Stories about Breaking News from June, 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
Gaza-Bound Flotilla III Expected to Dock in the Palestinian Enclave at Dawn; Israel Threatens to Stop it
The Freedom Flotilla lll is about 170 miles away from Gaza and is expected to dock at dawn. Will Israel attack the boats? The next few hours will be decisive.
Kuwait identifies suicide bomber to be Saudi, and arrests his driver following an ISIS attack on a Shia mosque that killed 27 people and injured more than 200.
Predictions that Bahrain could be next on ISIS’s list of mosques to be attacked are being circulated on social media. Faten Bushehri raises the red flag.
At least 28 people, mostly foreign tourists, were killed when gunmen opened fire on a beach in the resort town Sousse, Tunisia. This is the second attack in four months.
At least 24 people were killed when a suicide bomber belonging to ISIS blew himself up at a Shia mosque in Kuwait.
The Russian government has blocked the Internet Archive, the San-Francisco-based website that provides the popular Wayback Machine, which allows users to view archived webpages.
An alleged Russian "troll factory" has agreed to compensate its former employee for unfair labor practices, but the former "troll" seeks to further expose the company and its inner workings.
On Saturday, June 20, human rights expert and activist Suad Missini ended the hunger strike he started six days prior in protest of inhumane treatment of migrants passing through Macedonia. Mr. Missini issued the following statement [links added]: While the effects of the changes of the Asylum Law are yet to...
Wikileaks published The Saudi Cables, which contain secret documents exposing the Saudi government's meddling in Bahrain's internal affairs during the popular uprising in 2011.
The #SaudiCables on Lebanon reveal widespread corruption, bribes and repeated moral bankruptcy.
"#SaudiCables show overwhelming obsession of #SaudiArabia with regards to #Iran and Shiism."
The Saudi government is not pleased and has reached out to its citizens to ignore the cache, waving it off as the malicious work of "enemies of the nation."
In a surprise move, Bahrain released politician Ibrahim Sharif, jailed in March 2011, following massive anti-government protests. Is Bahrain moving towards actual reform?
Kremlin officials and Yandex reportedly reached a compromise that will weaken the next draft of legislation designed to introduce to the RuNet a "right to be forgotten."
"I can see #AUS going far in this World Cup. They're playing some of their best ball and I love it. "
Only one Russian lawmaker voted against the new draft law, with other members of parliament overwhelmingly supporting the "right to be forgotten" regulations for search engines.
Two suicide bombings killed at least 23 people Monday (June 15) in Chad's capital N'djamena. Chad government stated that four attackers belonged to extremist group Boko Haram and were killed by the blast which targeted police. More than 100 people were also injured in the incidents. Chad has committed his...
"[D]o these vehicles refuel themselves, do they also stop crime on their own..are they automated cops?"
The growing migration crisis has recently also affected countries in southeastern Europe, with new issues arising almost daily. Reacting to the inhumane treatment of migrants who pass through Republic of Macedonia, renowned human rights activist Suad Missini started a hunger strike in front of the Parliament building in Skopje. He began...
Community radio stations devoted to indigenous groups in Mexico once more confront governmental limitations on their work, facing off against elites with a distinct set of political ambitions.