Category: 2011

Newscast for Wednesday, October 26, 2011

In Turkey, residents point to lax oversight, building violations in earthquake damage Lawyers challenge Bush-era detention, torture in Padilla case Police crack down on Oakland protesters for second time in street clash Millions of...

Newscast for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Police raid Occupy Oakland Occupy Chicago crackdown, nurses, marines support Occupy movement EPA to allow drilling for oil in arctic waters Elections in Tunisia indicate victory for formerly banned political party India struggles with...

Newscast for Monday, October 24, 2011

With US troops set to leave Iraq, private contractors and police training come under scrutiny Proposed changes to FBI’s DNA database could have wide implications for civil rights, privacy Argentina re-elects Cristina Kirchner for...

Newscast for Friday, October 21, 2011

Obama pledges all US troops out of Iraq by end of year Displaced in Iraq still seek assistance, return to homes Details over Gaddafi’s death raises questions over rule of law Sub-Saharan migrants face...

Newscast for Thursday, October 20, 2011

New era for Libyans as Gaddafi’s death marks end to four-decade rule In Libya accounts of detainee torture, mistreatment persist Bangkok scrambles to secure city as record flooding nears Defense bill could have long-term...

Newscast for Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Indigenous marchers arrive in La Paz to protest highway through Amazon Record high US deportations as allegations over abuse broadens Lawmakers, advocates push for stricter safety for oil and gas pipelines Growth of Occupy...

Newscast for Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Israelis greet Shalit return with celebration despite last-minute opposition to deal Palestinian families gather for return of prisoners to Gaza A test for Haiti’s prisons as trial opens in 2010 killing of inmates In...

Newscast for Monday, October 17, 2011

Protesters in London cite bank secrecy, financial inequality Seoul protest criticizes free trade agreement with US Protesters in Montreal point to environmental concerns, native rights, education Occupy Florida negotiates strip of public space in...

Newscast for Friday, October 14, 2011

New York mayor backs down from removal of protesters as other cities make arrests Lawmakers turn to currency bill with concern on jobs and trade with China FBI complaint raises questions over alleged Iran...

Newscast for Thursday, October 13, 2011

Obama meets with Korean leader after congress passes trade deals Alabama immigrant law takes toll on small businesses and local residents Detained Egyptian blogger nears day 50 of hunger strike Anti-abortion laws in Mexico...