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Putting a $70mn price tag on friendship: Ukraine seeks to sell cultural center in Moscow

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:54 A group of Ukrainian lawmakers are lobbying to repeal a treaty with Russia governing information and cultural centers, which would allow the Kiev government to sell its cultural-center building in Moscow, according to a Russian daily newspaper. Izvestia reported on Tuesday that a number of Ukrainian MPs led by MP Irina Friz have prepared ...

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600 asylum-seekers barricaded into detention center await court ruling on water, power

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:35 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:39 The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is to decide whether essential services such as power and water should be restored to an Australian-run immigration center. Some 600 asylum seekers have barricaded themselves into the Manus Island facility for more than a week after the High Court ...

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Danish immigration minister flees deportation center chased by angry migrants (VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 08:32 Police and security had to intervene to help the Danish immigration and integration minister escape a potential assault by a crowd of rejected asylum-seekers, indignant over her decision to focus attention on only one family in the deportation facility. On what was supposed to be a photo op on Friday for Danish Minister for ...

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Rape & sex assault victims still being held at Yarl’s Wood immigration center, breaching UK policy

Women who have been raped and sexually assaulted are still being routinely locked up in detention centers. That is despite the government’s policy explicitly forbidding authorities to do so. A women’s refugee organization found severely traumatized victims are still being detained in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention center for indefinite periods. Read more The detention is in breach of new ...

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Twitter announces new ‘transparency center’ for ads

Twitter is responding to political scrutiny over the role it may have played in spreading Russian misinformation, and to a bipartisan Congressional bill proposing new regulations for online ads, with some new initiatives of its own. So it’s launching an Advertising Transparency Center where users should be able to see all the ads running on Twitter, the content/creative of those ...

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Secretive Tory election call center performed ‘unlawful’ direct marketing, no one will be charged

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 08:03 The Conservative Party has received a “warning” over its use of a controversial secretive call center to cold call voters in marginal seats in the lead-up to the 2017 general election. Regulators stopped short of taking formal action, however. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that “two small sections” of the scripts supplied by ...

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‘Drugged & tortured:’ Mental health center employees arrested over extreme child abuse

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 02:05 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 02:07 Ten employees of a state-run mental facility in Colombia have been charged with torture for allegedly subjecting children in their care to a “military doctrine” that involved stuffing minors with drugs, tying them to beds and other extreme punishments. Read more At least 11 children were reportedly subjected ...

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Bixby 2.0 takes center stage at Samsung’s Developer Conference

No surprise, Samsung is making the connected home a big focus of its annual Developer Conference this week in San Francisco. DJ Koh, the company’s head of Mobile Communications took to the stage at Moscone Center to reveal a spate of different announcements focused on connected devices, as the company works to build a cohesive narrative around its approach. Up ...

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50 French detention center staff take sick leave to protest new arrivals, working conditions

Several dozen policemen at a migrant detention center in a Paris suburb have taken sick leave in protest at the opening of a new unit at the facility. Officers say they are incapable of “adequately dealing” with the detainees due to staff shortages. The protest, involving about 50 of the 80 policemen working at the detention center in Vincennes, in ...

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Govt threatened with legal action over ‘humiliation & abuse’ at immigration center

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 14:26 The UK Home Office has been threatened with legal action unless it opens an inquiry into the awarding of government contracts to firms such as security giant G4S, after alleged “humiliation and abuse” of immigrants at a privately-run detention center. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has given Home Secretary Amber Rudd two weeks ...

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