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Recalling the Holocaust

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

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El Salvador honors Archbishop Oscar Romero

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

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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.

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

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

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‘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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Iraq bombings tied to political power struggle

As Iraq set national elections for March 7, massive car bombings in Baghdad were assailed as terrorist efforts to restore dictatorship.

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The fall of the wall — a view from Berlin

BERLIN - Moments of mass euphoria, wonderful as they are for those involved, do not always explain history. And for me, too many issues and questions remain unexplained or simply unasked.

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UN Gaza report becomes political football

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution opposing any "endorsement or further consideration" of the UN Goldstone report, but the action is unlikely to have long-term significance.

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Climate change hurts India, South Asia

Throughout India and South Asia people participated in the International Day of Climate Action, Oct. 24, which was organized to bring attention to the necessity of reducing global warming gasses, especially carbon dioxide, from the current 380 parts per million to 350 ppm.

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International Day of Climate Action

350.org, founded by author and activist Bill McKibben, sponsored over 5,200 events in 181 countries on Oct. 24.

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