Hong Kong activist priest stages rare silent sit-in urging release of detained democrats
Jordan’s sole refuge for people with disabilities risk closure as COVID-19 dries up donations
Disputed reality: ‘Bombtrack’ and Peru’s internal armed conflict
‘The king is passing’: Narrie Approo, Trinidad & Tobago’s oldest Black Indian masquerader, dies at 94
Tensions rise again against Peru’s Las Bambas mine, despite latest deal
Luxury brand forced to stop listing ‘Tibetan Plateau’ separately from ‘China’
Estonian MPs call for ‘immediate reinforcement’ on NATO’s Eastern Flank
Uyghurs in Turkey file criminal complaint against Chinese for abuses in Xinjiang
France wants quick EU response to China’s coercion against Lithuania
Tibetan monks beaten, arrested for sharing Buddha statue destruction news
Latvia to send weapons to Ukraine
Uyghur woman sentenced for 14 years for teaching Islam, hiding Qurans
NATO rules out any halt to expansion, rejects Russian demand
Central African Republic peanut farmers decry armed groups
NATO Vows United Response to Russian Aggression Against Ukraine
2 Haitian Journalists Killed by Gang Outside Port-Au-Prince
Mukhtar Ablyazov: Kazakhs Call Tokayev a Traitor to the Nation
Kazakhstani president issues ‘shoot to kill’ order to quell protests
‘We Are Not Terrorists!’: Kazakh Protesters Try To Make Their Voices Heard Amid The Chaos
For Kazakhstan’s Autocratic Neighbors, Unrest Is A Warning And A Test
POLL-Norway and Sweden currencies to strengthen vs euro in 2022
North Korea will not attend 2022 Winter Olympics
America, Belarus and the battle for democracy
Bulgaria’s Population Falls 11.5 Percent In Decade
Climate Change: For 25th Year In A Row, Greenland Ice Sheet Shrinks
Fungus-made protein may be an eco-friendly alternative to egg whites
EU Leadership Says ‘No Solution’ To Russia-Ukraine Tensions ‘Without Europe’
Denmark frees three suspected Nigerian pirates at sea, detains fourth
Swedish defence strategy in tatters if Russian demands met – military chief
The REAL Scottish Politics: Scandal shows why British state is beyond repair
Ethiopia grants amnesty to high-profile political detainees
Sweden and France launch joint team to prosecute IS fighters over crimes against Yazidis
Anger as Cambodia’s Hun Sen meets Myanmar military leader
Dylan Thomas could speak Welsh, according to the 1921 census
1918 January 8: Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points on free trade, democracy and self-determination
What Lies Ahead for Ortega’s Political Prisoners?
Navajo Nation President authorizes $576M in COVID-19 stimulus for Diné communities as omicron surges
The 10 songs that got Hongkongers through 2021
Sen. Harry Reid Championed Native Americans When It Was Not Popular
Russian FSB attempts to create an agent network among the Crimean Tatars
Kazakh despot’s daughter went on London spending spree after moving $300m out of country
SNP to equip activists with tools to bring undecided voters to Yes
North Korean ‘Ghost Ships’ Washing Onto Russia’s Coast
Myanmar junta protests to UN migration agency about Rohingya Cultural Memory Center
Defense minister warns Greece not to test Turkey’s patience
Russian general who led Crimea occupation charged with CSTO military mission in Kazakhstan
Turkmenistan’s leader wants ‘Gates of Hell’ fire put out
Livelihood of Cameroonian pygmies at risk from persistent logging
Bosnia’s Dodik: From moderate to genocide-denying autocrat
Kazakhstan adds uncertainty to U.S. talks with Russia on Ukraine
Cambodia to take ‘different approaches’ to Myanmar crisis as ASEAN chair
Estonia-Singapore tech corridor: conversation with Priit Turk, Estonian ambassador to Singapore
Albanian police fire tear gas as protesters storm party offices
Media Worker Killed Covering Violence in Kazakhstan
Latvia’s State Security Service pushes for prosecution over radio invitation against independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity
Egypt Deports Son Of Prominent Palestinian Politician
US, Lithuania agree to address China’s ‘economic coercion’
Aid Workers Say Ethiopia Airstrike in Northwest Tigray Killed 56 People
Sinéad O’Connor’s son found dead days after going missing from Newbridge
Kazakhstan former intelligence chief arrested on suspicion of treason amid unrest
Saltire on food and drink products much preferred by Scots, poll finds
Tensions between US, Russia rise over military involvement in Kazakhstan
Serbia’s Back-Door Bid To Embed Chinese Snooping Tools In Kosovo
The West has a rare window to put Putin in his place
Indigenous leaders call on nations in Russia to boycott crackdown on protesters in Kazakhstan
TAR regional congress ‘elects’ new gov’t chairman; vice-chairman put under corruption probe
‘The revolution has started’ – revolt against poverty and corruption in Kazakhstan
Indigenous girl shamed for what she wore to school pushes for National Ribbon Skirt Day
Finland’s biggest bank reports cyberattack
Sri Lanka seeks Chinese debt restructuring amid crisis
Brexit: Success on island of Ireland shows what Scotland is missing
Kazakhstan says 164 killed in week of protests
Travel writer suggests Wrexham would be better off if it was further from English border
Israel’s national library sees Arabic site traffic boom
Scottish Labour could follow Welsh party by ‘allowing pro-indy candidates’
Amid tensions, Bosnian Serbs celebrate outlawed holiday
The remarkable life of Lady Rhondda
This will be South Sudan’s hungriest year ever, experts say
1991 January 13: Freedom Defenders Day in Lithuania
Festival of Indigenous Languages January 14-23