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  • U.S. gas bonanza from fracking slow to spread globally

     
    Global Focus: Fracking the World -- In less than a generation, the United States has soared to world leadership in extracting natural gas from shale formations by hydraulic fracturing. But as the world debates whether “fracking” is an economic...
  • Iranian dissidents win esteemed human rights prize

     
    A pair of Iranian dissidents—a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker - were named winners Friday of the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov Prize....
  • Europeans cancel Iran trip after dissident visit denied

     
    TEHRAN -- The European Parliament canceled a delegation’s scheduled visit to Iran on Saturday after Tehran refused to guarantee access to a pair of dissidents just awarded the prestigious Sakharov Price for Freedom of Thought. Five European...
  • Cardin stands up for rights

    Cardin stands up for rights
    This month's passage of a new U.S.-Russia trade law has done more than showcase Senator Ben Cardin's dedication to international human rights. By sending the shock to the Kremlin — that the U.S. values prosecuting rights abusers as much as it...
  • Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser

    Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser
    Bridget Ellen Mooney Spence, who raised funds for the Susan Komen Foundation, died of complications from breast cancer Thursday at her home in Sudbury, Mass. The former Baltimore resident was 29. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William J....
  • Peace possible when guided by justice, not self-interest

    There are a growing number of conflicts worldwide, fighting in Syria, unrest in Egypt, and increasing tension in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict among them. As more and more countries become involved, a real possibility exists that things can get worse...
  • Another reason for IOC to boot Pal Schmitt

    Another reason for IOC to boot Pal Schmitt
    If Pal Schmitt's resignation as president of Hungary over a plagiarism scandal isn't enough for the International Olympic Committee to boot him as a member, here's a little more evidence of the fraud Schmitt perpetrated regarding his academic credentials....
  • European Union strengthens its regulations on animal testing

     
    BRUSSELS — Primates, including mankind's closest relatives -- chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans -- have gained new protection after the European Parliament backed a clampdown on animal testing. "The use of non-human primates should be...
  • EGYPT: Report claims African refugees face kidnapping, torture in Sinai

     
    More than 200 African asylum seekers and illegal immigrants are being held captive by smugglers along the Sinai border with Israel, a report issued by Physicians for Human Rights Israel claims. In a survey of more 100 Africans between the......
  • PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Fatah cites scheduling as reason for postponing talks with Hamas

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement was quick Sunday to ease fears regarding a decision to postpone a meeting between Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal that had been planned for Tuesday in Cairo. Fatah officials said...
  • Hungary backs down on disputed laws

     
    Hungary backing down on some criticized laws. EU sees Hungary as a test case....