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Post-Grant Oppositions in Japan – Part 1 of a 8 Part Series

This is Part 1 of a 8-part series examining post-grant review proceedings, oppositions and third party observations in the U.S., BRIC and several non-BRIC countries. 304 more words

Political "contrapunteo" in the Alto Apure

Last week, the municipal council of Guasdualito, deep down in Apure State held a special session to oust mayor Lumay Barreto.

With the vote of five of its nine members, the PSUV majority declared that Barreto, a member of Leopoldo López’s “Popular Will” (VP) party, “abandoned her post,” and named one of their own as a temporary replacement. 879 more words


Witness in Nemtsov slaying receives death threats: officials

KIEV, Ukraine – Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. 97 more words


Arrested anti-fracking campaigner explains why he believes ministers are guilty of misconduct

The anti-fracking campaigner and journalist, Paul Mobbs, was arrested yesterday under the highways section of the Terrorism Act for blocking the entrance to Downing Street. 342 more words


Don’t be rude about the public, shale conference told

Geologists attending a shale conference were warned not to be rude or patronising about the public. 189 more words


A New Kid On The Block Unites Podemos and Mainstream Parties

The explosive cocktail of hope of a change, fatigue over traditional parties and widespread corruption that is shaking up Spain’s political arena is no longer in one party’s hands. 699 more words



At the Mobile World Congress, telecom service providers such as Vodafone, Airtel and Telenor have made their discomfort clear when it comes to offering free internet services over expensive telecom networks.