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Indian animation industry ready to take off: Ketan Mehta (Interview)

July 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Indian animation industry is on a growth trajectory given not just the talent pool and lower costs but also the treasure trove of ... Read more...

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Indian-American treats wife as slave; gets away with probation

May 24th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) An Indian American man whose family forced his wife into slave labour was spared jail but sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to perform ... Read more...

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52 Brazilians rescued from slave-like conditions

February 2nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian authorities Wednesday rescued 52 farm workers who were being held in slave-like conditions on three ranches in the Amazon state of Para, the ... Read more...

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Ex-Nazi camp guard, 90, found living in Britain

June 12th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) An elderly man living in Britain for 60 years has been identified as a former guard at a Nazi slave-labour camp during World War II.Alexander Huryn, ... Read more...

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Over 200 Brazil firms found treating workers as slaves

January 5th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Jan 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government has said 220 firms in the country have been found to be exploiting their workers and treating them as slaves.The labour ministry included 88 new ... Read more...

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Germany’s first Hitler exhibition seeks to break age-old taboos

October 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 13 (ANI): Adolf Hitler seems to be back in town, with an extremely nervous Germany now preparing to stage the first exhibition dedicated to the Nazi leader this week at ... Read more...

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Strange story of decade-long kidnap of Pak-born UK girl

June 16th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) British police are to probe strange claims of a Pakistani-born woman that she was forcibly kept in a slave labour camp in Pakistan for nearly a decade. Nahida Bi ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell denies claims of slave labour on his TV shows

February 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has denied that contestants on his reality TV shows are being treated unfairly and paid poorly.Cowell, who hosts the show American Idol, insisted ... Read more...

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Slaves built Capitol steps where Obama will stand

January 17th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco/Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) There will be no shortage of potent moments when Barack Obama stands on the steps on the West Front of the US Capitol Jan 20 to be ... Read more...

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Thousands forced into slavery in Darfur: charities

December 17th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 17 (DPA) Sudanese forces and government-aligned militia have forced adults and children into slave labour and sexual service in Sudan's restive Darfur province, a new report by a coalition of ... Read more...

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Alexander Solzhenitsyn dies at 89 (Lead)

August 4th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, Aug 4 (DPA) Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prize winner for literature who was exiled from the Soviet Union for his graphic portrayals of life in Soviet labour camps, died of a ... Read more...

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Chinese slave children being ’sold like cabbages’

April 30th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Thousands of children are being sold "like cabbages" to China's booming factories as virtual slave labour. According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, hundreds of children, some as young ... Read more...

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