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Still on the Gangnam theme, have a look at this group of young people doing their bit to highlight the dismal conditions in Gaza. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7PN9fn9PQ?rel=0&w=600&h=338]
The United Nations has implicitly recognised the state of Palestine after the General Assembly voted for a resolution to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s diplomatic status to 'non-member observer state'. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 http://rt.com/s/swf/player5.4.swf?file=http://rt.com/files/news/palestine-status-un-churkin-935/i595c4fdf2e058795bc52646a2a5d14c9_00b8e2c0.dv.flv&image=http://rt.com/files/news/palestine-status-un-churkin-935/vitaly-russias-ambassador.n.jpg&skin=http://rt.com/s/css/player_skin.zip&provider=http&abouttext=Russia%20Today&aboutlink=http://rt.com&autostart=false The result: 138 votes in favor, 9 against...
http://cnettv.cnet.com/av/video/cbsnews/player-dest.swf In a much-awaited speech in Cairo just now directed largely at the Muslim world, Obama has vowed to: shut down Guantanamo Bay by next year, prohibit the use of torture by the United States (what about rendition or outsourcing of...
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has hosted a prayer session with the presidents of Israel and Palestine in a bid to build bridges and jump-start the peace process. http://youtu.be/kjKPCZXCTDA
Many Malaysians have expressed disappointment  over the BBC's backing down from a 'HARDtalk' interview with RPK. Much of this sentiment, I believe, stems from a perception that the BBC is a bastion of impartial, independent reporting. Far from it. The...