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Pakistani cricket legend-turned politician Imran Khan, center wearing cap, addresses a large crowd during a rally against the U.S. drone strikes in Pakistani tribal areas, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistan stopped NATO supplies from traveling to Afghanistan on Saturday as thousands of protesters rallied on the main road leading to the border, demanding U.S. Washington stop firing missiles against militants sheltering inside the country. News
US Drones Fuel Terrorism, says Imran Khan
KARACHI -- Tehrik-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that the “war on terror” is not Pakistan’s war and it is harming the country’s integrity. Addressing thousands of supporters at a rally held on Saturday at the Natives Jetty bridge leading to the Karachi harbor, he said that drone and other such...
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Netanyahu Lectures Obama in Oval Office
WASHINGTON -- Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Barack Obama against chasing what he called a Middle East peace "based on illusions" as he lectured the US president amid a widening rift in US-Israeli ties. In a dramatic Oval Office appearance, after 90 minutes of talks Friday, Prime...
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The Illegal War in Libya
"The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation" -- candidate Barack Obama, December, 2007 "No more ignoring the law when it's inconvenient. That is not who...
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As a Holocaust Survivor, AIPAC Doesn’t Speak for Me
At the end of one of my first journeys to the Israeli-occupied West Bank in 2004, I endured a shocking experience at Ben-Gurion Airport. I never imagined that Israeli security forces would abuse a 79-year-old Holocaust survivor, but they held me for five hours, and strip-searched and cavity-...
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New Song of Egypt's Elite
They hail the revolution as easily as they praised Mubarak. But they're still Mister President's men
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Pakistani cricket legend-turned politician Imran Khan addresses the crowd during a rally against the U.S. drone strikes in Pakistani tribal areas, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Peshawar, Pakistan. News
Pakistanis Rally Against Drone Strikes, Block NATO Supply Route
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - - The main supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan was temporarily closed on Sunday after thousands of people blocked a key highway in Pakistan to protest against U.S. drone strikes, officials said. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul,...
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Natural Disasters?
Floods, earthquakes, landslides: 2011 is a year of disasters. Bill McKibben asks: are we to blame? Plus, survivors tell their tales
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'Worse Than Chernobyl': When the Fukushima Meltdown Hits Groundwater
Fukushima is going to dwarf Chenobyl . The Japanese government has had a level 7 nuclear disaster going for almost a week but won’t admit it. The disaster is occurring the opposite way than Chernobyl, which exploded and stopped the reaction. At Fukushima, the reactions are getting worse. I suspect...
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Explosion at Bus Stop in Central Jerusalem; 25 Reported Wounded
An bomb tied to a telephone pole exploded Wednesday at a crowded bus stop outside the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, just opposite the central station. At least 25 people were wounded in the incident, four of them seriously. All of the casualties have been evacuated to the Hadassah...
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On Hope and Belief: The Far East, the Mid-West, and the Middle East
From the Middle East to the Mid-West and all the way to the Far East, the world is facing a series of serious questions about the future of human society. In the Middle East, the cry is for human liberty and dignity, pitted against brutal repression and authoritarian rule. In the Mid-West, the...
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