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War With Iran: Has It Already Begun?

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by Justin Raimondo

3 Jun 09 | AWC

Obama talks peace with Iran, but what’s he doing under the radar? Read the rest of this entry »

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3 June 2009 at 3:50 pm

Ahmadinejad Leads Election Poll by Big Margin, Scolded by Abbas

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12 May 09 | PTV

A recent poll shows the Iranian president’s popularity has grown among the electorate, while support for his rival, Mir-Hossein Mousavi has remained unchanged. Read the rest of this entry »

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12 May 2009 at 11:22 am

Zuma Sworn in as South Africa’s President

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9 May 09 | AJE

Jacob Zuma has officially become South Africa’s new president – the fourth democratically-elected president since apartheid ended 15 years ago. Zuma took the presidential oath at a ceremony in Pretoria, saying that the country was entering a new era in its history. More than 11 million South Africans voted for the ANC. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from the ceremony. (2:21):

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9 May 2009 at 1:20 pm

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Gilani: U.S. Only Supporting Dictators in Pakistan; Taliban Pact Under Strain

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2-3 May 09 | AJE, PTV, and FT

The United Nations and Afghanistan’s main rights body have called on Taliban fighters to take part in the country’s forthcoming presidential elections rather than attack the polls.


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3 May 2009 at 6:01 pm

Amnesty International and Other NGO’s Under Scrutiny of Moldovan Authorities

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29 Apr 09 | AI

The authorities of Moldova appear to be punishing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for carrying out their duties as human rights defenders, Amnesty International said today. Read the rest of this entry »

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29 April 2009 at 1:30 pm

Shadows of Past Violence Cling to a Politician on the Rise

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28 Apr 09 | NYT

Narendra Modi, India’s most incendiary politician, is trying to cast himself as the vanguard of India’s modern industrial future. The ghosts of this city’s savage past, though, are refusing to leave his side.

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28 April 2009 at 11:20 pm

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Odinga Calls for New Kenya Poll

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27 Apr 09 | BBC

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said fresh elections may be needed if the rift in the power-sharing government cannot be solved.


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27 April 2009 at 1:53 pm

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