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Archive for March 2009

G20: Next Time, Perhaps…

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by Sanjay Suri

31 Mar 09 | IPS

If the draft declaration of the G20 meeting in London is anything to go by, the most specific outcome of this summit is that there will be another one later in the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 March 2009 at 11:57 pm

UN: 70% of Palestinian Youth Oppose Violence to Resolve Conflict With Israel

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1 Apr 09 | Ha’aretz

Nearly 70 percent of Palestinian young adults believe the use of violence to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not very helpful, according to a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) study released Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 March 2009 at 11:52 pm

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Chinese Inmates at Guantánamo Pose a Dilemma

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1 Apr 09 | New York Times

The Obama administration must decide whether 17 Uighur Muslims are innocent refugees or dangerous terrorist plotters. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 March 2009 at 11:37 pm

Outcome of Sri Lanka’s Long War May Hang on Fate of Insurgent Leader

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1 Apr 09 | New York Times

Will he kill himself? This is a practical military question now as the Sri Lankan Army closes in on Velupillai Prabhakaran and the stubborn core of his Tamil separatist insurgency.

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31 March 2009 at 11:29 pm

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After Detention, Where Can the Uighurs Go?

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31 Mar 09 | New York Times

As the Obama administration reviews detainee files in its move to close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, the case of 17 Chinese Muslim Uighurs, who have been held there for seven years without charges, remains a big stumbling block.


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31 March 2009 at 11:11 pm

Financial Rescue Nears GDP as Pledges Top $12.8 Trillion

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31 Mar 09 | Bloomberg

The U.S. government and the Federal Reserve have spent, lent or committed $12.8 trillion, an amount that approaches the value of everything produced in the country last year, to stem the longest recession since the 1930s. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 March 2009 at 4:13 pm

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France is Threatening G20 Walkout

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31 Mar 09 | BBC

France will walk away from this week’s G20 summit if its demands for stricter financial regulation are not met, the finance minister has told the BBC. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 March 2009 at 3:00 pm

Posted in Europe, G-20

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