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1000 people killed in Congo
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Monday, 07 April 2003
1000 people killed in Congo
A thousand people were massacred on Thursday in the Democratic Republic of Congo, it has emerged. United Nations peace-keepers in Drodro, near the Ugandan border, saw mass graves and a list of those who died in a three-hour killing spree. Hamadoun Toure, head of the UN mission to Congo, said it was the worst single atrocity since the start of the...
 
UN Commission on Human Rights on Iraq
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Saturday, 05 April 2003
UN Commission on Human Rights on Iraq
In opening the annual debate on the situation of human rights in Iraq in the UN Commission on Human Rights, Special Rapporteur Andreas Mavrommatis stressed Apr...
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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreaks
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Saturday, 05 April 2003
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreaks
The outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has spanned a period of 5 months (WHO reporting: From: 1 Nov 2002 To: 4 Apr 2003) yielding 2353 cumula...
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Death toll rising fast in Xinjiang quake
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Tuesday, 25 February 2003
Death toll rising fast in Xinjiang quake
A deadly earthquake in Chinas westernmost region, Xinjiang, has severely damaged at least three villages, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reports, and local sources say ...
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Peace debate moves to Shortwave radio
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Saturday, 22 February 2003
Peace debate moves to Shortwave radio
Additional news and information radio programs widening the debate around peace in the Middle East and Iraq are being aired via Shortwave radio and beamed to E...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.