6 12 JUNE 2008
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Members of an unknown Amazon Basin tribe and their dwellings are seen during a flight over the Brazilian state of Acre along the border with Peru in this photo distributed by Survival International. China has put the death toll from the earthquake that struck Sichuan province on May 12 at 65,080, with the figure certain to rise as searchers account for more than 23,000 missing. +358 9 689 67 426 fax. Price 3 (sis ALV)
Publisher Helsinki Times Oy Vilhonvuorenkatu 11 B 00500 Helsinki Finland tel. Hundreds of protesters from the Gujjar community on Sunday protested to press their demand for Scheduled Tribe status, which will entitle them to government jobs and college seats.. 035535-0822
ISSUE 22 (54) 6 12 JUNE 2008 · ISSN 1796-8321. Survival International estimates that there are over 100 uncontacted tribes worldwide and says that uncontacted tribes in the region are under increasing threat from illegal logging over the border in Peru.
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A relief worker sprays disinfectant on a journalist along a street in Yingxiu town of Wenchuan county, the epicentre of the earthquake, Sichuan province. Torrential rain in southern and eastern China has killed at least 50 people in the past week and left 4,000 stranded, state media said on Wednesday, a fortnight after a big earthquake rattled Sichuan province.
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Cows are pictured at a farm in Stein at river Traun, about 130km (81 miles) south of Munich. More than 360,000 people were injured.
An advisory to be printed on cigarette packs sold in Brazil, as released by the Health Ministry. Brazil launched a series of new hard-hitting anti-smoking advertisements, showing 10 images of the health risks involved with tobacco use.
A general view shows a flooded garden at a residential community in Wuhan, Hubei province. German farmers stopped delivering milk, demanding a higher price for their production.
A woman watches from Titusville, Florida as the space shuttle Discovery launches from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States.
Police use a water cannon to disperse protesters from the Gujjar community in New Delhi, India