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Support for independence in Catalonia rises



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November is National Native American Heritage Month in the US

1969 November 20: Occupation of Alcatraz

2013 November 21: Euromaidan, Ukraine

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day

November 24: Remembrance Day for the Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine

1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day

1920 November 27: Belarus Heroes’ Day

1912 November 28: Albanian Flag Day/Declaration of Independence

1873 November 28: Hawaiian Independence Day

1960 November 28: Mauritania National Day

1821 November 28: Panama Independence Day

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

1966 November 30: Barbados Independence Day

November 30: Saint Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s official national day

1967 November 30: Yemen Independence Day

1918 December 1: Centenary of Icelandic independence and sovereignty

1961 December 1: Global Flag Raising for West Papua, West Papua National Day

1971 December 2: United Arab Emirates National Day

1917 December 6: Finland Independence Day

1961 December 9: Tanzania Independence Day

Cultural renaissance sweeps Latvia for centenary

Three Seas Initiative Breathes New Life into Central Europe

World Uyghur Congress Deeply Concerned Of Reports of Death Sentence for Uyghur Philanthropist

U.S. setting up ‘observation posts’ along Turkey-Syria border

Iraq to unify customs procedures with Kurdistan, PM says

Demirtas calls on Kurds to save their language from ‘extinction’

European human rights court orders Turkey to free Kurdish leader Demirtas

Turkish schools leave Kurdish students behind

Turkey continues crackdown, arrests Kurdish film director

Kurdistan Region kicks off 16-day campaign on violence against women

Kurds remain the majority in just two villages in western Kirkuk

Iran arrests Kurdish teachers amid crackdown on demonstrators

Earthquake kills two, hospitalizes 50 more in Kurdistan’s Garmiyan

India’s first RJ who hosts an entire programme in Santhali

Terror of gang violence drives migrant caravans northward

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Conscripts of Russian 234th Airborne Assault Regiment Awarded for Occupation of Crimea

Open Street Map decides to mark Crimea as Russian territory

The Sparks Of Change: Ukraine’s Euromaidan Protests

Does the UN have the courage to recognize the Holodomor as genocide?

Russian Bid to Head Interpol Fails; Concerns of Abuse Remain

Acclaimed film director Godard declines Russia visit over imprisonment of Oleg Sentsov

Russia spends about US$2 bln per year on “LPR/DPR” – Putin’s ex-advisor

Embassy of Ukraine in USA calls on Amazon to remove goods with symbols DPR

Russia attacks Ukrainian ships near Kerch strait

1/5 Russians Live In Poverty, 36% In ‘Risk Zone,’ Study Finds

Kosovo hits Serbia, Bosnia with 100 percent customs fees after Interpol snub

Alarming Crackdown on a Group of Hmong Individuals in Laos

Belarus Putin’s No. 1 target – ex-advisor

Belarus steps up pressure on media, opposition ahead of elections

New report explores what total abortion ban means in the Dominican Republic

New Caledonia’s self-determination exercise serves as example in Guam

China Cuts ‘Oscars’ Live Feed After Winner Calls for Independent Taiwan

The soul of Tibet, and the insecurity of China

Chinese government knows suppression of Tibetans is useless: Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama urges China’s “approach that corresponds to reality” over Tibet issues

Nepal to join hands with China on Tibet-Kathmandu railway

Constitutional examinations across the Tibet Autonomous Region

China fans flames of discontent as Tibetans burn

Dalai Lama lauds resolution on Tibet during meeting with ‘All Party Japanese Parliamentary Group for Tibet’

China’s president to make first visit to Panama in December

Virgin Trains under fire after saying Welsh language announcements ‘not fair’

Actor Matthew Rhys on why he is teaching his son Welsh

Aberdeenshire school to use Scots language in trial to boost grades

Scottish Gaelic Awards 2018: Runrig honoured for inspiring generations

Ulster University to introduce Irish language signs at Students’ Union

Independence is the right change for Scotland in the Brexit era

Why hope will defeat fear to win our independence

Spain’s intervention is a reminder Scottish independence could work nicely for the EU

Near Irish border, the Brexit drama is followed with alarm

All-Ireland Church leaders call for mutual respect in Brexit debate

Court trying Catalan pro-independence leaders ‘controlled’ by Spanish PP

Puigdemont and Ai Weiwei condemn EU’s ‘double standards’ on Catalonia

PP and Cs abstain in Senate vote to condemn Franco dictatorship

International Ombudsman Institute defends Catalonia’s ombudsman from Ciutadans

Guardiola: Barcelona key to Catalan independence hopes

Pep Guardiola exploits Prem loophole every Man City game to avoid £20k fine for Catalan ribbon

International anti-torture NGO calls for ‘immediate’ release of jailed activists

Alfred Bosch takes oath as new minister for Foreign Action

Support for independence in Catalonia rises to 47% against 43%, says new poll

NGOs urge Spain to release the two Jordis

Catalan comedian summoned to court for blowing nose in Spanish flag

Swastikas painted on pro-independence group HQ

Europeans believe Spain ‘too authoritarian’ on Catalonia, says poll

Activist Reports Nephew’s Abduction by Armed Gunmen in Russia’s Ingushetia

Female suicide bomber blows herself up in Russia’s Chechnya

Tatarstan Picketer Protests Against China’s Alleged Persecution Of Muslims

Bashkir Activist’s Trial Postponed After Russian Translation Trouble

‘Beyond Belief.’ Facebook Under Fire After a Child Bride Was Auctioned in South Sudan

Somaliland: Starting a national team in a country that doesn’t exist

Nicaragua Government Cracks Down on Independent Media

China’s Xi in Brunei as oil-dependent sultanate seeks investment

‘Desperate’ low-lying Vanuatu seeks to sue climate change culprits

Tahiti’s autonomy reviewed among growing dissent

Marshall Islands first nation to submit new, binding climate targets

Translations of Icelandic Literature Have Tripled in Ten Years

Balochistan: Campaign against enforced-disappearances gains momentum, more families join the movement

Balochistan: Two Baloch youth killed, two wounded in Iranian forces firing

China consulate attack: Why Pakistan’s Baloch separatists are against Beijing

Balochistan: Pakistani forces abducted three brothers of Chinese consulate attacker from Kharan

Free Balochistan Movement to organise protests, campaigns on International Human Rights Day

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November is National Native American Heritage Month in the US

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day

November 16, 1988: Estonian Sovereignty Declaration

November 16: Icelandic Language Day

1989 November 17: Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia

1918 November 18: Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia

1956 November 18: Morocco Independence Day

1650 November 18: Oman National Day

1988 November 18: Palestinian Declaration of Independence

1969 November 20: Occupation of Alcatraz

2013 November 21: Euromaidan, Ukraine

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day

November 24: Remembrance Day for the Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine

1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day

1920 November 27: Belarus Heroes’ Day

1912 November 28: Albanian Flag Day/Declaration of Independence

1873 November 28: Hawaiian Independence Day

1960 November 28: Mauritania National Day

1821 November 28: Panama Independence Day

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

1966 November 30: Barbados Independence Day

November 30: Saint Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s official national day

1967 November 30: Yemen Independence Day

1918 December 1: Centenary of Icelandic independence and sovereignty

1961 December 1: Global Flag Raising for West Papua, West Papua National Day

1971 December 2: United Arab Emirates National Day

Kurdistan: Address integration or face ‘Arabistan’ in 2030

Iraq forces factories in Kurdistan Region to register in Baghdad

Symbolic storks return to Erbil 24 years after Kurdish civil war

Turkey to testify in ECHR for Kurdish deaths during curfews in southeast

Turkish air strikes “neutralise” 15 Kurdish militants in Iraq – military

EU report calls for Turkey’s unconditional release of Kurdish leader Demirtas

Kurdish woman accused of murder hanged by Iran

Turkey sentences German-Kurdish singer to over 6 years in prison

Kurdish authorities handed over political prisoner to Syrian regime: Official

PKK main reason Turkey bombs Kurdistan’s border: KRG spokesperson

APEC Leaders Are Descending on the Pacific’s New Geopolitical Battleground, Papua New Guinea

History of colonisation and exploitation of West Papuans poverty-stricken in their own land

ULMWP calls for an end to Indonesian military operations in West Papua

Border area Papuans press home independence call to APEC

Leading West Papuan independence fighter Bernard Mawen dies

Finland Probes Possible Russian GPS Jamming During NATO Exercises

Russian military jammed GPS signals during NATO war games, Norway says

Finland becomes tenth participant country in European Intervention Initiative

Lithuanian watchdog strips SocDems of EUR 505,000 grant over election violations

Seven former Lithuanian partisans nominated for Freedom Prize

Vejonis thanks Iceland for its support in restoration of Latvia’s independence

MEPs petition Amazon to cease selling items carrying Soviet emblems

Putin’s cook Prigozhin linked to attacks on Putin critics, bloggers

Ukraine condemns Russia-backed separatist elections in war-torn east

New Draft Resolution on Crimea Approved by the UN

Crimean Tatar human rights activist sentenced to 4 years after complaining of torture by Russian FSB

US places savage Russian FSB torturer of Crimean Tatar activist on sanctions list

Seven messages from Mustafa Dzhemilev on his 75th Birthday

A New Venezuelan ID, created with China’s ZTE, tracks citizens’ behaviour

China to create trade zone with Thailand and Laos as tariffs bite

Hong Kong arts centre ‘cancels appearance’ by Chinese dissident author

‘Taiwanese Independence’ Has Many Definitions. None of Them Matter to China

Tibetan Buddhism cannot save China’s bacon

Lodi Gyari, special envoy to the Dalai Lama – obituary

His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives in Japan to a rousing welcome

China’s Panchen calls for blending of Tibetan Buddhism with Chinese culture

Former political prisoner Palden Gyatso in frail health

Residents of eastern Tibet face their water supply being diverted

Thousands evacuated as second landslide hits Chamdo area

Social credit is just one part of China’s new state control

Palestinian Authority Slams Qatar for Encouraging Gaza Separatist Agenda

In Palestine, World War I Has Never Really Ended

Indigenous peoples defend Earth’s biodiversity—but they’re in danger

World War One: Remembering the Service of Cherokee Code Talkers

Project aims to use technology to save Yup’ik language

Brazilian Indigenous: Inter-American Court of Human Rights Issues a Report Condemning Violations to Indigenous Rights

Indigenous women coerced into sterilizations across Canada

Adivasi girl gang-raped; dies

Inuit lives must be protected over polar bears, Nunavut community says

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Moldova’s Passport Sale Will Turn Sour, Experts Warn

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Western Sahara: 43 years of infamous Madrid Accords signing

Saharawi State is a tangible national, regional and international reality that Morocco can no longer deny

Families Of The Disappeared: A Search For Loved Ones Held In China’s Xinjiang Region

Authorities Detain Senior Editors of Uyghur Publishing House Over ‘Problematic’ Books

China tells world to ignore ‘gossip’ about Xinjiang

Silence on Xinjiang from Muslim-majority countries

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas calls for China transparency over Uighur Muslims

Rubio, Menendez, Colleagues Introduce Legislation In Response To China’s Human Rights Abuses Of Uyghurs

Calls For Czech PM’s Resignation As Scandal Flares Over Son’s ‘Abduction’ Claim

Dodik Crushes Critics After Bosnia Election Triumph

In Chechnya, televised shamings to keep people in check

Kidnapping of Ingush activist’s nephew reminds Kadyrov’s methods

Russia Says France ‘Illegitimately’ Holding Indian Ocean Island

‘Six Great Jamaicans’ brought back into spotlight

UN lifts nearly decade-old sanctions on Eritrea

Shelter for women victims of violence opens in Seychelles

One Fourth of Women in Iceland are Survivors of Rape or Attempted Rape

Lawyer in Rape Trial Links Thong With Consent, and Ireland Erupts

Women in Northern Ireland to get access to abortion services in Republic

South Sudan plans to build new capital in former game park

U.S. senators alarmed if China gets control of Djibouti port

Law firm set to connecting local businesses through the Welsh language

Welsh drama Living a Lie gains acclaim in Bulgaria

Barristers have to warn police over their Welsh language ‘obligations’

Obituary: Janet Paisley, champion of the Scots language

Scotland is not mentioned once in the Brexit deal

#Gaeilge24: Thousands take part in Irish speaking marathon

Brexit vote prompts New Zealand to open embassy in Ireland

What draft Brexit deal says of Irish border and contested ‘backstop’

Torra urges Catalans, Basques and Galicians to ‘join forces’ for European election

In the Basque Country post-ETA, Spanish intransigence remains the final barrier to peace

Suspension of self-rule affected €1.8bn of Catalan budget, says government

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MEPs blast harsh sentences for Catalan political prisoners

Spain’s position on Kosovo could hurt its chances to host major sports events

Basque leader backs jailed Catalan leaders and self-determination

Basques back Inigo Urkullu’s humanitarian call on jailed Catalans

US congressman shows ‘interest and concern’ for Catalonia in meeting with minister

Pep Guardiola meets Catalan leaders in prison

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus calls for ‘peaceful solution’ in Catalonia

Tiny, but rich: Luxembourg pushes for more presence in art market

Slovenia moves to fulfil EU pledge with IPO of biggest bank

Burundi refuses to register key opposition party

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Macedonia Will Seek Arrest In Hungary of Ex-PM Gruevski

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Nicaragua says anti-govt protests caused $1 bln in economic damages

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EU Wants Austria to Defy Trump by Handling Iran Money

Mongolia shaken by widening loan scandal

Belarusian Opposition Party Spokeswoman Ordered To Leave Country

Gabon amends constitution for ill president

Crowds protest against former Slovak PM’s attack on media

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Independence thwarted, for now, in French Pacific

Lebanon passes law to investigate fate of thousands missing since civil war

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Kanaky independence campaign rolls on


November is National Native American Heritage Month in the US

November 7: International Inuit Day

1989 November 9: Fall of the Berlin Wall

1953 November 9: Cambodia Independence Day

2014 November 9: Catalan self-determination referendum

2001 November 10: Indonesian Military assassinate West Papuan Independence Leader Theys Eluay

1975 November 11: Angola Independence Day

1918 November 11: National Independence Day in Poland

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day

November 16, 1988: Estonian Sovereignty Declaration

November 16: Icelandic Language Day

1989 November 17: Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia

1918 November 18: Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia

1956 November 18: Morocco Independence Day

1650 November 18: Oman National Day

1988 November 18: Palestinian Declaration of Independence

1969 November 20: Occupation of Alcatraz

2013 November 21: Euromaidan, Ukraine

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day

November 24: Remembrance Day for the Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine

1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day

November 15-17: European Minority Film Festival, Husum, North Frisia/Fraschlönj

Iranian forces intensify their killing spree in Iranian occupied Balochistan

Pakistani police harassed peaceful rally for release of abducted Baloch student

Israel’s breakthrough in relations with Arab states

The Arctic’s Sámi People Push for a Sustainable Norway

Google Doodle celebrates Cherokee woodcarver Amanda Crowe

Native Americans Score Historic Wins in Midterms After Years of Efforts

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Another stolen generation: Aboriginal groups slam adoption proposal

Batwa: Poverty and Discrimination Threaten Livelihoods

Wife of Jagtar Singh Johal speaks out about their 12-month ordeal

UK Government Unveils Monument Commemorated to Sikh Soldiers of WWI

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Moldova fights brain drain with tech startups, social activism

Why a Sunny Pacific Island Is Banning Sunscreen

EU pursues Orbán son-in-law case despite Hungary ending probe

Western Governments Urge China to Close Internment Camps at UN Rights Review

US Presses China on Religious Rights, South China Sea, Taiwan

Why Chinese civil servants are happy to occupy Uyghur homes in Xinjiang

‘Purify’ or perish: the vulnerable lives of China’s Uyghur scholars

China enacts new policies requiring Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party

Tibetan man calls for Dalai Lama’s long life as he sets himself on fire

Silence has to be broken for Tibetans and Uyghurs: Expert Panel at a side event at United Nations, Geneva

“Either we transform China or China will transform us”: CTA President at Geneva Human Rights Forum 2018

Guinea’s bauxite boom is helping China but failing locals

Brittany: Inauguration of Monument Honouring Bretons Killed by French Forces

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Wales would now vote to Remain in the EU, according to two new polls

Tilda Swinton: Scotland is a naturally independent country

Congressman Jimmy Duncan still backs Scottish independence – unless we go too far left

Channel 4 shut out the SNP from flagship Brexit TV debate

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Tesco says Scotland is UK region in row over Union Jack on produce

Lord Adonis becomes latest pro-Union figure to switch view on independence

Tories prepare to sell out Scotland’s fisherman in EU Brexit deal

SNP calls for devolution of oil and gas to help fund Scotland’s future

European Court of Human Rights rules Spain violated Basque leader’s right to fair trial

Why do unionists have such an antipathy towards the EU?

Report finds most want more Government support for Irish language

Taoiseach urged to defend Irish citizens in Northern Ireland over Brexit

Catalan comedian under fire for blowing nose in Spanish flag on TV

Som el 80% aims to gather ‘80%’ of Catalans for right to decide

Catalan president to ‘prepare path for international mediation’

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Which Catalan leaders are being charged with what and how long they could spend in prison

Madrid must pass refugee policy to Barcelona, says Supreme Court

2 out of 3 in Catalonia and 42% of Spaniards back independence referendum, says poll

Former Catalan officials ordered to pay €4.9m for 2014 vote on independence

Spain and Russia agree to set up joint cybersecurity group

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New Caledonia to remain part of France

Macron says majority of New Caledonia voters ‘have chosen France’

Kanaky independence campaign rolls on … encouraged by ballot result

Tahiti calls for independence vote

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Sahrawi delegation holds talks with Catalonia Government Cooperation and Development General Director

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3 dead as Indonesian forces pursue rebel commander in Papua

Rosneft’s Iraqi Kurdistan oil and gas play angers Baghdad

US forces continue patrols in Syria’s northeast in message to Turkey

Kurds unite in new effort against linguistic assimilation in Turkey

Iran to execute two Kurdish women on adultery charges

Kurdistan Region’s next parliament convenes first session since election

Daesh left more than 200 mass graves in Iraq, U.N. says

Sinjar: Three years on, Yazidis have nowhere to return

Turkey court sentences Kurdish MP to 18 months in jail

US offers millions for information on PKK leaders

Pro-Kurdish US lawmaker to head key House committee

Lukashenka Says No Need For Russian Military Base In Belarus, Praises U.S. Role In Europe

Over 3 Mln Belarusians Cannot Afford Minimum Set Of Goods, Services

Russia escalates attack on human rights lawyers in occupied Crimea

Russia forced to withdraw trumped-up charge against Crimean Tatar activist

New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of historic Crimean Tatar Khan’s Palace in occupied Crimea

Cuban President Meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as Part of First Overseas Tour

Bahrain opposition leaders given life sentences for spying

Why Are People Fleeing Central America? A New Breed of Gangs Is Taking Over.

China pledges $150 million aid to El Salvador as relationship deepens

Cook Islands to join China’s Belt and Road

South Ossetia celebrated 100 years since Komsomol’s founding

Lithuania bans music video because it includes same-sex couples kissing

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New Caledonia votes on independence as some can only dream about it and others are paying the price for daring to vote



1923 October 29: Turkey Republic Day

1981 November 1: Antigua and Barbuda Independence Day

November is National Native American Heritage Month in the US

1984 November 1: Anti-Sikh Riots

1978 November 3: Dominica Independence Day

1903 November 3: Panama Independence Day

2018 November 4: New Caledonian independence referendum

November 7: International Inuit Day

1953 November 9: Cambodia Independence Day

2014 November 9: Catalan self-determination referendum

2001 November 10: Indonesian Military assassinate West Papuan Independence Leader Theys Eluay

1975 November 11: Angola Independence Day

1918 November 11: National Independence Day in Poland

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day

November 16, 1988: Estonian Sovereignty Declaration

November 16: Icelandic Language Day

1989 November 17: Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia

1918 November 18: Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia

1956 November 18: Morocco Independence Day

1650 November 18: Oman National Day

1988 November 18: Palestinian Declaration of Independence

In New Caledonia, a vote on whether to quit France

New Caledonia votes on independence from France

French Polynesia party lashes out at France after court ruling

‘Confetti of an empire’: A look at France’s overseas territories

United Liberation Movement for West Papua stands in solidarity with Kanaky New Caledonia

West Papuan villagers organising a referendum simulation

“We are not a free Pacific as long as our people in West Papua are imprisoned on their own land”, PNG province governor

Papuan children sent to Indonesia to be converted to Islam

West Papuans look to PNG for business opportunities

What kind of “gods” do we worship today? Sámi artists ask

Call for Aboriginal language teachers

Celebrating 50 years of Cook Islands writing

Gwenno ‘sparks record numbers’ in Cornish exams

Amid Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ taunts, Native Americans run for office in record numbers

Event offers immersion into Cherokee culture

Across Canada, caribou are on course for extinction, a prominent expert warns. What happens after that?

Young Inuit leaders optimistic about future, despite Nunavik’s bleak suicide statistics

‘Statue of Unity tourism zone will displace us from our lands’: Why Adivasis protested Modi event

A glimpse into lives of Adivasi tea plantation workers

Glasgow goes yellow to show solidarity with Catalan prisoners

Catalonia: joint pro-independence ticket for European election under discussion

Catalan delegation in Rome reopened

Spain’s prosecutor requests 177 years in prison for Catalan pro-independence leaders

Cardiff Professor learns Welsh to improve learning experience for students

England hospital boss complains about treating Welsh people

Post-Brexit farm payment changes could ‘devastate’ the Welsh language

New atlas aims to bring the nation’s history alive for Welsh children

Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland launch bid for 2023 U21 European Championships

China Supersizes Internment Camps in Xinjiang Despite International Criticism

What’s Happening in Xinjiang? Four Questions About China’s Human Rights Crisis

Central Asia at the mercy of Russia and China

Cuba president to visit Russia, China, North Korea in November

Russia and Cuba vow to expand their ‘strategic’ ties

Russia close to granting Cuba 38 million euro loan to buy arms

OECD blacklists 21 countries running high-risk golden passport schemes

A Sculpture in Kosovo That Tracks a Country’s Struggle

Serbia criticized for publishing war criminals’ books

Relations cool after Greek man shot dead in Albania

Serbian Officials Condemn Montenegro Unification Events Ban

Flights from Greece to Macedonia resume after 12 years

Mali: Establishing Priorities

Turkish prosecutor probes Kurdish journalist for calling Iranian regime ‘bloody’

Syrian Kurds hold conference in EU capital to press for return of IS wives, children

Iran’s Guards raid homes of Kurds searching for Kurdistan flag, alcohol, guns

US warns Turkey against attacking Syrian Democratic Forces

US deploys forces to Rojava border with Turkey: reports

Kurds in Daquq run Arab intruders out of town

Still in Turkish prison, Demirtas supports Kurdish language preservation

Palestinians’ Worst Enemy Is Their Own Leaders

Jordan tells Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal

Britain’s Jews Hold Vigils Amid Rising Anxiety About Anti-Semitism

Oman says ‘Israel is a state’ in the Middle East

Balochistan: Jaish Al Adl appeals to International bodies for negotiations with Iran

Balochistan: Dead body of a previously abducted man found, five more abducted

Balochistan: Pakistan forces abduct and sexually assault two women and a 14-year-old girl

Balochistan: Dozens abducted in Awaran and Khuzdar military offensives

Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, Advocate for Tibet, Nonviolence, Dies at 69

Tibet’s hidden land is brought to life in new documentary

China Trains Tibetan Monks as ‘Cheerleaders’ For The State

Ways of old Tibet die out under Xi Jinping’s all-seeing eye

Central Tibetan Administration President to visit six countries in North America and Europe

European Court Orders Russia to Pay 1.5M Euros to Relatives of People Abducted in Chechnya

Iceland Leads Call for Inquiry into LGBTQ Rights Violations in Chechnya

Ingushetian Court Declares Divisive Border Deal With Chechnya Illegal

Authoritarianism in Comoros Is Resurgent

Raped then jailed: Mauritanian women fight to end victim blaming

Rwanda genocide survivors urge France to reopen case

Rwandan man faces death if he is deported from South Africa

Seychelles raises $15 million with world’s first blue bond

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to begin Rohingya repatriation by mid-November

Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingya to return, accept ID cards

Ethiopian Marathoner Returns From Self-Imposed Exile

Exiled Ex-President of the Maldives Has Returned in the Wake of His Rival’s Election Loss

Mongolia Secures Funding for Major Wind and Solar Project

Dominican Republic leader in China after cutting Taiwan ties

How Lesotho became an unlikely hotspot for Canadian cannabis companies

South Sudan rebel leader Machar returns to mark peace deal

Bahrain says ‘Arab NATO’ to be formed by next year

Russia turns up uninvited to major NATO wargames

Lech Walesa Calls For Global ‘Solidarity’ Movement In Response To Russia

Russia deploying electronic warfare for Suwalki Corridor

Rumors of Covert Russian Ops Swirl After Finland’s Police Raid Bond-Esque Private Island

At least 11 Lithuanian MPs hit by massive spam attack

A New Law In Latvia Aims To Preserve National Language By Limiting Russian In Schools

Skripal poisoning suspect’s colleague from GRU found in Latvia

Pensioner suspected of spying once headed department at Latvian Interior Ministry

Panama offers Cubans tourist card

Panama: How a country of chaos became a bridge across the Americas

Burundi’s government boycotts peace talks

Namibia scraps black ownership rules for mining exploration licences

France warns on Russian arms and advisers in Central African Republic

Minsk Resisting Moscow’s Latest Scheme to Acquire Military Base in Belarus

Zaika: If ‘Green Men’ Ever Appear In Belarus, We Have Many Forests Left

Britain’s Prince Charles salutes Gambia’s return to Commonwealth

Gabon leader has stroke, sources say, govt says it’s fatigue

Global Journalist: Island Nations Confront Climate Change

Greenland says China oil majors eyeing Arctic island’s onshore blocks

Troika of Tyranny: US Sanctions Venezuela and Cuba, Threatens Nicaragua

Lawmakers in Armenia trigger early parliamentary election

Slovakia and Slovenia leading robotic innovation in emerging Europe

The eusko: Could French Basque’s thriving currency make it to Spain?

Djibouti Jumps 55 Places in World Bank Business Index

Crimean Tatars Stand By Woman Sentenced For ‘Insulting’ Police

10 Names Russia Hopes You’ll Never Know

Russia Sanctions Hundreds of Ukraine Individuals, Companies

Austria Says It Won’t Sign a Global Migration Pact Over Concerns About Sovereignty

Security Council: Massive support for self-determination of Saharawi people

Barotse plains for world heritage site? A Barotse Change Perspective