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  • Earthquake wreaks massive devastation

    Earthquake wreaks massive devastation

    January 9, 2004

    The catastrophic effects of the Dec. 26 earthquake in Bam, Iran, and the surrounding areas are enormous. Eighty percent of the city has been destroyed, with at least 30,000 dead (some say this figure could reach...

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  • Imperialism behind coup in Georgia
Imperialism behind coup in Georgia

    Imperialism behind coup in Georgia Imperialism behind coup in Georgia

    December 19, 2003 By Greg Godwin

    Since the invasion and occupation of Iraq, it has become fashionable to characterize U.S. foreign policy as imperialist. Apologists have shamelessly embraced the description, while critics are appalled at what they see as a departure from...

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  • Big losses for India’s Congress Party

    Big losses for India’s Congress Party

    December 19, 2003 By M.K.N Moorthy

    NEW DELHI – Provincial elections held recently in three states – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chattisgarh – went heavily in favor of right-wing, Hindu nationalist forces and their political arm, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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  • International notes

    International notes

    December 12, 2003

    Australia: Tied to U.S. coattails? “The Howard Government is pouring billions of dollars into military spending as part of long-term preparations for ongoing conflict, recklessly tying Australia to Uncle Sam’s coattails in endless U.S. terror wars,”...

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  • Cuba develops low-cost childrens vaccine

    Cuba develops low-cost childrens vaccine

    December 5, 2003

    Cuban researchers have developed the first synthetic vaccine against the bacteria that causes pneumonia and meningitis, the main cause of almost half of the infections of children under five in the developing world. According to UNICEF,...

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