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White House open to Castro visit High-level US diplomat will travel to Havana late Jan WASHINGTON, Dec 19, (AFP): A US visit by Cuban President Raul Castro is a possibility, the White House said...
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2014/12/20 01:16
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... brother bend to the new world? Photo / Getty Images When Raul Castro came on the air to inform the nation in a characteristically brief speech that Cuba's ancient quarrel with the...
2014/12/19 22:23
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North Korean spy Kim Hyon-hui, center, with her mouth taped, is taken from a plane in December 1987 upon her arrival in Seoul, South Korea, from Bahrain, after she bombed a Korean jetliner, killing...
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It certainly was not the old patriarch’s rousing style of delivery that inspired this high emotion. The 83-year-old has never shared his brother’s taste for delivering hours of oratory, laden with...
2014/12/18 19:20
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House officials on Thursday would not rule out the possibility of Cuban President Raul Castro visiting Washington. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that President Obama...
2014/12/18 10:29
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Egypt was listed as one of the deadliest countries for journalists in 2014, as media watchdogs highlighted the country's numerous violations against journalists in annual reports published on Tuesday...
2014/12/18 08:57
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Several years ago Thomas Friedman, the New York Times foreign affairs columnist, wrote in rather glib fashion that what the Muslim world needed was a civil war within itself in order to resolve the...
2014/12/17 23:45
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WASHINGTON -- Republicans loudly protested President Barack Obama's historic detente with Cuba on Wednesday, arguing that diplomatic relations with a nation with a history of human rights abuses sets...
2014/12/17 23:19
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Next stop Havana? (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool) "I certainly wouldn't rule out a presidential visit," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday. "But I don't have anything to announce at...
2014/12/16 06:33
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Thai and Burmese workers sort fish at Mahachai port in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Pic: AP. Human Rights Watch released a statement last week criticising the Thai military government’s plan to put...
2014/12/16 04:42
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The 60,000 people of Manus province, a remote island outpost of Papua New Guinea, had no say in the decision by Australian and local leaders to detain, process and at least temporarily resettle...
2014/12/15 14:26
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Can Power reconcile her ardent human-rights interventionism with the “composite calculus” that must guide American policy?Credit Photograph by Van Sarki On July 17, 2013, the Senate Foreign Relations...
2014/12/12 23:50
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WASHINGTON (AP) � Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the wrong signal by opening the door for broader engagement with Myanmar's widely criticized military just...
2014/12/12 17:16
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By Ali Ashraf Khan The obvious answer is 'nothing'. A glance at the long list of peace prizewinners shows how this is the case. People chosen for the Nobel peace prize have been chosen to from the...
2014/12/11 18:29
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... by Nicole Widdersheim was published on the USAID website on December 10. Widdersheim is the human rights adviser for USAID's Center for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance. A 'Daily'...
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WASHINGTON (AP) � The CIA and several of its past leaders are stepping up a campaign to discredit a five-year Senate investigation into the CIA's harrowing interrogation practices after 9/11,...
2014/12/11 09:17
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THE computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the internet should be recognised as a human right, as a report shows that billions of people still can't go...
2014/12/11 03:46
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Today, Dec. 10, as we commemorate Human Rights Day and the landmark 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), we recall how last year at this time, what many consider the world’s oldest human...
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Leaders urged to switch focus away from keeping foreigners out Governments must focus on saving lives rather than keeping foreigners out at a time when more people than ever are embarking on risky...
2014/12/10 10:19
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A school principal honoured with the 2014 Australian Human Rights Medal has accused the Federal Government of placing cruel limitations on child asylum seekers and of a “monumental passing of the...
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