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  1. Call yourself a dictator?

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... 20 million of his own people through starvation and genocide- and the world did nothing. Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot ordered the killing of 1.7 million Cambodians and still died a free man ... Jong-il topped the list. Humanitarian groups estimate up to a third of his country's 22 million people face starvation this winter because of crop shortfalls. Millions of people are believed ...

  2. Man-made horror of mass hungers

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... of starvation in Ethiopian victims during the 1980s when, as Ethiopia waged a vicious civil war against rebels in its provinces, he made several visits to its northern province, Eritrea, now ... chilling in Three Famines- Keneally's evocative description of the gruesome self-devouring effects of starvation, its attendant shame and social destruction, or his meticulous detailing ...

  3. Photos show army on refugee island

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Nicobar Islands told authorities there of starvation, brutality and summary executions. The photos confirm the involvement of Colonel Manat Khongpan. He previously denied that the army ...

  4. Panchen Lama led life of suffering with one bright spot- a happy marriage

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Tibetan areas, he wrote in 1962 a 70,000-word petition that attacked the central government for mass jailings, starvation and efforts to wipe out Buddhism in his homeland. He sent the petition ...

  5. slice of life

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... and that it took them three days to reach Macau. They said thousands were dying of starvation and that countless others were stricken with beriberi. The East-West summit was in tatters. The much-heralded ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. The deal-maker

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... to talks? The betting is that North Korea will still have to agree to return to six-party talks on its nuclear weapons programme, even if those talks go nowhere. Starvation and disease in North ...

  8. Opposition asks Beijing to prod junta into accepting world's help

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as continued inaction sees widespread disease, starvation and thirst across the Irrawaddy Delta. Bloated corpses still choke flooded towns and villages cut off from the initial trickle of aid, ...

  9. How to get rid of every dictator

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Eduardo Lachica

    ... of much of our misery: wars, genocide, starvation, refugee flights and underdevelopment. While democracies account for more than 90 per cent of the world's combined gross national product, ...

  10. Hitting where it hurts- in the pocket

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... harming unduly a population kept on the brink of starvation. China and Russia, in particular, are leery of anything that could cause North Korea to collapse, sending millions of refugees across ...




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