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Environmental campaigners are calling for urgent action to cut pollution in the Arctic from the global shipping industry, writes Kerry Smith.

Paul Dobson reports Venezuela set in motion legal proceedings on February 12 to have the United States government investigated at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

 

Demonstrations in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders fighting against a proposed fracked gas pipeline continue across Canada, reports Jessica Corbett.

The Bashar al-Assad regime has captured more than a third of Idlib, a province in north-western Syria, which had been controlled by rebels. Chris Slee writes that in the process, about 900,000 people have been displaced according to United Nations figures.

The Strasbourg march was the culmination of the 2020 Long March for freedom for Ocalan. It brought together three streams in Europe: the internationalist contingent, which marched from Luxembourg; the Kurdish youth contingent, which marched from Frankfurt, Germany; and the Kurdish writers and intellectuals contingent, which marched from Geneva, Switzerland, writes Peter Boyle.

Italian dock workers are refusing to load electricity generators onto a notorious Saudi cargo ship suspected of carrying arms to be used in the war in Yemen, reports Middle East Monitor.

The use of any nuclear weapons would be greatly destabilising and could result in the Doomsday Clock reaching midnight for humanity, writes Barry Sheppard.

The truth is that Australia could have rescued Julian Assange and can still rescue him, writes John Pilger.

While the world literally burns from climate and political turmoil, Nnimmo Bassey argues the impacts of the climate crisis in Africa and other vulnerable regions is often overlooked.

Kurdish political leaders celebrated a “historic” verdict after a Belgian court ruled the Kurdistan Workers’ Party is not a terrorist organisation, reports Steve Sweeney.

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