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Ukraine crisis: Rebels granted self-rule and amnesty – BBC News

BBC News Ukraine crisis: Rebels granted self-rule and amnestyBBC NewsUkraine's parliament has granted self-rule to eastern regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels, as well as an amnesty for the fighters themselves. The measures are in line with the 5 September ceasefire … Continue reading

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Maliki offers amnesty to Sunni tribes; new clashes threaten Iraqi stability – Washington Post

Telegraph.co.uk Maliki offers amnesty to Sunni tribes; new clashes threaten Iraqi stabilityWashington PostBAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki offered an amnesty Wednesday to tribes that have fought against the state, seeking to claw back control as clashes south of the … Continue reading

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Russian punk band to appear at star-studded Amnesty concert in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Russian punk band Pussy Riot will join Madonna, R&B singer Lauryn Hill and alternative rock group Imagine Dragons at an all-star concert for Amnesty international on Wednesday night, on the eve the Winter Olympics opening … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot appears at star-studded Amnesty concert in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot took to a New York stage on Wednesday evening to demand the release of anti-government prisoners as Russia prepares to open the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s President Signs Amnesty Bill; Military Wants ‘Stabilization’ – Voice of America

Voice of America Ukraine's President Signs Amnesty Bill; Military Wants 'Stabilization'Voice of AmericaUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law a bill on amnesty for anti-government protesters. The 63-year-old president Friday signed the legislation that grants amnesty to those detained … Continue reading

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Ukraine president signs amnesty but anger remains, currency slumps – Reuters

The Hindu Ukraine president signs amnesty but anger remains, currency slumpsReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday signed into law an amnesty for demonstrators detained during mass unrest and repealed anti-protest legislation, in a fresh bid to … Continue reading

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Madonna to introduce Pussy Riot duo at U.S. Amnesty concert

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pop icon Madonna said Wednesday she will introduce to the stage two formerly jailed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot when they appear at an Amnesty International concert in New York next week, hailing … Continue reading

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Russian punk band duo to appear at U.S. Amnesty International concert

(Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who were jailed for nearly two years on charges of religious hatred and became international emblems for human rights campaigners will appear at a concert in New York, organizer … Continue reading

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Imagine Dragons, Lauryn Hill to perform at Amnesty International concert

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American alternative rock group Imagine Dragons, hip hop artist Lauryn Hill and rock band The Fray will headline an Amnesty International concert next month in New York, the human rights group said on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Imagine Dragons, Lauryn Hill to perform at Amnesty International concert

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American alternative rock group Imagine Dragons, hip hop artist Lauryn Hill and rock band The Fray will headline an Amnesty International concert next month in New York, the human rights group said on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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