Seeing no Evil. Rewarding Failure. Uranium Found in Women & Babies

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day
1932 October 3: Iraq Independence Day
1966 October 4: Lesotho Independence Day
1991 October 8: Croatia Independence Day
1962 October 9: Uganda Independence Day
1868 October 10: Proclamation of Cuban Independence Beginning Ten Years War
1970 October 10: Fiji Day
1911 October 10: National Day of the Republic of China, Taiwan
1968 October 12: Equatorial Guinea Independence Day
1492 October 12: Indigenous Peoples’ Day
1975 October 12: Saharawi National Unity Day
2008 October 15: International Parliamentarians for West Papua launches at the British Parliament in Westminster
1991 October 18: Azerbaijan Independence Day
1953 October 22: Laos Independence Day

Balochistan: five wounded in Dera Allah Yar Acid attack
Balochistan: Two bullet-ridden dead bodies found in Kech
U.N. Rights Chief Calls for Investigation Into Violence as Hong Kong Reels From Escalating Protests
NATO Deputy Sec-Gen: Russia doesn’t want Georgia in NATO, but we’ve a different view
Scaremongering behind NATO’s Declining Popularity in Moldova
UN urges Bosnia and Herzegovina to address plight of migrants
French Polynesia’s leader in NZ for ‘Tuia 250’
Britain expresses ‘regret’ over killing of Maori when Captain Cook first landed
French Polynesian President calls for ‘revival’ of language and relationship between Tahiti and NZ
Biarritz Pays Basque launches official candidacy to host Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic surfing competitions
Pompeo warns about Chinese influence in Balkans
Azerbaijan: A linchpin of European energy diversity and security
America and Azerbaijan: Five Reflections on the Contract of the Century
Advocates for Biafra and Journalists Against Corruption Face Gov’t Crackdown
Australia–Indonesia relations: Don’t mention Papua
Facebook removes pages from Indonesia, Nigeria and Egypt over ‘inauthentic behaviour’
West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation Tactics to Silence Pro-Papua Female Human Rights Lawyer
Indonesian Muslim hardliners encourage jihadis to go and fight in West Papua
Vanuatu invites foreigners to obtain citizenship in 1.5 months
Aruba says it will require Venezuelans to obtain visa to visit
Relatives of Dutch colonial victims will have their compensation cases heard
French sign language graduate teaching archery in Benin school for deaf children
North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with U.S. in Sweden
Inside Macron’s Russia Initiative
Russia making presence felt in Middle East
Bahamas will resume deportation of undocumented Haitians who survived Hurricane Dorian
Intrepid lawyer achieves quest to eradicate statelessness in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan: Seeing no evil in Xinjiang
Malaysia Slams News Article on China’s Uyghur Camps
Xinjiang education reform and the eradication of Uyghur-language books
China calls it re-education, but Uighur Muslims say it’s ‘unbearable brutality
US blacklists 28 Chinese firms for human rights violations, other abuses in China’s Xinjiang
Kalmykia Town Rallies Against New Mayor From Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
A Language Scholar’s Suicide Draws Official Disdain — And Brings Hope To Russia’s Minority Groups
Chechen community in Germany fears social rejection, deportation
‘Putin is a demon’: Russia founds Yakut shaman insane
One-off priceless ‘gem-inside-a-gem’ rattling diamond is unearthed in Siberia
Chechen family in Germany fights deportation to Russia
On top of the world in Siberia, Vladimir Putin relaxes ahead of his 67th birthday
A shaman unnerves Vladimir Putin
Thousands demand release of Ingush activist Zarifa Sautiyeva
First Look: Amadou Fled Mauritania and the “Highest Rate of Slavery in the Entire World” in Netflix’s Living Undocumented
Cook Islands Looking To Target 2026 World Cup
Kosovo Election Winner Vetevendosje Seeks Coalition Partner
Mia Farrow visits Chad to promote new approach to hunger
How Russia’s Interference In Ukraine Has Altered U.S. Policy Toward Belarus
Belarus Pardons Ukrainian Man After Kyiv Releases Belarusian ‘Spy’
Authorized Rally in Support of Independence Held in Minsk
UN chief praises ‘momentum’ in Western Sahara
Morocco delays UN process to strengthen Sahrawi territories’ occupation
Iran warns Turkey against military action in Syria
Turkey to send troops into northern Syria as US pulls out of area, White House says
SDF leadership says it will defend land ‘at all cost’ following White House statement
A family business: how Russian security forces target the Crimean Tatar community
Russia Jails Crimean Tatar Blogger Nariman Memedeminov on Bogus ‘Terrorism’ Charges
Protests against “Steinmeier’s formula” gather largest crowd since Euromaidan
Ukrainian prisoner with cancer savagely beaten after ECHR defended her right to medical treatment
Some non-Romani social work clients in the Czech Republic refuse aid from Romani people
Putin-Duterte Meeting Signals Bigger, Trickier Russian Role in South China Sea
Handing over weapons: M.I.L.F. combatants commit to peace in the Bangsamoro
Rise of Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet poses electoral challenge for PM Trudeau
Yemeni officials say protester killed at separatist rally
Ghana: Rumble over ‘coup’ plot
US senator barred from Kashmir as lockdown enters 3rd month
Gabon’s Bongo Makes Surprise Appearance Amid Questions on Health
Poás Volcano Erupts in Costa Rica, Closes Popular Park Near San Jose
Paraguay economy contracts 3.0% in Q2, worst fall since 2009
Portugal’s ruling Socialists win election but fall short of outright majority
Bangladesh asks Brunei to deport suspects in human trafficking ring
Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business
Four lessons from the deadly 2009 Samoa earthquake
Hundreds of thousands voice outrage over Bolivian leader’s response to forest fires
Uruguay cannabis firm targets booming global market for medical marijuana
Botswana to Offer Free HIV Medicine to Foreign Sex Workers
All Under One Banner Edinburgh: History in the making as 200k march for indyref2
No-show from Sturgeon at Edinburgh march was a slap in the face
An astonishing turnout in Edinburgh – where was the media?
Silver Lining? Tajikistan Defends Controversial Decision To Give Mine To China
After hitting rock-bottom, Fiji is flying again at World Cup
UK should compensate Wales for ‘reducing it to poverty’ – Plaid Cymru
Huw Edwards joins backlash over bilingual name for Welsh Senedd
Brexit ‘driving up independence support in Wales like Thatcher drove devolution’
Welsh independence referendum before 2030 possible, says Conservative AM
Pope meets with pro-LGBT priest denounced by hardline conservative Catholics
US reopens embassy in Somalia after 28 years
The United States Rewards Failure in Somalia, Ignores Success in Somaliland
Why Sweden Can Handle Its Spending Better Than America
From Laos to America: Hmong family finds refuge in U.S.
Government of Daniel Ortega turned Nicaragua into a safe haven for international criminals
Tunisia Counts Votes as Poll Suggests Deeply Split Parliament
Hundreds Return to Burundi as Mass Repatriation Effort Begins
Activist from Burundi receives top forestry award
Commission for Culture and Arts leads Philippines Indigenous Peoples’ Month celebration
Indigenous women have their say at inaugural Pilbara forum
An indigenous community in Mexico finds its voice — and strength — in wild mushrooms
Research finds uranium in Navajo women, babies
Indigenous organization slams Brazilian government and evangelical missionaries
Indigenous protests convulse Ecuador as president decries ‘coup attempt’
New UNESCO ambassador Yalitza Aparicio plans to support indigenous communities
Quebec premier apologizes to First Nations, Inuit for discrimination
The Sámi Arctic Strategy to shake up Arctic discourse
Alaska Native and civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich to be featured on $1 coin
Madhya Pradesh: Adivasi toddler beaten to death for urinating in public
Adivasi children are picking up cameras to shoot
Adivasi leader Soni Sori arrested in Dantewada
Marshall Islands extends dengue health emergency
Hondurans React to Bribe Offered by El Chapo to President: ‘We Live in a Narcostate.’
EU chiefs urge membership talks with N.Macedonia, Albania
Greenland in US-Denmark-China Relations
Denmark calls for EU strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars from 2030
New Nauru Govt puts focus on country’s future prosperity
Europe’s Airline Woes Hit Slovenia — and Its Promising Tourism Growth
US sanctions squeezing Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon
Humanitarian crisis increases in Haiti as anti-government protests grip the nation
UN investigator: Myanmar is not safe for Rohingyas to return
Assyrian Food Festival in Glendale serves up authentic food, taste of culture
Proud As A Peacock: Armenia’s New Yazidi Temple Draws Attention And Awe
LGBT groups from both sides of divided Cyprus join forces
Jamaica beat Britain for women’s relay gold
The story of Sierra Leone’s Krio people – in pictures
Can the Central African Republic’s peace deal be saved?
South Sudan: Crippled justice system and blanket amnesties fuelling impunity for war crimes
High Court in Northern Ireland rules country’s strict abortion ban violates human rights
Ireland says if UK’s Brexit proposals are final, there will be no deal
Britain Once Held All the Cards With Ireland. Brexit Turned the Tables.
Growing minority of teachers in Northern Ireland working across sectarian divide
Ireland to prepare for the worst with ‘no deal Brexit’ budget
U.S. Pastor Arrested in Rwanda Criticized Government for ‘Heathen Practices’: allowing access to abortion, birth control and for teaching evolution
Belgium’s first sighted wolf in a century feared killed by hunters
Mauritius’ prime minister dissolves parliament, calls general election
Spain’s assault on the European Parliament’s integrity sets a dangerous precedent
Thousands march as Catalonia marks secession vote date
Sanchez: I can still suspend Catalan autonomy at any time
Catalan president Quim Torra warned of ‘criminal charges’ over pro-independence signs on government buildings
French senators call for EU mediation between Catalonia and Spain
Spanish court denies Catalan parliament right to decide on monarchy
Council of Europe rapporteur to visit Catalonia to assess imprisonment of pro-independence leaders
Man who lost an eye on Catalan independence referendum day to run as Senate candidate for Puigdemont’s party
Lawyers and victims file a law suit accusing Spanish officials of crimes against humanity during Catalan independence referendum
Jailed Catalan independence activist Jordi Cuixart addresses Dublin meeting of human rights defenders
Europe’s Next Hiking Destination: Catalonia
Another Target for Spanish Courts? Catalan towns rename public spaces after 2017 independence referendum
“This will be a winning generation”
Catalan rider Marc Márquez clinches 6th MotoGP title
Catalan minister calls Spain’s lawsuit against three new delegations abroad ‘inadmissible’
Jailed leaders, new parties, familiar faces: election candidates ready ahead of verdict
Catalan unions postpone general strike until October 18
Borrell tiptoes around Catalan issue in hearing to become EU’s top diplomat
Unionist motion of no confidence against Catalan president fails
Spanish police officers moved to Catalonia in anticipation of post-verdict protests
Castellers de Vilafranca, Human Towers from Catalonia: San Francisco Catalan Week
Iceland to offer subsidy for international artists recording in its studios
Denial: How Moscow Portrays Its Occupation Of Poland And The Baltic States
Russian Energy Narrative Targets Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic States
Ukraine, Georgia, Baltic states form PACE alliance against Russia
Estonia tops emerging Europe for controlling corruption
New Belarusian Nuke Plant Prompts Lithuania To Prepare For The Worst
Putin furiously denies claims Stalin started World War 2
Hundreds of Russian Mercenaries Now in Venezuela, US Admiral Says
NATO’s membership needs a change
Estonia has the most competitive tax system in the OECD – for the sixth year in a row
US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber attacks
Nord Stream 2 ‘stunning blow to Europe’s energy security,’ says US Energy Secretary in Vilnius
Expatriate Lithuanians to have their own constituency in 2020 election
Tibet MP asks Lithuanian parliament for mediation with China
‘Fake News’ Law Goes Into Effect In Singapore, Worrying Free Speech Advocates
Amazon launches bigger local online store in Singapore
Qatar’s World Cup challenge magnified by track worlds issues
French fans, angry at early start time, protest with massive Tibet flag
Ahead of Modi-Xi meet, Tibetan govt-in-exile passes resolution on reincarnation of the Dalai Lama
Scientists fight to save unique Guiana coral reef
Finland to repatriate American Indian artefacts to the United States from its national collections
Oil-rich Venezuela and Russia come to aid of ally Cuba, but its energy woes persist
Plants alert neighbors to threats using common ‘language’
1st comprehensive anthology of Gaelic literature
El Salvador, Battling Corruption, Sees Murder Rate Drop by Half
Kiribati accused of trying to hide report on ferry disaster that claimed 81 lives
Goodwin Becomes Second US Law Firm to Launch in Luxembourg