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  • Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Several have been linked to al Qaeda.
  • Win Tin dies at 84; respected Myanmar opposition leader

    YANGON, Myanmar — Win Tin, one of Myanmar's most respected opposition leaders who was jailed for nearly two decades by his country's military rulers, died early Monday. He was 84. His death, attributed to organ failure, came as Myanmar marked...

    'The Railway Man' isn't Colin Firth's finest hour

    In Hollywood parlance, they "meet cute" hestumbles into her first classseat on the train to Edinburgh. She (Nicole Kidman) is a bit taken aback, but only for a moment. She offers, way too soon, that she's "newly single." He is bookish, awkward, slow to...

    Myanmar anti-junta crusader and journalist Win Tin dies

    Myanmar anti-junta crusader and journalist Win Tin dies
    YANGON, Myanmar -- Win Tin, one of Myanmar’s most respected opposition leaders who was jailed for nearly two decades by his country's military rulers, died early Monday at age 84. His death, attributed to organ failure, came as Myanmar marked...

    Review: 'The Railway Man' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Railway Man' ★&#9733 1/2
    The concept of manly grief leads into so many dark areas and cultural expectations — questions about how men are expected to bury their trauma long after the traumatizing event. Or else, how men are expected to examine it, reckon with it...