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Dr. Denis Mukwege & EU Sakharov Prize
2014-10-21, Novosti
MOSCOW, October 21 (RIA Novosti) - Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege was awarded on Tuesday the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2014. "The Conference of...
 
The Miami Herald: It's not every day that the International Olympic Committee receives kudos from human rights groups. Human Rights Watch, however, is commending the IOC for including a new clause on human rights protection in the contract for future host cities, and urging...
The Hindu: Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu was in the hunt for the gold, but eventually missed the bronze by one point in...
noodls: (Source: UN - United Nations) UN-backed forum: world's youth to demand seat at policy table Secretary-General's Envoy on YouthAhmad Alhendawi. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 24 October 2014 - Set to kick-off next week in Azerbaijan's capital of Baku, a...
noodls: (Source: United Nations General Assembly) UN-backed youth forum: young people to demand seat at policy table Secretary-General's Envoy on YouthAhmad Alhendawi. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 24 October 2014 - Set to kick-off next week in Azerbaijan's capital of...
United Nations: Print24 October 2014 – Set to kick-off next week in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, a United Nations-backed GlobalForum on Youth Policies will, for the first time, amplify voices passionate about developing and implementing national policies tailored to...
Ha'aretz: Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu on Thursday authorized the police to bring reinforcements from other cities and take a more aggressive approach in the Palestinian neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, in the wake of the escalating violence in the capital. But a...
Business Insider: ReutersMembers loyal to the Islamic State wave IS flags as they drive around Raqqa on June 29, 2014. See Also "In Raqqa, everyone is afraid of the air strikes. Raqqa is like a ghost town," says Abo Ward Al-Raqqawi, an activist living in the Syrian city...
Business Insider: Dmitry Lovetsky/APA man walks past election posters of candidates for parliament elections in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014 See Also In Ukraine, the act of illegally buying votes is known as “grechka” -- “buckwheat," a slang...
Newsday: Travel deals Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium. The European Championship qualifier in Belgrade was abandoned last...
noodls: (Source: Council of Europe) Press release - CommDH038(2014) Baku, 24 October 2014 - "The targeting of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan must stop" said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, at the end of a two-day visit to the...
The Malta Independent: Malta has been asked by the EU to contribute an increased sum of EUR 13 million to the EU budget. This, and the increased sums that have been asked of the UK (EUR 1.78 billion), the Netherlands and other member states, are the result of what is called a...
Business Wire: DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l5ndd4/monthly_oil_and) has announced the addition of the "Monthly Oil & Gas Industry Contracts Review: Prominent Awards Activity in AmericasMidstream Sector" report...
Seattle Post: LONDON (AP) — Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium. The European Championship qualifier in Belgrade was abandoned...
The Guardian: From night markets in Marrakech to the dazzling Las Vegas strip, here are your best photos of illuminated cities around the world at night ...