24 Sep

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



Ex-police chief jailed in China scandal

Former top cop in Chongqing given 15 years in jail for his role in case involving controversial politician Bo Xilai.
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 06:44 GMT


Iran to launch giant domestic intranet

Officials say service will bypass internet and improve security, but critics see it as curb on the flow of information.

Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 14:15 GMT

Middle East

CNN criticised for report on US envoy’s diary

 US network criticised for report on diary of Christopher Stevens, days after he was killed at US consulate in Benghazi.

Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 14:22 GMT


Riot closes China Foxconn factory

Facility that reportedly makes parts for Apple’s iPhone 5 closed after 5,000 police put down a riot that injured 40.

Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 10:31 GMT


Foxconn makes Apple products and also assembles products for Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard

Production halted at Foxconn plant that supplies Apple as 2,000 workers clash with security guards in four hour riot

24 September 2012 04:14 PM

The Taiwan based technology company that supplies Apple products has halted production at one of its plants following a brawl involving as many as 2,000 workers.

Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said killing film-maker would be a ‘noble deed’

Pakistan condemns minister’s $100,000 Mohamed film bounty

24 September 2012 12:00 AM

Islamabad distances itself from reward for anyone who kills the makers of video

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