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Tibetan monk sets himself on fire | World news Another Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China amid a wave of such protests against China's handling of the vast Tibetan areas it rules, overseas groups have said. Tamchoe Sangpo set himself alight on Friday during a prayer ceremony at Bongtak monastery in a remote region of Qinghai province, the advocacy group Free Tibet said. It gave no details about his current condition, although US-funded broadcaster Radio Free Asia said he had died.
On the roof of the world, Chinese paramilitaries are trying to snuff out Tibetan resistance to Beijing's rule with spiked batons, semi-automatic weapons and fire extinguishers. In Tibet acts of self-immolation rise amid a battle for hearts and minds | World news
Teenage Tibetan nun sets herself on fire in China | World news Tenzin Choezin, the Buddhist nun who was reported by the International Campaign for Tibet to have set herself on fire Photograph: Freetibet/AFP/Getty Images An 18-year-old Tibetan nun has set herself on fire in western China in the latest protest against Beijing's handling of the Tibetan regions it rules, an activist group said. Free Tibet said in a statement that the nun had set herself on fire on Saturday and was believed to have survived.
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Unemployment is rising and companies are going to the wall as the economic turmoil continues to inflict damage across the globe. Blair Inc's 'baffling' increase in earnings | Politics | The Observer
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Newt Gingrich comments on Palestinians draw heavy criticism | World news Leading Palestinian officials have rounded on the Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for his description of Palestinians as an "invented" people and "terrorists". The Republican frontrunner insisted at a candidate debate on Saturday – to warm applause from the audience – that "these people are terrorists. They teach terrorism in their schools.
Russians fight Twitter and Facebook battles over Putin election | World news Russians have flooded Facebook and Twitter as they organise unprecedented protests against Vladimir Putin's United Russia party.
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Lessons from Iceland: the people can have the power | Birgitta Jónsdóttir | Comment is free Protesters demonstrate in front of the Icelandic parliament during the country's financial crisis. Photograph: Nordicphotos/Getty Images The Dutch minister of internal affairs said at a speech during free press day this year: "Law-making is like a sausage, no one really wants to know what is put in it."
An Italian radio program's story about Iceland’s on-going revolution is a stunning example of how little our media tells us about the rest of the world. Americans may remember that at the start of the 2008 financial crisis, Iceland literally went bankrupt. The reasons were mentioned only in passing, and since then, this little-known member of the European Union fell back into oblivion. As one European country after another fails or risks failing, imperiling the Euro, with repercussions for the entire world, the last thing the powers that be want is for Iceland to become an example. Here's why: Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not | Truthout
Can the European left look to Norway to push the world's powerful nations to act morally abroad? Norway's dirty little secrets | Mark Curtis | Comment is free
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Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin, winner of the second annual Confucian peace prize. Photograph: Itar-Tass/Reuters Vladimir Putin scoops Chinese peace award | World news
Mixed messages on climate 'vulnerability' 13 November 2011Last updated at 09:45 ET There are concerns that climate change may exacerbate flooding in cities such as Bangkok One of the most striking new voices on climate change that's emerged since the UN summit in Copenhagen two years ago is the Climate Vulnerable Forum. The grouping includes small island states vulnerable to extreme weather events and sea level rise, those with immense spans of low-lying coastline such as Vietnam and Bangladesh, and dry nations of East Africa. It's currently holding a meeting in Bangladesh, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the keynote speaker.
UN vote on Palestinian state put off amid lack of support | World news A Palestinian boy holds a picture reading in Arabic, "it is our right to have a state", as he stands in front of Israeli troops on Friday.
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