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20 May 2016
Novaya Gazeta has suspended its deputy chief editor, following revelations that he instructed reporters to blackmail suspects in a recent investigation.
19 May 2016
Only recently freed from prison, one of Russia's most notorious criminals has attacked two suspected bordellos in St. Petersburg, assaulting and humiliating the women inside.
18 May 2016
A malfunction at an oil refinery caused an oil spill in the Adriatic Sea off the coast in Croatia last week, wreaking havoc on the local environment and spreading panic.
17 May 2016
With shortages rising and a political crisis brewing, many have voiced worries that Venezuela seems to be flirting with potential disaster.
News of an attack on activists is the leading news story across much of Russian social media today, and the travel company Aviasales decided to capitalize on the story.
13 May 2016
The selection of music involves categories such as "compositions that affirm the history of Macedonia" and "compositions that affirm family values and families with multiple children."
12 May 2016
10 May 2016
The protests were part of an unprecedented movement in the Gambia calling for electoral reforms and the resignation of longtime President Yahya Jammeh.
"There hasn't been a major incident, but it's obvious that the regime considers even the use of force as a potential weapon."
5 May 2016
3 May 2016
30 April 2016
Hundreds of Iraqi protestors stormed the Parliament building, in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, in protest against a deadlock in approving a new government today. A state of emergency was declared.
27 April 2016
"Why do I protest, and what is the Colorful Revolution? This is a struggle against the authoritarian and corrupt regime, personified by ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski."
"We have shaken the regime! But we must not yield or surrender! The fight is not over! We must go to protests in mass numbers."
"By the grace of God, I was released from Evin Prison tonight after serving time. Thank you all for the kindness," Hadi Heidari wrote on Instagram.
22 April 2016
The movement took on a new name for themselves -- the "Colorful Revolution", a reference to protesters throwing balloons filled with paint.
21 April 2016
17 April 2016
"Some of my students there are in shock, they have no strength, they can't even speak [...] They say Pedernales is destroyed."
16 April 2016
Even more powerful earthquakes have hit a wide area of Kyushu causing widespread damage, and stoking fears of a volcanic eruption.
"The numbers are increasing to thousands and the roar is getting louder: “People demand to overthrow the regime."