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World 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

ICRC seeks access to all terrorism suspects held by U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on Thursday for access to all foreign terrorism suspects held by the United States after a report of a covert CIA prison system for al Qaeda captives.

World 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

ICRC seeks access to all terrorism suspects held by U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on Thursday for access to all foreign terrorism suspects held by the United States after a report of a covert CIA prison system for al Qaeda captives.

World 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

ICRC seeks access to all terrorism suspects held by U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on Thursday for access to all foreign terrorism suspects held by the United States after a report of a covert CIA prison system for al Qaeda captives.

AseanPlus News 20 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fighting for future of rice fields

From The Korea Herald

Letters 20 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fighting for future of rice fields

From The Korea Herald

World 24 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Egypt court sentences opposition figure to 5 years

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced opposition politician and former presidential candidate Ayman Nour to five years in jail on forgery charges on Saturday, raising a storm of outrage from liberals and reformers.

World 30 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. reports surge in Guantanamo hunger strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Guantanamo Bay prisoners taking part in a hunger strike that began nearly five months ago has surged to 84 since Christmas Day, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

World 30 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. reports increase in Guantanamo hunger strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Thursday reported a major surge since Christmas Day in the number of Guantanamo Bay prisoners taking part in a nearly 5-month-old hunger strike, with 84 currently refusing food.

World 06 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Korean anti-WTO activists launch hunger strike in HK

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Twelve anti-free trade activists have gone on hunger strike in Hong Kong demanding that police drop charges against them for their part in demonstrations during last month's World Trade Organisation meeting.

World 11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Peru bans Fujimori from running for president

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's election board on Tuesday rejected a bid by detained former President Alberto Fujimori to run for president in April on the grounds that he is barred from holding public office until 2011.