Last Updated 22 | 08 | 2014 at 10:48

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Fighting in and around Donetsk continues, as living conditions deteriorate for the civilian population. The SMM met internally displaced persons (IDPs) leaving Luhansk. In Chernivtsi soldiers protest...Read More >>

  • Nestlé to Overhaul Farm Animal Treatment Across the Globe

    Date: Fri, 22/08/2014 - 09:06

    The world’s largest food company has spoken: cruelty on factory farms has got to go. Nestlé is the single-biggest maker of food across the globe, with dozens of widely known brands such as Dreyer's, Lean Cuisine and Butterfinger.
  • Russian authorities to fight impunity and ensure journalists’ safety

    Date: Thu, 21/08/2014 - 15:24

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today called on the authorities in the Russian Federation to ensure journalists’ safety following yesterday’s attack on journalist Magomed Khanmagomedov in Dagestan. “I trust that the investigation launched...
  • Increased Russian military activity in the vicinity of the Border Crossing-Points

    Date: Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:08

    The Observer Mission (OM) reached full operational capacity and almost completed the replacement of temporary mission members. Observation at the Border Crossing-Points is conducted every day in three eight-hour shifts. Cross-border traffic flow decreased at both...
  • Journalists’ safety remains biggest media freedom challenge

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:43

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today denounced recent attacks on members of the media in different regions of Ukraine. “Violence against journalists has a chilling effect on the whole society and cannot be tolerated. Much more needs to be...
  • Authorities to investigate arrests of reporters covering Ferguson demonstrations

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 09:33

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today urged U.S. law enforcement authorities to respect the right of media to cover public events without undue restraints in light of the arrest of three more journalists reporting on civil disturbances in...
  • US Warned: "We Will Drown You All In Blood"

    Date: Tue, 19/08/2014 - 13:50

    The Islamic State Militant group has warned the United States with a video in which the statement “we will drown all of you in blood” was featured. The militant group, who is currently fighting and seizing large parts of Iraq against the Iraqi Kurdish fighters, have...
  • Ferguson: Video of Michael Brown Shot By Agent Hands up

    Date: Tue, 19/08/2014 - 09:29

    The scene of the murder of Michael Brown by a police officer was recorded by a woman during the afternoon of 9 August at Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis in Missouri. The witness, Piaget Crenshaw a nineteen year old woman, was standing at a window in her parents’ house...
  • Suspects accused of two unsuccessful terrorist attack

    Date: Tue, 19/08/2014 - 08:52

    In Kharkiv the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) arrested a group accused of organizing terrorist attacks in the region. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) described the impact of the conflict in the town of Pervomaisk, Luhansk Region. Protests against mobilization...
  • Concern about the deteriorating media freedom situation in Crimea

    Date: Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:45

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about the deteriorating media freedom situation in Crimea following the decision of the de-facto Crimean authorities to ban journalist Ismet Yuksel from entering the peninsula.
  • How to protect yourself from heat waves

    Date: Sun, 17/08/2014 - 11:40

    As weather forecasters have predicted, Malta is experiencing very high temperatures and will continue to do so in the coming days and weeks. With daily temperatures approaching the 40 degree mark, the Malta Medical Students Association (MMSA) would like to educate and...