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Nuclear Authority Says Visit to North Korea Now ‘Unlikely’

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Atomic Energy Agency says it is now unlikely to send a delegation to North Korea, after Pyongyang stated it is no longer bound by an agreement with the United States not to test missiles and nuclear devices. Spokeswoman Gill Tudor made the announcement late Tuesday, ending hopes for the visit for which IAEA […]

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Rights Group Says Guinea-Bissau Restricting Media, Protesters

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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An international human rights group says Guinea-Bissau’s military junta is increasingly restricting media and protesters in an attempt to “stifle mounting criticism” within the country and abroad. Amnesty International Guinea-Bissau expert Marise Castro told VOA that demonstrations have been repressed and soldiers seeking politicians have beaten and threatened their families and associates. “Since the coup, […]

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