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The Spanish Election is a Mandate for the Indignados
For Spain's indignados, last Sunday's election delivered a mandate for struggle and resistance
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg: 'Occupy Wall Street' Protests Trying To 'Get Rid' Of Jobs, Hurting Tourism Views
Odd as It May Seem, 2011 is Proving to be a Year of Rebirth
When New York's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, sent stormtrooper cops – equipped with batons, pepper spray and ear-splitting pain compliance devices – to sweep the Occupy protesters from Wall Street, he was attacked by the American TV commentator Keith Olbermann as "a smaller, more embarrassing version...
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Is Israel Preparing an Assault Against Iran?
The IAEA report on Iran's alleged nuclear program was surrounded by a media frenzy in Israel supporting an attack.
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Thousands March in Athens Austerity Protest
ATHENS - Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Athens on Thursday against austerity measures demanded by the new unity government to persuade its creditors to release bankruptcy-saving loans. "We will throw all of them out," promised a banner held aloft by students, while another carried by...
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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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