The US has cleared the Uighur prisoners at Gitmo of wrongdoing, but China calls them "terrorists." Seventeen Uighurs are seeking political asylum in Sweden, Canada, the US, and Germany.
05/12/2009 01:00 am
Nine more persistent chemicals banned worldwide.
05/11/2009 01:00 am
Adil Hakimjan, the first freed Guantánamo prisoner to be granted asylum in Europe, says he is 'very happy.' President Obama called Friday for seven of the 17 remaining Uighurs at the prison to be released.
04/30/2009 01:00 am
China wants Adil Hakimjan, who was granted political asylum, back. Sweden is now considering reversing his asylum.
04/24/2009 01:00 am
Revelations that he is a member of several copyright protection groups are prompting calls for the guilty verdict to be overturned.
04/23/2009 01:00 am
Millions continue to use the filesharing service as verdict is appealed. Access to the site remains open and the Pirate political party has seen a surge of support.
04/22/2009 01:00 am
The four founders of the file-sharing website say they will appeal the jail sentence and fines. The site remains active.
04/17/2009 01:00 am
02/20/2009 12:00 am
Christiania has flown its own flag for decades now, but the Danish government and real estate interests say, Enough!
02/17/2009 12:00 am
The Russia-Ukraine gas war has left some downstream nations with only a mild shortfall, but has incited debate on how to secure energy reserves amid regional instability.
01/06/2009 12:00 am