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· February, 2013

Stories about Breaking News from February, 2013

7 February 2013

Bangladesh: Protesters Demand Capital Punishment for 1971 War Criminals

Abdul Quader Mollah, the secretary general of Bangladesh's Islamist party Jamaat-e Islami has been sentenced to life in prison for murder, rape, torture and other crimes committed during the 1971...

Secular Politician Shot Dead, Protests Erupt Across Tunisia

Protests have erupted in Tunisia following the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid. Belaid was shot dead outside his house in the early hours of February 6, 2013.

5 February 2013

“Hands up! This is a robbery!”: Protests Continue in Spain

People in Madrid have taken the streets in droves to show their fury with President Mariano Rajoy over new corruption allegations. Anna Williams shares her photographs of the protests.

2 February 2013

Massive Political Corruption Causes Outrage in Spain

The former treasurer of the governing Popular Party, Luis Bárcenas, is being investigated for paying bonus salaries under the table to well known public officers. The case has caused strong...

1 February 2013

Mexico: Testimonies from the Blast at Pemex Headquarters

Mexico: Shock and Speculation after Blast in Pemex Headquarters

At least 14 people died and 80 are injured are up until now, the result of a strong blast that shook the state-owned company Mexican Petroleum (Pemex) on Thursday January...