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SCOTUSblog
Why United States v. Texas is the most important case the Court will decide this yearDan Stein is President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform. The
Why United States v. Texas is the most important case the Court will decide this year
SCOTUSblog / Posted 6 minutes ago
Dan Stein is President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform. The Supreme Court has decided to review certain elements in United States v. Texas. The Supreme Court should leave the injunction in place until a full trial on the merits.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Georgia Planning 'Blasphemy Bill' to Protect 'Religious Feelings;' Some Church Reps OpposedWhile the country of Georgia is preparing to introduce a "blasphemy bill" that
Georgia Planning 'Blasphemy Bill' to Protect 'Religious Feelings;' Some Church Reps Opposed
The Christian Post / Posted 46 minutes ago
While the country of Georgia is preparing to introduce a "blasphemy bill" that would make insults against religious feeling punishable by heavy fines, some Church and faith representatives have said that is not needed and will target... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Key Issues Where Uganda Election Will Be Won or Lost Going By Recent TrendsThe February 18 election in Uganda is President Yoweri Museveni's to lose as he
10 Key Issues Where Uganda Election Will Be Won or Lost Going By Recent Trends
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The February 18 election in Uganda is President Yoweri Museveni's to lose as he seeks to extend his 30-year stay in office, but with recent opinion polls showing his main rival Dr Kizza Besigye gaining ground, we explore some of the key issues that... Read more
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Harrow Times
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Harrow Times / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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This is West Country
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
This is West Country / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Gazette News
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Gazette News / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Bolton News
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Bolton News / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections' Dominic Grieve said "it has been evident that even those working on the legis
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Dominic Grieve said "it has been evident that even those working on the legislation have not always been clear as to what the provisions are intended to achieve" Proposed new snooping... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Poll: Do you want abortion law changed in Northern Ireland? Northern Ireland's "highly restrictive" abortion laws endanger women's lives,
Poll: Do you want abortion law changed in Northern Ireland?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Northern Ireland's "highly restrictive" abortion laws endanger women's lives, a United Nations committee has claimed The Northern Ireland Assembly is set to debate and vote on changes to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Croydon Guardian / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ted Cruz: Granite State primary not ‘a must-win’MANCHESTER, N.H. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz dismissed the polls and pundits showing h
Ted Cruz: Granite State primary not ‘a must-win’
Boston Herald / Posted an hour ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz dismissed the polls and pundits showing his second-place position is slipping, but also said he never viewed New Hampshire as “a must-win.” “These elections are decided … in VFW halls, in the living rooms of men... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 hours ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
Proposed new snooping laws are unclear, lack sufficient privacy protections and fail to cover all the intrusive powers used by spy agencies, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. In a blow to the Government's hopes of securing smooth passage for... Read more
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Northern Echo
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'Tory MP Dominic Grieve, chairman of the committee, said: "The issues under cons
Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'
Northern Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
Tory MP Dominic Grieve, chairman of the committee, said: "The issues under consideration are undoubtedly complex, however it has been evident that even those working on the legislation have not always been clear as to what the provisions are intended... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Minister warns against proposal to abolish Special Criminal Court | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 12:46 pm By David Raleigh E
Minister warns against proposal to abolish Special Criminal Court
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 12:46 pm By David Raleigh Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan has... Read more
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WAGT 26 Augusta
Ex-Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocitiesTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo unlea
Ex-Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocities
WAGT 26 Augusta / Posted 2 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo unleashed a wave of deadly violence targeting political opponents in a doomed attempt to cling to power after losing a 2010 election runoff, the International Criminal Court’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chinese pensioners freezing to death while lobbying the governmentEXCLUSIVE - 'This is war. I will die before I go home with nothing': Secret sha
Chinese pensioners freezing to death while lobbying the government
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE - 'This is war. I will die before I go home with nothing': Secret shame of Beijing's 'hidden homeless' who freeze to death sleeping rough in -18C for YEARS in tooth and nail fight for justice Protesters in China capital freeze to death... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in NorwayOSLO: Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in Norway
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
OSLO: Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to court next month to argue that his effective solitary confinement makes him a victim of cruel and inhuman treatment. The move has... Read more
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The Star
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in NorwayOSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in Norway
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
OSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to court next month to argue that his effective solitary confinement makes him a victim of cruel and inhuman... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Malaysia’s AG: Whistle-blowing Detrimental to HealthMalaysia’s Attorney General, Mohamed Apandi Ali, appointed in July 2015, is tur
Malaysia’s AG: Whistle-blowing Detrimental to Health
Asia Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Malaysia’s Attorney General, Mohamed Apandi Ali, appointed in July 2015, is turning out to be a jack-of-all-trades who appears ominously comfortable carrying out favors for Prime Minister Najib Razak and the United Malays National Organization.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in NorwayBy Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he k
Lawsuit by killer Breivik prompts soul-searching in Norway
Swissinfo / Posted 3 hours ago
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to court next month to argue that his effective solitary confinement makes him a victim of cruel and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Family of IRA bomb victim praise anniversary serviceThe family of a newspaper vendor killed in the IRA Docklands bombing said today
Family of IRA bomb victim praise anniversary service
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
The family of a newspaper vendor killed in the IRA Docklands bombing said today’s service to mark the 20th anniversary was an important act of defiance against terrorists. Inam Bashir, 29, and John Jeffries, 31, were killed when a lorry bomb ripped... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid era cops for murder AP News | 02/09/16 01:40 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African prosecutors p
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid era cops for murder
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 hours ago
AP News | 02/09/16 01:40 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPA to Prosecute Apartheid-Era CrimeThe NPA intends prosecuting four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security b
NPA to Prosecute Apartheid-Era Crime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The NPA intends prosecuting four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security branch for the murder of Umkhonto we Sizwe operative Nokuthula Simelane. She disappeared after she was arrested and tortured in 1983. National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rescued Girl Longs for Boko Haram 'Husband'Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian a
Rescued Girl Longs for Boko Haram 'Husband'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her. She was delighted to discover that she was pregnant with his child following a urine and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Run- Mr Clean Vs. the ProfThe CAR's run-off will determine much more than just who gets the keys to the p
Presidential Run- Mr Clean Vs. the Prof
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The CAR's run-off will determine much more than just who gets the keys to the presidential office. The Central Africa Republic's (CAR) presidential run-off, scheduled to be held on 14 February, looks set to be the country's most tightly-contested... Read more
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NBC News
#NBCBLK28: Jamira Burley: 'What I Do is Really About Human Rights'Jamira Burley, 27, Washington D.C. Senior Campaigner for Gun Violence and Crim
#NBCBLK28: Jamira Burley: 'What I Do is Really About Human Rights'
NBC News / Posted 4 hours ago
Jamira Burley, 27, Washington D.C. Senior Campaigner for Gun Violence and Criminal Justice, Amnesty International Long before Jamira Burley became a global activist confronting the issue of gun violence, she was a victim of it. "I grew up in a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanMost, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully inves
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained using slave labour or some other form of exploitation, a new report shows. A Baptist World Aid (BWA)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Publishes Mining License Review Outcome Next WeekThe federal government has completed a review of its mining licenses and will p
Govt Publishes Mining License Review Outcome Next Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The federal government has completed a review of its mining licenses and will publish the results next week, the minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, told Reuters yesterday. Fayemi said those who did not comply faced having their licenses... Read more
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Denver Post
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murderJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former member
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder
Denver Post / Posted 5 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed white-minority rule. The National Prosecuting Authority says the female activist,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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The Courier
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow SNP MSP nominated for Nobel Peace PrizePNND has been nominated for the prestigious award and Mr Kidd mentioned for his
Glasgow SNP MSP nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
heraldscotland / Posted 5 hours ago
PNND has been nominated for the prestigious award and Mr Kidd mentioned for his role in securing a vote in the Scottish Parliament committing Scotland to supporting a ban on nuclear weapons. The nomination praised the work of the group in using... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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The Young Witness
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
The Young Witness / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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Western Advocate
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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Ekklesia
Amnesty urges safe passage for refugees at Turkish borderTens of thousands of people displaced by joint Russian and Syrian government at
Amnesty urges safe passage for refugees at Turkish border
Ekklesia / Posted 6 hours ago
Tens of thousands of people displaced by joint Russian and Syrian government attacks in the north of Syria must be allowed to cross the border to safety in Turkey, Amnesty International said amid reports that thousands of people are waiting at border... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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Manning River Times
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come cleanFifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply ch
Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 hours ago
Fifty-six major electronics companies have been graded based on their supply chains. None received an A. Most, if not all, electronics companies in Australia have failed to fully investigate whether raw materials used in their products were obtained... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
House arrest better than jail for Anwar, lawyers group tells Putrajaya Published: 9 February 2016 5:21 PM One year has past since Datuk Seri Anwar
House arrest better than jail for Anwar, lawyers group tells Putrajaya
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 hours ago
Published: 9 February 2016 5:21 PM One year has past since Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was sent to the Sungai Buloh Prison to serve the five-year imprisonment following his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shi'ites/Military Imbroglio - HURIWA Condemns Iran, Amnesty's MeddlesomenessAbuja — Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Monday condemne
Shi'ites/Military Imbroglio - HURIWA Condemns Iran, Amnesty's Meddlesomeness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Abuja — Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Monday condemned the continuous meddlesomeness of the Iranian government and Amnesty International in Nigeria's internal affairs. The group lambasted the Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria,... Read more
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DW
AfricaLink on Air - 9 February 2016: 0705 UTC |HomeAfricaLink on Air - 9 February 2016: 0705 UTC Zimbabwe and Somalia in dire
AfricaLink on Air - 9 February 2016: 0705 UTC |
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
HomeAfricaLink on Air - 9 February 2016: 0705 UTC Zimbabwe and Somalia in dire need of food aid+++Nigerians protest a spike in the cost of electricity++Amnesty International calls for strengthening of UN peacekeeping mission in Central African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Still On Criminality in the Niger DeltaThe road ahead will be rough if criminals in the Niger Delta are treated with k
Still On Criminality in the Niger Delta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The road ahead will be rough if criminals in the Niger Delta are treated with kid's gloves Just when the country was heaving a sigh of relief that the brutal insurgent group called Boko Haram was gradually being decimated, there came another major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appreciating Buhari's Counter-Terrorism EffortsUnder the immediate past government of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Boko Ha
Appreciating Buhari's Counter-Terrorism Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Under the immediate past government of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Boko Haram insurgents had a field day, killing and maiming innocent citizens at will; the situation got so bad that, even soldiers that were supposed to fight the insurgents ran... Read more
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