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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
No doubt emboldened by the Scottish campaign to break away from the UK, Catalan politicians are expected to approve a law on Friday that would allow for a vote on independence from Spain this November. The referendum would be non-binding and will pose two questions: 1) Do you want Catalonia to be a state? 2) And if yes, do you want that state to...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Ukrainian legislators on Tuesday passed a law granting broader autonomy to the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With less than two days before the vote on Scottish independence, and polls...

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Lest we forget: Life, however arduous, goes on in Gaza, where this week at least half a million children made a delayed return to often-ravaged schools. Before regular classes begin, many will be offered psychological counselling to help them begin to heal from the traumas of the Israeli assault. Gazan officials say 26 schools were destroyed and up to 250 damaged. The damage to the kids is incalculable; the least we can do is see their faces and hear their stories.