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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the helicopter was shot down with a missile over a poor area of town known as Camp Nairab.
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The sentencing Friday of lawyer Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu, editor of Swaziland's The Nation magazine, drew criticism from Amnesty International and other human rights groups, which described the ruling as an attack on freedom of expression.
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The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.
An ethnic Mon women's rights activist, Khin Khin Kyu, has won the N-Peace Award, given by the multi-country N-Peace Network in recognition of her efforts to advance the rights of ethnic minority women in Burma.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has removed its immigrant detainees from the Pinal County Jail, after the county and the federal government failed to come to an agreement over how much the county gets paid to house the detainees.
If you follow Texas reproductive justice activists online, chances are you've heard of Stop Patriarchy and their Abortion Freedom Ride .
PETA is calling supporters to action more than a week after two chimpanzees went to the movies for the premier of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach.
B.C. residents generally find public campgrounds clean and secure, but when it comes to the reservation system and user fees, not everyone is a happy camper.
Rob McGuffin, of Windsor, Ontario, carries water jugs into St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Detroit, Thursday, July 24, 2014, for a water station being set up to help Detroit residents who need water.
Brad speaks with John Wellington Ennis, documentarian and activist, on his newest film and his decade-long fight for election integrity... "It took one hour and 57 minutes for the execution to be completed, and Wood was gasping for more than an hour and a half of that time"..."Wood, 55, gasped more than 600 times before he died"... Record wildfires ... (more)
Brazil traded a military dictatorship for democracy nearly 30 years ago, but some are accusing the country, fresh off hosting the World Cup, of creating political refugees all the same.
A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
The assault, which began shortly after midnight, came a week after Islamic State fighters captured a gas field in the central province of Homs, an attack that left more than 200 people dead.
Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'
An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.
Firecracker man: In Colombo, an activist wrapped in firecrackers holds a lighter during a symbolic protest against the burning of hundreds, if not thousands, of Tamils during mob rioting on the island 31 years ago.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 04:53 am
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