In Turkey’s Mar. 30 local elections, current Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won 45% of the people’s vote despite being accused of exhibiting authoritarian tendencies and having been at the center of a corruption scandal in December.Read More
In recent months, Ukraine’s ongoing financial crisis has sparked a profound conflict between Russia and the Western Powers.
On Jan. 30, Nido Tania, 19, was beaten to death in Delhi, India. Tania, who had “northeastern” features and had colored his hair blonde, was called racist remarks by shopkeepers.
On Jan. 29 in Salt Lake City, nearly 40 Uintah Elementary students’ lunches were thrown in the trash because the students owed lunch money.
On Jan. 7, 16-year-old African-American student Darrin Manning of Philadelphia claimed he was sexually assaulted during a pat down by a female police officer that supposedly caused one of his testicles to rupture.
Jan. 22, 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of the milestone Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, which legalized abortion nationwide.
Seventy years after South Carolina electrocuted 14-year-old African-American George J. Stinney, Jr. for the alleged murder of two white girls, his family is seeking exoneration through either a new trial or a voided verdict.
A territorial dispute over the uninhabited Japanese Senkaku Islands, or Diaoyu Islands as they are called in China, between China, Japan and other Asian powers such as South Korea, arose when China claimed an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the Senkaku Islands on Nov. 23, 2013.
The sky over the Philippines’ central islands was a dim grey early November.