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Turkish Court Opens Ocalan Appeal ANKARA, Oct 7, (AP) -- Abdullah Ocalan's lawyers are asking for a retrial of the Kurdish rebel leader, saying his death sentence is unfair given his recent calls for peace. Since his trial, Ocalan has been…

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Moscow Prepares for Final Expulsion of Chechens MOSCOW, October 7, (RFE/RL) -- Police in the Russian capital are now operating under explicit, acknowledged but still unpublished instructions from above not to re-register any ethnic Chechens…

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Settlement Over Saipan Sweatshops LOS ANGELES, Oct 6, (AP) -- Five clothing retailers including Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan on Wednesday agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over poor working conditions at sweatshops in the U.S.…

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Yeltsin Son-In-Law's Employee Denies Involvement in BNY Case MOSCOW, Oct 6, (Itar-Tass) -- A group of companies called Belka Trading said on Wednesday it had nothing to do with the Bank of New York scandal and denied media reports linking…

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Two Hackers Caught in Hungary BUDAPEST, Mar 9, (XINHUA) -- The Hungarian Police announced Thursday that two young hackers who broke into the website of an Internet service company in January has been caught. Szabo Csaba, chief of the…

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Beijing Offers Drug Addicts 'Amnesty' BEIJING, June 19, (The Independent) -- China's capital city is ordering drug addicts to register with police in an apparent month-long amnesty that allows them to avoid harsh treatment programmes, the…

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Highlights of U.S. State Department Human Rights Reports WASHINGTON, Feb 26, (AP) -- The U.S. State Department released the 1999 edition of its annual Country Reports on Human rights on Friday. Here are some of the highlights: China:…

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Death Penalty on High Court's Minds WASHINGTON, Nov 15, (USA TODAY) -- A new dialogue about the death penalty appears to be under way inside the U.S. Supreme Court, a debate that could lead to changes in the pace and method of executions.…