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Political prisoner dies in Iran jail

Another victim of the Iranian regime's brutal repression, hunger striking political prisoner Hoda Saber, has died in jail.

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Iranians release bus drivers union leader

The leader of the independent bus drivers union in Tehran, Iran, was released on bond from Iranian prisons.

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Iran rulers sharpen knives as economy bleeds

The struggle to influence the outcome of the presidential vote in 2013 is already under way.

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Iran opposition grows as regime increases repression

The Ahmadenijed regime appears increasingly detached from the real world, and opposition continues on the streets.

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Egypt and Iran: Middle East giants awaken

The outcome of events in Egypt and Iran has the potential to reshape the region for the coming century.

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In Iran, grand economic surgery and terror combine

As winds of change blow across the Middle East from Tunisia to Egypt to Yemen it will be interesting to see if the flame of resistance is reignited on the streets of Iran.

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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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World Notes: Australia, Iran, Cuba and more

Global warming and coral reefs; rape as an act of war;  nuclear weapons, Russian labor laws and Venezuelan nationalization

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On eight-nation trip, Chavez promotes multi-polar world

On a eight-country tour, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed 69 agreements and said his country seeks to build a multi-polar world.

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At UN, Obama highlights break with Bush policies

Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.

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