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2014/09/01 17:44
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The first of three cases being brought against Mr Hall by Natural Fruit, one of Thailand’s largest pineapple processors, is due to begin in Bangkok, based on his research chronicling the alleged...
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2014/09/01 14:56
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SINGAPORE: Monday (Sept 1) marks 14 years since the Speakers' Corner was set up at Hong Lim Park, giving Singaporeans a public space to speak on any issue without needing a licence or permit. The...
2014/08/29 05:56
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It’s probably not a coincidence that Burma has regressed. Press freedom has chilled. Burma’s notorious military is still fighting ethnic minorities. Violence and bigotry against Burma’s Rohingya and...
2014/08/29 04:53
2014/08/29 04:53
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At least four US hostages held by the ISIL terrorist group were waterboarded during the early part of their captivities, a new report says. American journalist James Foley, who was executed last...
2014/08/26 01:19
2014/08/26 01:19
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference at the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Naypyidaw, Burma, on Aug. 10. (Nicolas Asfouri/AP) The State Department was tied in...
2014/08/21 19:12
2014/08/21 19:12
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Leading figures from the charity world, and film stars Colin Firth and Emma Thompson, have paid tribute to the "human rights icon". Bamber was a psychotherapist who began helping victims of torture...
2014/08/21 10:26
2014/08/21 10:26
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Governor Boyd McCleary left the territory, he assented to a bill that strengthens penalties against computer crimes and possession of child pornography. The Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act,...
2014/08/20 09:30
2014/08/20 09:30
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... National Umma Party (NUP) reaffirmed its demand to review the national dialogue saying the ongoing process is just a meeting between Islamist parties. On 8 August the DUP signed with...
2014/08/18 23:50
2014/08/18 23:50
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... The Dorchester. Calls for a boycott of the Dorchester Collection's 10 hotels, over its owner's links to the rulers of Brunei, have affected bookings, the firm has said. The hotel group, which...
2014/08/18 07:47
2014/08/18 07:47
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity,...
2014/08/18 07:12
2014/08/18 07:12
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Former prime minister Malcolm Fraser has called on the government to use a little known part of the Crimes Act which allows for Australians to be charged with treachery for fighting with overseas...
2014/08/16 15:37
2014/08/16 15:37
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BEIJING �?? As peace talks to end one of the world's longest-running civil wars resume in Burma, pro-democracy activists are pushing the military-led government to give up one of its cherished powers:...
2014/08/14 03:28
2014/08/14 03:28
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I am returning, as President Morrison has said, from actually my sixth trip to the Asia Pacific in 18 months as Secretary of State. And later today, I’ll be meeting with our outstanding Commander of...
2014/08/13 10:33
2014/08/13 10:33
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Labor rights activist Andy Hall, center, with members of the Migrant Worker Rights Network. Pic: AP. Members of the international human rights community have affirmed their support for labor activist...
2014/08/13 06:45
2014/08/13 06:45
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SINGAPORE – The red and white national flag of Singapore still hangs throughout this city state, days after celebrations marking its 49 years since the country's August 9 independence. Yet, while this...
2014/08/13 05:28
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Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met on 12 August in Sydney for the annual...
2014/08/13 05:28
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... TRANSCRIPT:MS. HARF: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the daily briefing. I have a few items at the top.First, on Libya, we strongly condemn today’s assassination of Tripoli’s police...
2014/08/13 04:26
2014/08/13 04:26
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The following is the address delivered by Cardinal Tagle at Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) on the event of the conferral of the honour, Doctor of the University, honoris causa, on 4 August...
2014/08/13 02:28
2014/08/13 02:28
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Indonesian Province of Papua: Two French Journalists HeldWednesday, 13 August 2014, 1:56 pmPress Release: Reporters Sans FrontieresTwo French journalists held for past five days in Indonesian province...
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2014/08/10 20:56
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US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday (Aug 10) said Myanmar faced "significant challenges" in its democratic transition but pledged Washington's support as the former pariah moves towards...
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