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Nobel Peace Prize: recognition or politics? | Politics

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Pro-Muslim monk attacked in Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka News

A Buddhist leader and fierce critic of hardliners blamed for attacks on Muslims, is in hospital after reportedly being abducted, stripped naked, and beaten.<p>Watareka Vijitha Thero, the leader of the Jathika Bala Sena who opposes the actions of Sinhala Buddhist hardliners Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), was …

Analysis: US-Russia relations drop to new low | US & Canada

Relations between the United States and Russia have reached their lowest point since the end of the Cold War, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Washington of inciting unrest in Ukraine - comments that US Secretary of State John Kerry called a pretext for Russia to "invade" the former …

Bangladesh accused of crimes against humanity | US & Canada

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh</b> <b>-</b> Allegations of murder, torture and forced disappearances are being levelled at Bangladesh's government in a case under review by the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.<p>With violence escalating around the widely criticised January 5 election, European …

Mandela: 'A man of the people' | Nelson Mandela

"The first day he was out of prison there was a press conference, and that was the first real sighting of him [in decades]," photojournalist Louise Gubb says, recalling that day in February 1990 when Nelson Mandela stepped out of prison - a free man after 27 years.<p>"He was up there [on the podium …