Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pakistani police accused of inaction in woman’s stoning death

Pakistani police accused of inaction in woman’s stoning death

Pakistani police officers will be investigated because they didn’t intervene when a woman was publicly beaten to death with bricks, a court official said Friday. Pakistani Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, speaking live on state TV Friday, said he’s asked ...

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Does being a psychopath make you more successful?

Does being a psychopath make you more successful?

Andy McNab is trying to convince me that being a psychopath is good for business. “When I look at CEOs, or even political leaders, I don’t want them to have empathy,” he says. “What I want them to do is ...

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Nauru declares more refugees

Nauru declares more refugees

The Nauru Government says another 18 inmates in the Australian asylum seeker camps have been declared refugees, joining 23 people given this status a week ago. Five others lost their bids for refugee status. The refugees include four family groups ...

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PNG revenue to rocket, says Treasurer

PNG revenue to rocket, says Treasurer

Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch has stated that the nation’s revenue will grow by around 3 to 4 billion US dollars in a full calendar year. Mr Pruaitch says that PNG’s economy is anticipated to grow by a record ...

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Spain arrests 6 suspected of recruiting for terror groups

Spain arrests 6 suspected of recruiting for terror groups

Swooping in at 4 o’clock in the morning, Spanish police arrested six Spanish men on suspicion of recruiting and sending 26 radical Islamic fighters for terrorist groups in Syria, Mali and Libya, the Interior Ministry said Friday. The arrests came ...

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Inquiry into violence at PNG camp labelled a farce

Inquiry into violence at PNG camp labelled a farce

Australia’s Refugee Action Coalition says the inquiry into violence at the Manus Island detention camp in Papua New Guinea has become a farce. This comes after PNG Police rejected the Australia Government commissioned report into rioting and the killing of ...

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Is the Middle East the new hub of global aviation?

Is the Middle East the new hub of global aviation?

After a decade of construction and almost four years behind schedule, the Middle East’s latest airport destination began full operations earlier this week. Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar, will eventually occupy 29 square kilometers (roughly a third of the ...

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Tokelau wins award for solar conversion

Tokelau wins award for solar conversion

Tokelau has been named winner of the 2014 EECA Renewable Energy Award for its switch from diesel-generated electricity to clean, renewable solar energy. Over a three-year period ending last year, Tokelau converted to solar power with the installation of three ...

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