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Colombian peace talks in serious jeopardy

After reaching partial agreements on agrarian reform and political participation, negotiators tackled drug trafficking. But after five months of discussion, they recessed without an agreement.

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South Africa, then and now

In all the words emitted on the occasion of the passing of Nelson Mandela, one thread questions whether anything significant was accomplished with the end of apartheid.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 1918 - 2013

The world mouns the passing of elder statemen and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.

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Saul Landau told truth about Cuba

Saul Landau - reporter, author of 14 books, filmmaker (45 of them), poet, college professor, and determined foe of U.S. assaults on Cuba - died Sept. 9 in Alameda, Calif., at the age of 77.

U. S. intervention in Cuba remains intense

A new GAO report reveals that monies directed at changing Cuba's government increased sharply after 2004, the George W. Bush administration, and have remained high during the Obama administration.

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China's Communist Party elects new leaders

On Thursday November 16, the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ended in Beijing with the election of a new team of party leaders.

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India’s shopkeepers go on strike over “Walmart decision”

Storeowners across India shut down their shops to protest the government's decision to allow foreign companies like Walmart access to the nation's retail market.

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Italy's heritage for sale

Some 350 historic buildings in the capital and historic towns across the country are to be sold off.

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Today in history: Nelson Mandela's birthday

Mandela was elected South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in prison for his fight against racist apartheid, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards world peace

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Red scare front and center in Colombia

At first glance, chaos and death in Colombia seem random.

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