Monthly Archives: July 2014

China charges prominent Uyghur scholar with ‘separatism’

China charges prominent Uyghur scholar with ‘separatism’

Chinese authorities on Wednesday formally charged a prominent Uyghur scholar with “separatism” months after his detention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Ilham Tohti, an economics professor at Beijing’s Minzu University, was detained by police in January and taken to his ...

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And the world’s best city is …

And the world’s best city is …

Thailand’s recent political troubles may have worked in Japan’s favor when it came to this year’s Travel + Leisure awards, with Kyoto knocking Bangkok off its spot at the top of the magazine’s world’s best cities list. The Thai capital, ...

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Tahiti election challenge thrown out

Tahiti election challenge thrown out

France’s highest administrative court has rejected a petition by the French Polynesian opposition to annul the result of the territorial election in May last year. The court ruled that the challenge had been received on May the 29th, which was ...

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GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201. Republicans argue Obama’s executive orders ...

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Japanese government donates ballot boxes for Elections

Japanese government donates ballot boxes for Elections

The Japanese Government today handed over a little over 82 thousand dollars worth of new ballot boxes to our elections office. In total up to 2,500 86 litre and 45 Litre transparent ballot boxes will be used by the elections ...

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Pre-polling for essential services to begin soon

Pre-polling for essential services to begin soon

The Election Office has today confirmed that all members of essential services will be able to cast their votes early. As soon as the list of candidates haves been confirmed members of the discipline forces, nurses and doctors will be ...

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