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World 11 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Protest over Iran journalist on hunger strike

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Around 250 supporters of Akbar Ganji, the Iranian dissident journalist who has been on hunger strike for 63 days, held a peaceful protest on Thursday outside the hospital where he is being held.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Essien out of team but not on strike, says Lyon coach Houllier

Lyon's Michael Essien, who is being chased by Chelsea, was left out of the French champions' team for a league match on Sunday.

Other Sport 07 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dejected also-rans absorb loss

B>PARIS: /B>Parisians folded up their French flags and unfurled their umbrellas against a depressing rain. New Yorkers stood silently on subway platforms as the bad news sank in. Muscovites and Madrid residents expressed their frustration with hoots, whistles and boos.

Health 19 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Going without food

Dr YLIM replies to letters from readers.

Letters 20 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Optimising space a priority at Kajang Prison

With Kajang Prison now housing5,000 inmates, maximising space isranked high on its director AlzafryMohamed Alnassif Mohamed Adahan#8217;s agenda.

Nation 12 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Estate workers stage hunger strike to draw attention to woes

ISSUES affecting estate workers dominated the Tamil dailies yesterday.

AseanPlus News 05 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium


Lifestyle 02 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Captured by the Taliban, rescued by Islam

British journalist Yvonne Ridley made headlines when she was captured by the Taliban in 2001. She came out unscathed, and two years later, converted to Islam. ALLAN KOAY finds out how her life has changed since then.

Nation 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

18 workers stage hunger in front of mission

Eighteen Indian nationals staged a hunger strike outside the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, asking the officers to help them get their unpaid salaries and passports from their employers, I>Malaysian Nanban/Ireported.