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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile
1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
Last Week of September: Banned Books Week
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day
2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum
September 26: European Day of Languages
1991 September 27: Turkmenistan Independence Day
1966 September 30: Botswana Independence Day
1938 September 30: Munich Agreement
2017 October 1: Catalan Independence Referendum
1960 October 1: Cyprus Independence Day
1960 October 1: Nigeria Independence Day
1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day
1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day
1932 October 3: Iraq Independence Day
1966 October 4: Lesotho Independence Day
1991 October 8: Croatia Independence Day

Death by Socialism
How to make a lasting regime change: A guide for aspiring (democratic) reformers
Trump says future belongs to “patriots,” not “globalists,” in U.N. General Assembly speech
Berber mythology … the three gods that marked ancient Moroccans
‘Simplicity is freedom’: Grammy Award-winning band Tinariwen to headline at Cat’s Cradle
Darija, a lingua franca influenced by both Arabic and Berber
Tuareg rebel-controlled town in Mali concerns African leaders
War veterans heal through community work and rehabilitation in East Timor
From the Archives, 1999: Australian troops sent to East Timor
Army major returns to East Timor for commemorative events
Commemoration to mark ‘hell on earth’ conflict in East Timor
Timorese boy named in honour of Sir Peter Cosgrove after 1999 peacekeeping mission
Yemen’s Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets
Who are south Yemen’s separatists?
Separatist movements threatening India’s existence
Uyghur human rights defender – Renew Europe Group’s candidate for the Sakharov Prize 2019
US Secretary of State Pompeo Urges Asia to Resist China’s Demands to Repatriate Uighurs
At U.N., Trump pushes religious freedom at event slamming China over Uighurs
Georgia Extradites Chechen Terror Suspect to Russia, Triggering Criticism
Benin-Nigeria border closure causing economic crisis
UN warns: Dominican Republic drought has come to stay
Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific
China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan
Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week
Marshall Islands back Taiwan
Anguilla Tourism Growth Continues Caribbean Trend
New Generation MP calls for Kurdish interpretation in Council of Representatives
Iraqi President meets KRG leaders to ‘guarantee rights’ for Kurds in Baghdad
US continues to arm Syrian Kurds despite Turkey’s objections
Kurdish massacre survivor’s ‘mission from God’
Peshmerga found murdered in the UK
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan office shot at in Erbil
Gunmen fire on Kurdistan Democratic Party headquarters in Sulaimani
Kurdish Friendship Group to be established in European Parliament
Hungary pledges 30 scholarships per year to Kurdistan Region students
US announces new Iran sanctions, more troops, equipment to Saudi Arabia, UAE
14 Kurdistan Workers’ Party fighters ‘neutralized’ in Turkey-Kurdistan Region border areas
Kurdistan’s illegal oil refineries devastate land and public health
Netherlands: Removal of Kurdish mayors undermines Turkish democracy
Barzani calls on Islamic scholars to be more active in spreading tolerance
Kurdistan schools near Turkish border close down amid Turkish airstrikes
Mother of renowned Kurdish filmmaker not allowed to leave Iran
Portugal: Europe’s Hottest Property Market Is Getting Too Hot for Some
Basque derby set for United States
Trial ends with freedom for all but two Eta accused Basques
Euskaltel extends coverage to all Catalonia
China says Maldives is not ‘mired in a Chinese debt trap’
False: Russia’s OSCE Rep Claims Kosovo a Failed ‘Quasi-State Entity’
Global gateway: Somaliland upgrades its window to the world
US takes ‘richest nation on earth’ crown from Switzerland
McDonald’s in Sweden Converting Billboards into ‘Hotels’ for Bees
As shock wears off, mental health concerns grow in Bahamas
Gay and Catholic in Slovakia: ‘Christianity Can Look Different’
What peace means for Afghanistan’s Hazara people
A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides
Eighty political prisoners held in Crimea now — lawyer
Ukraine Gets Its Chance
Russia uses farcical police line-ups to imprison Crimean Tatar civic activists and journalists
Ukraine’s delegation boycotts PACE’s autumn session over Russia’s return
Baluch Raji Ajohi Sangar: Emergence of a New Baluch Separatist Alliance
Balochistan: Four ‘unattended’ dead bodies buried in Quetta
Balochistan: Pakistan army sexually assaulted two Baloch girls
Pakistani military conducts fresh offensives in district Awaran Balochistan
Baloch, Sindhi, Pashto groups gather in Houston to seek help from Modi, Trump
Turkey looking to make Cyprus its puppet – Cypriot President
Lesotho achieves second 90 after rapid treatment expansion
How a Chinese Investor Rattled a Tiny African Kingdom’s Economy
Thousands of West Papuan students return home over safety fears
More casualties in West Papua highlands violence
Three West Papuan civilians killed, four injured in clashes with Indonesian forces
West Papua — Australia’s new Timor-Leste?
Paranoia in West Papua
Airport closed, gunfire reported in Papua protest ‘chaos’
At least 20 killed and 70 injured in day of violence in West Papua
Restore normal life to Kashmir, India’s top court tells government
Kashmir’s communication blackout is a ‘devastating blow’ for academics, researchers say
Apples rot in Kashmir orchards as lockdown puts economy in tailspin
Farooq Abdullah once defended India amid global backlash on Kashmir. Now, he has to defend himself
Lord of the Rings returns to New Zealand with Amazon TV show
Change to Come: 40 Years of Māori Artists and the Moving Image
First female Māori bishop ordained in New Zealand
Māori tribe bans replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour ship from docking for anniversary celebration
School fire kills 28 children in Liberia: ‘Everything was blazing’
Nomad Games Kyrgyzstan embraces nomadic history
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan flounder in finding fix for border woes
Tajikistan: Barriers to Aid for Domestic Violence Victims
No Prime Minister: The Deteriorating Security Environment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chinese Police Launch Joint Patrols In Serbia
Poland, Serbia and Russia: Strategic misunderstanding
Laos State Media: Woman Arrested for Criticizing Government on Facebook Confesses
Dangerous dams: Laos and the curse of hydroelectric gold
Majors Continue To Strike More Oil Offshore Guyana
Diplomats declare Guyana government in breach of constitution as first oil looms
Lebanon, Hezbollah and Iran’s Emerging Client State
Lebanon: 480 Israeli violations of resolution 1701 in two months – report
In Israel, Gantz and Netanyahu Start Talks on Possible Unity Government
Central America’s dengue epidemic deadly in Honduras
This Man Just Swam From Barbados to Saint Lucia
Nicaragua Opposition Leader Claims His Country’s Government Is Abducting and Murdering Those Who Stand In Its Way
China accuses Pelosi of “interference” as battle rages to control narrative on Hong Kong
Will a massive marine protected area safeguard Cook Islands’ ocean?
Moldova Turns to FBI for Help in Investigating $1 Billion Fraud
Samoa’s tattooed rugby players to cover up at times in Japan
Austria to give citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims
Is Commonwealth of Dominica a cancer country?
NZ’s Pacific communities call for climate action
Work commences on Pacific undersea internet cable
Chinese university to offer courses in seven Pacific languages
India PM Narendra Modi to meet leaders of 30 small nations
Oil leads São Tomé and Príncipe to negotiate with Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria
Sohar facilitates 15 years of continued economic growth in Oman
Paraguay To Start Issuing Medical Cannabis Production Licenses
Mongolia keeps the dialogue going on North Korea
Czech Weapons end up in Azerbaijan Despite Embargo
Russia, Belarus to Form Economic ‘Confederacy’ by 2022 – Kommersant
Chocolate: A Taste of Independence in Togo
Slovak bus company caught on video repeatedly denying some Romani passengers service
Feeding Papua New Guinea
Everybody in North Macedonia wants to be a cannabis farmer
Guinea-Bissau governance vulnerabilities under review by the IMF
Communities at the heart of positive and inclusive change
Hmong among us made early mark
Rugby World Cup: How Wales created a home-away-from-home in Japan
Welsh-speaking NHS patients ‘put at risk’ by language barrier
English people living in Wales tilted it towards Brexit, research finds
Ingush Supreme Court ruled to eliminate Muftiate
‘We can find you anywhere’: the Chechen death squads stalking Europe
‘This Was A Political Protest’: Widow Of Udmurt Scholar Hopes His Death Will Bring Change
“If my language disappears tomorrow, I am ready to die today”. Albert Razin died in protest at forced Russification
Hands off our cultural heritage, say world’s indigenous people
Siberian shaman on trek to ‘exorcise’ Putin arrested
Chechnya TV Shows Trio Confessing To ‘Witchcraft’
The memories Chechnya holds
Website Owned by Malta Dioceses Promotes Gay Pride March
Malta: Mediterranean island is a citadel of many cultures and a popular filming locale
UN Shares Details of Burundian Activist’s Murder
Albania struck by 5.6-magnitude earthquake, injuring at least 37
Bolivia Is Fighting Major Forest Fires Nearly As Large As In Brazil
Trinidad and Tobago organizations need help to support Venezuelan refugees
Cameron sought Queen’s help over Scottish independence
British Broadcasting Corporation defends decision to exclude Scottish National Party from Supreme Court ruling special
China steps in to ease housing challenge in Cape Verde
IPOB Leader Kanu Petitions UN Over Killings Of Biafrans, Detention Of Sowore
Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu takes struggle to Japan
How aquaculture can help protect Suriname’s indigenous peoples
Sámi Parliament torn on local rights, urban influence
Athabascan elder Howard Luke dies
The Highest Suicide Rate in the World
Suicide risk factors vary by ethnic group
Nome hosts Inuit food summit
Indigenous People Are Already Working “Green Jobs” — but They’re Unrecognized and Unpaid
Indigenous leaders call attention to disastrous forest fires
Indigenous communities, wildlife under threat as farms invade Nicaraguan reserve
While the Amazon burns, Brazil’s indigenous peoples rise up
Polar research should include Indigenous perspectives
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling is next chapter in long history of plundering Arctic resources
The Arctic railway
Pentecostal Christians Are Burning Australia’s Sacred Aboriginal Objects
The Aboriginal flag dispute in focus: who owns the right to use?
Cherokee football legend McMickens has died
Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language. The Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely.
25 Years After ‘Operation Uphold Democracy,’ Experts Say the Oft-Forgotten U.S. Military Intervention Still Shapes Life in Haiti
10 Years After Haiti’s Earthquake, ‘This Music School Will Never Stop’
‘The coral are coming back’: Reviving Jamaica’s elegant and essential coral reefs
Turkmenistan Backtracking On Pledges About Disappeared Prisoners
Kuwait oil sector heightens security after Saudi Aramco attacks
Libya: Locked or moving forward?
A Nation’s Tense Debate Over How To Fight Rape
Chinese firm launches aquaculture pens off Brunei
The 111th Anniversary of Bulgaria’s Declaration of Independence
These Jehovah’s Witnesses Have Been Imprisoned in Eritrea for the Past 25 Years Without Trial
DRC army says Rwandan Hutu rebel commander Mudacumura killed
Why Spain is having yet another election
Elections in Spain: What could influence the November elections to break the political impasse?
Catalonia’s self-rule threatened once again as Spain prepares for snap-election
Taking back the hills: a tale of women rights and lands in the Catalan Pyrenees
Foreign investment in Catalonia up 16% in first half of 2019
Facebook and Twitter pull over 300 accounts linked to Spain’s People’s party
Catalan sovereignty movement at a crossroads
Messi beats Van Dijk, Ronaldo to FIFA The Best
Unionists claim pro-independence camp has ‘violent agenda’
Outrage in pro-referendum camp following arrest of nine activists for ‘terrorism’
Catalonia favors regional governments for battle against climate change at UN HQ
Barcelona hosts Best Chef Awards with Catalans in the spotlight
Supreme Court authorizes exhumation of Spain’s late dictator Francisco Franco
Mauritius activists seek to overturn anti-gay law
Iceland hosts first major international #MeToo conference
Iceland — Yes, Iceland — Is the Best Place in the World For Retirement
Iceland fined for Eurovision pro-Palestinian protest
United States expels 2 Cuban U.N. diplomats for conducting ‘influence operations’
‘The biggest show in town’ — how rugby united a divided Ireland
From backdoor to backstop: Ireland’s shifting relationship with Britain and Europe
Pound Rally Fizzles as Ireland Puts Dampener on Brexit Hopes
Estonia worried West’s loosening grip on Russia could end in third intervention
Russia pushes to reclaim Baltic gas market
Lithuania to hold nuclear accident at Astravyets response readiness drill
EP calls to counter Russia’s attempts to whitewash Soviet crimes and rewrite history
How to make a lasting regime change: A guide for aspiring (democratic) reformers
Governments still struggling to contend with weaponized social media platforms
New Lithuanian cardinal, ‘strong internally,’ spent time in Soviet prison
New rotation of Lithuanian military instructors leaves for Ukraine
Riigikogu committee discusses achieving carbon neutrality in Estonia
Chinese culture minister to visit Latvia in October
New Polish channel in Lithuania seeks to win back ethnic minority viewers from Russian TV
Environmental activists pluck plastic from world’s beaches on mass cleanup day
Estonia commemorates the day the Soviet Union occupied the country
NATO jets scrambled six times last week by Russian aircraft violations
On day of Vilnius Ghetto liquidation, Lithuania marks national Holocaust remembrance day
Duterte forms committee to assist Bangsamoro gov’t
Qatar: Despite reform promises, migrant workers still return home without wages or justice
Illegally tapping French Guiana’s forest of gold
Breaking the Silence: Gambian Beauty Queen Publicly Accuses Former Dictator of Rape
The US sent bomb-sniffing dogs to Jordan. Now they’re dying from poor treatment
New US Act of Congress takes aim at looming battle for the soul of Tibet
US bill demands China grant consulate in Tibet and stay away from Dalai Lama succession
China is open towards a realistic approach after 70 years of failure: Tibet’s spiritual leader
Most kids in Finland like going to school, health watchdog survey finds
Facing Climate Change and Overtourism, Norway Shifts Its Marketing
French scholarship system failing New Caledonia

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Arrests of independence activists, torched villages and torture in West Papua





2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia
1997 September 11: Scottish devolution referendum
1997 September 11: Welsh devolution referendum
2001 September 11: 9/11
1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day
1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day
1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day
1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day
1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day
1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico
1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day
1939 September 17: Soviet Invasion of Poland
1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile
1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day
2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum
September 26: European Day of Languages
1991 September 27: Turkmenistan Independence Day
1966 September 30: Botswana Independence Day
1938 September 30: Munich Agreement
2017 October 1: Catalan Independence Referendum
1960 October 1: Cyprus Independence Day
1960 October 1: Nigeria Independence Day
1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council
20-year-old refugee expelled from university for being Rohingya
California Recognizes Two Assyrian Genocides
The invisible women of Europe’s fishing industry
UN urged to focus on disappeared Tibetans, in particular the 11th Panchen Lama
We have the truth on our side: His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
China Bans Even Retired Elderly Tibetans from Performing Religious Activities in Tibet
US lawmakers want to sanction Chinese officials for interfering in Dalai Lama reincarnation
Hyundai sets shop in Somaliland stamping confidence in the country’s stability
Trump Administration Releases $250 Million In Military Aid To Ukraine
Russia jamming Ukrainian radio in northern Crimea – human rights activists
Ukraine fears forced concessions at talks with Russia
After Years Of Stalling, Can Ukraine Finally Become Energy Self-Sufficient?
Crimean Tatar political prisoner sentenced to 15 years for the right Russian FSB paperwork
Up to three thousand Ukrainians jailed in Russia in human trafficking scam
Yle’s “troll factory” game unmasks how fake news spreads via social media
Finnish President Niinistö visits Ukraine with message of support, solidarity
San Marino seizes $19m from Congo dictator who spent $100,000 on crocodile shoes
Dominican Republic Announces New Safety Measures After Deaths of 11 American Tourists
Duterte says Xi Jinping offered him an oil and gas deal to ignore South China Sea ruling
China, Malaysia to set up South China Sea dialogue mechanism
Vietnam hosts academic conference to bolster South China Sea claims
US Navy warship challenges Chinese claims in the South China Sea
Tonga’s prime minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva who nurtured democracy dies at 78
United Nations to aid El Salvador anti-corruption body
Elephant Hunts to Start in Botswana at Likely Discount to Rivals
US Hospital Ship Dispatched for Migrants in Trinidad and Tobago
Batoka chiefs welcome the Litunga as the tourist capital mounts Barotseland’s Royal Flag!
Death of Gambia’s Founding President Dawda Jawara Sparks Reflection
Gambian ex-president Yahya Jammeh to face prosecution for corruption
Alisha Florent is Dominica’s Next Supermodel
Church builds eco-houses in Papua New Guinea
Honduras is poor, violent and unstable – and the Trump administration wants it to accept more asylum seekers
Paraguay justice minister, police chief out over capo escape
Morocco to build $1bn port to bolster claim to the Western Sahara
The world must recognise Western Sahara
New Caledonia looks to Estonia for digitisation guidance
Prague To Remove Statue Of WWII Soviet Marshal, Sparking Moscow’s Ire
Czech President Tells Serbia He Will Seek To Withdraw Kosovo Recognition
Czech attorneys drop fraud charges against billionaire PM Babis
Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean
Chad extends state of emergency in three provinces by four months
Six common beliefs on Luxembourg: myth or truth?
Luxembourg falls further behind anti-money laundering rules as companies fail to disclose ownership
Luxembourg’s cannabis legalisation is EU opportunity
Israel Tiptoes Toward Conflict With Lebanon’s Hezbollah
Arab nations condemn Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley annexation plan
Palestinians in Jordan Valley: ‘Our lands are already annexed’
Tiny Pacific Nation Makes a Go of Its Own Digital Currency
Tiny Guam is vying to be the world’s next big telecommunications hub
Pakistan is no friend of Kashmir, either
Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals
Mourning and Resistance in Kashmir After India Revoked the State’s Special Status
Irish Banks Battered as Disorderly Brexit Looms
Poll finds support for votes on Irish unity and Scottish independence
Support for Welsh independence soars in new poll by YouGov for Plaid Cymru
EU Names Irish Brexit Critic to Lead Trade Talks With the U.K.
St. Vincent and grenadines, 79th country to join India-led intl solar alliance
Bolivian wildfires destroy two million hectares of forest
‘People working for tribal welfare are facing threats’
Native American voters could help swing the 2020 US presidential election
The road to reconciliation starts with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Hawaii Gears Up To Make Sure All Residents Are Counted In 2020 Census
Indigenous Brazilians Come Together To Defend Amazon Forest Against Fires
Black Belt Eagle Scout Is Bringing Queer Indigenous Stories to Indie Rock
‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon
Mapping project seeks to secure ‘invisible’ indigenous lands
Defender of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Murdered ‘Execution-Style’ in Amazon Town
‘We Will Not Give Up,’ Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge
Stickball: Indigenous women show who’s got game
In small Alaska city, Native women say police ignored rapes
Silenced No More in Peru
Gwich’in Nation vows to protect sacred lands in the Arctic Refuge
Adivasi as encroacher?
Multi-million dollar national Inuit health survey to be led by Inuit, for Inuit
Thrasher reclaims Inuit identity through music
Why alligators afraid to eat Dayaks
Lowrey kicks off second year of Cherokee choir
Stakeholders involved in environmental disputes related to Lapland rarely find common ground
Why Australia is banning climbers from this iconic natural landmark
Aboriginal parents stay in the picture
Aboriginal treaty edges closer in Victoria
Portugal parliament condemns plan for dictatorship museum
Tunisian election: What you need to know about the two leading candidates
Solomons task force recommends switch from Taiwan to Beijing
Gabon’s Sacred Trees Are Becoming China’s Upscale Furniture
Balochistan: Two killed in Kech Pakistan army’s death squad attack, 1 killed in Panjgur
‘We are treated like an infestation’ – Romani traveller speaks for her community
Serbs Ignore EU Warning Over Plan to Join Russian-Led Trade Bloc
China’s clout is growing on the edge of the EU, and the US is worried
India Removes 312 Sikh Foreign Nationals From Blacklist Made During Khalistan Movement, Now Eligible For Indian Visa
Pro-Khalistan Sikhs and Pakistanis hold protest against India over human rights’ violations
Russia Orchestrated Chechen Rebel’s Murder in Germany, U.S. Officials Say
Ingush Activist Charged With Attacking Police Officer Kept In Pretrial Detention
Beslan’s conspiracy theories
Ending FGM in the Caucasus Region
Trial begins in Kabardino-Balkaria over ‘extremism’ in Balkar newspaper
Communist Party Makes Significant Gains in Russian Regional Polls
Chechens complete ‘March for the Supremacy of Law and Justice’ at UN HQ in Geneva
Three Kyrgyz Nationals Sentenced In High-Profle Rape Case in Sakha
This Ancient Belt Buckle Retrieved from ‘Russian Atlantis’ in Tuva Looks Like a Bedazzled iPhone Case
Hundreds Bid Farewell To Udmurt Scholar Who Immolated Himself Protesting Russia’s Language Policies
Self-immolation highlights controversy over cultural rights in Russia
Putin Drinks Vodka to Russian Soldiers in North Caucasus
Nenets autonomous okrug join work on creating research and education center based on NARFU
Protesters Rally In Buryatia Capital Ulan-Ude Amid Outrage Over Mayoral Election
How a shaman, a vlogger, and a communist deputy helped trigger massive election protests in an eastern Siberian city
Chechens thank Kadyrov for fighting witches
Chilling conspiracy theory behind Vladimir Putin’s rise to power
Floods Kill At Least 14 in Southern Laos, Hundreds of Thousands Displaced
Iceland Consumes The Most News Online Worldwide
Operation Python Dance: Troops commit systemic human rights violations – Indigenous People of Biafra
Details of Nnamdi Kanu’s meeting with EU Parliament
We shall have a Biafra state without war – Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra
Air New Zealand threatened with Māori boycott over attempt to trademark ‘Kia Ora’ logo
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Nobel candidate, on how to respond to gun violence
Is Putin coming to Armenia?
Repressive wave against Ortega adversaries in Nicaragua
US presents new effort to counter Kremlin influence
Eighty years after the Soviet invasion of Poland, the Western Left is still playing apologist for Russia
Russian diplomatic Twitter accounts rewrite history of World War II
Garry Kasparov Keynote Address, Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact 80th Anniversary
Remembering the Sweeping Expulsion of Poland’s Jews—23 Years After the Holocaust
Thousands in Bahamas struggle to find work after Dorian
Guyana, the Target of Chinese Companies
Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden
What to Watch for at the San Sebastián Film Festival
Ghost of ETA refuses to fade for Spanish right
Belarus: Homophobic Attack on Filmmaker
Unofficial part of Russian-Belarusian military drill
Fear and oppression in Xinjiang: China’s war on Uighur culture
US Senate Passes Legislation to Hold China Accountable for Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
Is It the Beginning of the End of Human Suffering in Xinjiang?
Meet the smoking-free, carbon-negative country that passes no law unless it improves citizens’ well-being
British volunteer who fought with Syrian Kurds against IS and Turkey commits suicide
UN: Turkish-backed forces continue to commit war crimes in Afrin
Turkey’s two-pronged strategy against the Kurds
Ankara taking a page out of Baath party’s demographic warfare against Kurds – Haaretz
Turkish warplanes shell multiple villages, destroy vehicle in Kurdistan Region
Turkey arrests pro-Kurdish HDP mayor in eastern province of Erzurum
United Nations intervention urgently needed to stop colonial carnage in West Papua
Dozens Arrested, At Least Ten Dead as Political Unrest Continue in West Papua
West Papua solidarity march in PNG draws thousands
Michael Andrew: On the NZ media’s coverage of West Papua
PNG capital governor promises to escalate West Papua campaign
Villages torched, Villagers Tortured: Extreme human rights violations in West Papua
West Papua: End Australian and US training of Indonesian military
UN urges Indonesia to protect rights of West Papua activists
‘They fooled us’: Benin bulldozes district, leaving residents homeless
Seychelles, blazing a trail in marine conservation
Major startup event held in Saint Lucia to get business ideas flowing
Moldovan Foreign Minister Tells Moscow Chisinau Will Not Revise Deals With EU, NATO
EU: Moldova Moving ‘Resolutely’ Forward With Key Reforms
North Macedonia prosecutor dismissed over corruption scandal
Tuvalu election puts Taiwan ties in play
Pacific Climate Change Centre Opens in Samoa
Haiti Senator Says He Was Offered Cash for Yes Vote on Prime Minister
French Polynesia’s Temaru to appeal undue influence sentence
Majlis Podcast: The Disappeared Of Turkmenistan
Croatia: journalists under attack
Decomissioning of arms, part of Bangsamoro process
Hungary’s Orban points to EU ‘enlargement fatigue’
Russia’s Wagner Mercenaries Have Moved Into Libya. Good Luck With That.
A Nation’s Tense Debate Over How To Fight A Culture Of Rape
Kremlin media capitalizes on Latvia-Lithuania misunderstanding
One article, many ways to disinform: Breaking down a Kremlin propaganda piece
100 years since Soviet Russia offered peace to Latvia
European Human Rights Court upholds landmark ruling on Soviet genocide in Lithuania
Russia Tightens Energy Grip on Lithuania
Lithuanian parliament considers additional safeguards against Belarusian electricity
Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technology
Riga – the hub of the Baltic Way
China’s Belt and Road grip reaches the Baltics – Investigation
Russian diplomatic Twitter accounts rewrite history of World War II
Kaljulaid on reconciling with Russia: We cannot go along with this game
Lithuania and Poland look to help Belarus withstand Moscow’s pressure
Ukrainian Language Near Banished In Donbas Schools
Portuguese cafe gives Wrexham residents chance to learn Welsh language
Dundee poet and playwright nominated for first ever Scots Language Awards
Scottish Gaelic Awards: Nominate your Sports Champions
South Africa: Celebrate Heritage Through Indigenous Languages
Kupu, a groundbreaking app that teaches the Māori language, is scaling up to schools
Malta pushes for Maltese proficiency
Estonian Language lessons to take place onboard Tallinn-Narva trains
Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds
Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media
Cuba’s acute fuel shortage begins to bite
Rights groups denounce Cuba’s arrest of independent journalist, activists denounce harassment
Road to Catalonian independence may go through blockchain
Saor Alba Pipes and Drums play outside Catalonia jail
600,000 turn out for independence on Catalonia’s National Day
Turkish dissident Can Dündar attends Catalonia’s National Day rally to ‘challenge’ arrest warrant
Catalan independence supporters must regain initiative, says president
FC Barcelona honours National Day of Catalonia one hundredth time
Indy band Saor Alba in Barcelona for Catalan National Day
Quim Torra: ‘Objective independence’ is Catalan rallying cry today
Rally for Catalonia independence held in London
The Catalan National Day has been a success. Why?
FOSCOR On Their Unique Approach To Metal, Their Catalan Culture & More
Judges overseeing Catalan president’s trial step aside pending recusal call
Barcelona hosts European Young Leaders
Jailed leader Junqueras reelected head of Esquerra
Catalan basketball star named Most Valuable Player as Spain glides to victory
Brussels backs exiled rapper’s arguments against extradition
Clara Ponsati backs Catalan civil disobedience push
Spain blocks Catalan and Occitania governments’ Mediterranean 5G Corridor project
How Long Must Eritrea Wait for Change?
Bulgaria Charges Head of Pro-Russian Organisation With Espionage
Sudan prime minister visits South Sudan to back new peace roadmap with rebels

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Man Dies Protesting Russian Language Policy In Udmurtia


2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
1968 September 6: eSwatini Independence Day
1822 September 7: Brazil Independence Day
1991 September 8: North Macedonia Independence Day
1991 September 9: Tajikistan Independence Day
1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia
1997 September 11: Scottish devolution referendum
1997 September 11: Welsh devolution referendum
2001 September 11: 9/11
1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day
1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day
1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day
1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day
1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day
1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico
1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day
1939 September 17: Soviet Invasion of Poland
1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile
1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day

Ranking the five games San Marino didn’t lose in order of embarrassment
Kosovo jails six for plans to attack NATO troops, other countries
Parts of French Polynesia declare Dengue Type 2 epidemic
East Timor Marks 20 Years since Independence Vote
Cape Verde: Cabo Verde Bets On Preparedness to Face Emergencies
Kalmykia Seeks to Be a Player on the Caspian with New Port
Oil exploration in Guyana-Suriname Basin heats up
Crimean Tatar Family Struggles To Cope With Father’s Detention
UN Secretary-General To Give Report On Crimea At General Assembly
Russia Is Busy as Security Council President, but Putin Is Staying Home
In occupied Crimea, Moscow accelerates slow-motion ethnic engineering
Russia and Ukraine exchange 70 prisoners
AU KO TUVALU Comes to The Forge at The Court Theatre
Ajax Amsterdam Tweets Map of Morocco without Western Sahara
NZ protesters block road to Ravensdown plant in Dunedin to protest trade in “blood Phosphate” from Western Sahara
Interview with Western Sahara advocate Tecber Ahmed Saleh
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Fiji archbishop outlines damage climate change is causing on Pacific islands
Albania Get The Wrong Anthem Before Match Against France; Apology Made To “Armenia”
Former first lady of Honduras sentenced to 58 years in jail
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Project To Improve Barbados’ Coastlines Begins
Armenia’s Constitutional Court Rules Ex-President Kocharian’s Arrest ‘Unconstitutional’
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For a week, Israel and Lebanon seemed on the brink of war. But neither has the appetite for it
Trump’s top Middle East peace envoy is quitting. There’s still no Israel-Palestine deal.
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Counting Kurds in 2020 to right historical wrongs: Iraq census official
Iraqi Kurds want no part in Middle East conflicts
Turkey’s empty grievances against Syrian Kurds – analysis
US-backed Syrian Kurds to remove fortifications from Turkish border as part of ‘safe zone’ deal
Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Arabs Not Allowed Home
Kurdish official: Syria’s ‘safe zone’ off to a good start – all eyes now on Turkish president
HDP delegation arrives in Erbil to discuss Kurdish unity, ‘regional issues’
Kurdistan president calls for peaceful solution to Kurdish question in Turkey
To Win in Syria, America Must Rethink Its Kurdish Policy
Kurdish parties unite under ‘Kirkuk is Kurdistani’ list for upcoming provincial election
ISIS allegedly spreads ‘death list’ for civilians working with US-backed forces
Balochistan: Pakistan army abducts a woman and her four children
Balochistan: Dead body of previously abducted man found while another whisked away, one shot dead
China Ups The Ante In South China Sea, Giant Crane Vessel Spotted Inside Vietnam-Claimed Waters
As Brexit uncertainty drags on, Scotland’s appetite for independence grows
Scotland: 20,000 marchers throng streets for Perth indy march
Driver told he can’t put a Saltire on his taxi in bizarre crackdown
Solomon Islands Considers Establishing Ties With China
John Bolton bids to pivot Eastern Europe away from Russia
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Fearing Western sanctions, Belarus rules out internet restrictions ’for now’
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First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination
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India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew
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Chinese diplomats violently clash with pro-Hong Kong protesters in Europe
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Putin promises infrastructure investment in Mongolia
South Sudan opposition leader makes return visit to capital
Somalia: worst harvest since 2011, with more than 2 million expected to go hungry
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South Africa seeks arrest of murder suspects with alleged links to Rwandan government
Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands
Singapore looks underground for future growth
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Tibetan Religious Festival Marred by Police Presence, State Propaganda
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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
August 30: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
1991 August 31: Kyrgyzstan Independence Day
1957 August 31: Hari Merdeka, Malaysia Independence Day
1962 August 31: Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day
1991 September 1: Uzbekistan Independence Day
1960 September 2: Tibetan Democracy Day
1945 September 2: Vietnam National Day
1968 September 6: eSwatini Independence Day
1822 September 7: Brazil Independence Day
1991 September 8: North Macedonia Independence Day
1991 September 9: Tajikistan Independence Day
1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia
1997 September 11: Scottish devolution referendum
1997 September 11: Welsh devolution referendum
2001 September 11: 9/11
1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day
1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day
1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day
1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day
1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day
1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico
1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day
1939 September 17: Soviet Invasion of Poland

6 famous people you did not know are from Trinidad and Tobago
Niue: Aladdin and the genie appear on latest silver coin featuring One Thousand and One Nights series
The islands of the Indian Ocean aren’t known for their food. A new cookbook aims to change that.
Village by village, the quest to stop female genital cutting in Somaliland
Militants tighten grip on Somalia with tax racket
Malaysia, Vietnam voice ‘serious concern’ about South China Sea
Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks
Eswatini: Hundreds of people still at risk of forced evictions one year on from Amnesty exposé
Don’t Name Your Beer For Nuking Somebody’s Home
Rugby World Cup 2019: Tonga ‘fixated’ on playoffs dream, says coach Toutai Kefu
Magnitsky wins Russian rights battle 10 years after his death
Tatarstan brings in skills and investors
Kalmykian Archaic And Soviet Folk on Sub Rosa
Videoblogging shaman walks to Moscow to ‘exorcise’ Putin
Circassian activist Martin Kochesoko released on bail as defence claims rigged witness testimonies
Brochure Issued In Ingushetia Instructs Women To ‘Defer’ To Men
ECHR orders Russia to pay €1.9 million over Chechnya and Ingushetia disappearances
Chechen exile slain ‘execution-style’ in Berlin park, Russia denies involvement
Hundreds march for CHamoru self-determination
Curacao team puts Caribbean island on the map despite loss
Māori reversing rural-urban drift
Under the curtain: Kashmir residents contend with pellet guns and restrictions
Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan-Run Kashmir Faces Human Rights Crisis
Pakistan brought to a standstill for ‘Kashmir hour’ demonstrations
Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region
Pakistan backs India’s Sikh separatists as Kashmir tensions rise
No country for minorities: In Imran Khan’s ‘Naya Pakistan’, another Sikh girl abducted and converted
Sikh loaders being forced to work without a turban and trim hairs at Amritsar airport
Book penned on 100 Sikh freedom fighters released at Sri Akal Takht Sahib
Supreme Court of India refuses to hear petition seeking justice in extra-judicial killings of more than 8000 youths
Baloch hold anti-Pakistan protest in London to demand release of disappeared activists
Balochistan: Senior sub-editor wounded in firing by unknown assailants
Pakistani forces abduct Baloch student from Karachi airport
Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct three Baloch youth from Panjgur and Kech
Balochistan: Pakistani forces disappeared six Baloch youth from Kharan
Hundreds of Baloch Rights Activists Detained, Tortured and Murdered as Part of the State’s Kill and Dump Policy
Nicola Sturgeon: This was the day independence became inevitable
Resignation of Scottish Tory leader Is a Sign the U.K. Could Break Apart Over Brexit
Remain alliance: Corbyn admits Labour would ‘not block’ Sturgeons independence referendum
Ruth Davidson’s departure could be the moment of independence for the Scottish Tories
Sky News fail to include pro-indy voice during ‘nonsense’ debate
Scottish Independence Is Back, and So Are the Financial Hurdles
Forward As One brings thousands to Dunfermline march for Scottish independence
Second War of Independence: Scots endure defeats to fight off Edward
Barotseland independence only a matter of time – Saleya Kwalombota
Nothing good can come out of Barotseland – PF official
Solomon Islands ‘clearly leaning’ toward shifting ties from Taiwan to China
Seychelles first in African Region to adapt WHO Diseases Surveillance and Response Guidelines
Indonesian govt gets YouTube to block satirical West Papua ‘advertisement’
West Papuans rally for independence poll
Indigenous peoples protest in West Papua
Why are protestors dying in West Papua?
Reports of Racism by Indonesian Police Spark Riots in West Papua
Several Reasons why West Papua should get its Freedom: Immediately!
Indonesia deports Australians for participating in Papua protests
West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Fire on Peaceful Demonstrators
Islamization of the Chittagong Hill Tracts and West Papua: Endless power concentration
Bangladesh govt failed to protect ethnic minorities
Myanmar’s Lucrative Drug Trade Is Increasingly Fueling The Country’s Conflict
China’s Czech advance hampered by Huawei jitters, Tibetan flags
WWII: A memory battleground on the 80th anniversary
World War II Teaches Us How World War III Could Happen (And Would Be Hell)
Why tourism policy needs to use more imagination
Eastern Europe Woos International Filmmakers Like Never Before
Gabon: Journalists unhappy with media regulator
Malta: paving the way for cannabis research and development
Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx
‘Mafia State’ Slovakia Struggles to Root Out Corruption
US ‘Marijuana Don’ Startles North Macedonia with Visit
Is Greenland the New Iceland?
Statue honors Dane credited as Nanjing Massacre lifesaver
Can Denmark sink Nord Stream 2 traversing the Baltic Sea?
UN Tells Bosnia to Apologise to Wartime Rape Victim
Bosnia Publishes Database of 27,000 Wartime Missing Persons
Human Rights Activists Mark International Day of the Disappeared Remembering 1600 Persons Still Missing from Kosovo War
Kyrgyzstan Attempts to Isolate Local Islam
Kyrgyzstan: Risk of a third revolution?
‘You’re Not a Person if You Don’t Drink.’ How This Tiny European Country Developed the World’s Worst Drinking Problem
Juncker Commission still hopes to finalise agreement with Azerbaijan
Russia strips Azeri blogger of citizenship and moves to deport him
Athletic overpower Sociedad to win Basque derby
Missing Yezidi victims continue to be freed from ISIS in Syrian refugee camp
Duhok orphanage shelters Yezidi children orphaned by ISIS
Kurds in Turkey’s southeast defiant after mayoral dismissals
US-backed Syrian Kurds begin pullout near Turkish border as part of ‘safe zone’ deal
What Kurds hoped for from Trump
US-led coalition praises SDF’s anti-ISIS efforts amid Turkish threats
My Turn: Theodore L. Gatchel: Betraying the Kurds
US-backed forces in Syria capture top ISIS financial officer
KRG tells villagers near Turkish border to leave as Turkey-PKK conflict escalates
Turkish court rules for release of Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas
With Unrest Next Door in Venezuela, US Air Force Hopes to Make Strides in Guyana
Islamic State claims suicide bomb attack on separatist fighters in Yemen’s Aden
UAE carries out air strikes against Yemen government forces to support separatists
In Thailand, It’s Guilty Until Proven Innocent – After Death
Satellite data shows hunger looming in Senegal, Mauritania
My children won’t know about forests: fight for Adivasi rights in Bandipur
Adivasis and the Indian State: How onset of industrialism, modernisation wreaked cultural, social and economic havoc among tribals
NEIP seeks 10 member representation from Nagaland
US 1st Indigenous Presidential Candidate Forum Draws 10 Democrats
Norway Sami community fights for survival as temperatures rise
Inuit in solidarity with Indigenous Amazonians as thousands of forest fires blaze worsening international climate crisis
New Inuit mural brightens downtown Ottawa
Aboriginal actor brings freshness to Nightingale
Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine
‘Surrounded, afraid’: The indigenous guardians of Brazil’s Amazon
This Indigenous Tribe In The Amazon Survived Forced Labor And Epidemics. Now Their Land Is On Fire.
Cherokee Nation aims to send first delegate to Congress, citing past treaties
Suku Anak Dalam protest march staged against land dispute with palm oil company
Indigenous people under threat from Indonesia’s plan to move capital
Police In Hong Kong Are Caught Between Protesters And The Government
How Hong Kong’s pro-democracy human chain has redefined the Lion Rock Spirit
I Witnessed the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Here’s Why China Wouldn’t Dare Do the Same in Hong Kong
Joshua Wong and Alex Chow: The People of Hong Kong Will Not Be Cowed by China
More Than 1,000 Arrested So Far in Hong Kong’s Protests
Trees help refugees in Armenia take root
Significance of Hidden Armenians for Armenia and Project Rebirth Objectives
Russia to Help Breakaway Abkhazia Modernize Its Armed Forces
What are the Russians up to in South Ossetia?
Biafra Nations Youth League To Hold National Congress
Massive Dam Complex Threatens Bhutan’s Philosophy
How Albania Became the World’s First Atheist Country
Targeted: The journalists reporting politics and crime in Albania
Russia enjoys “special status” in Guinea in effort to rekindle Soviet-era relationships
Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000
Missing Maldives journalist killed by al-Qaeda affiliate
John Bolton’s Belarus trip stirs threat to Putin
PEN America Condemns Brutal Homophobic Attack on Belarusian Filmmaker
Journalist Aleh Bebenin Passed Away Nine Years Ago
Economist: Surge Of Inflation And Slumping Devaluation Awaiting Belarus
Nigeria partially closes border with Benin to curb rice smuggling
UNPO Denounces Chinese Attacks on its Vice-President
China’s missing million: the search for disappeared Uyghurs
Skeptical Scholar Says Visit to Xinjiang Internment Camps Confirms Western Media Reports
China’s Cross-Border Campaign to Terrorize Uyghur Americans
Chinese Authorities Detain Highest-Ranking Uyghur Police Officer in Xinjiang Capital Urumqi
China’s Ban on Some Textbooks Seen as Aimed at Uyghur Culture
Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims
Switzerland to become climate neutral by 2050, says government
Bolton: US concerned about situation in Black Sea
Crimean Tatar sentenced to 10 years for fictitious involvement in a legal Ukrainian organization
Ukraine looks at U.S. LNG as part of diversification plan
U.S. to help Poland, Ukraine disconnect from Russian gas
Anger over acquittal of ex-Berkut officer charged with torturing Maidan activists
Zelensky slams Nord Stream 2 as Ukraine seeks US gas
Russia brings tanks, weapons and its very own censorship to occupied Luhansk
Russia uses primitive fake to imprison Crimean Tatar human rights activist Emir-Usein Kuku
Pence, Zelensky discuss future visit of Ukrainian president to USA
Time for Europe to Do More to Help Ukraine, Pence Says
Donbas militant responsible for secret Donetsk ‘concentration camp’ goes on trial in Ukraine
A Palestinian Freshman Arrived in the U.S. to Study at Harvard. Immigration Officials Revoked His Visa and Deported Him.
Palestinians condemn Honduras, Nauru moves on Jerusalem status
Israel will soon have to choose between China and the US
Where The U.S. Sees Threats In China, Israel Sees Opportunity
Israel is making the case for war, in public, against Lebanon
Israel and Hezbollah exchange border fire for first time in years
U.S. Sanctions Iran-Linked Entities, Individuals In Lebanon, Oman
Bahrain instructs citizens to leave Lebanon over security incidents
Will Qatar let Israelis, Egyptians and LGBTQ people attend 2022 World Cup?
Haiti childhood cancer victim Djooly Jeune is dead
Worsening fuel shortage in impoverished Haiti
How the Real Pirates of the Caribbean Ran Wild in Jamaica’s Port Royal, the ‘Wickedest City on Earth’
Rohingya Camps in Cox’s Bazar: Activities of 41 NGOs halted for ‘misdeeds’
Stolen son: child traffickers preying on the Rohingya
Libya’s civil war could provide ‘oxygen’ to terrorist offshoots, says US Africa Command
Russia To Sign Landmark Permanent Treaty With Mongolia
Iraq returns 42,000 books seized during 1990 invasion of Kuwait
Trump to host Kuwait’s leader at White House in September
Kuwait: Jailed Bidun Activists on Hunger Strike
Djibouti has ‘no choice’ but China for infrastructure development
Have You Heard of the Hill of Crosses? Landmark Features 200,000 Declarations of Freedom
President: World War Two only ended 25 years ago, for Estonia
Latvian locates uncle’s grave in uncharted Siberian gulag
Eritrea: 150 Christians arrested on account of their faith
Bangsamoro adopts official flag as region’s first law
The battle for Barcelona: How one of Europe’s most peaceful cities descended into chaos
Rosalía makes history after winning two MTV awards
Final Catalan survivor of Ravensbrück concentration camp dies
Political conflict with Spain ‘implies confrontation,’ says exiled Catalan leader Rovira
Formula 1: Spanish Grand Prix to return to Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in 2020
Two Catalan teams in European football competitions for first time in 12 years
Speaker Torrent calls for ‘national unity government’ if Catalan leaders are found guilty
Catalan president Torra to be judged for disobedience on September 25 and 26
52 French MPs call for end of ‘repression’ against Catalan independence leaders
‘Political debate cannot be decided by repression’: French parliamentarians unite in support of Catalan political prisoners
Catalonia independence trial: what a guilty verdict for jailed leaders might bring
Government and parliament to dedicate Catalonia’s National Day event to ‘political prisoners and exiles’
European parliament gets involved in jailed former Catalan vice president Junqueras immunity case
Isidre Sala, new interim Catalan delegate in US
Spain’s political deadlock continues as Socialist head rejects referendum again
Tesla Unplugged: In Singapore, It’s Just Another Unwelcome Car
First Estonian-Mandarin dictionary completed
Istanbul municipality to offer free Kurdish courses
‘Scots language should be part of everyday teaching’
At 98, Navajo Code Talker John Kinsel Sr. remembers the making of a life-saving code
This ‘king’ jolted a tiny Welsh town to life with 6 bookshops and a horse for prime minister
Welsh school children create poem for Wales Squad
‘Keeping Faith’ Is a Hit in Two Languages
How Welsh language and culture play a crucial role in dementia care at this home
Brexit is a chance for Ireland to end its reliance on English
A short walk through Ireland’s long history
U.S. wants Brexit that encourages stability in Ireland: Vice President Pence
Mike Pence has a deep affection for Ireland. It’s not completely reciprocated
Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich E. Guinea
Gambia observes national funeral for first president, Dawda Jawara
Cuba unveils tighter rules on cooperatives in clampdown on non-state sector
Tibet lawsuit to approach European Court of Human Rights after Spain buries the case
China demolishes nearly half of Yachen Gar Buddhist complex in Tibet
Tibetan College Grads Struggle to Find Jobs Amid Chinese Claims of Progress
Unveiling of giant Buddha Thangka kicks off Sho Dun Festival in Tibet
Tibetans in Dharamshala commemorate the 59th Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day
Tibetan Democracy Day marked in the London Borough of Waltham Forest Council with the raising of Tibetan national flag for 2nd consecutive year
Finland named best wildlife travel destination in 2019
Norway unveils energy-positive building showcasing smart city potential
El Salvador, U.S. Reach Deal On Out-Migration
Good weather mitigates king tide damage in Kiribati