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The World Continues Its Seven-Year Tumble Downwards Towards Less Peace
New Global Peace Index ranks U.S. 101 out of 162 nations.
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Revealed: Germany is Ground Zero for NSA's 'Secret Surveillance Architecture'
Der Spiegel combs through Snowden documents to expose NSA's 'all powerful' intelligence 'web.'
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Freed Hunger-Striking Journalist: 'I Am Now More Determined Than Before'
Egypt releases Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy after 10 months in prison without charge.
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Ukraine and Russia Presidents Talk 'Cease Fire'
Phone conversation between Poroshenko and Putin lays groundwork for peace deal
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War, Oil, and Intervention as Key Iraq Refinery Sustains Attack
Fighting results in scores dead as both US and Iran reportedly weighing deeper military involvment inside country
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A young Iraqi girl waits outside of her house during a clearing operation in the Rasalkoor District of Mosul, Iraq, May 27. (Credit: Joint Combat Camera Center Iraq / cc / Senior Airman Kamaile Chan) Views
Who Are Iraq’s Sunni Arabs and What Did We Do To Them?
The two great branches of Islam coexist in Iraq across linguistic and ethnic groups. There are Sunni Arabs and Shiite Arabs, Sunni Kurds and (a tiny minority of) Shiite Kurds. Arabs are a linguistic group, speaking a Semitic language. Kurds speak and Indo-European language related to English...
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Argentina President Blasts US Bank 'Extortion' of Developing Nations
Supreme Court refusal to hear appeal spells 'terrible news for all of the developing world'
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Elke Wetzig / Wikimedia Creative Commons) Views
Anti-Apartheid Archbishop Calls Presbyterians to Back Divestment from Israeli Occupation
As Presbyterians meeting in Detroit consider divestment from three companies linked to the Israeli occupation of Palestine - Caterpillar, Motorola, and Hewlett Packard - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the leader who more than any other human being alive is associated with the successful use of divestment...
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'Free Trade' Recipe for Ripoffs
Deals that amount to NAFTA on steroids benefit corporations and hurt the rest of us.
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Japan's 'Research' Killing of Whales Continues
Recent ruling by international court allows Japan to continue to use loophole to kill whales.
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