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Dec 29, 2008

The new president should face down Beijing as its economy crumbles and workers press for democracy

Dec 27, 2008

At Camp Iguana, 17 Muslims from China taken captive in Afghanistan seven years ago now get Pepsi, ping-pong and a 42-inch plasma screen for sports and religious videos.

Dec 25, 2008

Some of China's favorite adjectives for Rebiya Kadeer, an exiled leader of China's ethnic Uighur minority, are "terrorist" and "separatist monster."

Dec 24, 2008

Germany is the second EU nation to suggest it could resettle Guantanamo prisoners, if President-elect Obama is serious about closing the camp. European cooperation is seen as a prerequisite to shutting the facility down.

Dec 24, 2008

A growing number of European Union countries are reportedly interested in helping US President-elect Obama meet his promises to close Guantanamo Bay by taking in inmates from the controversial detention camp.

Dec 24, 2008

The Uyghur American Association welcomed Tuesday indications that European governments were willing to resettle Guantanamo Bay detainees if the US closed the military prison.

Dec 23, 2008

European nations have begun intensive discussions both within and among their governments on whether to resettle detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as a significant overture to the incoming Obama administration, according to senior European officials and U.S. diplomats.

Dec 22, 2008

Germany said Monday it would consider taking foreign inmates from Guantanamo if the United States closes its "War on Terror" jail.

Dec 22, 2008

The human rights envoy for the German government has urged Berlin to help US President-Elect Obama meet his promise to close the controversial prison camp Guantanamo Bay by taking in innocent inmates.

Dec 20, 2008

The German government has signalled it is willing to help US President-Elect Obama make good on his promise to close the controversial terrorist prison camp Guantánamo Bay by taking in inmates.


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