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  1. Women in the crossfire

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... Sectarian violence in Thailand's troubled south has prompted rebels and the army to launch recruitment campaigns aimed at women, writes Simon Montlake The killers arrived under ... to budge. Across the barricades, staring defiantly at the troops were scores of Muslim women, their heads veiled in black scarves. A shaky mobile phone video shows the women standing their ground ...

  2. We'll unleash HIV women, say rebels

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... against them. The so-called attack would, however, require a certain amount of co-operation from the troops they are targeting. The insurgents claimed they would use HIV-infected women to spread ... unleash women infected with HIV to spread the disease among our soldiers, to neutralise our forces,' said Lieutenant-General Bhoopinder Singh, director-general of Assam Rifles ...

  3. Women struggle against Maoists as men flee villages

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... Thomas Bell in Kathmandu Women are increasingly finding themselves on the front line of Nepal's brutal civil war, as men flee affected villages and wives and daughters are left to face forced Maoist recruitment and harsh penalties for dissent. Reports emerged this week from the remote western district of Baglung that the Maoists had tortured six women with drills- ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Above the Din of War, by Peter Eichstaedt

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... wields old AK-47s, the Taliban have rocket-propelled grenades. Dire. Eichstaedt's accounts of Taliban abuse of Afghan women make for especially grim reading. In one episode, a woman accused ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hongkongers have shown a spirit of unity and [readiness to] help one another in difficult times Premier Wen Jiabao, in a letter to the residents of Sars-hit Amoy Gardens In Indian culture, we feel that women are also supposed to be taking care of the home Tessy Thomas, project director for India's long-rage missile programme [My visit] comes at a critical moment ...

  6. News - World - WAR CRIMES

    UN seeks life sentence for former Bosnian Serb general over Srebrenica

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... intelligence chief - who reported directly to Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic - was part of a grand scheme to murder thousands of Muslim men and boys and expel thousands of women and children ...

  7. Philippine ex-general held over kidnappings

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... he shared a detention cell with the two women at a military camp under Palparan's command. Manalo said he last saw them in June 2007. He claimed that after his release Palparan went to see him and threatened him, telling him not to discuss the women, who had been involved in helping organise poor farmers, a role that may have put them on the radar of the military ...

  8. Events

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2011'. Kinwick Centre. Women On Board event: 'Botero exhibition'. Opera Gallery, Central. Tomorrow: Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia 10th annual conference ...

  9. The Syrian massacre

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer What? More than 100 people died, most of them women and children, during a massacre in the Syrian city of Houla last week. Why? Why are they fighting? Syria is one of many countries in the Middle East where people, encouraged by popular uprisings, are hoping to bring change. The government of President Bashar al-Assad has used excessive force to crack down ...

  10. U-turn on nuclear arms will only lead Japan to ruin

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Japan's javelin thrower who failed to qualify for the finals, its decathlon competitor in 26th place and the vital women's field hockey match between Japan and South Africa to decide who ...




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