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Tariq Aziz (center, second row) attending a meeting about drones strikes in Waziristan, held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 28 October 2011. Three days later, the 16 year old was killed by a drone-launched missile. Photo: Pratap Chatterjee/BIJ Views
The CIA's Unaccountable Drone War Claims Another Casualty
If Tariq Aziz, the 16-year-old soccer fan I met last week in Pakistan, was a dangerous Taliban terrorist, let the CIA prove it.
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Anti-G20 Protests Confined to Nice as Police Seal Off 'Fortress Cannes'
Cannes closed to demonstrators as 12,000 police deployed to provide security for G20 summit
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Spanish Indignados a Force in Global Movement
Millions turned out for Spain's Occupy protests and inspire others abroad
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What's Next for U.S.-Libyan Relations?
With vast oil reserves but a deeply divided country, Libya is vulnerable to outside powers after Gaddafi's death.
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Strong Earthquake Hits Turkey, Up to 1,000 Feared Killed
VAN, Turkey - As many as 1,000 people were feared killed Sunday when a powerful earthquake struck Turkey, collapsing dozens of buildings and pulling down phone and power lines in the southeast of the country, officials and witnesses said. Emergency workers battled to rescue people trapped in...
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Growth Patterns Must Shift or Poor Will Be Worse Off: UN
SEOUL (AlertNet) – Will the next Earth Summit in 2012 kick start a fundamental change by pushing countries to embark on a path of development that is sustainable? Or will it be just another date in a long list of international calendar events? This was the question posed by Rae Kwon Chung, director...
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Bolivian Road Protest Threatens to Flatten Evo Morales's Popularity
Amazon road protesters descend on La Paz as indigenous peoples turn on their one-time saviour
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Salvador Allende Has Words for Barack Obama from the Other Side of Death
For the last decade, I have been haunted by voices from the other side of death. In this way, back in 2003 I transcribed the words of Pablo Picasso after a tapestry version of his famed painting Guernica at the entrance to the Security Council was covered over at the U.N. just before then-Secretary...
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Anti-Austerity 'Indignants' Occupy Brussels Park
BRUSSELS — Hundreds of "Indignants" who marched from France, the Netherlands and Spain, defied a ban to set up camp in a Brussels park Saturday to protest EU-ordered austerity measures. The marchers, joined by Belgian protesters, arrived at Elisabeth Park in the rain by late afternoon, and started...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attends a Stop the War rally in Trafalgar Square, central London October 8, 2011. The rally is timed to coincide with this week's tenth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. News
Julian Assange Leads Afghanistan Protest in London
LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and socialite Jemima Khan led a protest in London Saturday against the war in Afghanistan, 10 years after the United States and Britain went to war against the Taliban. Organisers the Stop The War Coalition claimed 5,000 people attended the protest in...
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