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11 November 2013

Stories from 11 November 2013

The Chechen Lawyer and the Dead Russian Colonel

Russia's Investigative Committee is targeting a Chechen lawyer for bribery in a murder case, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to the rescue.

War Through the Viewfinder of an Army Photographer

What does a soldier see and experience in war and in routine military operations? British Army Corporal Simon Longworth responds to that question every day in his job as an...

Iran: Blogger's Jail Sentence Reduced to 17 Years

The “Justice for Hossein Derakhshan” blog announced on October 16, 2013 that Iranian authorities have reduced the jail sentence of Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan (also known as “Hoder”) to 17...

PHOTOS: Philippine Villages Reduced to Wasteland by Super Typhoon Haiyan

The devastating impact of super typhoon Haiyan is slowly being revealed through the photos and reports of journalists and survivors

Scholarships Jeopardized for Thousands of Spanish Erasmus Program Students

The Ministry of Education cut grants for students in the Erasmus program who had been abroad for over a month already. Due to the avalanche of criticism, the minister had...

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