Tuesday, 21 October 2014


  • Pound Sterling to Hong Kong Dollar (GBP/HKD) Exchange Rate Firmer as Pro ...

    23:30 | 20/10/14
    Future Currency Forecast
    The Pound (GBP) to Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) exchange rate strengthened on Monday as concerns over pro-democracy protests increased over the weekend as demonstrators continued their standoff with police, hopes for a resolution lie with Tuesday's talks. more»
  • In Bahrain, human rights defenders are under attack – but we won't be deterred

    23:18 | 20/10/14
    The Guardian
    A new case was immediately initiated at the upper criminal court, which means she faces the possibility of a maximum sentence for “publicly insulting the king”; seven years and a 10,000 Bahraini dinar (approximately £16,500) fine. Zainab has rejoined a ... more»
  • Human trafficking unabated

    22:56 | 20/10/14
    Prothom Alo (English)
    The 27-year-old Rafiqul Islam and 40-year-old Tara Miah of Sirajganj, who were caught in the police drive, said that they paid 10 thousand taka each to a dealer Jasim Uddin who took them via Dhaka to Cox's Bazar. At night he handed them over to pirates ... more»
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