India Awards Army Officer Who Used Human Shield In Kashmir By
Officials defended the inhumane act of using a human shield as a measure to save its personnel from protesters' stone-pelting.
Saudi Arabia, UAE Pledge $100M Donation To Ivanka Trump’s Charity By
The pledged donation elicited strong reaction, considering Trump's constant criticism of the Clinton Foundation – during his presidential campaign – for accepting donations from repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia.
US Imposes New Unilateral Sanctions On Venezuela By
Senator Marco Rubio lambasted the eight judges for aiding and abetting Venezuela's democratically-elected president.
Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange By
"The preliminary investigation has been dropped and the detention order has been withdrawn, and from Sweden's point of view this is now over."
US Bank To Stop Funding Oil & Gas Pipelines Amid Calls For Divestment By
This past week, thousands of people held over 260 events in over 45 countries on six continents, during the Global Divestment Mobilization.
Venezuelan Protesters Using Human ‘Poop Bombs’ Against Police By
The Venezuelan government has slammed the “poopootov cocktails” as a biochemical weapon and raised concerns over public health.
The Dakota Access Pipeline Has Already Had Its First Leak By
Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, made no public announcements about the spill after it occurred.
Massive US Troop Movement Reported Along Syria-Jordan Border By
A regional news outlet released pictures of dozens of military vehicles believed to be from U.K. and U.S. forces along Jordan's southern border.
Marco Rubio Introduces Bill To Allot $20M Toward Regime Change in Venezuela By
The bill also allots an additional US$10 million for 'democracy promotion,' including "US$500,000 to carry out the activities ... with the Organization of American States to ensure credible international observation that contributes to free, fair, and transparent democratic
Israel Threatens to Legalize Apartheid, Opens Debate on Becoming Solely Jewish State By
“Discrimination has received a legal stamp. The danger in this law in that it establishes two classes of citizen — Jewish and Arab,” said Ayman Odeh.