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Britain's obsession with immigration will isolate it, warns Barroso

Britain is in danger of isolating itself on the world stage by picking fights with other EU states over immigration, the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has warned. The UK’s "natural allies" as it battles for reform of the EU ... [Published The Independent - 10 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 11 reports

China's companies, billionaires must step up to fight Ebola -WFP

The Selangor Mufti has denied that the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) had approved the  "I Want to Touch a Dog" event yesterday.. Datuk Seri Mohd Tamyes Abdul Wahid (pic) said the council did not issue any approval letter to the organiser and ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 12 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 4 reports

Eastern Ukraine conflict: Summary killings, misrecorded and misreported

An Amnesty International investigation into allegations of execution-style and other deliberate killings by pro-Russian separatists and pro-Kyiv forces has found evidence of isolated incidents attributable to both sides, but not on the scale reported ... [Published Amnesty International Irish Section - 13 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 4 reports

Rights group urges Kuwait to stop revoking citizenship of opponents

An international advocacy group has called on Kuwait to stop revoking the citizenship of those who exercise free speech or other legitimate human rights.New York-based Human Rights Watch said Kuwait should stop targeting opponents and reinstate withdrawn ... [Published Arabian Business - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 4 reports

After clashes, Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks

Pro-democracy protesters sit on a street as they block an area of the Mongkok shopping …A pro-democracy protester sleeps over a barricade at the Mongkok shopping district …Pro-democracy protesters stand by a barricade as they prepare for a confrontation ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 41 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

More delays for Manus asylum seekers (AAP)

The PNG government has seemingly confirmed yet another delay to the refugee resettlement plan, hours after meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Tony Abbott, Refugees
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

UK ‘won’t meet’ child poverty target

A senior UK official says the government will fail to meet its target of eradicating child poverty by 2020, calling on all parties to be more honest in what can be achieved. Alan Milburn, a former health minister who chairs the social mobility and child ... [Published Press tv - 8 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

‘Critical moment’ for HK protests after new clashes

HONG KONGDozens of police with riot gear pushed into a crowd of angry demonstrators in the Mongkok district early Sunday, striking at them repeatedly with batons.Twenty people were injured in a fourth night of clashes between protesters demanding free ... [Published New Sabah Times - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Protest, Hong Kong, Police
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 17 reports

Migrant farm workers face systemic abuses: Amnesty International

By Kim Hyo-jin, Kim Young-jinMigrant farmers in Korea face a wide range of human rights abuses including inhumane working hours and physical abuse, Amnesty International said Monday.In a report, Amnesty called on the government to monitor the agriculture ... [Published Korea Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 8 reports

Hong Kong leader claims pro-democracy protesters supported by 'external forces'

London, Oct m20 (ANI): Hong Kong leader CY Leung has claimed that the pro-democracy protests were supported by 'external forces' and were not entirely a domestic movement. ... [Published Ani News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 16 reports

Heated protests go on in Hong Kong

Riot police advance on a pro-democracy protest encampment in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong early Sunday, October 19. Pro-democracy demonstrators are angry about China's decision to allow only Beijing-vetted candidates to run in Hong Kong's elections ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 18 reports

‘Too much racial abuse on social media’

SHAH ALAM: Datuk Mah Siew Keong’s voice was noticeably full of emotion when he touched on the issue of racial polarisation towards the end of his keynote address at the Gerakan’s 43rd national delegates conference here yesterday.The Gerakan president ... [Published New Straits Times - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Social Media, Abuse, Racism


...of his regrets on leaving office, he warned, is that there are too few British officials working in Brussels, helping to shape EU policy, because "constant criticism and a pending existentialist debate do not make us the most attractive employer for young British graduates."
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