Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some internet addiction “boot camps” employ military-style discipline in treating patients A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been […]

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some internet addiction “boot camps” employ military-style discipline in treating patients A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been […]

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some internet addiction “boot camps” employ military-style discipline in treating patients A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been […]

In pictures: Pakistan marks Independence Day

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There have been celebrations and ceremonies in Pakistan as it marks the 70th anniversary of its creation as a sovereign state. Image copyright EPA Image caption There were fireworks at midnight to mark the moment of partition from India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947 Image copyright AFP Image caption Crowds watched […]

Barnaby Joyce: NZ confirms Australian deputy PM is dual citizen

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Barnaby Joyce will refer the matter to Australia’s High Court New Zealand’s government has confirmed that Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, is a dual citizen. Dual citizens are not allowed to run for public office under Australia’s constitution. Mr Joyce revealed earlier that he may have New Zealand citizenship […]

Australia church abuse: Priests ‘must report’ confessions

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Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The royal commission heard allegations of abuse against Catholic priests Catholic clerics should face criminal charges if they do not report sexual abuse disclosed to them during confession, an Australian inquiry has recommended. It is among 85 new proposals following a four-year landmark inquiry into institutional abuse in the nation. […]

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some internet addiction “boot camps” employ military-style discipline in treating patients A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been […]