Egypt jails 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah for five years

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Egypt jails 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah for five years

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading dissident in the 2011 uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, to five years in prison over an illegal protest.

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Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal - U.S. officials

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Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal - U.S. officials

Cuba has released all 53 prisoners it had promised to free, senior U.S. officials said, a major step toward détente with Washington.

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Cuba frees dissidents from crackdown condemned by US

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Cuba frees dissidents from crackdown condemned by US

Cuba freed some leading dissidents on Wednesday after holding them overnight to thwart an unauthorized demonstration in a crackdown that has tested its new detente with the United States.

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In U.S.-Cuba prisoner swap, mystery surrounds the unnamed 53

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In U.S.-Cuba prisoner swap, mystery surrounds the unnamed 53

Cuba's most prominent dissidents say they have been kept in the dark by U.S. officials over a list of 53 political prisoners who will be released from jail as part of a deal to end decades of hostility between the United States and Cuba.

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

A dissident who had been one of China's longest-serving political prisoners until his release this month will sue the government for illegally detaining him and is suffering severe mental problems, his wife and son said on Thursday.

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Asian studies expert expresses opposition to China’s illegal acts

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Asian studies expert expresses opposition to China’s illegal acts

Prof. Dr Wilfried Lulei – a scientist in Asian studies has confirmed China’s placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig is a serious violation of international law, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.

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Films from Iran, Chile, Romania lead pack for Berlin prizes

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Films from Iran, Chile, Romania lead pack for Berlin prizes

A Chilean feel-good movie about ageing, a picture made in secret by Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi and a drama about Romania's new rich were the odds-on favourites for prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival.

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Dell profits take fresh hit amid PC woes

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Dell profits take fresh hit amid PC woes

Dell said on Thursday its quarterly profit plunged 72 percent from a year ago as the struggling computer giant felt the impact of weak PC sales.

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Dell profits take fresh hit amid PC woes

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Dell profits take fresh hit amid PC woes

Dell said Thursday its quarterly profit plunged 72 percent from a year ago as the struggling computer giant felt the impact of weak PC sales.

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Syrian opposition PM Ghassan Hitto resigns

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Syrian opposition PM Ghassan Hitto resigns

Syria's rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto announced his resignation on Monday, nearly four months after his appointment and having failed to form a government.

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Jon Stewart's humor a hit with millions of envious Chinese

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Jon Stewart's humor a hit with millions of envious Chinese

Humor may not always translate well, but Jon Stewart is picking up millions of fans in China, where his gloves-off political satire is refreshing for many in a country where such criticism is a rarity - especially when directed at their own leaders.

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Dell profits plunge on PC woes

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Dell profits plunge on PC woes

US computer giant Dell said Thursday its quarterly profit plunged 79 percent from a year ago, as a shift away from PCs hammered the company's bottom line.

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Films from Iran, Chile, Romania lead pack for Berlin prizes

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Films from Iran, Chile, Romania lead pack for Berlin prizes

A Chilean feel-good movie about ageing, a picture made in secret by Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi and a drama about Romania's new rich were the odds-on favourites for prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival.

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China celebrities back censorship protest

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China celebrities back censorship protest

BEIJING – China's blogosphere and celebrities – many with millions of followers – Tuesday backed journalists at a newspaper embroiled in a censorship row after hundreds of people held a rare protest demanding greater press freedom.

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In the new Myanmar, the gulag endures

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In the new Myanmar, the gulag endures

When hundreds of political prisoners were released from Myanmar's jails in January, supporters greeted them in jubilant scenes. But for Myo Min, a 36-year-old electrical repairman and dissident, the reunion with his wife and children after three years in jail was muted.

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