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“I can’t explain the joy each time I’ve freed a child” – Nobel winner Satyarthi – Reuters

Reuters "I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child" – Nobel winner SatyarthiReutersNEW DELHI/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's … Continue reading

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49 Turkish hostages freed by Islamic State militants after 3 months – CTV News

CTV News 49 Turkish hostages freed by Islamic State militants after 3 monthsCTV NewsANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom … Continue reading

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Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger – NTV

Sky News Australia Turkish hostages freed, but questions lingerNTVANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid … Continue reading

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American journalist freed by abductors in in Syria – Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times American journalist freed by abductors in in SyriaHindustan TimesAn American journalist abducted by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria was released on Sunday after, just a week after James Foley, another journalist, was killed by his captors. Peter … Continue reading

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Ukraine parliament votes for law that could see Tymoshenko freed – AFP

Kyiv Post Ukraine parliament votes for law that could see Tymoshenko freedAFPKiev — Ukraine's parliament on Friday overwhelmingly backed a law that could pave the way for the quick release of jailed opposition leader and former premier Yulia Tymosehnko. A … Continue reading

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Moscow school siege: children taken hostage freed – The Guardian

The Guardian Moscow school siege: children taken hostage freedThe GuardianRussians welcome the Olympic torch relay in Rostov-on-Don, south of Moscow: the country is on high alert ahead of the start of the Games this week. Photograph: AP. A man took … Continue reading

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Freed Vietnamese Political Prisoner Decries Jail Conditions – Radio Free Asia

Freed Vietnamese Political Prisoner Decries Jail ConditionsRadio Free AsiaA Vietnamese political prisoner released after 14 years in detention has called for better treatment for dissidents remaining in the country's prison camps, saying he was barely able to survive his own … Continue reading

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Russian punk band says freed to improve Russia’s image before Olympics

MOSCOW (Reuters) – One of two freed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Friday their release was aimed solely at improving Russia’s image before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games and was not a humanitarian … Continue reading

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Freed Pussy Riot members say prison was time of ‘endless humiliations’ – The Guardian

The Guardian Freed Pussy Riot members say prison was time of 'endless humiliations'The GuardianPussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina said she had had repeated forced gynaecological examinations in prison. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters. After nearly two years in prison for singing a … Continue reading

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