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  1. At UN, China asked to back rights case against North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

    The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity. Western diplomats say China, North Korea's principal protector on the U.N. Security Council, will likely use its veto power there to knock down any attempt to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court.

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  2. UN considers referring North Korea to ICC for crimes against humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    In tense back-and-forths at the United Nations, Michael Kirby, the chief of the UN commission in charge of investigating human rights abuses in North Korea, made his case for referring the regime to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. North Korean officials asked him directly what evidence there was that the regime was violating human rights.

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  3. Sangamo Biosciences' (SGMO) CEO Edward Lanphier on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good afternoon, and welcome to the Sangamo BioSciences teleconference to discuss Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results. This call is being recorded.

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  4. Shell strikes substantial gas offshore GabonRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Leopard-1 was drilled in license BCD10, operated by Shell, which holds 75 percent stake, while state-owned Chinese oil company, China National Offshore Oil Corp, has a 25 percent stake Shell now plans an appraisal program at Leopard-1, located around 145 kilometres off the Gabonese coast, west of Gamba, to further determine resource volumes which is located in water nearly 7,000 feet deep. "The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir," Shell said in a statement Wednesday.

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  5. At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity. Western diplomats say China, North Korea's principal protector on the U.N. Security Council, will likely use its veto power there to knock down any attempt to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court.

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  6. Curacao wants greater separation from NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  7. UN urged to refer North Korea to war crimes courtRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Australian judge Michael Kirby said the UN Security Council should refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court and not "trade away" the possibility of tough action for concessions from North Korea. File photo of Chairperson of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea, retired Australian judge Michael Kirby, talks to the press before the UN Human Rights Council on Mar 17, 2014 in Geneva.

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  8. UN Inquiry Chief Rejects N. Korean 'Charm Offensive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    A judge who led a United Nations inquiry into North Korea's human rights record says the North should be prosecuted in the International Criminal Court for its dismal record. Retired Australian Judge Michael Kirby spoke to reporters Wednesday in New York, ahead of a decision next month by a U.N. committee on whether to refer Pyongyang to the ICC for alleged crimes against humanity.

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  9. On Native GroundKEEPING it Real: Martin Luther King's Progressive VisionRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2013 | American Reporter

    Sometime in the next week or so, U.S. warships are going to launch cruise missile strikes against targets in Syria. A wide majority of Americans oppose doing this.

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  10. On Native GroundWE All Live in WisconsinRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2011 | American Reporter

    LONDON, March 1, 2011 -- The net that seeks Libyan dictator Muammar Ghaddafi is being closed tighter and tighter, day by day, as many people of his inner circle are defecting, including his interior minister, ambassadors, high-ranking government officials and his voluptuous "favorite nurse." Ghaddafi's very close aide, Ukrainian-born nurse Halyna Kolotnytska, 38, who has traveled everywhere with him for the last 9 years, has has now left Libya, according to m,edia reports.

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  11. Social Issues: Canadian-Dutch connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IamExpat

    However, the Netherlands also has rich multicultural elements to its society and it is rewarding to explore what Dutch diversity has to offer. On the flip-side, about one million persons of Dutch origin reside in Canada, roughly three per cent of the Canadian population.

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  12. Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Results Conference CallRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    Schlumberger Limited will hold a conference call on January 16, 2015 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2014. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 7:00 am , 8:00 am , 2:00 pm .

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  13. Schlumberger Ld. UK Regulatory Announcement: Schlumberger Announces...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Schlumberger Limited will hold a conference call on January 16, 2015 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2014. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 7:00 am , 8:00 am , 2:00 pm .

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  14. Metallic Laser Printing Tested To Fabricate Structural NodesRead the original story

    Yesterday | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    In Europe, designers are exploring the technology for use with construction-element production, as well. Dan Kirk, direct metals manager at 3D printing firm CRDM Ltd., High Wycombe, U.K., says printing is not going to replace traditional processes for steel work, but "it will give you the opportunity to create designs that you couldn't previously do."

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  15. Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday that the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China's territorial claims in the West Philippine Sea and a legally binding "Code of Conduct" are the only ways to settle the long-raging disputes peacefully. The Philippines said that China has been intruding into its exclusive economic zone, including deploying two hydrographic ships in June near an offshore oil well inside Philippine waters.

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  16. This is so sick - imagine selecting a guy under indictment for...Read the original story

    Yesterday | GretaWire

    Sudan's ruling party has chosen sitting President Omar Hassan al-Bashir as its candidate for presidential elections scheduled for April 2015, a top party official said on Tuesday. Ibrahim Ghandour, vice president of the National Congress Party, told Reuters Bashir had been chosen by the party's decision-making council out of five candidates.

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  17. Central African Republic: Judge Orders Interim Release of Bemba LawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    An International Criminal Court judge has ordered the release of the former head of Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba's defense team, AimeI Kilolo Musamba, and former case manager Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo. The lawyers, who have been in detention in The Hague for nearly a year, were arrested following accusations of corruptly influencing witnesses and presenting forged evidence before the court.

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  18. Site where 1,500 Chatham sailors lost their lives needs same...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Online

    A campaign has been launched to appoint the site where 1,459 Chatham-based sailors drowned after being bombed by a German submarine as a formal war grave. Medway councillors are urging the government to protect the area off the Dutch coast where three British Royal Navy warships sunk in the First World War as a matter of urgency.

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  19. Karadzic verdict could be turning point in BiHRead the original story

    Yesterday | SETimes news

    Former RS President Radovan Karadzic denied responsibility for atrocities committed during the conflict in BiH in the early 1990s. [AFP] Victims are hoping for a fair verdict in the recently-concluded trial of suspected war criminal Radovan Karadzic, which experts say could improve the relationship between the two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina .

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  20. Indian filmfest in The Hague to show films from SAARC countriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Indian Television

    NEW DELHI: More than 25 films and documentaries are to be screened during the eight days of the Indian Film Festival at Filmhuis Den Haag and Theater Dakota in the Hague. The programme will go beyond the classic Bollywood films, stir debate and present a realistic picture of today's India in all of its colour and diversity.

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