The Telegraph
Tuesday , January 8 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999

Censorship backlash poses a challenge to China’s leaders

A dispute over censorship at a Chinese newspaper known for edgy reporting evolved today into a political challenge for China’s new leadership as prominent scholars demanded a censor’s dismissal and hundreds of protesters called for democratic reforms....   | Read..

Iran’s fuel quick-fix shows in suicide haze

Already battered by international threats against their nation’s nuclear programme, sanctions and a broken economy, Iranians living here in the capital are now tryi...   | Read..

Disney ready to wave magic band

Imagine Walt Disney World with no entry turnstiles. Cash? Passť: Visitors would wear rubber bracelets encoded with credit card information, snapping up corn dogs and Mick...   | Read..

Labour camp end in sight

China will end its controversial system of forced labour camps, Chinese media cited the domestic security head as saying today....   | Read..
Demonstrators gather outside the headquarters of the Southern Weekly newspaper in Guangzhou, China, on Monday. (Reuters)
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Obama lines up security showdown

President Barack Obama today nominated former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defence se...   | Read..

Jail for tweet in Kuwait

A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country’s ...   | Read..