U.N. resolution on Guam self-determination is a huge victory

November is National American Indian Heritage Month

November 7: International Inuit Day

1953 November 9: Cambodia Independence Day

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

1965 November 11: Rhodesia Independence Day

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day

1988 November 16: Estonian Sovereignty Declaration

November 16: Icelandic Language Day

1918 November 18: Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia

1956 November 18: Morocco Independence Day

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day

1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day


After Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote Backfires, ‘I Do Not Regret It,’ Says Barzani

Kurdish gov’t seeks political unity ahead of possible talks with Baghdad

Talabani’s memorial marked by loss of Kurdistan’s ‘Jerusalem’

Turkey prosecutor asks up to 18 years imprisonment for Kurdish MP Imam Tascier

Hundreds dead after earthquake hits Kurdistan region of Iraq-Iran border

Amazigh plan Zuwara conference to boost their language

Batwa: Radio Station Gives Hope and a New Perspective to Struggles of Indigenous Community

Rebels Displace Thousands More in Congo Brazaville

Taiwan International Conference on Tibet iterates support for Middle Way

Prayer festival cancelled as religious oppression in Tibet continues

Tibetans inside Tibet are the torchbearers of Tibetan movement, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Native Hawaiians again seek political sovereignty with a new constitution

Should Taiwan Support Catalonia?

Taiwan President joins Taiwan independence activist’s centennial birthday celebration

Morocco king rejects independence for Western Sahara

Polisario condemns Morocco king speech on Western Sahara

Thousands of demonstrators in Madrid in favor of a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara

Chechnya Could Force Russia’s Hand on the Rohingya Crisis

Singer Still Missing After Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

Chechnya’s leader awards schoolgirl with iPhone X for poem about Putin

Child nutrition crisis in Marshall Islands sparks intervention plan

Waiting to be washed away, the Marshall Islands

Island Nations Urge Aggressive Action at U.N. Climate Meeting

The whole of islands approach

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to create common capital market

The Specter of Red October Still Haunts the Baltics

Nordic states step up defense cooperation because of Russia worries

Bots create one third of Russian-language tweets about NATO presence in Eastern Europe

Welsh in Wales referred to as “Welsh language Taliban”

Greggs worker told Welsh-speaking customer that ‘she sounded like she had Tourette’s’

Farming needs new blood if we’re going to have an independent Wales

Fears Twitter may ditch Welsh language after years of volunteer work

Why it’s time to dump North Wales and South Wales and come together as a nation

Nation.Cymru Welsh politics and identity survey results

It’s one-way bilingualism, not immigration, that’s killing the Welsh language

Detained Equatorial Guinea cartoonist wins top award

Equatorial Guinea: Ruling party expected to win as polls close

Solomon Islands PM loses no-confidence vote

Solomon Island villages shrinking due to rising sea levels

Rising tides: islands lost to the sea

Tajikistan Targets Unsanctioned Foreign-Educated Clerics For Firing To ‘Prevent Extremism’

Tajikistan Turns from Coal to Uzbek Gas

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Power Grids to Reunite in Boon for the Region

2 Afghan civilians killed in Tajikistan security forces firing

Observers call for murder inquiries after Nicaragua election

Ruling Party Extends Control in Nicaraguan Local Elections

History Repeats Itself on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast, Anti-Indigenous Riots

Nicaragua climate politics in hot water over canal plan

Nicaragua offers citizens help after US ends protected status

Undeterred by Sandinista Military Siege, Indigenous Yatama Party Forges Ahead with Plans for Public Anniversary Celebration

Indigenous Oil Strike in Peru Ends in Victory

A Victory for Ecuador’s Indigenous Peoples: Canada Court Rejects Toxic-Spilling Chevron’s Case

Protesters In Kazan Demand Schools Teach Tatar Language

Language Conflict Flares Up In Russia’s Tatarstan

Mandatory Tatar-Language Classes Scaled Back In Russia’s Tatarstan

Putin’s Russification Program Far More Radical and Dangerous than It Originally Appeared

Bypassing sanctions: Russian regions will be able to directly keep in touch with the world

Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Bahrain Orders Citizens to ‘Immediately’ Leave Lebanon After Prime Minister’s Surprise Resignation

Bahrain launches largest fintech hub in Middle East and Africa

Media freedom ‘stamped out’ as Bahrain jails more journalists

Togo releases 42 detained protesters, drops 2013 case against opposition leader

Protesters Have Returned to the Streets of Togo Despite Growing Military Threats

Togo says open to talks with opposition over demos

Exiled Rights Activist’s Mother Targeted In Turkmenistan

Struggling Turkmenistan Lowers Limit For ATM Withdrawals Abroad

How a rare protest scared the Eritrean regime

Eritrea top African contributor to ‘active asylum seekers’ in Libya

Radio Erena: Eritrea’s free voice and refugee hotline

A short guide to the linguicide of the Ukrainian language

Russia is placing tortured Ukrainian political prisoner’s life in danger

Russia intimidates parents to push Ukrainian out of schools in occupied Crimea

Russia-protected torturer-killers of 16-year-old pro-Ukrainian schoolboy sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment

Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond hosts show on Russian broadcaster RT

Experts slam Mogherini for failing to counter hybrid threat from Russia

NATO supports Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations – Secretary General

European Union assistance plan for Ukraine presented in Lithuania

German Siemens continues to collaborate with Russian companies

Have 100 Years of Communism Taught Us Nothing?

100 Years of Communism—and 100 Million Dead

Donetsk man gets 10-year sentence for Twitter photos of Russian military equipment

Amendment on breaking diplomatic relations with Russia introduced in Ukrainian Parliament

Deutsche Welle ‘satire’ seems to dispute Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine

Don’t Be Duped By Putin’s Ukraine Peacekeeping Overtures

What Is the Public Mood Like in Crimea?

Number of political prisoners in Crimea reaches 57

Recognition of Crimean Tatars’ autonomy will help regain Crimea – Umerov

Desperate plea from Crimean prisoner who attempted suicide rather than be taken to Russia

“I’ll definitely go back to Crimea”, Ilmi Umerov

German DHL continues to operate in occupied Crimea

The Ukrainian who set himself on fire protesting the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Released Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz: ‘I’d Rather Accept Death’ Than Kneel

Crimean Tatar leader Umerov awarded Prize of Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Russia wages major offensive against Crimean Tatar civic activists in occupied Crimea

Wives of Crimean Tatar political prisoners detained for many hours as Russia steps up terror tactics

Reconciliation is not a bed of roses: Tough lessons from Rwanda

Rwandan Orphans Find Hope in Innovative Youth Village

Rwanda to offer radiotherapy treatment early next year

Namibia’s Missing Millions

Namibia’s ban on antibiotics in healthy animals drives meat exports

Mauritania Blogger Sentenced to Death Is Released on Appeal

Algeria, Mauritania to open first border post

Mauritania still tops the slavery charts despite banning the practice 10 years ago

Suriname Debates Equal Rights

Suriname wants no interference from Netherlands

Brother Of Convicted Opposition Politician Shot Dead In Kyrgyzstan

EU Ready To Start Talks On ‘Ambitious’ Bilateral Agreement With Kyrgyzstan

Assessing Russian Power across the Post-Soviet Space, Part III: Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Russia Lenins

Mongolia’s liver cancer crisis: ‘No other country has a problem like this’

Mongolia lurches between opportunity and crisis

Mongolia’s Population Shifts Because of Climate Change

Mongolian Bond Market Madness

Global-warming ground zero: Chad grapples with climate damage

Sell sex or starve? Grim choices for Chad’s ‘ghost’ girls

Pirita Näkkäläjärvi named as Sámi of the Year

New Guidelines on Uyghur ‘Signs of Extremism’ Issued to Xinjiang Authorities

China’s Uyghur crackdown targets police, families

Xinjiang Authorities Sentence Uyghur ‘Religious Extremist’ to 10 Years in Prison For Scolding Son For Drinking

First Cut Is the Deepest: Organ Harvesting in Xinjiang

99.7 % of Uighurs in Xinjiang forced to donate blood for organ matching database

HKU head: I signed anti-Hong Kong independence statement to avoid ‘isolation’ from other universities

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Talks to TIME About Life Behind Bars

U.N. experts urge Hong Kong to uphold rights of democracy activists

Jailed Hong Kong democracy activists win last chance to appeal

Deep central: Panama and Costa Rica are undergoing a clubbing revolution

Costa Rica presidential candidates hold debate in prison

China’s new relations with Panama and Costa Rica are another step towards a Beijing Consensus in Central America

Panama: Former President’s Sons Received $50M in ‘Undue Payments’

Annotating the First Page of the First Navajo-English Dictionary

Turning Food Deserts Into Food Oases Across The Navajo Nation

Running Through the Heart of Navajo

Coloring book helps teach Navajo alphabet to kids

Could Donald Trump back Scottish independence?

‘The SNP must be seen as a leader in standing up for Catalan rights’: Angela Haggerty

George Kerevan: The longer the SNP stay in Westminster the further away sovereignty will be

Arctic Circle Forum: Edinburgh 2017: Nicola Sturgeon to open key Edinburgh summit of northern nations next week

Wee Ginger Dug: Gaelic is a major part of Scotland’s heritage – that’s why Unionists have such a problem with it

Bulgaria calls for West Balkan EU integration after Brexit

Botswana police ranked Africa’s best, Nigeria at bottom of global report

Terras Brasileiras: Guarani-Kaiowá communities in Mato Grosso do Sul

Drone footage captures Hungary’s traditional way of life

Hungarians take walking tour to overcome fears of Muslims

How Putin’s Using Hungary to Destroy Europe

Immigration Will Dominate Hungary’s 2018 Elections, Orban Says

Jamaica metaphorized in German politics

US takes steps to make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba

Is Russia about to reopen its Cuba military base?

World class doctors for the rich – how Cuba’s flagship healthcare system deteriorated

What Life Is Like for a Castro-Hating Dissident Living in Cuba

Recognition a Key Issue in Somaliland’s Presidential Election

Somaliland to shut down social networks during election period

Somaliland votes in tight contest for new president

Why Somaliland is East Africa’s strongest democracy

Pope Francis Says No to Cigarette Sales in Vatican City

EU parliament questions independence of police, judiciary in Malta

Norwegian What? Little-Known Oslo-Based Discounter Is Disrupting Big Airlines’ Profit Model

Two-thirds of Norway’s richest people have inherited their wealth

Slovenia’s president faces former actor in runoff vote

Liberian court halts presidential run-off vote amid fraud probe

UN Inaction Fuels Conflict in the Central African Republic

The dismal politics of one of Europe’s smallest nations

Moldova Needs Arms to Deter Russia, Minister Says

Australian Vaccination-sceptics Network targets Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Belarus: Opposition commemorate victims of Stalin’s Great Terror

Security Council re-authorizes EU-led force in Bosnia and Herzegovina

How a slip in Bosnia and Herzegovina could unravel Balkan progress

Climate change: Jordan water crisis ‘to get worse’

World Science Forum holds first Mideast conference in Jordan

Qatar appoints four women to consultative Shura Council

Footage of a massacre that changed history of Timor-Leste

Violence and corrective rape common for East Timor’s LBT women

These diamond-encrusted skulls wear sunglasses, sombreros and smoke cigars for macabre good luck festival in Bolivia

Yazidis in Iraq: ‘The genocide is ongoing’

Nothing wrong in raising demand for Khalistan

‘Khalistan Referendum 2020’ banners put up during 549th birthday anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak

Comoros lawmaker leading citizenship inquiry attacked

A secret pregnancy in the Comoros: One teen’s story

Indonesia’s support for Tunisian independence goes beyoynd beyond trade and investment half a century later

Tunisia extends 2015 state of emergency

Tunisia’s trade deficit rises to $5.28 billion, a record level

Grassroots efforts in Tunisia to advance women’s rights

100 Women: The scientists championing their indigenous ancestors’ discoveries

Indigenous peoples’ knowledge and wisdom valuable to climate adaptation, Peruvian activists say

Indigenous forests could be a key to averting climate catastrophe

Amid Widespread Stigma and Harassment, Bhutan’s LGBT Community Seeks Acceptance

The Maldives’ spotless beaches mask the story of a troubled nation

The future of the Basque autonomous movement after Catalonia

Catalonia crisis: Why Basque leaders worry about Spain chaos

Meet the Isle of Man jet set: oligarchs, bankers and a murder suspect

Libyan rivals split over army leadership

ICC prosecutor promises more arrest warrants if crimes continue in Libya

A Turning Point for Greece

Greece’s membership of the euro is still tenuous

Vicious Cycle: Kosovo’s Battered Women Syndrome

Romani Man Wins European Judgement Against Hungary in Police Brutality Case

A tiny African island nation will run on 100% renewable energy in less than a decade, Cape Verde

Russia and Georgia Agree to Unite Against ‘Church Separatism’ in Abkhazia

Emir Kusturica Becomes Goodwill Ambassador of Occupied Abkhazia

10 years on from November 2007 political crisis in Georgia

Al Shabaab executes four men accused of spying for Somalia, Ethiopia

Islamic State thriving in Somalia: UN report

AU to withdraw 1,000 troops from Somalia this year

US airstrike kills ‘several’ al-Shabab militants in Somalia

Pakistani court sentenced three Baloch IDPs to death by hanging

Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct seven people including an elderly man and a teenage student

Exiled Baloch leaders set to congregate in Geneva on November 18

Exiled leaders announce global campaign against Baloch genocide in Pakistan

Baloch leaders announce unity move to intensify freedom movement

Pakistan is afraid of political voice of Sindhi and Baloch

Nine Baloch, Sindhi, ‘separatist’ Facebook pages taken down on PTA request

West Papuan People’s Petition to the United Nations

Time to Support West Papua: An Interview with Independence Leader Benny Wenda

Ousted Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare defends stand on West Papua

Indonesia’s army plans tough response to separatists threatening mine in Papua province

Papua separatists dispute Indonesia claim of hostage taking

Indonesia police locked in standoff with armed Papua separatists

Papuan villagers near Freeport mine conflict zone are ‘safe’ despite unrest

Harvest season provides meagre respite to South Sudan’s ongoing hunger crisis

More Than a Million People in South Sudan Are on the Brink of Starvation

South Sudan’s government using food as weapon of war

Civilians Caught in Middle as South Sudan War Nears 4-year Mark

Saudi, UAE, Kuwait urge citizens to leave Lebanon

Important Step Toward New Caledonia Independence Referendum

New Caledonia independence referendum, roll confirmed

International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity in Burundi

Swaziland: School ‘Turns Poor Children Away’

Building safe houses, UN agency helping Dominica recover from disaster

Lebanon’s prime minister resigns, saying he cannot tolerate Iranian interference and fears assassination

Lebanon caught in crossfire as Saudi steps up battle against Iran

Where is our prime minister? Lebanon asks after he fails to return from Saudi following resignation

Hariri says Iran to blame for Lebanon crisis, promises to return to his country ‘very soon’

Can Fiji Save the World? Climate Change

Hundreds of Whales and Dolphins Slaughtered in Annual Faroe Islands Hunt

Faroe Islands ‘cherish’ their bloody whale-hunting tradition

Guatemala wants to include Belize on their map, again!

U.N. resolution on Guam self-determination is a huge victory

Reader: Guam demands, deserves independence

Iceland’s leftist opposition fails to form government

New strategy launched to help tackle maternal, child deaths in Sierra Leone

Survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide fear for future as camps close

Why we need change in Sierra Leone – the case for a developmental, inclusive and democratic party

North–South Transport Corridor: Russia Wins, Armenia Loses

The forgotten massacre that ignited the Kashmir dispute

New Zealand’s winter shorter by a month over 100 years

Belgium’s three main parties question Spain’s actions against the Catalan government

Belgian judge releases president Puigdemont and his ministers

Wee Ginger Dug: The EU’s treatment of Catalans is a betrayal of democracy

Spain could allow independence referendums, says FM

As Protesters Clog Catalonia, Court Snuffs Out Declaration Of Independence

Spanish General Prosecutor asks for prison for Catalan Parliament president, 5 other members of parliament and 8 members of Catalan government

Carles Puigdemont and his four ministers in Brussels established a “stable administrative structure” in exile

Mass protest in Catalonia demands release of ‘political prisoners’

Thousands of demonstrators in Madrid in favor of a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara

Seven parties in three blocs to face off in Catalan Parliament election on December 21

President Puigdemont to head ‘Together for Catalonia’

Deposed Catalan ministers in Belgium call on citizens to vote “in mass” on December 21