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Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

Lao Dam Breach Highlights Fears Over Massive Projects

Non-government organizations and researchers are calling on the Lao Government to ensure transparency in its investigations on Lao populations affected by massive flooding from a breach in a hydropower dam wall that left more than two dozen people dead…

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary of Nuclear Attack

The mayor of Hiroshima, Japan warned Monday that a rising tide of nationalism is threatening world peace in a ceremony marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of his city by the United States.In his speech at Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park,…

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary of Nuclear Attack

The mayor of Hiroshima, Japan warned Monday that a rising tide of nationalism is threatening world peace in a ceremony marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of his city by the United States.In his speech at Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park,…

Several Sentenced In Kazakh Prison Inmate’s Torture Death

SHAKHTINSK, Kazakhstan — Several people have been sentenced to prison terms of seven to eight years after being convicted of involvement in the torture and death of an inmate in Kazakhstan.In an August 6 ruling, the Shakhtinsk city court in the centra…

Admiral to VOA: US ‘Consistency’ Counters Chinese Aggression in South China Sea

The U.S. response to China’s controversial actions in the South China Sea is consistency, the Navy’s top admiral said.Speaking in an exclusive interview with VOA, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said the United States Navy has been at ab…