Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for January, 2011

David Kato, Ugandan gay rights campaigner has been beaten to death, activists say. Last year, he sued a local newspaper which outed him as homosexual.

His death and the arrest of one suspect were confirmed by the police. (more…)

Read Full Post »

The fate of the building (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), located in the northern Austrian town of Amstetten, was uncertain since Josef Fritzl’s crimes were discovered, it has now been decided. (more…)

Read Full Post »

A man in his 60s died after setting himself on fire in the town of Samitah, in Saudi Arabia’s south-western region of Jizan (map, from bbcimg.co.uk), and died later in the hospital, officials have said. (more…)

Read Full Post »

While Alexander Lukashenko (photo, from spiegel.de), 56, is sworn in as Belarus’ president, many opposition supporters have staged a demonstration outside the country’s Palace of the Republic. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Two South African groups applied for an arrest warrant for Tzipi Livni (photo, from aljazeera.net), the head of Israel’s Kadima party, over alleged war crimes. But their application has been turned down by the South African police’s special investigation division. (more…)

Read Full Post »

A newly revealed letter (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) shows that in 1997, a Vatican department advised Ireland’s Catholic bishops not to report priests suspected of child abuse to the police, but to handle them within church. (more…)

Read Full Post »

A report published in Chemical Research in Toxicology shows that smoking damages the body in minutes, not years. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31 other followers