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North Korea says it will counter regime change

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 10:50AM UTC Comments Off

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is warning the United States that any maneuver intended to change the reclusive communist regime will be viewed as a red line that will result in countermeasures. Pyongyang’s deputy U.N. ambassador Ri Tong Il said at a news conference Friday that the U.S. is “hell-bent on regime change,” and...

Spend the summer studying in London

By Fri, Apr 04, 2014 5:56PM UTC Comments Off Russell Square, London

SOAS, University of London has just announced its exciting new range of summer school courses, available for booking now. Taking a summer course at SOAS enables students to learn about a wide range of different topics in an intensive format, combining theory and practice.  Students from all backgrounds are welcome to take part in the...

Malaysian envoys worldwide sought to stop Murum dam

By Fri, Nov 22, 2013 2:28PM UTC Comments Off A dramatic pose by an indigenous Penan protecting water resource. (Photo: Bruno Manser Fonds)

Malaysian diplomats stationed worldwide are now sought to intervene in the controversial Murum Hydroelectric Project, one of the 12 mega-dams undertaken by the Sawawak Energy Berhad. Indigenous people around the said river are getting desperate day by day to save their land and property, but there seems to be no aid in sight to ease their suffering. They...

Education campaigner Malala gets rights award

By Sat, Oct 05, 2013 10:24AM UTC Comments Off Malala Yousafzai adjusts her headscarf after receiving the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at Harvard University Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass.  (AP Photo/Jessica Rinaldi)

LONDON (AP) — The Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a Taliban assassination attempt has won an award named for a murdered Russian journalist. Malala Yousafzai, an education activist, was shot as she traveled to school in northwest Pakistan in October 2012. She was declared winner of the Anna Politkovskaya Award on Friday. The award is given...

Thailand fails to find closure on Bangkok massacre

By Fri, Aug 16, 2013 11:30AM UTC 3 Comments Pic: AP.

Over three years after the deadly military crackdown on the anti-government red shirt protests, battling narratives on what happened that day are still defining the current political climate – even more so with the debate on the government-sponsored amnesty bills and the release of an official inquiry report that fundamentally contradicts with recent court rulings. On...

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