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Continental drift: a slew of European breakaways

The U.S. and its allies may rail against the referendum in the Crimea; Scots will consider a very similar one on September 18, and Catalans would like to do the same.

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Many in Germany see through NATO designs on Ukraine

The crisis in the Ukraine continues to be big news here in Germany, on front pages and screens.

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WikiLeaks shows NATO’s role in Ukraine crisis

Is the Russian occupation of the Crimea a case of aggressive expansionism by Moscow or aimed at blocking a scheme by NATO to roll up to Russia's western border?

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Congressional backing of Venezuela protests raises tough questions

With violent anti-government protests continuing since early February, the idea of Venezuelans "protesting peacefully" reflects media bias.

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Intellectual property rights and the TPP

Ever since Jefferson's time there has been a contest between two principal propositions on intellectual property (IP).

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Is Ukraine one “regime change” too many?

Broader issues than Ukraine are at stake; like it or not, the United States can benefit from a cooperative relationship with Putin's Russia.

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Ukraine: Arrest warrant issued for fugitive President Yanukovych

Ukraine's coup government issued an arrest warrant for Viktor Yanukovych yesterday, holding him responsible for the deadly clampdown on fascist violence in Kiev.

Powerful interests mobilize to end U.S. anti-Cuban blockade

The U.S. economic blockade of Cuba, cruel and reviled across the globe, has persisted for as long as the period between the U.S. Civil War and World War I.

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World communist parties debate strategy for the road ahead

Attended by representatives of 75 parties in 63 countries, this meeting featured vigorous discussion about the role and policies of communist parties in today's world.

CELAC summit in Cuba reflects region’s altered power dynamics

The 33 heads of states on hand represented all Western Hemisphere nations south of the Rio Grande River, the region Marti called "Our America."

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