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  • Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship

    Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy. Russian coast guard troops seized the...
  • U.S. service member reported killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

    KABUL, Afghanistan  -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said. The assailant was...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia

    Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia
    Divers searching for the bodies of the last two people missing from the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have found what are believed to be human remains, Italian officials said Thursday. DNA tests will be conducted to determine whether they are the...
  • A wind-win for Maryland and a beacon for the bay

    After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...
  • Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists

    Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists
    Paul McCartney appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to release 30 Greenpeace activists detained for staging a protest two months ago at an Arctic drilling platform, reminding the Kremlin leader of their friendly 2003 meeting and the...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Several Greenpeace activists granted release on bail in Russia

    MOSCOW -- A court in St. Petersburg ruled Monday that three Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic could be released on bail, but denied a similar request by an additional member of the environmental group. Those ordered released on $66,000 bail...
  • Greenpeace Captain And Norwalk Native, Held By Russians, Granted Bail

    A Norwalk native being held in a Russian jail since he participated in a Greenpeace protest two months ago has been granted bail. Greenpeace International said in a statement Wednesday that it had posted bail for 15 of the 30 people arrested,...
  • Corporations increasingly spying on nonprofits, group says

    Corporations increasingly spying on nonprofits, group says
    Corporations are increasingly spying on nonprofit groups they view as potential threats with little fear of retribution, according to a new report by a corporate watchdog group. The large companies employ former Central Intelligence Agency, National...
  • Poland, while hosting U.N. climate confab, sacks environment chief

    Expectations of progress were already low for the United Nations climate conference in Poland this week, but few delegates were probably prepared for the latest stumbles. Ten days into Poland's role as host of the two-week U.N. gathering, Prime Minister...