Nuclear foes rally in U.S. cities on 3/11 anniversary

Mar 12, 2014

Nuclear foes rally in U.S. cities on 3/11 anniversary

Roughly 50 protesters rallied Tuesday in front of the Consulate General of Japan in New York to oppose the government’s embrace of nuclear power, as people around the world marked the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. “We have a responsibility to speak ...

Feb 28, 2014

Bitcoin-wise Ukraine protesters tap digital money's global reach

Ukrainian activists are turning to bitcoins to fund a three-month protest in Kiev’s Independence Square that helped oust President Viktor Yanukovych amid violence that left at least 82 people dead. Photos of demonstrators on the barricades with signs seeking donations in the digital currency ...

Ukraine announces deal to end crisis; shots fired

Feb 21, 2014

Ukraine announces deal to end crisis; shots fired

Ukraine’s presidency said Friday that it has negotiated an international deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds. It was unclear whether the deal would appease protesters, and shots rang out Friday morning in central Kiev. ...

Secrecy bill dodges public debate

Nov 23, 2013

Secrecy bill dodges public debate

The government's rush to curtail public access to information and punish leakers of "special secrets" shows a worrying disregard for debate, a U.S. expert warns.