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Negotiating with terrorists undercuts freedom of expression: Paulo Coelho on Sony hacks

Dec 20, 2014

Negotiating with terrorists undercuts freedom of expression: Paulo Coelho on Sony hacks

Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and collective freedom of expression and an unwavering refusal to negotiate with anonymous terrorists. #Sony #TheySaidIt #USA #author #Terrorists #The Interview #Hack #Paulo Coelho #Brazilian author
US to make a bid for the 2024 Olympic, Paralympic Games

Dec 17, 2014

US to make a bid for the 2024 Olympic, Paralympic Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, choosing the host city from either Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington. #United States #Olympics #USA #Washington #SportsTracker #Boston #Paralympic Games #2024 Olympics
Photos: NBA stars wear 'I Can't Breathe' shirts, protest Eric Garner's chokehold death

Dec 11, 2014

Photos: NBA stars wear 'I Can't Breathe' shirts, protest Eric Garner's chokehold death

Several athletes have worn "I Can't Breathe" shirts during warm ups in support of the family of Eric Garner, who died July 17. #NewsTracker #NBA #death #USA #Protests #SportsTracker #LeBron James #Carlos Boozer #Eric Garner #Chokehold #I Cant Breathe #NYC Police
Post 9/11 shame: Horrific CIA torture report released, hundreds brutalised

Dec 11, 2014

Post 9/11 shame: Horrific CIA torture report released, hundreds brutalised

The United States brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of suffering and did nothing to make America safer after the Sept. 11. #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Senate #Torture #Sleep deprivation #US Senate #Torture report #confinement
Confessions after Eric Garner's chokehold death: #CrimingWhileWhite trends on Twitter

Dec 04, 2014

Confessions after Eric Garner's chokehold death: #CrimingWhileWhite trends on Twitter

A white New York City police officer was cleared on Wednesday in the banned chokehold death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner. #Twitter #USA #Grand jury #New York #cops #Ferguson #trending #Eric Garner #CrimingWhileWhite #Chokehold death
Happy New Year! Goa airport gets visa-on-arrival facility for 43 countries

Nov 28, 2014

Happy New Year! Goa airport gets visa-on-arrival facility for 43 countries

Centre has extended visa-on-arrival facility at the Goa airport for tourists from 43 countries, which is expected to bring in 15 percent growth in tourism. #Japan #Delhi #NewsTracker #Israel #Germany #Kolkata #Indonesia #Mumbai #Goa #Mauritius #Chennai #Bengaluru #USA #Norway #Hyderabad #UAE #Kenya #Kochi #Ukraine #Samoa #Jordan #Visa on arrival #Dabolim airport #Tuvalu
From Nile to Israel: How a chaiwallah and his wife travelled to 16 countries

Nov 27, 2014

From Nile to Israel: How a chaiwallah and his wife travelled to 16 countries

A 65-year-old chaiwallah in Kerela, Vijayan, only source of income for the past 40 years has been his nondescript tea shop in Kochi. #Life #travel #USA #wife #chaiwallah
Myanmar parliament speaker rules out change in constitution

Nov 18, 2014

Myanmar parliament speaker rules out change in constitution

Obama, in telephone conversations with Thein Sein and Suu Kyi before visiting Myanmar last week for a series of regional meetings, underscored the need for a credible process for holding polls. #World #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Democracy #USA #Mynamar
Obama backs Aung San Suu Kyi's bid to change Myanmar's constitution

Nov 14, 2014

Obama backs Aung San Suu Kyi's bid to change Myanmar's constitution

Obama held talks with fellow Nobel laureate Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon #World #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Democracy #USA #Mynamar
US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11

Nov 12, 2014

US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11

The UN Committee Against Torture, which has 10 independent experts, is responsible for reviewing the records of all 156 UN member countries that have ratified the UN Convention Against Torture #Barack Obama #United Nations #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Human Rights #Torture #Guantanamo Bay #illegal detention #Michael Brown #International Humanitarian Law #Alessio Bruni #Gitmo #Blacksites #CIA rendition #Blackwater #United Nations Convention Against Torture