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Thursday 31 January 2008
Brussels, Belgium
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) have welcomed the entry into force of the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings.
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
Hegemony is the dominance of one group over other groups, with or without the threat of force, to the extent that, for instance, the dominant party can dictate the terms of trade to its advantage; more broadly, cultural perspectives become skewed to favor the dominant group. The cultural control that hegemony asserts affects commonplace patterns of thought: hegemony controls the way new ideas are rejected or become naturalized in a process that subtly alters notions of common sense in a given society. By Ivan Simic
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Paris, France
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrest of Fiji TV reporter Emily Moli and cameraman Shalendra Datt for "disobeying a police order" on 23 January, when they went to cover a dispute between the principal and administration of Rishikul Sanatan high school in Nasinu.
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Manila, Philippines
Given the dramatic challenges presented by climate change, including the risk that some islands in the Pacific may become uninhabitable, the Asian Development Bank's Pacific Strategy will be further refined to provide more emphasis on environmental management to help the region better manage its vulnerable natural environment.
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Tuesday 29 January 2008
Jakarta, Indonesia
As a reporter, I had the chance to intensively cover Suharto, including his overseas trips, for about 13 years until his fall as the country's second president on May 21, 1998. By Kornelius Purba
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Thursday 24 January 2008
Auckland, New Zealand
TVNZ is facing severe criticism over its decision to allow the National Bank to sponsor its news updates.
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Tuesday 22 January 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
There have been numerous explanations and definitions of war through theories, such as: Historical, Psychological, Demographic, Marxist, Economical, and Rationalist, among others. In one word; war is any large scale or violent act which many times resolves in the destruction of one's territory, nation, and lives. War is learned and has evolved through history, these days war is conducted through military campaigns, which includes: armed conflict, intelligence, troop movement, propaganda, aircraft, bombs and missiles. - Ivan Simic
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Saturday 19 January 2008
London, UK
The World Bank was under strong pressure last night to follow the lead of the EU and other donors to threaten aid to Kenya until the crisis over President Mwai Kibaki's disputed election is resolved.
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Saturday 19 January 2008
New Zealand
Six former directors and executives of AWB (formerly the Australian Wheat Board) got a Christmas present they had been half expecting, but not looking forward to, when the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) confirmed it would be bringing civil charges against them.
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Thursday 17 January 2008
Sydney, Australia
While the drama unfolds in the Southern Ocean, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) reiterates the only way to permanently stop the Government of Japan's illegal whaling activity is through international courts.
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Tuesday 15 January 2008
South Africa
South Africa's police chief and the head of Interpol, Jackie Selebi, stepped down from both jobs at the weekend after prosecutors said they intend to charge him with bribery and defeating the ends of justice over his "generally corrupt relationship" with a convicted drug trafficker who is on trial for murder.
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Friday 11 January 2008
London, UK
A civil servant was cleared yesterday of breaching the Official Secrets Act after he leaked documents about the Government's involvement with radical Islamists.
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Friday 11 January 2008
Suva, Fiji
It's a little over 60 years since the end of the War that has become a legendary part of Pacific history. Children of returned warriors to Japan, America, Australasia, and Europe are now retiring. They are the kids who grew up in the golden ages - 1950s and 60s in USA and Australasia, 70s and 80s in Japan. No sub-prime worries for this group - they are real estate freehold, kids have graduated from college.
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Thursday 10 January 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
A large national household survey conducted by the Iraqi government and the World Health Organization estimates that 151 000 Iraqis died from violence between March 2003 and June 2006.
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Friday 4 January 2008
Lynchburg-Va., USA
The US government reached an important landmark by topping $2 billion in rewards paid to citizens for reporting fraud. The average whistleblower reward was $1.5 million. The largest reward exceeded $100 million.
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Thursday 20 December 2007
Marlborough,New Zealand
Associate Minister of Immigration Shane Jones is in the Marlborough-Nelson region today to find out first hand from industry and Pacific representatives, how the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) policy is rolling out.
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Wednesday 19 December 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI is committed to supporting the Solomon Islands police in their current efforts to ensure a free and fair environment for this week's election of a new prime minister.
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Wednesday 19 December 2007
Brussels, Belgium
"In their home countries, it is very often the shortage of decent work that forces workers to emigrate, so they are not doing it out of choice but as a means of survival. In the host countries, however, these migrants are mainly caught up in the most insecure, arduous and degrading forms of work, that is, the least 'decent'. The issue of decent work therefore needs to be at the centre of policies related to migration", stated Guy Ryder, ITUC General Secretary, on the eve of International Migrants Day.
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Wednesday 19 December 2007
Jayapura, Papua
Indonesian state prosecutors seized Friday 60 copies of a book they say could divide Papua politically, while critics have accused them of robbing local people of their freedom of expression.
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Wednesday 19 December 2007
Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $5.9 million grant to support Samoa's efforts to increase the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education.
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