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Maduro Wins in Venezuela, But Welcomes Audit of Close Election
Losing challenger demands recount, but Chávez successor confident in victory and electoral integrity
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Venezuelans Head to Polls to Choose Chavez Successor
Venezuelans headed to the polls on Sunday morning to decide, once and for all, who will be the official successor of the widely beloved, and now deceased, Hugo Chavez. The Center for Economic and Policy Research is live blogging the day from Venezuela here . "From the country's Caribbean coastline...
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Campaigns Close Ahead of Key Venezuela Vote
Nicolas Maduro and rival Henrique Capriles make last-ditch appeals at mass rallies before Sunday's crucial election...
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Under My Presidency, Chávez's Revolution Will Continue
Venezuela has lost an extraordinary leader, but his democratic and socialist project of transformation is more alive than ever
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What a Third Korean War Would Look Like
The intensifying war of words between North Korea, the United States and ally South Korea could ignite a major conflict. The likely trigger would be a small clash at sea, in the air, or along the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas. What would a war in Korea look like? First, nuclear...
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Fukushima Meltdown Driving Increased Abnormalities Among US Infants
In wake of disaster, children on the west coast almost one-third more likely to suffer from thyroid abnormalities
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Cyprus Votes 'No' Against Austerity and 'the People' Cheer
Plan to levy individual's bank accounts rejected
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Why Cyprus Matters: The Eurozone Strikes Again
The kaleidoscope spins again; the shards are rearranged; this time, the fragment at the centre is Cyprus. Faced with yet another country needing an urgent bailout (and with the German election looming in September), Eurozone leaders and the IMF have come up with a new wheeze: make savers pay to...
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Fukushima's Fallout Is Already Harming Our Children
Thyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever. Two years after Fukushima exploded, three still-smoldering reactors remind us...
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'No Nukes!': Fukushima Protesters Out in Force Ahead of Two-Year Anniversary
'I am going to fight against those who act as though Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima never happened'
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