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Togo votes in first local elections in over 30 years

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe describes the nation's polls as a 'major advance in the establishment of a democracy'.

China’s grip on rare earths began with decision 30 years ago

China’s plan for rare earths goes back almost 30 years ago which helped the republic brush aside the United States as the world’s leading producer.

Hundreds held as Kazakhs vote for first new leader in decades

Hundreds of opposition protestors are arrested in Kazakhstan as the country heads to the polls to elect its first new president in 30 years.

Unjust for death row prisoners to serve 30 years in jail,...

Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh says these changes in the law will be meaningless to death row prisoners and many will die in prison.

Lawyers warn of ‘the other death sentence’

They say courts must be given the discretion to decide on minimum and maximum jail terms in place of the death penalty, as long-term custodial sentences will still see inmates dying behind bars.