Nearly 300 People Are Missing After A Ferry Capsizes Off South Korea
Most of the passengers on board the ferry appeared to have been teenagers and their teachers from a high school in Seoul.
Fresh Warnings Of ‘Civil War’ As Ukraine Launches Military Operation
Threats and warnings traded as Ukraine acting president announces 'anti-terrorist operation' has begun in the eastern regions.
Australia’s War On Science
Scientists speak out against Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s slashed budgets and ‘anti-research agenda.’
Will A New Deal Solve Mexico’s Crime Problem?
Mexico’s militia leaders and government have made a breakthrough. Here's what their new pact means.
The EU Hesitates To Act Over Ukraine
Although Europe has the economic power to hurt Russia, here's why it’s reluctant to use it.
Pro-Israel Lobby Pushes Back Against Boycott Movement
As the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement gains notable traction, the pro-Israel lobby and representatives of 25 countries met recently to discuss how to push back.
FBI Accused Of Infiltrating Guantánamo Defense Team
US halts military trial proceedings halted after lawyers file emergency motion charging spying
World’s Financial Elite Get Lofty On ‘Inequality,’ But Critics Unimpressed
'We need much bigger changes ... not just speaking out against inequality and not just speaking out against contradictory policies, but actually making those policy changes'
In Small Canadian Town Democracy Wins, Tar Sands Loses
Kitimat, British Columbia's 'no' vote follows widespread opposition to Northern Gatway
The Failed Pretext For War: Seymour Hersh, Eliot Higgins, MIT Rocket Scientists On Sarin Gas Attack
MintPress News interviews a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, MIT professors and rocket scientists, and a blogger on who perpetrated a sarin gas attack that almost dragged the U.S. into Syria’s civil war.
India Election: ‘Idealistic Banker’ Represents Anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party April 15, 2014
Meera Sanyal, former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland, is contesting for parliament as part of the Aam Aadmi Party, a rising but unproven contender.
Internet Access Providers May Be Ordered To Block Copyright-infringing Website, European Court Rules
The EU Court of Justice says Internet service providers can be asked to block access to websites infringing on copyrights, putting protecting copyrights over protecting privacy.
A Plan To Revolutionize The Horn Of Africa — Starting With 5,000 Animal Skins
Stabilizing one of the most dangerous regions in the world from the ground up
Rich and Poor Nations Spar Ahead of Climate Report Release
Interactions between officials highlights critical insights regarding countries' commitment to climate change
UN Security Council Holds Emergency Meeting On Ukraine Crisis As Ukraine Readies Troops
Russia called the meeting shortly after Ukrainian special forces exchanged gunfire Sunday with a pro-Russia militia in an eastern city, and at least one security officer was killed and five others wounded.
Even The 99 Percent Get Kidnapped In Mexico
With ransoms set as low as $250, now more lower-class Mexicans can 'afford' an abduction. Although, sometimes they're killed anyway.
Kyiv Readies Troops To Deal With Russia’s ‘Aggression’
Fears of a 'gas war' are growing.
Pakistan Peace Talks Continue Amid Fresh Wave Of Civilian Killings
The Pakistan government is ironing out a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban. A deadly wave of violence is sweeping the country, but it may not be at the hands of the usual suspects.
Rwanda Orphans School Teaches Unity Post-Genocide
The school tries to bring in Rwanda's most vulnerable kids, especially those affected by the genocide.
US Threatening Tougher Sanctions On Russia
The Obama administration is willing to impose "additional significant sanctions" if Russia escalates the Ukraine situation.
Syria Death Toll From Rebel Infighting Rises To 68
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said battles raged Friday for a second day in the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province near the Iraqi border.