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2015/04/18 02:07
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The New York-based rights group, Human Rights Watch, is calling for the Thai government to drop charges of criminal defamation against Australian journalist, Alan Morison. The editor of online news...
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2015/04/17 05:03
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Abuses in Southeast Asian nations’ fishing industries have been well documented. Pic: AP. By Irene Pietropaoli As corporate executives and political leaders prepare to gather in Jakarta for the...
2015/04/16 15:09
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Burma, also known as Myanmar, has long been closed off to the rest of the world. Home to over 51 million people and 135 officially-recognized ethnic groups, the country has been siloed by one of the...
2015/04/15 22:16
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... to terrorise its own citizens. Pictures / AP Secret documents reveal New Zealand has shared intelligence collected through covert surveillance with Bangladesh despite that country's security...
2015/04/15 21:00
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... the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism marks another important step towards the elimination of its pernicious but surprisingly resilient post-cold war concept of the “rogue...
2015/04/14 14:31
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President-Elect General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) at the weekend spoke to newsmen in his home town, Daura, Katsina State after casting his vote on a number of issues. MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA was there for...
2015/04/13 10:08
2015/04/13 10:08
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As Hillary Clinton announces her 2016 Presidential bid, look back at investigative journalist and Washington insider Leslie Cockburn's informed and intelligent portrait of Clinton from the June 2014...
2015/04/13 07:09
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Bill Clinton was elected governor of Arkansas, making Hillary Rodham the state's first lady. Yielding to pressure, she agreed to take Bill's last name several years later. "I decided it was more...
2015/04/12 07:12
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On Catherine Marshall's most recent visit, she discovered a country immeasurably changed. It's two years ago and I'm sitting on the balcony of a stilted house on Myanmar's Inle Lake, eating a bowl of...
2015/04/11 23:38
2015/04/11 23:38
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Mr Win grew up just a few kilometres from where he is sitting. But last year he was evicted in the name of development, resettled after his family’s plot became prime real estate and part of a...
2015/04/10 22:58
2015/04/10 22:58
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A second round of talks between the key players in Myanmar's looming election, including Aung San Suu Kyi, finished without resolution, a minister said Friday, though he described the discussion as...
2015/04/08 02:22
2015/04/08 02:22
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It started over tea. Nobel Peace Prize winners Jody Williams from the U.S., Shirin Ebadi from Iran, and the late Wangari Maathai from Kenya were all in Nairobi and decided to meet. As they talked...
2015/04/07 10:47
2015/04/07 10:47
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A British man facing two-and-a-half years in a Burmese jail for using an image of the Buddha to promote his bar is “trying to make the best out of a bad situation”. Phil Blackwood, from Teesside, was...
2015/04/06 17:23
2015/04/06 17:23
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Ko Htet and his wife Su Yee Win are lovers in a dangerous time, which happens to be an entirely unexpected feature of their new life as a married couple. When they posed for a series of classy black...
2015/04/06 09:33
2015/04/06 09:33
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Australian death-row prisoners Myuran Sukumaran, right and Andrew Chan in Indonesia. Pic: AP. The planned executions of nine prisoners on death row in Indonesia has drawn focus back to the...
2015/04/03 01:08
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After exhausting talks, world powers and Iran clinch nuke deal, seek full accord in 3 months LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Capping exhausting and contentious talks, Iran and world powers sealed a...
2015/04/02 23:28
2015/04/02 23:28
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Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor April 2, 2015________________________________________As prepared for deliveryThank you all for having me here today. Thanks...
2015/04/02 10:18
2015/04/02 10:18
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WARNING: Disturbing content “LOOKS like fun!” “Big deal.” Because riding elephants is a popular tourist activity carried out around the world, and it’s super-fun and harmless, right? WARNING:...
2015/04/02 09:37
2015/04/02 09:37
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A hopeful moment for civil society in Myanmar – Andrew Morgan Published: 2 April 2015 4:34 PM With the “opening up” of Myanmar in 2011 after decades of repressive military rule, domestic civil...
2015/04/01 22:19
2015/04/01 22:19
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... 2015 shows President Obama and Vice President Biden, with the national security team, participating in a secure video teleconference from the Situation Room of the White House on March 31, 2015,...
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