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“An Eye for an Eye”: An Inside Look Into the Black Panther Party

February 23, 2019           |                                       

Don’t Raid Military Funds for a Wall. Raid Them for Health Care. Koch Network Pushes Deceitful Textbook on Cash-Strapped Schools Is the Tide Turning on President Trump’s War on Science? Thanks to GOP Tax Scam, Big Banks Made an Extra $28 Billion Last Year A Maduro Critic in Venezuela Slams US Plan to Push Regime […]

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St. Petersburg Joins Activist Solidarity Protests

February 10, 2019           |                                       

Participants in an unsanctioned march in St. Petersburg demonstrated solidarity with an activist who faced numerous obstacles when trying to see her dying daughter in a hospital. Police called on the protesters to disperse and reportedly detained seven of them. Rallies were held in several Russian cities on February 10 to condemn the conduct of […]

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Kazakh Mothers Call For Social Support After Fire Tragedy

February 6, 2019           |                                       

Hundreds of mothers gathered for a protest in Astana following the deaths of five children in a house fire in the Kazakh capital. Five girls — with ages ranging from three months to 13 years old — were killed in the blaze on February 4 while both parents were away working overnight shifts. Women gathered […]

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48-year-old teacher perishes in house fire on Chicago’s southwest side By Kristina Betinis 6 February 2019 Very early Monday morning February 4, firefighters responded to a blaze at a home on 18th Place and Peoria in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Kathleen Gomez had been badly injured in the fire and was rescued from the home after […]

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Hundreds Bid Farewell To Five Girls Killed In Astana Fire, Amid Anger At Authorities

February 5, 2019           |                                       

ASTANA — Hundreds bade farewell on February 5 to five children from a single family killed in a house fire a day earlier in the Kazakh capital, Astana. An imam performed prayers in the neighborhood where the fire hit the tiny house of 30 square meters early on February 4, killing five girls aged between […]

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Five Children Killed In Astana Home Fire

February 4, 2019           |                                       

ASTANA – A fire in the Kazakh capital, Astana, has killed five children from a single family, officials say. City authorities said on February 4 that the fire hit a house overnight, killing five girls aged between three months and 13 years. Emergency service officials told RFE/RL that the blaze occurred during the night when […]

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Fire Kills Five Children In Astana

February 4, 2019           |                                       

A house fire in the Kazakh capital, Astana, killed five children from a single family. Officials said on February 4 that flames engulfed the house overnight, killing five girls aged between three months and 13 years. Emergency service officials told RFE/RL that the girls’ parents were at work at the time. The cause of the […]

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Deathbed Visit: Daughter Of Detained Russian Activist Dies With Mom At Her Side

January 31, 2019           |                                       

A 17-year-old Russian teenager died shortly after the country’s authorities finally allowed her mother, a detained activist affiliated with the Open Russia civil society group, to visit her in the hospital. The Pravozashchita Otkrytki human rights group said that authorities in the western city of Rostov-on-Don allowed Anastasia Shevchenko to see her ailing daughter in […]

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One Dead, Three Injured In Fire At Publishing House In Russia

January 17, 2019           |                                       

At least one person died and three were injured in a fire that hit a publishing house in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, on January 17. The Emergency Ministry said that the fire started on the second level of the publishing house’s four-story building and expanded to the third floor. Altogether the fire spread […]

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In photos: When a US strike hits a family home

January 2, 2019           |                                       

The village of Loy Manda lies less than ten miles outside of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province. As Afghan government forces—with the help of the Americans—retook territory the Taliban had controlled since 2016, Loy Manda became the frontline. Afghan troops took up positions on the edge of the village in the […]

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Another day, another horror in America: Five children killed in Youngstown, Ohio, house fire 11 December 2018 Daybreak Monday brought news of yet another horrific tragedy in the United States. Fire officials in Youngstown, Ohio, confirmed that five children had been killed, and their 26-year-old mother, America “Amy” Negron-Acevedo, severely injured after fire engulfed their […]

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Общественное достояние / Википедия.В 1977 году, к серебряному юбилею Елизаветы II Sex Pistols сочинили песенку “God Save The Queen”, где социально- и поколенчески-близкой аудитории выносился приговор: There’s no futureNo futureNo future for you В отличие от объекта своих насмешек, королевы, будущего у Sex Pistols действительно не было: через пару лет после убойного сингла они прекратили […]

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Uzbeks Angry After Homes Demolished To Build Mirziyoev's Presidential Palace, Highway

October 28, 2018           |                                       

TASHKENT — When Tashkent’s sumptuous Oqsaroy (White Palace) was converted into a museum devoted to autocratic Uzbek President Islam Karimov after his death in 2016, successor Shavkhat Mirziyoev needed a fresh new base from which to rule Central Asia’s most-populous country. A palatial mansion was quickly built on a plot of land next to the […]

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