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February 2006

Tuesday, February 28

  • Zogby Poll: 72% of US Troops in Iraq Say End War in 2006
  • Armed Forces Are Put on Standby to Tackle Threat of Wars over Water
  • Incomes Fall, Hunger Worsens as Bush Says 'We're Doing Fine'
  • Byrd Says He Regrets Voting For Patriot Act
  • Worldwide Poll Shows 60% Fear Terror Threat is Worse after War
  • Rickman Slams 'Censorship' of Play about US Gaza Activist
  • Climate Scientists Issue Dire Warning
  • Peace Class Lands UW Prof on List of "Most Dangerous"
  • Seven Arrested at White House Protest against Iraq War


    Monday, February 27

  • Bush Policies Are Weakening National Guard, Governors Say
  • Dumped Electrical Goods: A Giant Problem
  • Industry Study Withheld Data on Carcinogen: Report
  • Vietnam: Rise of the New Fast Food Nation
  • Chaos in Iraq Sends Shock Waves Across Middle East and Elevates Iran's Influence
  • Bush Should Not Visit Gandhi Memorial, Say Peaceniks
  • Venezuela Cautions U.S. It May Curtail Oil Exports


    Sunday, February 26

  • Iraq's Death Squads: On the Brink of Civil War
  • Mexican Border Wall Seen as US Conceit
  • Acid Seas Kill Off Coral Reefs
  • 'Public Court' Holds Bush Guilty of Perpetrating Terrorism
  • Factory Farms Blamed for Spread of Bird Flu
  • Atwar Bahjat: Death of a Fighter for Truth


    Saturday, February 25

  • Going Backwards: Pentagon Says Iraqi Troops Downgraded
  • US Christian Leaders Apologize For Iraq War
  • US Holds Its Breath in Aftermath of Mosque Bombing
  • China Activists 'Vanish' Amid Protests
  • Shell Told to Pay Nigerians $1.5 Billion Pollution Damages
  • Mosque Outrage Also Brings Solidarity
  • Florida's 2004 Presidential Vote Full of Errors, Group Says


    Friday, February 24

  • FBI Memos Reveal Allegations of Abusive Interrogation Techniques
  • Blogger Bares Rumsfeld's Post 9/11 Orders
  • Blair Condones Amin-Style Tactics Against Terrorism, Says Archbishop
  • Nobel Laureates Join Call to End Iraq Occupation
  • Powerful and Poor Lock Horns Over How to Run UN
  • Judge Orders U.S. to Identify Detainees
  • Neo-Con Superhawk Earns His Wings on Port Flap
  • Bono, Geldof Among Nobel Peace Prize Nominees
  • Blair Faces Torrent of Criticism on Human Rights


    Thursday, February 23

  • 'Big Brother' Watching E-mail, Computer Data: US Report
  • Medicare Numbers at Odds with US Claims
  • Nato Will Be in Afghanistan for Years, Says Military Chief
  • Destruction of Holiest Shia Shrine Brings Iraq to the Brink of Civil War
  • MPs Recall Straw as Air Traffic Controllers Confirm 200 CIA Flights
  • Washington's Clout at U.N. Challenged
  • Abramoff Ties to Russians Probed


    Wednesday, February 22

  • Nearly 100 Dead in US Custody in Iraq, Afghanistan: Rights Group
  • Dubai Company Set to Run U.S. Ports Has Ties to Administration
  • Shi'ite Shrine Attack Fans Sectarian Flames in Iraq
  • U.S. Concedes to Force-Feeding Detainees
  • Watchdogs Urge Full Probe of Bush Propaganda Spending
  • Shi'ite Shrine Attack Fans Sectarian Flames in Iraq
  • U.S. Concedes to Force-Feeding Detainees
  • How Neo-Cons Sabotaged Iran's Help on al Qaeda
  • Rumsfeld Declares War on Bad Press
  • US Prison Can't Find Doctor Willing to Execute Convict
  • "Leninists!" Cries Neo-Con Nabob, Suing for Divorce
  • Germans Investigate CIA Kidnap of Innocent Citizen


    Tuesday, February 21

  • Iraq Angrily Rejects US Sectarian Warning
  • Jobs Cut at Energy Lab Restored Before Bush Visit
  • US: At Spy Agencies, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
  • Drives to Ban Gay Adoption Heat Up
  • Calculating Poverty in U.S. Fuels Debate
  • `Partial Birth' Abortion Ban Draws U.S. Supreme Court Review
  • Restless Politics, Poverty Seen Dogging Haiti's New Leader
  • Ex-Malaysia PM: Abramoff Was Paid $1.2M
  • Two New TV Series Are Liberal and Proud
  • Killer's Execution Rescheduled
  • Scientists Call on Churches to Fight 'Intelligent Design'


    Monday, February 20

  • Annals of the Pentagon: How an internal effort to ban the abuse and torture of detainees was thwarted
  • 'Open Skies' Air Treaty Threat: Draft pact curbs UK power to fight global warming
  • 'President's Gone Insane' - 9/11 Dad
  • Advocates Threaten Lawsuits to Curb Food Marketing
  • Tennessee's Moves to Cut Health Care Costs Raise National Eyebrows
  • Rights Groups Criticize Speedy Deportations
  • Democrats May Unite on Plan to Pull Troops
  • Joseph Stiglitz: 'Politicians Like Blair and Brown Have Given Global Poverty New Prominence'
  • Privacy Guardian Is Still a Paper Tiger


    Sunday, February 19

  • US Military Planes Criss-Cross Europe Using Bogus Call Sign
  • 37 Million Poor Hidden in the Land of Plenty
  • Shameful: This is the World's View on Guantanamo, but Tony Blair Still Calls It 'An Anomaly'
  • At a Scientific Gathering, US Policies Are Lamented
  • US Church Alliance: Washington is 'Raining Down Terror' with Iraq War, Other Policies
  • VP Accident Tale Filled With Discrepancies
  • Bush's Chat With Novelist Alarms Environmentalists


    Saturday, February 18

  • The Americans are Breaking International Law...It is a Society Heading Towards Animal Farm', says Archbishop Sentamu on Guantanamo
  • Chavez Threatens to Cut Off Oil to US If It Goes Too Far
  • Cartoon Crisis Echoes "Why They Hate Us" Debate
  • 'The Road to Guantanamo' Film Releasing Soon
  • Smoking Deaths Will More than Double as Girls Take to Tobacco: Researchers


    Friday, February 17

  • Judge Orders Spying Documents Released
  • Sea Levels Likely to Rise Much Faster Than Was Predicted
  • Global Warming '30 Times Quicker Than it Used To Be'
  • Abu Ghraib Leaked Report Reveals Full Extent of Abuse
  • Stinging Comments Come as America Dismisses UN Report on Guantánamo
  • US Pursues "Inoculation" Strategy to Curb Chavez
  • U.S. Ruling Dismisses Arar Lawsuit
  • New Abu Ghraib Images Disgust Iraq
  • Current Administration Seems to Relish Media's Anger


    Thursday, February 16

  • Bush Plans Huge Propaganda Campaign in Iran
  • Hockey Fans Face Off Against Global Warming, Decry Pols' Inaction
  • Iraq: Outrage Spreads over New Images
  • Cheney Mishap Takes Focus Off CIA Leak
  • Senate Aide's Spouse Gets a Windfall
  • Choice of Messenger Is an Issue in Its Own Right
  • Vice President Says He Has Authority to Declassify Items
  • Preval Named Haiti President after Election Deal
  • Iraq: the Forgotten Victims
  • Grannies Raise Anti-War Call
  • Jury Urges Millions in Penalties for Nuclear Contamination
  • Iraq 'Death Squad Caught in Act'
  • Berlusconi Attacks Italy's Last Bastion of Independent Television
  • UN Calls for Guantánamo Bay to Close


    Wednesday, February 15

  • National Security Whistle-Blowers Allege Retaliation
  • Women: Half the Population, A Fifth of the News
  • The Politics of Fear (or How Tony Blair Misled Us over the War on Terror)
  • Burned Ballots Inflame Haitian Election Tensions
  • International Study on Arctic Climate Change Produces Startling Findings
  • 325,000 Names on U.S. Terror Suspect List: Report
  • New Abu Ghraib Abuse Photos Broadcast in Australia
  • Five Anti-War ‘Raging Grannies’ Arrested at Enlistment Office
  • Grandmothers Try to Enlist in Military as Statement Against Carnage in Iraq
  • Special Report: America's Long War
  • Guantanamo Film Cheered in Berlinale Competition
  • Sales Brisk for "Wal-Mart" Docu As Accusations Fly


    Tuesday, February 14

  • Bush Royalty Plan Biggest Oil and Gas Giveaway in History
  • US Risks Jill Carroll's Life to Strike Tough Pose
  • Close Guantanamo Now, UN Tells White House
  • Cheney's Companion at Fault in Shooting, White House Says
  • Abramoff Said to Claim Close Ties to Rove
  • Bush PR Costs Taxpayers $1.6 Billion
  • Harvard Study Blasts Bush Education Policy
  • Lawyers Group Slams Bush on Eavesdropping
  • Family Farmers Oppose Subsidies, Urge Plan to Save Homesteads
  • John Ashcroft Spreads His Wings
  • Cheek to Donate Bonus After Gold-Medal Victory


    Monday, February 13

  • New UN Report: U.S. Is Abusing Guantanamo Captives
  • Thousands Would Die in US Strikes on Iran, Says Study
  • Abuse Video Fuels Arab Fury at West
  • Insurgents Resurgent
  • US Group Implants Electronic Tags in Workers
  • Bush-Bashing on the Rise within GOP
  • Gore Laments US Abuses Against Arabs
  • Republicans Brand Katrina Response a National Failure
  • 'Muslims Angry at War on Terror, Not Cartoons'
  • US Prepares Military Blitz Against Iran's Nuclear Sites


    Sunday, February 12

  • The `War on Terror', Redubbed `The Long War'
  • GOP Fears Backlash on Bush Budget
  • Starving Polar Bears Shame Bush to Act
  • US Prepares Military Blitz Against Iran's Nuclear Sites
  • Critical Documentary on Wal-Mart Stirs Berlin Fest
  • New Orleans Still Waiting for Aid … And Answers
  • Bird Flu: Experts’ Fears Realized in West Africa
  • Photo Shows Bush With Disgraced Lobbyist: Report
  • Austin Lawyer Harry Whittington Shot by Cheney on Hunting Trip


    Saturday, February 11

  • Global Warming: Passing the 'Tipping Point'
  • Republican Speaks Up, Leading Others to Challenge Wiretaps
  • Book Casts Doubt on Case for War
  • Protesters at Olympics Face 'Zero Tolerance'
  • Bush Lied Over Katrina, Sacked Head of Disaster Agency Says
  • U.S. Anti-Terrorism Measures Said to Ensnare Refugees Fleeing Terror
  • U.S. Record Deficit Reflects Failed Policies, Critics Say
  • Bottled Water, A Natural Resource Taxing the World's Ecosystem
  • G8 ‘Fails to Meet Gleneagles Pledges on Debt’


    Friday, February 10

  • Ex-CIA Official: Bush Administration Misused Iraq Intelligence
  • Rough Trade: Diamond Industry Still Funding Bloody Conflicts in Africa
  • Left Parties to Protest US President George Bush's India Visit
  • Candidate of Haiti's Poor Leads in Early Tally With 61% of Vote
  • World Is at its Warmest For a Millennium
  • Health Fears for Victims of Ground Zero's Deadly Dust
  • Libby: White House 'Superiors' OK'd Leaks
  • Bush Administration Moves to Sell National Forest Land
  • White House Knew of Levee's Failure on Night of Storm
  • Sheehan Abandons Political Run


    Thursday, February 9

  • WTO "Frankenfoods" Ruling Reveals Special Interests
  • More Than Half of Gitmo Detainees Not Accused of Hostile Acts
  • Report Says Number of Attacks by Insurgents in Iraq Increases
  • DeLay Lands Coveted Appropriations Spot
  • Ex-FEMA Chief: I May Tell All about Katrina
  • US Plans Massive Data Sweep
  • Israel Plans to Build 'Museum of Tolerance' on Muslim Graves
  • Israelis May Regret Saddam Ousting, Says Security Chief
  • Tough U.S. Steps in Hunger Strike at Camp in Cuba
  • Global Warming a Major Health Risk - Scientists
  • Nations Urged to Keep Smuggled Arms Out of Sudan's Killing Fields
  • Willie Nelson Introduces Alternative Fuel


    Wednesday, February 8

  • Fear of U.S. Drove Iran's Nuclear Policy
  • State Department Sees Exodus of Weapons Experts
  • Four Presidents and a Raucous Funeral for a King
  • Lawyers: Many Gitmo Detainees Not Accused
  • Special Forces, Big-Ticket Weapons Dominate Defence Plans
  • Sweden Plans to Be World's First Oil-Free Economy
  • Evangelical Leaders Join Global Warming Initiative
  • A Young Bush Appointee Resigns His Post at NASA
  • Frozen Account Ruffles Nuns


    Tuesday, February 7

  • Guns over Butter: Bush's Budget Cuts Development, Aid, Medicare
  • Indian Water Activists Launch Anti-Privatization Campaign
  • Lamont Takes Steps Toward Running
  • Washington Digs In for a 'Long War' as Rumsfeld Issues Global Call to Arms
  • Bush Seeks to Slash Public Broadcast Funds
  • Ex-President Carter: Eavesdropping Illegal


    Monday, February 6

  • Britain Defies US with Funding to Boost Safe Abortion Services
  • Is it Possible to Ski Without Ruining the Environment?
  • Super Bowl Bans Animal Rights Campaign on Milk
  • K-19 Submariner 'Saved the World', Gorbachev Tells Nobel Committee
  • New Protests Erupt in Cartoon Row, Restraint Urged
  • What Happens After They Leave Guantanamo?
  • For Some, Spying Controversy Recalls a Past Drama
  • Bush's $2.77T Budget Boosts Defense


    Sunday, February 5

  • Bottled Water: Nectar of the Frauds?
  • Kurt Vonnegut: A Requiem for the USA
  • Betty Friedan, Feminist Visionary, Dies at 85
  • Newfane Resolution Seeks to Impeach President


    Saturday, February 4

  • Politicians are Stifling Dissent, Critics Say
  • Civil Society to Remain Vigilant, Even With Progressive Gov'ts
  • Cost of Wars Soars to $440 Billion for US
  • Islamic Radicals Rise Via the Ballot Box
  • Overall Spending Has Skyrocketed Under Bush, GOP
  • Documents: Ford Administration Debated Use of Wiretaps


    Friday, February 3

  • Bush 'Plotted to Lure Saddam into War with Fake UN Plane'
  • US Media at 'All-Time Low'; Acting As 'Cheerleader' for War
  • US Official Admits He Smuggled $2m of Aid Meant for Iraq
  • Judge Slams Ex-EPA Chief over Sept. 11
  • Shell Makes Record $23bn Profit
  • A National Treasure in the UK, but Judi Dench Is Judged Too Old for American Chat Shows
  • FBI Collects "Research" Reports Produced by Right-Wing Think Tanks on Direct-Action Environmental Groups
  • Latin Americans Look to Trade Bloc to Fight Poverty, U.S. Power
  • Al-Jazeera Succeeding Under Pressure
  • Surveillance Prompts a Suit: Police v. Police


    Thursday, February 2

  • Mineral Levels in Meat and Milk Plummet Over 60 Years
  • Hundreds of Mentally Ill to Be Executed in America: Amnesty
  • Fitzgerald Hints White House Records Lost
  • U.S. Fired on Canadian Diplomats Without Warning, Envoy Says
  • Administration Backs Off Bush's Vow to Reduce Mideast Oil Imports
  • The Corporal Who Met Tony Blair. A Month Later, He Was Killed in Iraq
  • 'Marlboro Man' Turns Against War He Symbolised
  • Specialists Doubt Legality of Wiretaps
  • Bush Energy Proposals, Speech Underwhelm
  • Data Mining Tells Government and Business a Lot About You
  • US Supreme Court Nears Crucial Abortion Ruling


    Wednesday, February 1

  • Cindy Sheehan: What Really Happened
  • Bungled US Peace-Building Opens Door to Terrorism
  • US Soldiers Shoot at Canadian Ambassador's Car in Baghdad
  • World Social Forum: It All Boils Down to Politics
  • Iran: Confrontation on the Cards
  • U.S. Experts, Public Look Askance at Domestic Spy Program
  • Japan to Pull All Its Iraq Troops by May


    January 2006

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