Nov 1, 2015

Pro-whaling activists hold rally in Taiji

Some 50 nationalists have staged a rally in the whaling town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, to counter the anti-whaling campaign by the conservation group Sea Shepherd. The demonstration Saturday came weeks after the small town — thrust into the global spotlight by the Oscar-winning ...

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

Oct 10, 2015

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced the bombings that rocked a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least 86 people. “I strongly condemn this heinous attack on our unity and our country’s peace,” Erdogan said in a statement posted ...

As NPT review kicks off, New York rally demands end to nuclear weapons

Apr 27, 2015

As NPT review kicks off, New York rally demands end to nuclear weapons

Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking off a conference by world powers to review progress toward eventually achieving total disarmament. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s foreign ...