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WikiLeaks' Assange Hits Out at 'Rape Smears'
Julian Assange's supporters are quick to point the finger at American intelligence agencies and say they were expecting slurs after he posted 77,000 Afghanistan war documents online.
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Dirty Tricks? Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks' Assange Dropped
WikiLeaks Julian Assange warns of "dirty tricks" campaign against him
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No Quick Exit for Troops in Afghanistan, NATO Head Says
There will be no quick exit for international forces from Afghanistan, the secretary general of NATO warned this morning at a high-level conference in Kabul . Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the meeting of foreign ministers that coalition troops would stay in the country even after Afghan troops had...
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Gulf Spill Galvanizes Activist Community
NEW ORLEANS - With the U.S .government and oil giant British Petroleum under fire for their handling of the more than two-month-old Gulf Coast oil spill disaster, environmental and community activists across the country are taking matters into their own hands. In New Orleans, a Gulf Emergency...
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Global Index Finds World has Become Less Peaceful
The Global Peace Index records less armed conflict, but increasing rates of homicide and violent crime across the world
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Israel Attacks Gaza Aid Fleet
Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country's siege on Gaza. At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured when troops intercepted the convoy of ships dubbed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday, Israeli radio reported. The flotilla was attacked in...
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North America's Long Winter of Discontent
SEATTLE, Washington - In the wake of a blizzard of economic hardship across North America, native land of the financial crash of 2008 and ensuing Great Recession, the shapes of other possible worlds are emerging from the drifts. Some are frozen and dystopian, but others may harbour green shoots of...
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Israel Admits Harvesting Palestinian Organs
Israel has admitted that pathologists harvested organs from dead Palestinians, and others without the consent of their families - a practice that it said ended in the 1990s, it emerged at the weekend. The admission, by the former head of the country's forensic institute, followed a furious row...
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On Nuke Disarmament, It's Still 'You First'
UNITED NATIONS - Is the ongoing controversy over Iran's nuclear programme helping to advance the United Nations' agenda on nuclear disarmament? To a number of diplomats and experts who have participated in past U.N. discussions on the spread of nuclear weapons, the answer is, yes - although not...
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Arctic Seas Turn to Acid, Putting Vital Food Chain at Risk
With the world's oceans absorbing six million tonnes of carbon a day, a leading oceanographer warns of eco disaster
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