Tuareg separatist rebels and their shaky Islamist allies seized more than half of Mali, setting alarm bells ringing in all of West Africa and beyond.
The squeeze on incomes for the 99% comes as the flow of euro-millions to Germany's 1% has been getting considerably more generous over the same period.
Five thousand people rallied in support of tolerance and diversity in Aarhus, Denmark, on March 31.
Evidence continues to mount that the Conservative Party of Canada, borrowing from the U.S. Republican Party, committed widespread electoral fraud to win the 2011 elections.
A last minute push by the Committee for the Defense of Iranian People's Rights to prevent the execution of Iranian teacher Abdolreza Ghanbari is in full gear today.