Boris Nemtsov Killing Shoked Society

A leading Russian opposition politician and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead Friday night in central Moscow . An unidentified attacker in a car shot Mr Nemtsov four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in
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They Wanted to Travel To Syria to Wage Violent Jihad

" Three New York City residents -- two with Uzbekistan citizenship, and one a citizen of Kazakhstan -- plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS militants and 'wage jihad,' the Justice Department announced on Wednesday", according to Fox News. One of the defendants also offered to kill the president of (more...)

Obama on Murder of 3 Young American Muslims

The FBI opened an inquiry into the brutal and outrageous murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In addition to the ongoing investigation by local authorities, the FBI is taking steps to determine whether federal laws (more...)

More Than 400 Addresses, Including Dozens of ‘Dark Market’ Sites, Targeted

Federal law enforcement has taken action against over 400 Tor hidden service .onion addresses, including dozens of “dark market” websites, that were offering a range of illegal goods and services for sale on the “Tor” network, a special network of computers on the Internet designed to conceal the locations of (more...)

Stopping the Flow of Corruption

This op-ed article by Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski was published in the Washington Post on December 26. by Tom Malinowski When Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev in February, the Ukrainian leader left behind a spectacular Swiss chalet-style mansion, a golf course, dozens (more...)

Failure Of Justice

Race Forward's Official Statement on the Grand Jury Decision On August 9, 2014, a town in Missouri reminded the country and the world of the perils of being young and black. While tweeting and chanting “Black Lives Matter,” we waited and hoped that, this time, justice (more...)

Kerry on Anniversary of Murder of Journalist Klebnikov in Russia

Statement Bt Secretary Kerry Marking the 10th Anniversary of the Murder of American Journalist Paul Klebnikov Ten years ago today, an American journalist was shot and killed as he left his Moscow office. Paul Klebnikov did more than write about politics and business in Russia. He was a voice of (more...)

Kerry Urges International Effort to End Sexual Violence

By Jane Morse Staff Writer At the largest summit of its kind in history, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged the international community to end sexual violence in conflict. Wartime rape, Kerry told participants at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, should be banished “to the (more...)

Rhino-Horn Smuggling “Boss” Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison

A federal judge in New Jersey sentenced Zhifei Li, the owner of an antiques business in China, to nearly six years in prison for heading an illegal wildlife-smuggling conspiracy in which 30 rhinoceros horns and many objects made from rhino horn or elephant ivory worth more (more...)

Michelle Obama on Kidnapping in Nigeria, Education for Girls

The First Lady Marks Mother’s Day and Speaks Out on the Tragic Kidnapping in Nigeria Hello everyone, I’m Michelle Obama, and on this Mother’s Day weekend, I want to take a moment to honor all the mothers out there and wish you a Happy Mother’s Day. I also want to (more...)

Working with the Vatican Against Modern Slavery

This article by Secretary of State Kerry was first published in the online version of the Boston Globe on April 20. There are no republication restrictions. Working with the Vatican Against Modern Slavery by John Kerry, Secretary of State Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I (more...)

Kansas: 3 People Killed at US Jewish Centers

On Sunday outside a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement center in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas, " three people were killed in two brazen shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday — the day before the Passover holiday (more...)

“Notorious Markets” List Focuses Fight Against Global Piracy

“Trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy on a commercial scale cause significant financial losses for rights holders and legitimate businesses,” the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) asserts in a new report that identifies select online and physical marketplaces that engage in and facilitate substantial piracy (more...)

U.S. Agencies Join Forces to Combat Human Trafficking

By Jane Morse Staff Writer The Obama administration, as part of its commitment to fight human trafficking, has produced the first Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States. The five-year plan, released January 14, lays out a path for increased collaboration among (more...)

Two Terrorist Attacks Hit Russian City During 24 Hours

In two days two blasts ripped Russian city Volgograd, about 900km (560 miles) south of Moscow, 650km north of the North Caucasus and 700km north-east of Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympics in February. The first explosion occurred Volgograd's main train station on December 29, 17 people died, dozens (more...)

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