Today 21 December
FirstpostFormer Russian tycoon releasedABC OnlineThe former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky is spending his first night of freedom after a decade in jail. In an unexpected move, the Russian President Vladimir Putin freed his longtime adversary. Mikhail Khodorkovsky didn't waste any time getting out ...Khodorkovsky arrives in Berlin following pardon from PutinIrish TimesKhodorkovsky, a Free Man in BerlinNew Yorker (blog)A Russian human rights victory that shouldn't be the lastWashington PostVoice of America -The Economist (blog) -Los Angeles Timesall 1,483 news articles »
AFPWhat the Anti-Homosexuality Bill Could Mean for UgandansHuffington PostThe ninth Parliament of Uganda on Friday passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009, which punishes Ugandans charged with "aggravated homosexuality" with life imprisonment. Though the bill has yet to be signed into law by Ugandan President Yoweri ...Uganda's Parliament Passes Anti-Homosexuality BillVoice of AmericaUgandan MPs pass life in jail anti-homosexual lawBBC NewsUgandan anti-gay bill includes life imprisonment for certain actsWashington PostThe Daily Star -AFP -The Times (subscription)all 225 news articles »
The Guardian211 journalists in world's jails in 2013 - with three countries holding mostThe GuardianThere were 211 journalists in the world's prisons at the beginning of this month, meaning that 2013 had the second highest total since the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) began its annual census 17 years ago. It is close to the record high of 232 the ...and more »
BBC NewsApollo Theatre collapse: Initial safety checks completeBBC NewsInitial safety checks at a London theatre where a part of a ceiling collapsed have been completed. Seventy-six people were injured when ornate plasterwork at the Apollo fell during a production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.U.K. officials inspect London theatresCalgary HeraldApollo Theatre collapse: The show must go on for London's ageing West End ...Mirror.co.ukWest End 'open for business' after Apollo collapseYorkshire PostThe Independent -The Standard Digital News -Los Angeles Timesall 1,767 news articles »
The NationFears of civil war as unrest builds in South SudanIndian ExpressThe United Nations Friday said it had sent helicopters to rescue personnel from a base in South Sudan that came under lethal attack as a political crisis worsened significantly and President Obama warned that the world's youngest country "stands at the ...Ban condemns attack on UN base, expresses condolenceZee NewsUN condemns killing of civilians, peacekeepers in South SudanNigerian TribuneKhartoum fears South Sudan fighting could affect oil flowsThe Daily StarIndia Today -Bloombergall 2,220 news articles »
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