Yasuni National Park is home to many sensitive animal species, as well as two indigenous communities, and is considered one of the most biodiverse places in the world.
The big event was held in the capital city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and attracted a massive turnout from the populace, especially labor.
"On February 22, the elected president of Ukraine was overthrown in a coup which was supported by the Obama administration."
The mayor of Nago City, Okinawa, wants Americans to help him stop construction of a U.S. military base in his small city. He traveled to the U.S. last week to make his case.
What people think seemingly has little effect on ending what Cubans say is the longest and cruelest economic blockade in human history. Polls show overall U.S. disapproval, Cuban-Americans included.
This is the first time since India won independence in 1947 that a rightist party has won a clear majority in parliament.
Floodwaters triggered more than 3,000 landslides across the Balkans, laying waste to entire towns and villages and disturbing land mines leftover from the region's 1990s war.
Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.
"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."
Germany is having difficulty with its Ukraine policy.