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Austerity rejected in Czech presidential election

On Saturday, voters in the Czech Republic participated in runoff presidential elections.

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“Hotel Evin” where checking out is not easy

Evin prison in Tehran has for nearly 30 years been a notorious center for the punishment, torture, and execution of opponents to the Iranian regime.

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Idle No More: Native movement sweeps Canada and U.S.

Native communities  from coast to coast in the U.S. have embraced this  upheaval.

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Mali and chickens

The vision that Conrad's character Marlow describes is of a French frigate firing broadsides into a vast African jungle, in essence, bombarding a continent.

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Mali, imperialism, and “Françafrique”

About 3,000 French troops have now entered the war in Mali, at the request of Malian President Dioncounda Traoré.

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Court documents on Alan Gross could help Cuban Five

Cuban Five defenders distinguish between the role of the Five in the United States and Gross' activities in Cuba.

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Terror in Iran: Photo tells a story

These men should not have paid with their lives. Why execution???

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Honduran Coup in 2009 was invitation to plunder

Land takeovers for industrial farming are on a fast track with harmful effects accumulating. And plans are unfolding for manufacturing and trade enclaves under privatized governance.

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France bombs Mali, complicates mess long in making

French military units, including aviation and infantry, have attacked Islamist rebels in Mali since last week.

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A hero, protests and a dog matter in Germany

Von Steuben, an anti-Nazi protest in Magdeburg and an annual observance in Berlin in memory of of Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg.

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