Several hundred people protested outside Parliament in London against crop seed giant Monsanto, geo-engineering and GMO food crops. The protest was part of a worldwide demonstration against the company, with actions in more than 250 cities.
45 Indian fishermen arrived home today from the Malir Prison, Karachi and walked over to India via Wagah/Attari border. Ansar Burney got the release orders for the prisoners & this gesture by Pak Authorities is important after Sarbjit Singh’s episode
Thousands protest worldwide against multinational seed and agrochemical world's most powerful. In Madrid, around 12:00 hrs about 150 people gathered around the Ministry of Agriculture then headed to their doorstep.
Initiated and organized by Ephemair Association, the project develops a platform for promoting emergent contemporary art. With a main focus on Bucharest, NAG aims at expanding its actions to other important urban cultural centers in Romania.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel are performing the toughest of the defense tasks of India. With a strength of 240,000 personnel in 186 battalions, including women personnel, it is one of the world's largest border patrol forces.
A rally was held in Opera Park in Bucharest, Romania as part of a global day of action against the food corporation Monsanto’s use of GMO products. The event was promoted on a local Facebook Group where almost 1,000 people confirmed their presence.
St Albans Mayor Anniew Brewster opened the new beach volleyball courts in St Albans as part of the Olympic Legacy program. The sand came from the London 2012 Olympic games and is one of 6 beach courts in the UK.
The Second Hand Car fair/Salón Del Vehículo De Ocasión is held until the 2nd June with 65 exhibitors. The GANVAM sponsors of the fair estimate that 1.6m 2nd hand cars will be sold in 2013 in Spain. 2,300 cars were sold at the fair itself in 2012.
Hundreds of people gathered in Marseille to protest against the American biotechnology company Monsanto for the impact of its practices on global agriculture. Several NGOs were represented and demonstrated peacefully all together.
Braga Romana, Portuguese for Roman Braga, is a Festival full of historical recreation and live sets of the Roman era. Braga, once Bracara Augusta, was an important city of the Roman Empire in the Iberian Peninsula.
Protest took place at Parliament against the use of GM methods to produce wheat in the UK. It is alleged other countries including Japan, Australia and Canada are opposed to any kind of GM wheat because the market rejects it.
The British actress and singer Lisa Stansfield made history with her hit All Around the World, included on the debut album Affection (1989), the first song by a solo female white singer that reached the first place in the R&B Billboard.
A celebration carnival held for Gay and Lesbian members of the society in Birmingham. It is uniquely the largest LGBT two day festival in the UK - and features a Carnival Parade through the city centre.
Far right protesters march through the streets of Manchester to the cenotaph to show respect for murdered soldier Lee Rigby. Anti racists held a rally in Piccadilly Gardens and attempted to prevent the Nationalists from reaching the Cenotaph.
Tobacco use is a widespread phenomenon in Bangladesh. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008, nearly two-thirds of the world’s smokers live in 10 countries including Bangladesh.