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AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded in Afghanistan
Anja Niedringhaus was killed and her colleague wounded on Friday after Afghan policeman open fires on their convoy
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Climate Change and Inequality Brewing Global Social Upheaval
World Bank chief admits institution's past mistakes, but has it changed its destructive ways?
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The Unquenchable Thirst of an Expanding Coal Industry
An oasis is a body of water , ringed by greenery and beyond that, a lifeless, endless landscape that coughs up dust and sand whenever the wind touches it. It is a globally understood symbol of something precious, fragile and rare. The entire population of the planet: plants, animals and people, are...
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Arctic Sea Ice Continues 'Death Spiral'
'Average ice extent for March 2014 was the fifth lowest for the month in the satellite record'
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Exxon Mobil said: 'we are confident that none of our hydrocarbon reserves are now or will become ‘stranded'' Photograph: Murdo Macleod Views
Exxon Mobil's Response to Climate Change is Consummate Arrogance
As scientists laid bare the impacts of climate change, the oil and gas giant said climate policies are highly unlikely to stop it digging up fossil fuels. So what are we going to do about it?
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US Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Photo: CNN) Views
Kerry’s Looming Deadline and the Peace Process Industry
As the US-imposed April 29 deadline for a ‘framework’ agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority looms, time is also running out for the American administration itself. The Obama administration must now conjure up an escape route to avoid a political crisis if the talks...
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The Last Worker Standing
The Zero Marginal Cost Society, the Collaborative Commons and the Future of Employment
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Did Environmental Protests Just Stop Planned Petrochemical Plant in China?
Following reports of brutal police crackdown, local government may halt proposal
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As their influence has waned at home, antigay evangelists from the United States have been flexing their sanctimonious muscles influencing policymakers in Africa. (Photo: Travis Lupick / Flickr) Views
It’s Not Just Uganda: Behind the Christian Right’s Onslaught in Africa
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
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'Conditionally Yours': IMF Austerity on the Rise
'Truly shocking' increase in austerity makes 'debt situations far worse'
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