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Bradley Manning's defense attorney David Coombs. ©REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan
Manning files bid for Obama pardon: lawyer

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning filed a request for a pardon from President Barack Obama on Tuesday following the soldier's 35-year jail sentence for the biggest intelligence leak in US history.

Manning files bid for Obama pardon: lawyer
WikiLeaks: Manning apologizes, admits he 'hurt US'
WikiLeaks: Manning apologizes, admits he 'hurt US'

US Army private Bradley Manning apologized on Wednesday for leaking secret intelligence files to WikiLeaks and admitted for the first time that he had harmed his country and others.

WikiLeaks: Manning apologizes, admits he 'hurt US'
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Senior Scottish Catholic sorry over sex claims

A senior Scottish bishop on Sunday apologised on behalf of the Catholic church over claims of physical and sexual abuse at one of the country's best known boarding schools.

Senior Scottish Catholic sorry over sex claims
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Vatican envoy apologises to Malaysia over 'Allah' row

The Vatican's first-ever envoy to Malaysia has apologised for supporting the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims after he was summoned by the foreign minister.

Vatican envoy apologises to Malaysia over 'Allah' row
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Hollywood actor Carrey apologizes to assault weapon owners

Actor Jim Carrey, who spoke out against gun violence after a series of deadly shootings in the US in 2012, apologized to assault weapon rights defenders.

Hollywood actor Carrey apologizes to assault weapon owners
Japan mayor to apologise to US over brothels advice
Japan mayor to apologise to US over brothels advice

A Japanese politician who drew fire for calling "comfort women" a wartime necessity has been forced to apologise for suggesting US soldiers in Okinawa visit brothels to vent their violent frustrations.

Japan mayor to apologise to US over brothels advice
Japan mayor ready to apologise to comfort women
Japan mayor ready to apologise to comfort women

The maverick mayor of Osaka on Thursday offered to meet former "comfort women" to apologise for their suffering after causing an international storm when he said they served a "necessary" role in wartime.

Japan mayor ready to apologise to comfort women
S. Korea president apologises for sex assault scandal
S. Korea president apologises for sex assault scandal

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye personally apologised Monday for an "unsavoury" incident during her US summit visit that led to the dismissal of her chief spokesman.

S. Korea president apologises for sex assault scandal
N. Korea threatens South over 'monstrous' act
N. Korea threatens South over 'monstrous' act

North Korea's military on Tuesday threatened the South with imminent "sledge-hammer" retaliation unless Seoul apologised for anti-Pyongyang protestors burning effigies of its revered leaders.

N. Korea threatens South over 'monstrous' act
Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure
Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pardoned Sunday a close ally of jailed former premier Yulia Tymoshenko as several thousands rallied in Kiev to protest his policies amid rising political tensions.

Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure
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Apple apologises after China outrage

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has apologised to Chinese consumers after the US technology giant was subjected to a barrage of criticism in state-run media over alleged "arrogance" and double standards.

Apple apologises after China outrage
Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting
Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting

Former CIA chief General David Petraeus said sorry Tuesday for the "mistake" which triggered his resignation last year, in his first public speech since quitting due to an extra-marital affair.

Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting
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SAfrican cardinal apologises for remarks on paedophilia

A South African cardinal apologised to sex abuse victims on Monday for describing paedophilia as an illness and not a crime in an interview.

SAfrican cardinal apologises for remarks on paedophilia
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Firm sorry for 'Keep Calm and Rape' shirts

A T-shirt company has issued an apology for advertising tops with slogans such as "Keep Calm and Rape A Lot" and "Keep Calm and Kill Her", with its founder saying Wednesday the firm may go under.

Firm sorry for 'Keep Calm and Rape' shirts
British cardinal apologises for sexual conduct
British cardinal apologises for sexual conduct

Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned last week as Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, on Sunday admitted that his sexual conduct had "fallen below the standards expected of me".

British cardinal apologises for sexual conduct
KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare
KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare

US fast food giant Yum! Brands has apologised to customers of its Chinese KFC restaurants after a scandal over tainted chicken that dented sales at the popular chain.

KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare
Myanmar makes new mine protest arrests
Myanmar makes new mine protest arrests

Myanmar authorities on Friday said they had made a fresh round of arrests over a spate of protests demanding apologies for a police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine last month.

Myanmar makes new mine protest arrests
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries

Myanmar's government has apologised to senior Buddhist clerics over injuries sustained in a violent police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine.

Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
Australia's apology for military abuse rapped as rushed
Australia's apology for military abuse rapped as rushed

Australia's apology to sex abuse victims in the military was criticised Tuesday as too rushed to allow the victims to witness it, even as it was welcomed as a necessary step.

Australia's apology for military abuse rapped as rushed
Australia apologises for sex abuse in military
Australia apologises for sex abuse in military

The Australian government on Monday made a parliamentary apology to victims of abuse in the military and set up a compensation fund after hundreds of claims of rape and sexual assault.

Australia apologises for sex abuse in military