Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:03 +0000

Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

After a decade in the limelight, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains an evasive and polarizing figure.

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Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war — monitor

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:26:14 +0000

Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war — monitor

Eight years of war in Syria have left more than 370,000 people dead including 112,000 civilians, a monitor said Friday.

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Japan’s Akihito seen as devoted to duties, open to new ideas

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:59:56 +0000

Japan's Akihito seen as devoted to duties, open to new ideas

TOKYO — Japan’s Emperor Akihito has devoted his 30-year reign to making amends for a war fought in his father’s name, while adapting the 1,500-year-old monarchy to draw the Imperial Family closer to the public.

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Kids in Iraq camps dream big, but can’t enroll in school

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:52:39 +0000

Iraq camps

The makeshift school in the Hammam al-Alil 2 camp in Iraq opened this year, but thousands of displaced children are unable to access it.

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Crimes of war

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:04:18 +0000

ISLAMABAD — In a year that witnessed an unprecedented groundswell of testimonies from survivors of sexual violence across the globe, the joint Nobel Peace Prize winners for 2018 shed light on the lack of justice for the countless victims of rape in conflict zones. In their emotionally charged acceptance speeches, Nadia Murad, an Iraqi-Yazidi rights activist […]

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