The Kremlin seems to have a rebellion on its hands – if only from within its own TV network. For the second time in three days, an anchor on RT, the global television network funded by the nation’s government, has harshly criticised Russia’s aggressive response to the crisis in Ukraine
Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause. Akon started an initiative called “Akon Lighting Africa” this month
It didn’t seem like too long ago that conservatives in the United States mocked the activism of liberal-minded Hollywood activists and the futility of their pursuits in far-off countries.
Carly Rae Jepsen is cancelling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the organisation’s exclusion of gays.
Vasso Sarafidou wasn’t carrying a gas mask when she walked from her home near the Acropolis to the anti-austerity demonstration outside parliament in Athens on Wednesday.
As the antiausterity demonstration in Athens on Tuesday, June 28, devolved into familiar violent, tear-gas-soaked clashes between fringe anarchists and police outside Parliament, Giorgos Rallis shut off his television and stewed quietly about the immense dilemma facing his country.
Crisis, drama, Herculean, Sisyphean, hubris and catharsis: the Greek language offers some apt words to describe Europe’s current dilemma.
The soldiers crept into the village of Loi Kolay under the light of a crescent moon, slipping into defensive positions around a darkened house, gun sights trained on the rocky cliffs above. Four sharp knocks on the wooden door echoed through the silent valley.
“Where is NATO?” the rebel asks, with no small amount of frustration.
In April, I crossed into remote central Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and found a land back on the brink of a forgotten war. Since then, the war has returned, and reports from the ground indicate mass atrocities repeating themselves