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Slovak government on anti-communist rampage

New legislation could end up sending members of the country's Communist Party and other leftists to prison for up to three years because of their beliefs and speech.

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Cuban-trained American doctor helps save lives in Haiti

Raising the dead with dopamine: An American doctor, graduate of Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine, devotes his residency to healing the people of Haiti.

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Chile resists - students and labor join forces

Anational strike called by the Workers' United Center of Chile (CUT), massed 400, 000 people in the capital city of Santiago and 200,000 elsewhere.

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Bombing of UN's Nigeria office raises questions

Who are Boko Haram? The group has drawn renewed media interest following the UN building bombing that killed 10 last week.

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Summer months heat up West Papua conflict

Analysts of the West Papua conflict have observed an escalation in violent incidents through the year, with a pronounced uptick since May. Journalists and members of the West Papua community themselves have previously warned that the situation is deteriorating.

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To end corruption in India, go after the source

The hunger strike launched by Anna Hazare in Delhi has led to an outpouring of support from all over the country, but to end corruption you have to target the source.

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Small movement on Korea nuclear issue

Though eclipsed in recent months by the Arab Spring and the international economic crisis, Korea remains volatile, with the states on both sides of the DMZ trading threats.

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Impunity reigns in Colombia, Piedad Cordoba leaves

In Colombia, wholesale murder and impunity go hand in hand.

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Cuba denounces inclusion in State Department “sponsors of terrorism” list

Once again, the U.S. Department of State has included Cuba, along with Sudan, Syria and Iran, in its list of "State Sponsors of Terrorism."

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Power struggle rages in Iran

With less than two years to go before the next presidential election in Iran a power struggle to determine its outcome is in full swing.

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