Morsi's punishment is a crime
Full Article Al Jazeera
21 Apr 2015

Egypt under the leadership of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has become synonymous with the strong-arm tactics of a military dictator, and one who fears the state's citizens. Sisi himself would no doubt baulk at the suggestion of fear, but in reality this can be the only reason. If fear were not relevant, why would there be mass trials where hundreds are...

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In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. On Tuesday April 21, 2015, an Egyptian criminal court sentenced Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012.
photo: AP / Tarek el-Gabbas

updated 06 Nov 2013; published 06 Nov 2013
Rabaa_LA Pro Morsi Anti-coup Caravan
updated 17 Feb 2014; published 17 Feb 2014
Egypt: Mohamed Morsi faces 4 trials
updated 19 Oct 2013; published 19 Oct 2013
Morsi refuses talks with military leaders: Family
updated 09 Sep 2013; published 09 Sep 2013
Brutal Crackdowns Show Morsi Trial Is a Sham
updated 28 Jan 2014; published 28 Jan 2014
Deadly violence erupts in Cairo as Morsi goes on trial again
updated 28 Jan 2013; published 28 Jan 2013
2014 Egypt's Military making threats to take control again end times news update
Indian minister says 2,000 girls 'killed' every day
Full Article Philadelphia Daily News
21 Apr 2015

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are "killed" every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country's minister for women and child development said. Despite laws that ban parents having tests to determine the gender of unborn children, sex selective...

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File - School girls with umbrellas during heavy rain in Srinagar, Kashmir, India, 3 September 2014.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 11 Mar 2015; published 11 Mar 2015
Nirbhaya's Parents Talk to NDTV About Documentary on 'India's Daughter'
updated 09 Jan 2013; published 09 Jan 2013
Indian Girl Rape : Karnataka Ministers Caught Watching Porn In Assembly
updated 01 Dec 2014; published 01 Dec 2014
[EXCLUSIVE] Haryana sisters beat up molesters in bus, passengers merely look on
updated 21 Feb 2013; published 21 Feb 2013
Fake Indian Babas and their Scandals and Crimes
updated 09 Jan 2013; published 09 Jan 2013
Indian Girl Rape Exclusive Video: Jyoti Singh Pandey Raped
updated 07 Mar 2015; published 07 Mar 2015
India's Daughter...Fearless girl slams advocate for blaming Nirbhaya for her rape
Migrant boat disaster: Leading aid and human rights groups accuse Britain of fuelling refugee crisis
Full Article The Independent
21 Apr 2015

Leading aid and human rights groups have accused Britain of fuelling the crisis which has led to mass drownings in the Mediterranean by providing no legal means for refugees to reach safety and helping to build the walls of “fortress Europe”. In an open letter to David Cameron published by The Independent, a coalition of 19 charities calls on the...

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A rescuer, right, cradles a child in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy, early Monday, April 20, 2015. About 100 migrants, including 28 children, were rescued by a merchant vessel in the Sicilian Strait.
photo: AP

updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Lampedusa migrant boat capsizes: Video of search operation after 900 drowned in latest tragedy
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Mediterranean migrant deaths Pressure on EU to act
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Italy continues desperate search for up to 700 migrants lost at sea
updated 18 Jul 2014; published 18 Jul 2014
Italy: Migrants require emergency medical care after fleeing conflict zones
updated 13 Aug 2014; published 13 Aug 2014
Rescue mission: Hundreds of African immigrants saved by coastguards
updated 19 Aug 2013; published 19 Aug 2013
Working for Red Cross: Caring about values
Air strike on missile base in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds
Full Article Reuters
21 Apr 2015

SANAA (Reuters) - An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400 on Monday, state news agency Saba said. Saudi Arabia has led an alliance of Sunni Arab countries in air strikes against the Iran-allied Shi'ite Houthi group and army units loyal...

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Yemenis carry their belongings on a street littered with debris as they flee their home after a Saudi-led airstrike against Iran-allied Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, that hit a site of a weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Monday, April 20, 2015.
photo: AP / Hani Mohammed

updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Air Strike on Missile Base in Yemen Capital Causes Huge Explosion: Residents
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Video shows massive explosion at Yemen missile base
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Air strike in Yemen capital causes huge explosion: residents
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Air Strike on Missile Base in Yemen Capital Causes Huge Explosion-Residents
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Huge explosion in Yemen: Blast rocks scud missile base in the capital
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
Yemen bombing: Airstrike footage show massive missile base explosion after Saudi-led attack
Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes?
Full Article BBC News
20 Apr 2015

Anthony Zurcher North America reporter 20 April 2015 From the section US & Canada We're in week two of Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and - thanks to a New York Times article about a yet-to-be-released book - her family's financial interests are under increased scrutiny. The book in question is Clinton Cash: The Untold Story...

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File - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks with Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger, James A. Baker, III, Madeleine K. Albright, and Colin L. Powell at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the U.S. Diplomacy Center at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on September 3, 2014.
photo: US DoS

updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes?
updated 25 Jun 2014; published 25 Jun 2014
19-Year-Old Accidental Politician Sworn In On Quran
updated 08 Oct 2013; published 08 Oct 2013
Bill Kristol to Carl Bernstein: FDR 'Rolling Over in His Grave' for Being Compared to Obama
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
Bill O'Reilly on Clinton Cash
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
CNN Erin Burnett on Clinton Cash
updated 19 Jun 2014; published 19 Jun 2014
Obama Polls Down, Republicans Worse, But The Real Loser Is America

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The upcoming meeting of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights taking place in Banjul, Gambia could be an opportunity for African States and civil society to...
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BBC News
20 April 2015 From the section Magazine A generation ago Ethiopia's Tigray province was stricken by a famine that shocked the world. Today, as Chris Haslam reports, local people...
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The Daily Beast
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay. In 1941, before the United...

In this Sept. 16, 2008 file photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Nawaf Fares, left, is sworn in as Syria's ambassador to Iraq before Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Damascus.
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PARIS (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the French and Syrian intelligence services have had "some contacts" over the fight against the Islamic State group but denied that there is any...
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In this photo taken Sept. 7, 2012, Yanomami Indians dance in their village called Irotatheri in Venezuela's Amazon region.
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A tropical storm over the Amazon's Black River, which connects Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. Photo: AFP A remote tribe in the Venezuelan Amazon appears to be resistant to modern antibiotics even though its members have had barely any contact with...
photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos
Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Weapons Department man the rails of the Iowa-class battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64).
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VOA News The Pentagon says the American warship USS Theodore Roosevelt is "repositioning" as part of a security operation at sea, but will not intercept Iranian vessels off the coast of Yemen. Citing unnamed officials, the Associated Press...
photo: US Navy / Photographer's Mate Airman Aaron Burden.
In this Feb. 13, 2012 photo, recruits of the Kachin Independence Army, one of the country's largest armed ethnic groups, march during training at a military camp near Laiza, the area controlled by the Kachin in northern Myanmar.
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Moe Zaw YANGON— Fighting between the Myanmar army and Kachin rebels broke out Saturday and continued until Monday, according to the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO). KIO liaison officer, Colonel Zaw Taung, told VOA Burmese government...
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Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi gestures in a defendant cage during his hearing at a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
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20 April 2015 From the section Middle East An Egyptian court is to deliver its first verdict in one of the trials of former President Mohammed Morsi. He was ousted by the military in July 2013 after mass protests against his rule, in a move which...
photo: AP / Ahmed Omar
UN refugee agency wants no part of Cambodia resettlement
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Uncertainty: Asylum seekers on Nauru. Photo: Angela Wylie Bangkok: The United Nations agency responsible for refugees has washed its hands of Australia's controversial deal to send refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia. A...
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Hubble docked in the cargo bay of Atlantis. Following the crew's post-sleep activities, they went to work performing the rendezvous operations that included burning the orbiters engines to refine the approach to the Hubble telescope.[NASA 20]
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(CNN)It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit. It's called the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope itself is not really much...
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