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  • In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier

    ROME -- Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has made a last-minute U-turn on plans to bring down the Italian government, backing premier Enrico Letta in a crucial confidence vote after members of his own party threatened to desert him....
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering

    International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague unsealed a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of a Kenyan journalist accused of trying to bribe witnesses in the cases against the nation's president and deputy president, charged...
  • Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists

    Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists
    Paul McCartney appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to release 30 Greenpeace activists detained for staging a protest two months ago at an Arctic drilling platform, reminding the Kremlin leader of their friendly 2003 meeting and the...
  • Several Greenpeace activists granted release on bail in Russia

    MOSCOW -- A court in St. Petersburg ruled Monday that three Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic could be released on bail, but denied a similar request by an additional member of the environmental group. Those ordered released on $66,000 bail...
  • Poland, while hosting U.N. climate confab, sacks environment chief

    Expectations of progress were already low for the United Nations climate conference in Poland this week, but few delegates were probably prepared for the latest stumbles. Ten days into Poland's role as host of the two-week U.N. gathering, Prime Minister...
  • British journalist jailed in Greenpeace protest is released in Russia

    LONDON -- A British video journalist jailed in Russia alongside Greenpeace protesters he was filming was released on bail Friday amid indications that many of the detained activists would be freed after two months behind bars. Kieron Bryan was among...
  • Santa Claus begs for help in new Greenpeace PSA

    Santa Claus begs for help in new Greenpeace PSA
    Jim Carter, who many know as the butler Carson on "Downton Abbey," plays Santa Claus in a disturbing new video from Greenpeace titled "An Urgent Message from Santa." He's not the happy-go-lucky Santa you think of at Christmas. Looking worn out,...
  • Marion Cotillard Talks 'The Immigrant,' 'Lady Macbeth,' Scorsese and the Dardennes Brothers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco- On top of being part of Martin Scorsese' Jury at Marrakech Film Festival, Marion Cotillard -- whose latest film, James Gray's "The Immigrant," played at the Morocco-based fest -- cheerfully participated in roundtables with journalists....
  • Russia begins closing cases against Greenpeace activists

    MOSCOW -- Investigators began closing criminal cases against 28 Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists Tuesday as part of an amnesty viewed by many as an effort by President Vladimir Putin to polish Russia’s image before hosting the...
  • Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India

    NEW DELHI -- India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as nearly half a million people evacuated to shelters in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled trains and flights. Officials said...
  • Norwalk Native Among Greenpeace Activists Released By Russia

    The Norwalk native who is skipper of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and most of the people aboard the ship when it was seized by Russia more than two months ago have been released on bail. Peter Willcox, captain of the Arctic Sunrise, and the others...