The problem of Darfur is a political one. It is part of Sudan’s overall political crisis. It will never be properly tackled except in the framework of a comprehensive political solution to the problems of the country.
A study by Harvard Medical School researchers in the July 2006 issue of the American Journal of Public Health finds that U.S. residents are less healthy than Canadians.
UNITED NATIONS — Twenty-five years after AIDS was first detected, in Los Angeles, and five years after the UN General Assembly adopted the “Declaration on Commitment on HIV/AIDS,” heads of state, ambassadors, representatives of nongovernmental organizations and people infected with HIV met here to review what progress has been made in the battle against a scourge that has killed millions.
Over 200 people protested U.S. immigration policies at the Tucson Sector Headquarters of the Border Patrol on June 6 at the end of the 76-mile Migrant Trail Walk. click here for Spanish text
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Meir Vilner, veteran leader of the Communist Party of Israel and the last living signatory of Israel’s Independence Charter, died June 5 in Tel-Aviv at 84.
Opinion The United States took over Puerto Rico from Spain in 1898 and ruled it the same way other European powers ruled their colonies for many years – as a source of raw materials and a market for U.S. products.
TUCSON, Ariz. – “The Sonoran Desert is a place of stunning beauty and provides essential habitat for a surprising number of plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth,” said Scotty Johnson, a representative of Defenders of Wildlife.
Canada: Women & unions win landmark settlement / Iraq: War worsens chronic poverty / Argentina: IMF threatens homes / El Salvador: Washington meddling in elections / Afghanistan: Anarchy on the rise
Hidden away in Shuneh, a tiny winter resort, 1,300 feet below sea level, with summer heat of at least 110 degrees, on the Jordanian Dead Sea shore – far from any anti-globalization crowds – about 1,200 government officials and big capitalist industrial and trade tycoons from around the globe met for a three-day World Economic Forum in a huge air-conditioned tent.