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May 08, 2021

Asian people under attack in US

A reporting centre for anti-Asian hate crimes, released statistics showing that from March 2020 to March 2021, there were 6,603 reported incidents of anti-Asian hate in the US. That’s almost...

Rebel British MP's defiant stand over aid to Palestinians

UK lawmaker George Galloway, an organiser of a Israeli blockade-busting food convoy aimed at helping Palestinians in Gaza, says he will not be convicted for violating the EU sanctions on the besieged Middle Eastern territory.The "Viva Palestina" ...

'Tension here was palpable after the bloody mutiny'

Heidi Kingstone - in Dhaka, BangladeshThe streets have been unusually quiet over the last few days as Bangladesh's capital saw the greatest disturbances in decades when the border guards mutinied.Paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles soldiers staged a dramati ...

China This Week

Chris Gelken, in Beijing, provides a weekly digest of some eye-catching editorials in the Chinese pressA suggestion by a local lawmaker in southern China's economic powerhouse province of Guangdong to scrap the minimum wage scheme has generated howls o ...

China This Week

Chris Gelken -   in Beijing, provides a weekly digest of some eye-catching editorials in the Chinese press.A leading medical expert in China has reiterated his claim that internet addiction is a psychological disease, defending a position that has tri ...

China This Week

Chris Gelken -   in Beijing, provides a weekly digest of some eye-catching editorials in the Chinese press.In their first joint document of the year, the State Council and the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China outlined special measures ...

Story of boys who 'disappeared' with father 11 years ago

Johnny Summerton - Paris, France In 1998 two boys, aged seven and eight, were declared missing after their father, Xavier Fortin, abducted his sons rather than return them to their mother who had custody of both.At least that was how the story was first re ...

Sarkozy attempts to calm nerves about 'worldwide crisis'

Johnny Summerton - in Paris, France "It's the crisis of the century and it's without precedence," said the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, early on in a special interview broadcast live here on national television and radio this week.& ...

China This Week

Chris Gelken -   in Beijing, China, provides a weekly digest of eye-catching editorials in the Chinese MediaThe municipal authorities in New York, US, are reportedly planning to reduce the number of non-emergency vehicles in their inventory by about 1 ...

This is the charity film banned by BBC

British broadcasters the BBC and Sky News have hidden behind the coward's blanket of excuse and cited the protection of their 'impartiality' as the reason for their refusal to air the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) aid appeal on behalf of ...

Scandinavian country could give refuge to freed Guantanámo inmates

Finnish Foreigh Minister Alexander Stubb has said that his country could take some of the Guantanámo detainees US President Barack Obama plans to release when he closes the notorious concentration camp.         But former Foreign Minis ...

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