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File - Rescuers carry the body of one of the victims of a boat that sank off Java island after it was found washed ashore on a beach, in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Asylum Seeker   Australia Politics   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Asylum in Australia
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Lost at sea: Australia's refugees
- With one boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers sent back and a second stuck in legal limbo on the high seas, Australia finds itself in uncharted waters on the divisive issue of refugees.... (photo: AP)
File - A rescuer carries a child after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank off Java island, in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Rescuers were searching Wednesday for dozens of asylum seekers still believed missing after their boat sank in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia.
Asylum Seeker   Australia Politics   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Asylum in Australia
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Australia asylum: Why is it controversial?
On 7 July Australia confirmed it had returned 41 asylum seekers intercepted at sea to Sri Lankan authorities, after an on-water screening process. That incident has renewed international concern over... (photo: AP)
Japanese Prime Minister and the Liberal Democratic Party leader, Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 22, 2013.  The Australian 
Shinzo Abe lands seeking energy security guarantee
ENERGY security — rather than the headline issue of free trade — is likely to be the key underlying issue Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to discuss in his visit to Australia.... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
Japan   Photos   Politics   Shinzo Abe   Wikipedia: Shinzō Abe
U.S. Navy Hospitalman Apprentice Brian Rumbles fires on two Taliban fighters fleeing up the side of a mountain while on a mounted patrol outside of Bala Baluk's forward operating base in the Farah Province.  The Observer 
Taliban swapped for Bergdahl could be drone targets, Kerry indicates
A still from the Voice Of Jihad Website, showing Bowe Bergdahl before the Taliban handed him over to US special forces. Photograph: Uncredited/AP Secretary of state John Kerry has indicated that five... (photo: US Navy / U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason T. Guiliano)
Kabul   Military   Photos   Taliban   Wikipedia: Bowe Bergdahl
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President Barack Obama gestures during his joint statement with Turkey's President Abdullah Gul Ha'aretz
Obama administration blasts Corker Amendment: We can’t have 535 negotiators with Iran
The Obama Administration came out swinging on Tuesday night against efforts to curtail its negotiations with Iran, saying that it is “absolutely opposed” to... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Barack Obama   Photos   Politics   USA   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
Photo of Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands and Hong Kong-listed subsidiary Sands China. Photo taken 19 June 2010 in Hong Kong at a press conference held at the Four Seasons Hotel, following China Sands AGM. 19 June 2010 Ha'aretz
Sheldon Adelson discovers the limits of his power - in Israel
Casino mogul, GOP mega-donor and one of the richest men on earth, Sheldon Adelson, may just have met his match. On Friday, his Israeli free-sheet Israel Hayom carried a... (photo: Creative Commons / Bectrigger)
Business   Investment   Israel   Photos   Wikipedia: Sheldon Adelson
The worst place to be a mother Independent online (SA)
The worst place to be a mother
London - Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children which calls for more action to protect mothers and... (photo: UN / Marco Dormino)
C. Africa   Photos   Somalia   Women
Opening of Exhibit on trans atlantic slave trade Ha'aretz
Can you compare African slave trade to the Holocaust?
NEW YORK – “The man refused to eat. He had been sick, reduced to a ‘mere skeleton.’ He had apparently made a decision to die. Captain Timothy Tucker was... (photo: UN / UN)
African slave trade   Holocaust   Photos   Wikipedia : Holocaust   Wikipedia: Atlantic slave trade   World
 A hospital monitor is seen as Yusra Gadban stands over her daughter Samah Gadban, 12, a Druze Arab from northern Israel, as she recovers from a heart transplant operation at the Schneider hospital in Petah Tikva, Israel, Sunday Nov. 6, 2005. The family o The Siasat Daily
You are most prone to heart attacks, stroke at 6.30 am
London, March 27: A new study has found that a person is most likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke at 6.30 am. Researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital... (photo: AP Photo)
Health   Heart Attack   Photos   Stroke   Wikipedia: Myocardial infarction
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