23 Apr

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective





‘Nine killed’ at Syria funeral processions

Two MPs quit parliament after security forces reportedly open fire on processions for pro-democracy activists.

Last Modified: 23 Apr 2011 12:27 GMT


Libya rebels claim ‘Misurata is free’

At least 10 dead and dozens hurt in street battles as government troops reported to be withdrawing from besieged city.

Last Modified: 23 Apr 2011 12:55 GMT


The BP oil disaster: A year in photography

By Erika Blumenfeld


Rights groups slam Bahraini crackdown

International NGOs say government has been targeting medical facilities, while also torturing pro-democracy activists.

Last Modified: 23 Apr 2011 08:28 GMT


Stop the presses, literally in Iraq

Nick Turse 23 Apr 2011 11:39 GMT
The US military praises Iraqi security forces as they crack down on press freedom.

Deadly drone raid sparks Pakistan protest

Hundreds gather in Peshawar to stage sit-in after unmanned drone killed at least 25 people in Hasan Khel.
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2011 12:15 GMT

Warnings of nuclear disaster not heeded, claims former governor


The former governor of Fukushima province has spoken of his frustration at the failure of the Japanese authorities to heed his warnings over the safety of the power plant that was stricken by the country’s recent earthquake.


Middle East

A doctor outside Salmaniya hospital during the unrest in February

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