Global Journalist
4:23 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Canadian mining operations spark protests across the globe

Protesters form a human chain around the Palace of the Parliament during a protest rally in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.The protesters staged a rally against a planned cyanide extraction based Canadian run gold mine supported by the government which would be the biggest gold mine in Europe, in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana.
Credit Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A gold mining project in Romania has sparked the biggest street protests since the 1989 revolution.

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Global Journalist
6:41 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Colombian peace talks could end decades of violence in the country

A former hostage waves to comrades before a press conference in Bogota. Earlier this year, Colombia's main rebel group freed what it says were its last 10 military and police captives.
William Fernando Martinez AP Images

Peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s most powerful rebel group are scheduled to take place in October at a neutral site: Norway’s capital, Oslo.

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