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Perth Now
Soldiers ‘beaten, tortured, raped’content AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved and
Soldiers ‘beaten, tortured, raped’
Perth Now / Posted 24 minutes ago
content AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved and left without water for days, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group claim that the detainees, who were imprisoned after the failed military coup,... Read more
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express
Thousands of Turkish soldiers 'RAPED and STARVED' as punishment for failed Turkey coup AMNESTY International say they have "credible evidence" around 10,000 Turkish
Thousands of Turkish soldiers 'RAPED and STARVED' as punishment for failed Turkey coup
express / Posted 38 minutes ago
AMNESTY International say they have "credible evidence" around 10,000 Turkish soldiers are being raped, starved and left without without water as part of a brutal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Soldiers ‘beaten, tortured, raped’AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved and left wit
Soldiers ‘beaten, tortured, raped’
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved and left without water for days, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group claim that the detainees, who were imprisoned after the failed military coup, are being... Read more
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News.com.au
Turkish government remain silent over claimsOzan Kose AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved a
Turkish government remain silent over claims
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
Ozan Kose AROUND 10,000 Turkish troops have been detained and raped, starved and left without water for days, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group claim that the detainees, who were imprisoned after the failed military coup,... Read more
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Rappler
Turkish 'unity' rally condemns coup amid torture claimsin a show of national unity. But in stark contrast to the broadly celebratory
Turkish 'unity' rally condemns coup amid torture claims
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
in a show of national unity. But in stark contrast to the broadly celebratory mood in Istanbul, human rights group Amnesty International in London claimed it had "credible evidence" of the beating and torture of post-coup detainees. The... Read more
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asianage
‘Intifada’ lessons from Israelrudderless, and an intifada of attrition without a central command architecture
‘Intifada’ lessons from Israel
asianage / Posted an hour ago
rudderless, and an intifada of attrition without a central command architecture. It is ironic that on the eve of Id, in an amnesty, as many as 634 stone-pelters were released. The J&K administration has to be prepared for all eventualities and the... Read more
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asianage
�Intifada' lessons from Israelrudderless, and an intifada of attrition without a central command architecture
�Intifada' lessons from Israel
asianage / Posted an hour ago
rudderless, and an intifada of attrition without a central command architecture. It is ironic that on the eve of Id, in an amnesty, as many as 634 stone-pelters were released. The J&K administration has to be prepared for all eventualities and the... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In stark contrast to the celebratory and patrio
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In stark contrast to the celebratory and patriotic mood in Istanbul, human rights group Amnesty International in London claimed it had "credible evidence" of the beating and torture of detainees. / AFP PHOTO /... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democratic convention speaker list heavy on political insiders, power brokersthe convention will hear from Astrid Silva, a Dreamer who lives and works in Ne
Democratic convention speaker list heavy on political insiders, power brokers
The Washington Times / Posted 2 hours ago
the convention will hear from Astrid Silva, a Dreamer who lives and works in Nevada thanks to Mr. Obama’s 2012 deportation amnesty. The immigrant is following in the footsteps of another Dreamer, Benita Veliz, who spoke at the Democratic convention... Read more
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Raw Story
Colombian women, LGBT victims stand to get equal ‘peace rights’growing drug crops, among other benefits. Under the deal, perpetrators of sex
Colombian women, LGBT victims stand to get equal ‘peace rights’
Raw Story / Posted 2 hours ago
growing drug crops, among other benefits. Under the deal, perpetrators of sex crimes against women are not eligible for amnesty, according to Maria Paulina Riveros, the government’s envoy on gender issues at the Havana-hosted peace... Read more
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Japan Today
Not all of Donald Trump's foreign policy positions are crazy ‹ Japan TodaySyrian branch; fought each other; turned American-supplied weapons over to al-Q
Not all of Donald Trump's foreign policy positions are crazy ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 hours ago
Syrian branch; fought each other; turned American-supplied weapons over to al-Qaida; and according to a recently released Amnesty International report committed war crimes, targeted ethnic and religious minorities and imposed Sharia law in cities... Read more
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The Mercury News
$60 million South County courthouse now a virtual ghost townin longer waits for people phoning with questions and a backlog on clearing peo
$60 million South County courthouse now a virtual ghost town
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
in longer waits for people phoning with questions and a backlog on clearing people's traffic tickets under a state amnesty program for motorists whose licenses were suspended because of unpaid tickets. Meanwhile, for Morgan Hill officials... Read more
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Reuters
Former militants confirm talks with Nigerian government to end Niger Delta attackslaw-enforcement agencies," the group said in a statement. MEND is a major form
Former militants confirm talks with Nigerian government to end Niger Delta attacks
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
law-enforcement agencies," the group said in a statement. MEND is a major former militant group which signed in 2009 an amnesty in exchange for cash and job training brokered by the previous government. It said the Niger Delta Avengers, a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish 'unity' rally condemns coup amid torture claimsin a show of national unity. But in stark contrast to the broadly celebratory
Turkish 'unity' rally condemns coup amid torture claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
in a show of national unity. But in stark contrast to the broadly celebratory mood in Istanbul, human rights group Amnesty International in London claimed it had "credible evidence" of the beating and torture of post-coup detainees. The... Read more
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DW
'Unity' rally in Turkey condemns coup amid Amnesty torture allegations |detention centers in Istanbul and Ankara were being beaten, tortured and raped
'Unity' rally in Turkey condemns coup amid Amnesty torture allegations |
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
detention centers in Istanbul and Ankara were being beaten, tortured and raped at the hands of police. According to Amnesty's sources, detainees were being held in "stress positions" for up to two days, denied food, water and medical... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turkey's political parties rally togetherpeople into custody over the coup attempt, including 8831 soldiers. He pledged
Turkey's political parties rally together
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
people into custody over the coup attempt, including 8831 soldiers. He pledged they would have a fair trial. Rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including... Read more
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BBC News
Turkey failed coup: Tens of thousands in pro-democracy rallysacking or suspending thousands of judges, government officials, school teacher
Turkey failed coup: Tens of thousands in pro-democracy rally
BBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
sacking or suspending thousands of judges, government officials, school teachers and university heads. Human Rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Law is suspended': Turkish lawyers report abuse of coup detaineessaid. "Individuals in need of medical assistance receive necessary treatment."
'Law is suspended': Turkish lawyers report abuse of coup detainees
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
said. "Individuals in need of medical assistance receive necessary treatment." However, Andrew Gardner, a researcher for Amnesty International, said he didn't think that the fact that beatings had taken place in custody was "in dispute... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turks mass to condemn coup amid torture claimsand opposition secular camps. In stark contrast to the broadly celebratory moo
Turks mass to condemn coup amid torture claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
and opposition secular camps. In stark contrast to the broadly celebratory mood in Istanbul, human rights group Amnesty International in London claimed it had "credible evidence" of the beating and torture of detainees. The official... Read more
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Fortune
Turkey Ruling, Opposition Parties Rally Together After Couppeople into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged
Turkey Ruling, Opposition Parties Rally Together After Coup
Fortune / Posted 7 hours ago
people into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged they would have a fair trial. Rights group Amnesty International said it had received “credible evidence” of detainees “being subjected to beatings and torture,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Law is suspended': Turkish lawyers report abuse of coup detaineessaid. "Individuals in need of medical assistance receive necessary treatment."
'Law is suspended': Turkish lawyers report abuse of coup detainees
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
said. "Individuals in need of medical assistance receive necessary treatment." However, Andrew Gardner, a researcher for Amnesty International, said he didn't think that the fact that beatings had taken place in custody was "in dispute... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turkey coup plotters are being tortured say Amnesty InternationalTurkey coup plotters are being tortured by being held in stress positions and d
Turkey coup plotters are being tortured say Amnesty International
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Turkey coup plotters are being tortured by being held in stress positions and denied food, water and medicine says Amnesty International Amnesty International say they have credible abuse of torture taking place They say that some of the 13,165... Read more
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Daily Record
Thousands of Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positi
Thousands of Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'
Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positions, according to human rights campaigners. Amnesty International has called for immediate access to prisoners after the coup a week ago which sparked a brutal crackdown... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turks mass for post-coup 'unity' rally amid torture claimsdubbed a "democracy festival". But in stark contrast to the celebratory and pa
Turks mass for post-coup 'unity' rally amid torture claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
dubbed a "democracy festival". But in stark contrast to the celebratory and patriotic mood in Istanbul, human rights group Amnesty International in London claimed it had "credible evidence" of the beating and torture of detainees. The official... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after couppeople into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged
Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup
Swissinfo / Posted 9 hours ago
people into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged they would have a fair trial. Rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thousands of Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positi
Thousands of Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positions, according to human rights campaigners. Amnesty International has called for immediate access to prisoners after the coup a week ago which sparked a brutal crackdown... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ten thousand Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positi
Ten thousand Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
up in horses’ stables and sports halls - some hogtied in horrific stress positions, according to human rights campaigners. Amnesty International has called for immediate access to prisoners after the coup a week ago which sparked a brutal crackdown... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Amnesty says Turkey coup attempt detainees being torturedLONDON - Human rights group Amnesty International said Sunday it had "credible
Amnesty says Turkey coup attempt detainees being tortured
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
LONDON - Human rights group Amnesty International said Sunday it had "credible evidence" of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey's July 15 coup attempt. Turkish soldiers and tanks took to the streets and multiple... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Punisher’s SONAexcise taxes on fuel and imposing new taxes on soft drinks and junk food. The g
The Punisher’s SONA
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
excise taxes on fuel and imposing new taxes on soft drinks and junk food. The government can also study Indonesia’s tax amnesty program if it will be necessary to review and revise the Bank Secrecy Law. The government should do these initiatives... Read more
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International Business Times
Senior Turkish military officers held after failed coup 'raped with a truncheon' by police officers Amnesty International says it has gathered credible evidence of detainees in Tu
Senior Turkish military officers held after failed coup 'raped with a truncheon' by police officers
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Amnesty International says it has gathered credible evidence of detainees in Turkey who are subjected to beatings, torture and rape since the attempted coup earlier this month. The rights group interviewed over 10 lawyers in Ankara and Istanbul about... Read more
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Breitbart
The Six Worst Aspects of the GOP’s Prison Break Legislationpoisoning communities will only result in more deaths and shattered American fa
The Six Worst Aspects of the GOP’s Prison Break Legislation
Breitbart / Posted 11 hours ago
poisoning communities will only result in more deaths and shattered American families. 5) The bill would be a de-facto amnesty for illegal alien drug traffickers. Nearly a quarter of all inmates in federal prison are non-citizens, according to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
CBI charges pro-Khalistan terrorist Saini with forgeryDecember 1989, his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the then
CBI charges pro-Khalistan terrorist Saini with forgery
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
December 1989, his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the then Benazir Bhutto government under a general amnesty scheme, they said citing from the charge sheet. The Pakistan government released him in 1995 with instructions to... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after couppeople into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged
Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after coup
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
people into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged they would have a fair trial. Rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including... Read more
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The Manila Times
Faeldon threatens to shoot corrupt customs personnelPeninsula Hotel aimed at toppling the Arroyo government. Faeldon and more than
Faeldon threatens to shoot corrupt customs personnel
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Peninsula Hotel aimed at toppling the Arroyo government. Faeldon and more than 200 other fellow mutineers applied for amnesty under Presidential Proclamation No.75 issued by former President Benigno Aquino 3rd in 2010. He was granted amnesty... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after couppeople into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged
Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after coup
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
people into custody over the coup attempt, including 8,831 soldiers. He pledged they would have a fair trial. Rights group Amnesty International said it had received credible evidence of detainees being subjected to beatings and torture, including... Read more
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The Manila Times
80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protestmade all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstrat
80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest
The Manila Times / Posted 13 hours ago
made all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstration,” the White House said in a statement. Amnesty International said: “The horrific attack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disregard... Read more
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The Hill
Protesters prepare to flood Philadelphia for conventioncomes amid increasing tensions with law enforcement after a string of recent sh
Protesters prepare to flood Philadelphia for convention
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
comes amid increasing tensions with law enforcement after a string of recent shootings targeting police officers. Amnesty International is sending observers to the convention to monitor protests and how law enforcement responds. The group... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bombing kills 81 attending Kabul protestas well as Afghan security forces, sometimes seizing control of whole districts
Bombing kills 81 attending Kabul protest
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
as well as Afghan security forces, sometimes seizing control of whole districts in the eastern part of the province. Amnesty International said in a statement that Saturday's "horrific attack" was a reminder that the conflict in Afghanistan... Read more
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The Hindu
Editorial of July 25, 1991: Sparing the poorbe willing to suffer the 40 per cent levy the scheme entails and bring the mone
Editorial of July 25, 1991: Sparing the poor
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
be willing to suffer the 40 per cent levy the scheme entails and bring the money into the tax net. This is also true of the amnesty scheme for income tax evaders and the softer settlement provisions. In the area of corporate taxation, the Finance... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Rio anti-police violence demoSAYING: "By the government's own data police have been killing more people as p
Rio anti-police violence demo
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 hours ago
SAYING: "By the government's own data police have been killing more people as part of their Olympic preparations." An Amnesty International report last year found nearly 16 per cent of all homicides reported in Rio in the last five years were... Read more
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The Economic Times
CBI charges IC 405 hijacker 'Harfan Maula' for cheatingDecember 1989, his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the then
CBI charges IC 405 hijacker 'Harfan Maula' for cheating
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
December 1989, his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the then Benazir Bhutto government under a general amnesty scheme, they said citing from the charge sheet. The Pakistan government released him in 1995 with instructions to... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
80 ppl killed in Kabulattack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disreg
80 ppl killed in Kabul
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
attack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disregard that armed groups have for human life,” Amnesty International said in a statement. In a statement, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he was ‘deeply saddened’ by... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Kabul bombings show depth of IS 'depravity' - Iranmade all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstrat
Kabul bombings show depth of IS 'depravity' - Iran
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
made all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstration," the White House said in a statement. Amnesty International said: "The horrific attack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disregard... Read more
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Swissinfo
Thousands join funeral procession for Cambodian government critica calamity in itself - sadly reaffirms the primacy of violence in the politics
Thousands join funeral procession for Cambodian government critic
Swissinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
a calamity in itself - sadly reaffirms the primacy of violence in the politics of Cambodia," John Coughlan, a researcher at Amnesty International, said in a statement. (Reporting by Prak Chan Thul; Editing by Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Robert... Read more
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The Manila Times
UPDATE 80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protestmade all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstrat
UPDATE 80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
made all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstration,” the White House said in a statement. Amnesty International said: “The horrific attack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disregard... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Turkey failed coup: Presidential guard to be disbandedsenior EU officials. Mr Erdogan told France 24 television on Saturday the EU w
Turkey failed coup: Presidential guard to be disbanded
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 20 hours ago
senior EU officials. Mr Erdogan told France 24 television on Saturday the EU was "biased and prejudiced" against Turkey. Amnesty International has said Mr Erdogan is going "well beyond what might be considered a legitimate response to the coup... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Temporary work cards could address immigrationannouncements should be made that all illegal entrants will be required to have
Temporary work cards could address immigration
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
announcements should be made that all illegal entrants will be required to have a work card and will have a three-month amnesty period to acquire one. It should be the employers’ responsibility to encourage and demand their workers have such... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Vintage Kingston: Batty about bats affected by town's bright lightsis critical if we want to ensure our native bat populations can thrive.” From
Vintage Kingston: Batty about bats affected by town's bright lights
Kingston Guardian / Posted 21 hours ago
is critical if we want to ensure our native bat populations can thrive.” From July 30, 2006 A KINGSTON knife amnesty saw 165 dangerous blades handed into police. It was fewer than in neighbouring Richmond, which amassed more than 300... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protestmade all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstrat
80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
made all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstration,” the White House said in a statement. Amnesty International said: “The horrific attack on a group of peaceful protestors in Kabul demonstrates the utter disregard... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump’s speech: 1930s fascist, tin pot dictator, snake oil salesmanare stealing our jobs. He repeats the lie that Clinton wants unlimited immigrat
Trump’s speech: 1930s fascist, tin pot dictator, snake oil salesman
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
are stealing our jobs. He repeats the lie that Clinton wants unlimited immigration. (“Hillary Clinton is proposing mass amnesty, mass immigration and mass lawlessness.”) Fear. We’re being overrun. Your children may be killed. That is not just... Read more
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