The Turkish government's hostile takeover of the best-selling newspaper Zaman (which means 'Time' in English) is yet another way for Turkish President Erdogan to say, "Criticise me and suffer the consequences."
Guns DO kill people and so do the people who have guns and missiles and tanks and cluster munitions and rocket-propelled grenades and tanks and so on. So how do you stop the killing? International arms trade embargoes. That's what the EU Parliament and Amnesty International are working on...
Reality Check: Human rights lawyer Manfred Nowak on real solutions to European policies regarding refugees and Ilias Chatzis, the Chief of Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section (UN Office on Drugs and Crime).
Reality Check: Street violence erupted in Athens as Greek politicians voted on reforms demanded by European partners and tens of thousands take to the streets of Tokyo as Japanese politicians vote to permit troops to fight overseas.
Der Fall einer amerikanischen Bürgerrechtsaktivistin sorgt für heftige Diskussionen. Jahrelang hat sie sich als Afro-Amerikanerin ausgegeben, obwohl sie eigentlich just-plain eine weiße Amerikanerin ist.