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Thousands of  climate campaigners occupy German coal mines

World Nov 30, 2019

Thousands of climate campaigners occupy German coal mines

Thousands of activists on Saturday sought to occupy several open cast coal mines in eastern Germany in a bid to put pressure on the government to phase out the fossil fuel — a divisive issue in the country's rust belt. With painted faces and dressed ...

Suriname leader Desi Bouterse convicted of murder

World / Politics Nov 30, 2019

Suriname leader Desi Bouterse convicted of murder

A court in Suriname on Friday convicted President Desi Bouterse of murder for the execution of 15 opponents in 1982 following a coup to seize power, sentencing the man who has dominated the former Dutch colony's recent history to 20 years in prison. Opposition parties ...