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A view from Iraq

How the Iraqis see it: an interview with Salam Ali of the Iraqi Communist Party on the continuing political impasse in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces.


Melting glaciers aggravate Pakistan’s floods

Reports out of Pakistan now indicate that about 1,500 people have lost their lives and tens of thousands have been left homeless.


Clinton issues vague pledge on Vietnam's Agent Orange legacy

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has lectured her Vietnamese hosts on human rights and issued vaguely worded pledges to help the developing country to tackle the horrific legacy of Agent Orange.


35 years after war’s end, Vietnam pushes friendship

Many still struggle with the scars of the war in Vietnam, 35 years later.


Bolivia hosts alternative summit on people and Mother Earth

The First World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth took place April 19-22 near Cochabamba, Bolivia.


Recalling the Holocaust

It was 65 years ago that hundreds of concentration camps across eastern Europe were liberated.


El Salvador honors Archbishop Oscar Romero

For the first time in El Salvador, the government publicly commemorated Archbishop Oscar Romero.


Dresden beats the Nazis

The Berlin anti-fascists waiting near the Spree River at 4:30 AM for the buses to Dresden were sleepy, cold and nervous.


Global warming deniers, like zombies, come back from the dead

Is global warming a conspiracy concocted to destroy private property and freedom?


‘War on terror’ zeroes in on Yemen

A few things we need to know about Yemen: strategic location, oil, a Very Important Neighbor, imperialism and Cold War history, poverty and economic/environmental crisis.

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