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Shelter From the Storm

With the help of outdoor cat houses and volunteer labor, Istanbul seeks to improve the lives of its thousands of stray cats.

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Save Us From Ourselves!

Recent elections underscore a truth Central Europeans haven’t fully grasped: Desperately seeking political deliverance is hazardous.

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Ashamed to Be a Victim

The authorities, the public, and journalists themselves are part of a conspiracy of silence about police torture in Abkhazia. From JAMnews.

Cage Rage

Animal rights activists bemoan the conditions of the chickens used for egg production, but change has been slow.