News for 2009-04-05

Sunday, April 5, 2009
Obama Asks Security Council to Punish N. Korea
PRAGUE - President Obama said that North Korea violated international rules when it tested a rocket that could be used for long-range missiles, and he called on the United Nations Security Council to take action. "This provocation underscores the need for action, not just this afternoon at the...
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Will Dams on Amazon Tributary Wreak Global Havoc?
VOLTA GRANDE, Brazil - The Xingu River, the largest tributary of the Amazon, runs wide and swift this time of year. Its turquoise waters are home to some 600 species of fish, including several not found anywhere else on the planet. A thick emerald canopy of trees hugs its banks, except in places...
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Thousands Flee Bomb Attacks by US Drones
AMERICAN drone attacks on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan are causing a massive humanitarian emergency, Pakistani officials claimed after a new attack yesterday killed 13 people. The dead and injured included foreign militants, but women and children were also killed when two missiles...
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Bill Moyers' Journal - Glenn Greenwald & Amy Goodman, Tim Russert as MSM PosterBoy
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Shell in Court Over Alleged Role in Nigeria Executions
Ken Saro-Wiwa swore that one day Shell, the oil giant, would answer for his death in a court of law. Next month, 14 years after his execution, the Nigerian environmental activist's dying wish is to be fulfilled. In a New York federal court, Shell and one of its senior executives are to face charges...
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