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17 Dec

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Ssuuna’s story

Ssuuna Golooba was a photojournalist in his native Uganda. But, like many others, he thought he could make a more lucrative living in Europe……………….

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Refugees face deportation in Israel

Published 16 December 2010 08:55 1374 Views
Israel is set to introduce tough new measures to stop what it calls a flood of ‘infiltrators’ from seeking work or refuge in the country. Every month up to 1,500 people, mostly Africans, pour into the state. The Israeli government, however, says that this influx could destroy the fabric of Jewish society. Those refugees who are unable to find work, meanwhile, are mostly being held in jails or detention centres. Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from Tel Aviv.
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Russia urges S Korea to scrap drill

Call for Seoul to halt joint military exercises with the US on Saturday as North Korea threatens military retaliation.
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2010 16:28 GMT

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Obama: get into the ring

Cliff Schecter 17 Dec 2010 13:21 GMT
Barack Obama’s base continues to call for greater resistance against the Republicans, but can he fight back?………………………………………………………………………………………………..
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Copycat WikiLeaks sites make waves

Ben Piven 17 Dec 2010 03:25 GMT
Spin-off whistleblower sites emerge in weeks after WikiLeaks publishes leaked US diplomatic cables……………
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Assange: US investigation illegal

WikiLeaks under ‘very aggressive’ investigation by ‘superpower that does not appear to be following rule of law’, says founder

All the latest on the US embassy cables

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CIA chief identified in drone trial

Station chief pulled back to US after identity revealed in lawsuit brought by victims of drone strikes………………..
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Leading article: A disaster that shows the true face of a demonised people

The dead of Christmas Island were desperate and poor people, driven to take terrible risks

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