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    MALI’S WORST HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN 50 YEARS

    Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by fighting in northern Mali and dozens have been subjected to arbitrary detention, extra-judicial executions or sexual violence including rape, Amnesty International said. In a new report ‘Mali:...
    2012-06-18 1102 0
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    BRITISH MAJOR RETIRES AT 94

    A British major, who founded a remote school in Pakistan that educated half of the country’s government, has retired at the age of 94. Major Geoffrey Langlands has decided to retire five years after launching a...
    2012-06-18 1084 0
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    THE BATTLE BEGINS…

    …To become China’s first woman in space Two fighter pilots are going head to head in hopes of becoming China’s first woman into space. Major Liu Yang, from Henan and Captain Wang Yaping, from Shandong, were...
    2012-06-18 1138 0
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    SMART IDEA

    Mobile phone with in-built radiation detector unveiled in Japan A new mobile phone with an inbuilt radiation detector has been introduced in Japan. The smartphone was developed by Softbank Corp and is the first to measure...
    2012-06-13 1133 0
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    NO TO SHIPPING AFRICAN CHEETAH TO INDIA

    A project to ship cheetahs from Africa to India has been stopped by the country’s Court after an expert branded the move “misconceived.” India’s environment minister had supported the £35m plan to move the African cheetahs...
    2012-06-13 1247 0
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    TEACHER NOT PAID FOR 22 YEARS

    An Indian teacher went unpaid for two decades after officials spelled his father’s name and district name incorrectly and then suspended him as an impostor. Anarul Haque began his teaching career in Murshidabad in West Bengal...
    2012-06-13 1169 0
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    The world’s most lavish home in Mumbai

    By William Walker. Mumbai; city of extremes, is at once one of the wealthiest cities in the world; a beacon of innovation and fiscal dominance, and staggeringly impoverished; saturated with the destitute and the forgotten. Vast...
    2012-06-13 1074 0
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    “SELL CLOTHES, NOT YOUR HONOUR…”

    …Say posters that covered up billboard advertisements of bare-shouldered women Billboard advertisements in Karachi, which feature bare-shouldered women, have been covered with black posters that read “Sell clothes, not your honour.” However, those responsible for the...
    2012-06-13 991 0
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    “MAKE TEA INDIAN”

    Tea plantation owners in India want to make British favourite the country’s national drink India’s tea plantation owners are campaigning to reclaim tea, a beverage associated with Britishness, as the country’s national drink. The campaign follows...
    2012-06-13 1004 0
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    Economy of Pakistan under threat

    By Iyma Atiq With crisis after crisis being reported on, more and more problems emerge each day and the constant daily struggle for people to earn a living means that potentially the future of the economy...
    2012-06-13 1068 0
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