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Security council tells Gaddafi to stop the killing

Western nations urged the UN Security Council today to demand an immediate end to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's crackdown on civilian protesters and strongly condemned the violence.

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Flip-flops and elections in Germany

Germany's ruling parties are flip-flopping on everything from Egypt to unemployment as a series of elections approaches.

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Egypt’s revolution: diary of an “intellectual guerilla”

Exclusive, from Alexandria, Egypt: For the sake of my grandchildren and their generation, I write my impressions about this wondrous event, how it developed, its highlights and its climax.

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Ecuadorian judge says Chevron must pay $8 billion

The legal battle brings to light the tug of war between the sovereignty of an independent nation and the infringement of that right under corporate globalization.

World Notes: Cuba, Afghanistan, Italy and more

The U.S. military is bringing contraband to Argentina and, apparently, planning to stay forever in Afghanistan. Read this and more!

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Honduras powerbrokers beat up on the poor

In the year after Porfirio Lobo became president of Honduras the disaster for the Honduran people has become clear.

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Support for Cuban Five in U.S. capital

Nearly 100 students, faculty and local residents turned out Feb. 8 at Howard University for a panel discussion on the Cuban Five.

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Puerto Rico: police violence against striking students

Pepper spray and clubs were the methods used by police in Puerto Rico against protesting students.

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Mubarak’s fall poses new challenge for U.S.

The fall of President Hosni Mubarak came after a wave of strikes demonstrated the depth and breadth of the Egyptian uprising.

Arrest of human rights activist in Colombia under scrutiny

The arrest of Liliany Obando on trumped up charges is under scrutiny, as evidence against her is lacking.

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