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Feb 10, 2012
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Malaysia arrests fugitive Saudi blogger over his Prophet Mohammad tweets

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Malaysian police have arrested a Saudi Arabian columnist who fled his country after making comments on Twitter deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, prompting a surge of online outrage and calls for his execution. “It is confirmed that Malaysian police have detained the Saudi writer. This arrest was part of an Interpol operation which the Malaysian police were a part of,” a police spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

Feb 10, 2012
Feb 2, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Feb 1, 2012

Analysis: Malaysia’s opposition plots unlikely path to power

DENGKIL, Malaysia (Reuters) – Anwar Ibrahim is free and he knows how to work a crowd.

Wading into a throng of supporters at a rally near the capital Kuala Lumpur last week, the veteran Malaysian opposition leader was relishing his unexpected freedom after being acquitted on sodomy charges that could have ended his career.

Feb 1, 2012

Malaysia’s opposition plots unlikely path to power

DENGKIL, Malaysia (Reuters) – Anwar Ibrahim is free and he knows how to work a crowd.

Wading into a throng of supporters at a rally near the capital Kuala Lumpur last week, the veteran Malaysian opposition leader was relishing his unexpected freedom after being acquitted on sodomy charges that could have ended his career.

Dec 4, 2011

Socrates was maestro of Brazil’s 1982 team

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Socrates, who died of organ damage at the age of 57 on Sunday, was an elegant midfielder who led one of Brazil’s most dazzling soccer teams and stood up to the country’s military rulers.

A qualified doctor who drank and smoked liberally, he died after being admitted to hospital for the third time since August because of liver and intestinal problems.

Dec 4, 2011

Soccer-Socrates was maestro of Brazil’s 1982 team

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Socrates, who died
of organ damage at the age of 57 on Sunday, was an elegant
midfielder who led one of Brazil’s most dazzling soccer teams
and stood up to the country’s military rulers.

A qualified doctor who drank and smoked liberally, he died
after being admitted to hospital for the third time since August
because of liver and intestinal problems.

Nov 24, 2011
Nov 23, 2011

U.N. calls on all leaders to attend Rio “Earth” summit

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – All heads of state should attend a major environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro next year to agree concrete ways of putting the world economy on a more sustainable path and reducing inequality, the United Nations’ official leading the process said Wednesday.

The U.N. summit next June is billed as the most important environmental gathering in a generation, marking 20 years since the 1992 “Earth Summit” in the same Brazilian city produced landmark pacts on biodiversity and the climate.

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      "I cover the politics, economics and people of Southeast Asia from Kuala Lumpur, where I also act as head of editorial for Malaysia and Brunei. I joined Reuters on the Singapore editing desk back in 1997 and have been on the move ever since, from Japan to the Philippines to the U.S.A and then Brazil."
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