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Naming slain captives raises privacy issues

Jan 26, 2013

Naming slain captives raises privacy issues

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The victims’ right to privacy was pitted against the public’s right to know as the media pressed for the names of the Algerian hostage crisis victims to be disclosed while the government and JGC Corp. remained tight-lipped, but Tokyo finally caved Friday, revealing the ...

Solar lanterns brighten future for Afghans

Jan 26, 2013

Solar lanterns brighten future for Afghans

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Where would we be without light when night falls? It is hard to imagine all of the constraints during the long hours of darkness before the sun rises again — no work, no study and no recreation. But this is the reality for people ...

Cameron reaches out to EU in Davos

Jan 26, 2013

Cameron reaches out to EU in Davos

As he came face to face with world leaders for the first time since unveiling plans for an EU referendum, British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Thursday he is not turning his back on Europe. The global elite who are gathered at the World ...

I still haven't found what I'm looking for ...

Jan 26, 2013

I still haven't found what I'm looking for ...

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Thinking about Google over the last week, I have fallen into the typically procrastinatory habit of every so often typing the words “what is” or “what” or “wha” into the Google search box at the top right of my computer screen. Those prompts are ...

Harumafuji moves closer to title

Jan 26, 2013

Harumafuji moves closer to title

His difficult yokozuna debut at the Kyushu Basho now a distant memory, Harumafuji outfoxed ozeki Kisenosato on Friday to move within one win of his third championship title in four meets at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. The Mongolian firebrand was quick on ...