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  1. News - World

    Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Turing, so … I cannot claim that I knew him. However, I am certain that but for his work we would have lost the war through starvation." Turing broke German ciphers using the bombe method, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287765/enigma-codebreaker-alan-turing-be-given-posthumous-pardon
  2. News - China - FILM

    China backs niche films about minority groups in hope of easing ethnic tensions

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 01:34pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com State films tap minorities but will they sell? In the upcoming film Deegide, a Mongolian woman herder struggles to keep her family and their sheep alive as a spring snowstorm descends upon the plains, threatening them with starvation. She gets no help from her husband, a depressive alcoholic who is lost without the horses and lush meadows his father ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1355779/china-backs-niche-films-about-minority-groups-hope-easing-ethnic-tensions
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-democrats' misguided smugness over US fiscal crisis

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... of their position, which is that dictatorships ultimately do not work. For all their massive faults, democratic governments have never presided over mass starvation and mass murder on the scale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1329429/anti-democrats-misguided-smugness-over-us-fiscal-crisis
  4. News - China

    Naked girl begging on Nanjing streets is sent home after public outrage

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:20am by Patrick Boehler

    ... after two children, one and three years old, were found dead in a Nanjing flat. They had died of starvation, after their drug-addicted mother had abandoned them, media reported. Both cases have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1275829/naked-girl-beggar-nanjing-sent-home-after-public-outrage
  5. News - China

    Yunnan ‘Cannibal Monster’ killer executed

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... is a particularly sensitive subject in China. It was practised as a survival tactic during periods of mass starvation, including in the wake of the Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. A local newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124820/china-cannibal-killer-executed
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia's population successes bring new challenges

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by NOELEEN HEYZER, BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN

    ... Noeleen Heyzer and Babatunde Osotimehin Noeleen Heyzer and Babatunde Osotimehin say region faces ageing crisis Asia's population successes bring their own challenges Half a century ago, the world was warned of the imminent explosion of "the population bomb". There were fears that humanity would suffer mass starvation and that societies would plunge into turmoil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1312372/asias-population-successes-bring-new-challenges
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea admits shared ‘responsibility’

    Posted May 30th 2013, 03:05pm by AFP

    ... from 1975-79 wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. Regime co-founder Ieng Sary died in March ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249693/khmer-rouge-brother-number-two-nuon-chea-admits-shared-responsibility
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM Hun Sen seeks genocide denial law

    Posted May 27th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... punishment. Led by “Brother Number One” Pol Pot, who died in 1998, the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1247573/cambodian-pm-hun-sen-seeks-genocide-denial-law
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mother left her adopted daughter to die outside in cold

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... endured included beatings, starvation, being forced to sleep outside and use an outdoor toilet and that she had lost a significant amount of weight since her adoption. Prosecutors said her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1307835/mother-left-her-adopted-daughter-die-outside-cold
  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. The UN-backed court has achieved one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1307173/new-setback-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-prosecutor-resigns

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