April

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Bangladesh disaster: Who pays the real price of your clothing?

The owners didn't build fire escapes.  They'd locked the doors on the upper floors "to prevent theft," trapping workers in the flames.

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The White House's flawed Korea policies

In the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.

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Rightist wins Paraguay presidency, Left advances in Congress

Paraguayans are now wondering what kind of president Horacio Cartes will turn out to be.

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Battling crisis, Iraq’s communists remain optimistic

Ten years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, pretty much no one is optimistic about the prospects for democracy and a decent life for the people in that cradle of civilization.

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Leftist Maduro wins Venezuela election

His mandate runs until 2019 and he has promised to continue the socialist policies of his predecessor.

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Chile opens new probe into death of poet Neruda

The body of the Nobel laureate poet Pablo Neruda is being exhumed in an effort to clear up four decades of suspicion about how he died.

Venezuelan elections down to the wire

On April 14, Venezuelans will elect a new president replacing Hugo Chavez Frias, who died on March 5. 

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Students target cleric after food poisoning

Hundreds of Egyptian students angered by a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a Cairo university stormed the offices of the country's top Muslim cleric today.

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Peaceful resolution of Korea confrontation is needed

The U.S. should not use military maneuvers in Korea to try out new weapons and make political points.

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Germany’s finance minister: The most dangerous man in Europe?

Angela is losing "patience" with irresponsible lands and leaders to the South, reluctant to bear the required share of their burdens.