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Thousands march for science across India

People across 25 cities join scientists in demanding more funding for research and promotion of scientific temper.


Jewish woman sues Andrew Anglin over 'troll storm'

Suit against Daily Stormer's neo-Nazi blogger raises questions about free speech and online harassment.

US & Canada

Texas police arrest DACA recipients in Austin protest

Activists chant 'undocumented, unafraid' as they block street in Texas capital to protest Trump's immigration rhetoric.


Mosul: A city reduced to rubble

UN says 8,400 housing sites were 'severely damaged or completely destroyed' in the battle to retake the city from ISIL.

US & Canada

Threats and attacks: White supremacists target campuses

Group documents 330 bias incidents on US college and university campuses from late November 2016 to March 2017.

Middle East

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation: PA

Officials say the child died from asphyxiation two months after Israeli forces shot tear gas at his home near Ramallah.

Human Rights

Indigenous groups launch protests to resist Canada Day

Aboriginal communities call for a day of action to draw attention to 150 years of 'racism, genocide and colonialism'.

Asia Pacific

Why Australia is paying a $53m asylum seeker settlement

How will 'landmark' settlement between government and 1,905 Manu Island ex-detainees affect Australia's refugee policy?

Middle East

Israeli forces raid Sarura protest camp in Hebron Hills

Activists say one local man was wounded when soldiers entered the 'We are Sumud' camp and attempted to remove tents.


Thousands displaced as police raze Lagos' Otodo Gbame

Officials call waterfront settlement's demolition a 'security measure', while rights groups denounce it as 'land grab'.