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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - After armed men raided the home of Hussein Adel al-Madani and his wife Sara Talib last year, the Iraqi activists spent months of self-imposed exile in Turkey, changed address upon returning home and ceased participating in protests, according to two friends of the couple.
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wonders why there is so much fuss about bringing back the ashes of communist leader Chin Peng to Malaysia.
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LONDON (Reuters) - A former employee of Britain's consulate in Hong Kong said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and shackled him in an attempt to force him to give information about activists leading pro-democracy protests.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP): Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence official revered by Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority for his role in ending a bloody civil war, registered a comfortable victory Sunday (Nov 17) in the nation’s presidential election.
(Reuters) - Football has long mixed with politics in South America but the refusal of Chilean players to play a friendly against Peru in sympathy with anti-government protesters has taken action and awareness to a new level.
VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Venice's mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.
SINGAPORE: In the months leading to his death in October 2016, a five-year-old boy was subjected to all kinds of abuse, including being confined in a cage meant for the family’s pet cat.
If we are to prevent catastrophic climate change, we have to look for ways of living that promote sustainable ecosystems.
CACAOPERA, El Salvador (Reuters) - Fidel Perez has abandoned his farm for the day to look on as investigators work in a remote cemetery in this Central American country, seeking answers to one of many tragedies in the Salvadoran civil war - and the remains of his mother and sister.