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In Rare Victory for Anti-Nuke Activists, Japanese Court Rules Against Reactor Restarts
Court sides with local plaintiffs that plant may be unsafe in case of earthquake or disaster
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Chilean Artist, Activist 'Liberates' $500 Million Dollars of Student Debt — By Burning It
Artist known as Papas Fritas took debt notes during student takeover of university, burned them to ash
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Calls for Justice After Video Reveals IDF Shooting of Innocent Palestinian Teens
Rights group says killings amount to "war crimes," demands international probe
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Martial Law Declared in Thailand
Military says it is trying to restore "peace and order" as long-running political stalemate keeps nation teetering on edge
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A rebel checkpoint Saturday as Ukrainian troops pressed their assault on separatists in the east. (Credit: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times) Views
Ukraine and International Law: The Double Standard at the New York Times Editorial Page
“A dirty dog will not have justice by the court.” I did not invent these words, although I wish I had. The honor belongs to the British satirist and legal commentator, A.P. Herbert, as spoken by his fictional Judge Mildew. The idea, in general, is that one shouldn’t accuse another of a crime...
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Australia: Tens of Thousands 'March in May' Against Abbott and Austerity
'These marches signify major concern with current government policies, dissatisfaction with a stagnant two-party political system, and the disturbing motivations and influence of those with money and power.'
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A Challenge to Occupation? Pope Francis to Visit Palestinian Refugees in West Bank
"This visit will help us in supporting our struggle to end the longest occupation in history."
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Putin Orders Troop Withdrawal from Ukraine Border
NATO says no evidence of movement, but analysts say announcement may be a sign of "de-escalation"
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UN Decries Water as Weapon of War in Military Conflicts
The United Nations, which is trying to help resolve the widespread shortage of water in the developing world, is faced with a growing new problem: the use of water as a weapon of war in ongoing conflicts. The most recent examples are largely in the Middle East and Africa, including Iraq, Egypt,...
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'This is a Catastrophe': Epic Floods Threaten Balkans
Unprecedented rains swell rivers, threaten power plants and resurgence of landmines
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