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Cambridge University Press reverses bow to China censorship after backlash

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The publisher had blocked 315 articles at the request of China's government.

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

World's oldest publisher reverses 'shameful' China censorship

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Cambridge University Press has reversed a decision to censor hundreds of articles at the request of the Chinese government after a backlash from academics and activists.

From: rss.cnn.com

Report: Trump dissolves climate change advisory panel

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The panel, formed in 2015, was tasked with advising government and the private sector on navigating climate change

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Report: Secret Service Cannot Afford To Pay Agents Because Of Trump Travel, Family

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Hundreds of U.S. Secret Service agents may not be paid as the U.S. government says it can no longer afford to pay them in large part to the sheer size of President Donald Trump’s family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast, USA Today reported. In an interview with Director Randolph “Tex” Alles, the agency head said more than 1,000 agents have already hit the federally mandated caps for salary and overtime allowances meant to last the entire year. Working under crushing workload since the height of the election season, the stress and strain in the first seven months of the administration has depleted the budget, the report said. Agents must...

UK academic publisher reposts blocked China articles after outcry

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Cambridge University Press (CUP) said late last week it had removed some 300 papers and book reviews published in the China Quarterly journal from its website in China following a request from the Chinese government.

Tags: UK, Government
From: www.dnaindia.com

Europe's authorities must do more to prepare for climate disasters - study

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By Chris Arsenault Governments and insurance companies in Europe must do more to prepare people for floods linked to climate change as it's often more efficient to reduce risks before disasters than rebuild and pay out afterwards, an Austrian study said on Monday.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Nepal calls Nov. 26 general election, emerging from upheaval

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In a blow to the government hours after the announcement, lawmakers rejected a government proposal to amend the constitution and meet some of the demands of the ethnic Madhesi minority community living in southern plains bordering India.

From: www.dnaindia.com

E.Timor police fire tear gas during student protests

Added: 21.08.2017 11:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of students in East Timor clashed on Monday with police who fired tear gas to disperse the crowds protesting against alleged government corruption.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Philippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs

Added: 21.08.2017 10:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said there could have been abuses in his government's war on drugs and ordered the police to take custody of officers who were involved in the killing of a high school student last week.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Philippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs

Added: 21.08.2017 10:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said there could have been abuses in his government's war on drugs and ordered the police to take custody of officers who were involved in the killing of a high school student last week.

From: www.dnaindia.com

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