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22 Nov

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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China rescues trapped coal miners  

Emergency teams pull all 29 workers from shaft in Sichuan province a day after sudden flood in mine pit.
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2010 06:36 GMT

  

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 US turned blind eye to torture

   

  

  

 

 

  

Leaked documents on Iraq war contain thousands of allegations of abuse, but a Pentagon order told troops to ignore them.
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2010 15:31 GMT

  

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The endgame for the peace process

 By Robert Grenier
Future historians will argue over the precise moment when the Arab-Israeli peace process died…………………………………………………..
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Kabul ‘safer than Western cities’

Children in Afghan cities are safer than those in New York or London, Nato’s top civilian envoy to Afghanistan has said.

A report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) in November 2009 said Afghanistan was the world’s most dangerous place to be born.  

The central Asian country has the highest infant mortality rate in the world, where one in five children dies before the age of five.  

Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children, said Sedwill’s comments were “wrong or misleading”………………………………….  

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US to begin human stem cell trial

Government officials approve controversial trial of embryonic stem cell treatment for progressive form of blindness.
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Israeli soldiers who used Palestinian boy, 9, as a human shield avoid jail

Palestinian boy Majed Rabah  

 Mother says suspended sentences and demotions for forcing her son to check bag for bombs at gunpoint are ‘a scandal’……………………………
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s son granted Burma visa

22 Nov 2010:
• Pro-democracy leader to be reunited with youngest son
• Censors suspend publications over release coverage

    

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