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Friday, 23 August 2013 00:00

WikiLeaks candidate quits over far right

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's plans to capture a seat in Australia's September 7 elections took a blow today when WikiLeaks Party number two Leslie Cannold quit.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

WikiLeaks: Manning jailed for 35 years

Wikileaks whistleblower Private Bradley Manning was sentenced today to a draconian 35 years in prison.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

New television channel begins broadcast

Greece's new state TV channel started showing news today more than two months after the government abruptly closed public broadcaster ERT.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Greenpeace activists blocked

Russia blocked a Greenpeace ship from entering Arctic waters today where the environmentalist group planned to protest against oil exploration by Rosneft and ExxonMobil.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Chinese ships join US for rescue exercises

Three Chinese ships are sailing east to join United States boats near Hawaii for rare joint naval drills.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Human Rights Watch faces contempt petition

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena spoke out today after prosecutors began seeking a contempt notice against Human Rights Watch (HRW) for criticising a war-crimes tribunal.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Fukushima water leak 'worse than thought'

Japan'a nuclear watchdog warned today that a radioactive water leak at the wrecked Fukushima power plant could be even more serious than first thought.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Government rejects gas attack claim

Syrian rebels claimed today that at least 100 people had been killed during a government offensive near Damascus in which troops used "poisonous gas."
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00

Brotherhood chief arrested at Cairo flat

Egypt's military-backed authorities arrested Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie today on charges of "inciting the murder of protesters," extending its crackdown on the Islamist group.
Detroit public-sector workers, pensioners and residents filed objections on Monday against the city council's request for bankrupty protection.
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00

UN workers call for improved safety

UN staff said on Monday that the organisation wasn't doing enough to keep them safe.
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00

Musharraf charged with Bhutto assassination

Ex-President and army chief Pervez Musharraf was charged today with murder over the assassination of prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
About 46,000 Hyundai workers will stage a four-hour strike over two days this week in order to press the South Korean car-maker for higher wages and benefits, union officials said today.
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00

CIA admits role in 1953 Iran coup

For the first time in over half a century the CIA has acknowledged its role in the 1953 coup which ousted Iran's democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadeq.
About 300 tons of highly radioactive water have spewed out of one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, operator Tepco admitted today.
A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on Monday to force-feed hunger-striking inmates.
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 00:00

Islamists kill police in daylight ambush

Islamist fighters ambushed two minibuses full of off-duty police officers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula today, executing 24 of them after a brazen daylight attack.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai sacked his attorney general today after he went to an unsanctioned meeting with Taliban negotiators in the United Arab Emirates.
Security forces regained control of a prison in western Indonesia today following a night-long riot, recapturing most of the estimated 30 convicts who escaped.
At least 35 people were killed today when a train hurtled into Hindu pilgrims crossing railway tracks in eastern India.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

Gunfire greets army's curfew

Gunshots sounded across Cairo today and police fired tear gas and live ammunition as clashes broke out and tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets in defiance of a military-imposed state of emergency.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Ecuador's parliament on Thursday to protest at the scrapping of a plan to protect the country and the world's environment.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

ANC and NUM steer clear of miners' memorial

South Africa's ruling ANC party and its allies in the National Union of Mineworkers kept away from commemorations today for 34 striking platinum miners shot dead by police at the Marikana mine last year.
The National Security Agency has consciously broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

Cartes aims for foreign cash grab

Multimillionaire Horacio Cartes made a play for foreign money on Thursday as he assumed the presidency of impoverished Paraguay.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

Ban Ki Moon: Settlements block peace

UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon warned on Thursday that he fears Israeli settlement building could prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

Deal ends tax evader anonymity

The Cayman Islands said today that it had made a deal with the United States to hand over details of bank accounts held by US citizens to comply with a tax-evasion law.
Saturday, 17 August 2013 00:00

Sailors' bodies retrieved from sub wreckage

Indian navy divers today recovered the badly burned bodies of four sailors who had been trapped inside a submarine damaged by two explosions.
Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters stormed a government building in Cairo today hours after the group pledged to "bring down Egypt's military coup."
Friday, 16 August 2013 00:00

Violence forces docs to quit Somalia

Aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) stopped work in Somalia today because of increased violence.
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