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China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

Aug  11, – The blast, which Xinhua said happened in a high-pressure steam pipeline, came a day before the first anniversary of giant explosions that killed at least 165 people in the northern port city of Tianjin. A pipeline explosion at a power station in China killed at least 21 people and injured five more […]

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Interpol issues arrest warrant for British terror widow

Interpol issues arrest warrant for British terror widow

Sep 26, –  Lewthwaite  a 29-year-old Muslim convert whose first husband was one of the suicide bombers in the 2005 attack on the London transit system that killed 52 commuters — is wanted by Kenyan authorities over alleged involvement in a plot to bomb holiday resorts there. Interpol on Thursday issued an arrest notice on […]

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Ethiopia’s press freedom faces uncertain future

Ethiopia’s press freedom faces uncertain future

June 02, AP – Ethiopian journalist Muluken Tesfahun of the privately owned weekly newspaper Ethio-Mehedar was arrested while reporting on the return of thousands of farmers who had been forced from their land near the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The government has admitted the March evictions were illegal, but so far no charges have been […]

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Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures

Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures

May 23, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition activists have staged numerous peaceful demonstrations since the May 5 general elections, which the National Front coalition won with a weakened parliamentary majority. The activists insist the coalition, which has governed since 1957, retained power through bogus ballots and other irregularities, though Prime Minister Najib Razak and […]

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Ugandan police halt media work shut down media houses, silence radio stations

Ugandan police halt media work shut down media houses, silence radio stations

May 22, AP – A police raid at two Ugandan newspapers, The Daily Monitor and Red Pepper, went into a second day on Tuesday ( 21.05.2013) and journalists working for these two dailies were again barred from accessing their offices. Two radio stations have also been taken off the air. Ugandan journalists say their right […]

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