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  1. What drives desperate men to risk everything

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in New Delhi It's a sea journey with potentially deadly consequences: drowning, or a slow torturous death by thirst, exposure and starvation. But it's a risk hundreds of Rohingya men have been willing to take to reach Malaysia, where promises of work and relative freedom from persecution await. But the stakes have been raised. For the first time, ...

  2. Seeing cheap votes in an Armenian 'genocide'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of them in battle, in freezing weather or from starvation and disease. The Democrat-dominated committee, sending the bill for a vote by the full House, has embarrassed the US government. It needs ... or starvation or have frozen to death - the same fates that befell the Armenians in Turkey. It's unlikely, however, that the committee will display such courage. Perhaps Democrats are waiting ...

  3. Ugandan orphans rock

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... of the choir, aged between seven and 13, are orphans whose parents died from Aids, war or starvation. Frank, 10, is lucky in that his mother is still alive. 'When I was very young, I lived with my ... Some die from starvation or disease,' Watoto choir team leader Peter Wamono, 28, said. 'We have social workers going in to communities and searching for the most desperate cases. ...

  4. The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational State

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... denigrating the 'inefficiency' of India. But any system that unleashes two decades of terror and starvation before spreading breakneck prosperity alongside ruinous pollution and brutal ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... groups scramble to raise money for an estimated 12 million people on the brink of starvation. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on donor countries to come up with US$1.6 billion for two ...

  6. Main value of Sudan move is in the message

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region. Sadly, it is unlikely to do anything to ease the suffering of the millions of survivors of massacres, disease, starvation and homelessness, estimated by United Nations officials to have ...

  7. N Korea's madness has a method

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has repeatedly shown it is prepared to impoverish its own people to the point of starvation rather than risk opening even a crack in its limpet-tight doors. It has yet to retract its threat ...

  8. Japan's abnormal behaviour

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to escape starvation. Any visitor to a major Chinese city can witness the proliferation of Japanese products and culture on the mainland, proving the Chinese do not hate the Japanese. I am all ...

  9. Child abduction highlights plight of stateless race

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... a tip-off, police on Sunday rescued Yin from a Rohingya couple who were hiding him in a state of semi-starvation at a squatter colony on the edge of the capital. Police said the couple, now ...

  10. The Dragon and the Foreign Devils

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Ritter

    ... adieu to the discipline and safety of the ship.' Periodically, as dynasties waned, corrupt, self-interested courtiers would steer the ship onto the rocks, leading to mass starvation, war, ...




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