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Jan 19 2016

Six In The Morning Tuesday January 19

Apple, Samsung and Sony face child labour claims By Jane Wakefield  Technology reporter Human rights organisation Amnesty has accused Apple, Samsung and Sony, among others, of failing to do basic checks to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined by children. In a report into cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the …

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Jan 18 2016

Six In The Morning Monday January 18

Islands of the missing: Micronesia’s emptying atolls By Mark Stratton, for CNN Updated 0137 GMT (0937 HKT) January 18, 2016 Our ship’s crew brings ashore a barrel of iced drinks. The atoll’s children don’t care about the refreshments. They scoop out the barrel’s ice cubes and cradle them with wonderment like diamonds. The youngest shovel …

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Jan 12 2016

Six In The Morning Tuesday January 12

Sick must be evacuated from besieged Syrian town of Madaya, says UN After trucks delivered food to the starving population, UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said 400 people in Madaya’s hospital were in ‘grave peril’ Kareem Shaheen in Beirut and agencies Tuesday 12 January 2016 06.46 GMT The United Nations humanitarian affairs chief has called for …

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Jan 11 2016

Six In The Morning Monday January 11

Nearly 400,000 Syrians starving in besieged areas Deaths from malnutrition reported as three towns wait desperately for promised food aid to arrive from Damascus. Patrick Strickland | 11 Jan 2016 06:16 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria As aid agencies prepare to deliver food to Madaya, on the outskirts of Damascus …

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Jan 10 2016

Six In The Morning Sunday January 10

‘El Chapo’: Sean Penn interviewed Guzman before recapture Hollywood actor Sean Penn interviewed Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman at a secret location soon after his jail break. The interview, conducted in October in the Mexican jungle, is published in Saturday’s edition of Rolling Stone. Guzman escaped from the maximum security Altiplano jail in …

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Jan 09 2016

Six In The Morning Saturday January 9

German police chief sacked over sexual assaults Cologne police head faced criticism for his force’s response to New Year’s Eve attacks and robberies by groups of men. 09 Jan 2016 07:19 GMT | Europe, Crime, Sexual assault, Germany, Refugees The police chief of the German city of Cologne has been dismissed amid mounting criticism of …

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Jan 08 2016

Six In The Morning Friday January 8

Chinese shares rise in volatile trade 8 January 2016 Chinese shares have risen on the first day of trade since the lifting of a “circuit breaker” mechanism, which had been introduced to prevent sharp falls. The Shanghai Composite opened more than 2% higher, then quickly turned negative, before rallying again to close 2% higher at …

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Jan 07 2016

Six In The Morning Thursday January 7

China share trading halted after market plunges 7% in opening minutes ‘Circuit breaker’ mechanism deployed to protect economy for second time in a week as China sparks jitters by speeding up devaluation of yuan Tom Phillips and agencies Thursday 7 January 2016 05.06 GMT China halted the day’s trading within 30 minutes of opening on Thursday …

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Jan 06 2016

Six In The Morning Wednesday January 6

North Korea nuclear: State claims first hydrogen bomb test 6 January 2016 North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb which, if confirmed, would be its fourth nuclear test since 2006. It came after a 5.1 magnitude quake was detected close to its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri, indicating a test may …

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Jan 05 2016

Six In The Morning Tuesday January 5

Barack Obama to close background checks loophole on gun show sales President to set out plan on Tuesday that will prevent firearms from being sold at gun shows and on the internet without having to go through necessary checks Dan Roberts in Washington @RobertsDan Tuesday 5 January 2016 07.19 GMT Thousands of unlicensed gun shows and …

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