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Tunisia's transitional justice face obstacles
Full Article Al Jazeera
01 Jan 2015

As Beji Caid Essebsi was sworn in as Tunisia's president on Wednesday, human rights advocates expressed concerns that Tunisia's fledging transitional justice process might suffer as a consequence. Essebsi, 88, held high-ranking positions, including minister of interior and president of the parliament, in the regimes of Tunisia's two...

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Tunisia's new President, Beji Caid Essebsi, center, arrives at the presidential palace in Carthage outside Tunis, prior to the official handover ceremony, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.
photo: AP / Hassene Dridi

updated 02 Nov 2013; published 02 Nov 2013
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Transitional Justice In The 21st Century
updated 01 Jul 2013; published 11 Apr 2008
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Tulane: Beth Dougherty on Transitional Justice in Iraq
updated 10 Dec 2013; published 12 Jun 2012
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Towards a new social contract in Tunisia
updated 05 May 2014; published 16 Feb 2011
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IGSS: Does Transitional Justice Work?
updated 13 Feb 2013; published 13 Feb 2013
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Mustafa Yahyaoui - Tunisian Minister of Justice Advisor
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un says open to summit with South
Full Article The Times of India
01 Jan 2015

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was open to a high-level summit with neighbouring South Korea, days after a proposal from Seoul to resume dialogue. "If South Korean authorities sincerely want to improve relations between North and South Korea through talks, we can resume stalled high-level meetings," Kim said in a New Year's address...

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People watch a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un delivering a speech, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.
photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon

updated 03 Sep 2014; published 11 Dec 2013
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Kim Jong Il Biography ; Supreme Leader [FULL DOCUMENTARY]
updated 31 Aug 2014; published 10 Sep 2013
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Dennis Rodman Defending North Korean Dictator Kim "The Marshall" Jong-Un
updated 29 Aug 2013; published 29 Aug 2013
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North Korean leader Kim Jong's Ex-girlfriend Executed by Firing Squad
updated 18 Oct 2014; published 18 Oct 2014
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Dennis Rodman on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: He's my friend for life
Palestinians take part in a rally marking the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah movement, in Gaza City on  January 4, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians joined a rare rally staged by President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah group in Gaza on Friday, as tensions ease with rival Hamas Islamists ruling the enclave since 2007.Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN
photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb

updated 06 Aug 2014; published 01 Aug 2014
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Palestine Weighs War Crime Charges
updated 28 Nov 2013; published 11 Sep 2011
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Israel strategies to prevent the Palestinians statehood-Remember Palestine-09-10-2011
updated 27 Aug 2014; published 24 Aug 2014
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Palestine officials call for ICC membership
updated 15 Sep 2014; published 15 Sep 2014
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Palestine to apply to join ICC
updated 23 Aug 2014; published 23 Aug 2014
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Hamas Signs Palestinian Application For ICC Membership
AirAsia victim with life jacket raises new questions about plane's last moments
Full Article Sun Sentinel
31 Dec 2014

A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an Indonesian search and rescue official said, raising new questions about how the disaster unfolded. Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters near where debris...

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Indonesian soldiers carry a coffin containing a victim of AirAsia Flight 8501 upon arrival at Indonesian Military Air Force base in Surabaya, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.
photo: AP / Firdia Lisnawati

updated 31 Dec 2014; published 31 Dec 2014
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Nasa to hack Mars rover Opportunity to fix 'amnesia' fault
Full Article BBC News
31 Dec 2014

Mars rover Opportunity, which has been exploring the Red Planet for more than 10 years, is suffering from memory problems, Nasa has said. The six-wheeled vehicle - not to be confused with Curiosity, which launched in 2011 - keeps resetting unexpectedly. The Opportunity team thinks an age-related fault affecting the flash memory used by the robot is...

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File - This stereo view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows
photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State Univ.

updated 15 Aug 2013; published 10 Dec 2009
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What they don't want you to know about the Moon
updated 19 Mar 2014; published 02 Dec 2009
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Due Processing: Incarceration and the Digital Divide
updated 19 Jul 2014; published 05 Apr 2014
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Mars Blueberries: Traces of Life That Once Called the Red Planet Home? | NASA's Unexplained Files
updated 30 Aug 2014; published 09 Aug 2014
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Statue Head Or Helmet Found By Curiosity Rover On Mars
updated 02 Dec 2013; published 10 Jul 2013
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NASA Announces 2020 Mars Rover - The Daily Orbit
updated 28 Apr 2013; published 18 May 2012
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Opportunity Mars Rover

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BBC News
It was New Year's Eve 1999. While Russians were preparing for the dawn of a new millennium, their president was preparing a surprise announcement. "I have contemplated...
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The Guardian
An indigenous Yanomami leader and shaman from Brazil shares his views on wealth, the environment and politics ...

Tourists write a New Year's greeting into the snow in Kongdoori , 60km (37 miles) in Gulmarg North Kashmir Wednesday on 31, December 2014.
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2015 begins with fireworks in New Zealand and Moscow and muted celebrations in Indonesia, while China is shaken by the deaths of 35 people in a Shanghai stampede ...
photo: WN / Imran Nissar
Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston
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BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday denied defense requests to move and delay the start of the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose lawyers say they are overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of pages of...
photo: AP / Charles Krupa
Anti-death penalty supporters comfort each other after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last minute plea of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis In Jackson, Ga., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In one of his final acts as governor, Democrat Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he will commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death-row inmates to life in prison. Two years ago, the General Assembly...
photo: AP / Stephen Morton
The body of a victim is carried out of a north Edmonton home in Edmonton, Alberta, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014.
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Police in western Canada yesterday were investigating the “senseless mass murder” of six adults and two children, who were apparently slain by a depressed man who later killed himself. Edmonton Police Service Chief Rod Knecht said the killings — the...
photo: AP / Jason Franson
The Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M carrying hundreds of migrants arrives at the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, some 170 kilometers (108 miles) south of Bari, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.
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AFP/Nunzio GioveThe Moldovan-flagged ship Blue SKy M. is docked in the Italian port of Gallipoli. See Also Gallipoli (Italy) (AFP) - Italy's coastguard said Wednesday it had narrowly averted another high seas disaster by intercepting a freighter that...
photo: AP / Ivan Tortorella
Indian, Tibetan and foreign journalists during the swearing-in ceremony of Dr. Lobsang Sangay as the 3rd directly elected Kalon Tripa of the Central Tibetan Administration, in Dharamshala, India, on 8 August 2011
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BRUSSELS — One hundred and eighteen journalists and media staff were killed around the world in 2014, with Pakistan and Syria the deadliest countries, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said on Wednesday. The IFJ said those killed, 13...
photo: WN / Yeshe Choesang
In a June 4, 2012 photo provided by the United Nations,United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, right, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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DUBAI — Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital in Riyadh on Wednesday for medical tests, state media reported, quoting a royal court statement. King Abdullah, who took power in 2005 after the death of his...
photo: AP / Evan Schneider