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UN group condemns discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The text condemns violence and discrimination based on gender identity and welcomes advances in the protection of those rights.

 

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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "

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Germany: The votes are in

Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.

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Politics trump justice in Cuban 5 case

When the corporate-controlled U.S. media conspired with the Miami court to railroad the Cuban 5, few people realized the power of government to silence the truth for so long.

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Cuba leads in the fight against Ebola in West Africa

Cuba is the first nation in the world to answer an urgent call for personnel to help stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa and will send 165 medical professionals to Sierra Leone.

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Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

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Activists eye anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban Five

Organizations and activists who have been fighting for freedom for the Cuban Five will descend on Washington D.C. during the week starting Sept. 11, for a series of political actions.

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Is Iraq breaking up?

A significant section of the Iraqi public is not willing to let the country split up.

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Ailí Labañino in Australia talks about the Cuban Five

The Cuban Five, arrested by the FBI in Miami on September 12, 1998, were political prisoners; three still are.

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