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Tensions remain high in the South China Sea

Vietnam is moving forward in resolving the dispute using its principle of "Peace and Cooperation," but the U.S. is holding naval exercises in the region.

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Prime Minister of Iceland forced out over Panama Papers connection

Thousands of protestors packed the square outside Gunnlaugsson's office and coated the windows with thrown yogurt.

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Remembering: The Aztec calendar stone is uncovered

On December 17, 1790, 225 years ago, one of the wonders of the Western Hemisphere was uncovered.

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French voters beat back ultra-right advance

The runoff elections for regional governments in France on Sunday, December 13, produced a defeat for the ultra right.

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Restraint and cooperation needed in the fight against terrorists

It's time for justice, peace, and a heightened appreciation of the preciousness of life.

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Today in Indigenous history: Louis Riel, rebel Canadian Métis leader, hanged

Louis Riel, a leader of the Métis people in their resistance against the Canadian government in the Canadian Northwest, remains the most controversial figure in Canadian history.

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French communist leader speaks on Paris attacks

"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."

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Sen. Wyden positioned to secure rights for Guatemalan workers

"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."

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Today in history: World day of prayer for the environment

In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

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L’Humanité: France should offer asylum to Snowden and Assange

A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.

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