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Cancun: Are we running out of time on climate change?

Even on some of the decisions agreed to in Cancun, many crucial details were postponed at least until next year's round of negotiations, but Ban Ki-moon says it's better than nothing.

Colombian repression swells ranks of political prisoners

The growing mass of Colombian political prisoners has gained less international attention than the murdered and "disappeared," than millions displaced from their land, than epidemic spying and fear-mongering.

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Gbagbo refuses to cede power after elections in Cote d'Ivoire

A look at the current political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

Petitioners urge President Obama, Free the Cuban Five!

The Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine has launched a petition drive to put pressure on President Obama to free the Cuban Five political prisoners.

World Notes: Cuba, Gaza and more

From workers striking in Korea to Spanish complicity in U.S. war crimes, what's going on in the world.

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Haitian elections a source of new conflict

The November 28 general elections in Haiti are over, and the votes will probably be counted by December 7. But as many predicted, the task of carrying out a national election may have proved too much for Haiti's administrative infrastructure.

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Cuba saves lives in cholera-stricken Haiti

Cuban doctors care for 4o percent of Haitians suffering from cholera.

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WikiLeaks puts U.S. on the spot

The release of more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables lifts the veil that cloaks the seemingly prim and proper world of international diplomacy.

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General strike in Portugal protests austerity measures

A massive one-day general strike paralyzed Portugal November 24 led by major labor federations united to denounce austerity measures being imposed by the country's Socialist Party Prime Minister, Jose Socrates.

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World AIDS Day: Post offices deliver HIV prevention advice

Workplaces can play a key role in the HIV response, according to the International Labor Organization.

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