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