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Mining threatens unique culture of Sweden's Samis
Mining threatens unique culture of Sweden's Samis

As winter approaches, the Samis of northern Sweden move thousands of reindeer down from the snow-covered mountains for lowland grazing. They have done so for centuries, but they wonder how much longer they can continue.

Mining threatens unique culture of Sweden's Samis
West has 'lost sense of reality' over Ukraine: Russia
West has 'lost sense of reality' over Ukraine: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday said that Western countries appear to have lost "their sense of reality" over the pro-EU protests in Ukraine, which he called the work of provocateurs.

West has 'lost sense of reality' over Ukraine: Russia
Maria Alyokhina, jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot. ©Reuters/Roman Yarovitsyn
Russia court orders review of Pussy Riot verdicts

The Russian Supreme Court has ordered a review of the guilty verdicts handed to two members of punk band Pussy Riot, three months before the pair are due to be released from prison, it said Thursday.

Russia court orders review of Pussy Riot verdicts
Lenin monument toppled as pro-EU protests rage in Kiev
Lenin monument toppled as pro-EU protests rage in Kiev

Pro-EU Ukrainian protesters on Sunday toppled a statue of the Soviet Union's founder Vladimir Lenin in Kiev after hundreds of thousands massed for a new protest in an increasingly tense standoff with President Viktor Yanukovych's government.

Lenin monument toppled as pro-EU protests rage in Kiev
Tense Thailand braces for new protests
Tense Thailand braces for new protests

Thai opposition protesters were preparing Friday to relaunch their campaign to overthrow the government after a temporary truce in the strife-hit capital for the birthday of the country's revered king.

Tense Thailand braces for new protests
Ukraine government doesn't rule out discussing snap polls
Ukraine government doesn't rule out discussing snap polls

The government of Ukraine does not rule out discussing snap elections with the opposition, a high-ranking official said ahead of a meeting of top European diplomats in Kiev Thursday.

Ukraine government doesn't rule out discussing snap polls
Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside parliament
Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside parliament

Thousands of Ukrainian protesters massed outside parliament in Kiev on Tuesday as lawmakers were set to debate a vote of no confidence in the government over the scrapping of a deal with the European Union.

Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside parliament
Dozens wounded as Ukraine police break up rally
Dozens wounded as Ukraine police break up rally

Dozens of protesters were reported wounded in Ukraine's capital early Saturday when police brutally dispersed demonstrators calling for President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster after he failed to salvage an EU deal.

Dozens wounded as Ukraine police break up rally
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Russia’s Foreign Ministry sends note of protest to Kazakhstan over killing of Russian fisherman

November 25 Kazakh border guards fired shots when trying to detain two boats with eight Russians of Dagestan origin, killing one of them and injuring another.

Russia’s Foreign Ministry sends note of protest to Kazakhstan over killing of Russian fisherman
'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders
'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders

Jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko called on EU leaders to drop all demands and sign a historic pact with Ukraine without any preconditions at a summit that opens Thursday.

'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders
Free food and fiery resentment at Thai protests
Free food and fiery resentment at Thai protests

Underwear swings from washing lines near clusters of tents in the finance ministry grounds in Bangkok as food aromas and the cheerful screech of whistles fill the air. Welcome to street politics -- Thai style.

Free food and fiery resentment at Thai protests
End 'sharp words' over Ukraine, Putin tells EU leaders
End 'sharp words' over Ukraine, Putin tells EU leaders

Russia's president on Tuesday called for European leaders to end their criticism over Ukraine's decision to delay a key EU pact, as thousands rallied in Kiev in a third day of protests.

End 'sharp words' over Ukraine, Putin tells EU leaders
Protest in tense Honduras after disputed presidential vote
Protest in tense Honduras after disputed presidential vote

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked streets in the Honduras capital Tuesday in support of the leftist presidential candidate, who is claiming victory though authorities say the conservative won.

Protest in tense Honduras after disputed presidential vote
Tymoshenko goes on hunger strike in support of pro-EU protests
Tymoshenko goes on hunger strike in support of pro-EU protests

Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko went on a hunger strike Tuesday in solidarity with thousands of pro-European protesters outraged with the ex-Soviet state's shock decision to scrap a key EU pact.

Tymoshenko goes on hunger strike in support of pro-EU protests
Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution
Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution

Pro-Western Ukrainians on Sunday held the biggest protest rally in Kiev since the 2004 Orange Revolution, urging the government to sign a historic pact with the European Union and clashing with police.

Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution
Toxic mafia dumps sow panic in Italy 'Triangle of Death'
Toxic mafia dumps sow panic in Italy 'Triangle of Death'

Anger is boiling over near Naples after revelations about toxic mafia dumps blamed for rising cancer rates that have prompted accusations the state is ignoring a vast public health crisis.

Toxic mafia dumps sow panic in Italy 'Triangle of Death'
Colombian men and women in miniskirts protest sexual violence
Colombian men and women in miniskirts protest sexual violence

Dozens of men and women protested in miniskirts Sunday against sexual violence in Colombia.

Colombian men and women in miniskirts protest sexual violence
Opponents demand end to US drone strikes, secrecy
Opponents demand end to US drone strikes, secrecy

Activists opposed to US drone strikes against Al-Qaeda suspects demanded Friday an end to the secrecy surrounding the attacks, saying the bombings have claimed numerous civilian lives.

Opponents demand end to US drone strikes, secrecy
US singer, Madonna. ©Reuters/Remo Casilli
Madonna calls for release of Greenpeace activists

Pop legend Madonna has joined a chorus of international stars in urging the release of 30 Greenpeace crewmembers jailed after a protest against energy prospecting in the Arctic.

Madonna calls for release of Greenpeace activists
Grigory Leps. ©RIA Novosti
Russia protests after rock star placed on US black list

Russia dismissed as unacceptable a US decision to blacklist a rock star who counts President Vladimir Putin among his fans, for allegedly working for a transnational criminal group.

Russia protests after rock star placed on US black list