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  • Indian secularism suffers blow in Gujarat elections

    Indian secularism suffers blow in Gujarat elections

    January 7, 2003

    AHMDABAD, Gujarat – “The BJP’s victory is a setback for the cause of secular democracy,” said D. Raja, leader of the Communist Party of India. The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 127 seats, gaining...

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  • Middle Eastern, Muslim immigrants detained in mass INS round-up

    Middle Eastern, Muslim immigrants detained in mass INS round-up

    January 7, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    Hundreds of men from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya and the Sudan were detained in Southern California jails after coming forward to comply with a new rule to register with immigration authorities, Dec. 18.

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  • Its still the economy

    Its still the economy

    January 7, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Speculation has been rampant over why President Bush gave the boot to Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill. We are told that O’Neill had to go because his shoot-from-the-hip remarks antagonized key members of Congress and the powers...

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  • Families welcome Kissinger departure, ask why

    Families welcome Kissinger departure, ask why

    January 7, 2003

    Henry Kissinger’s abrupt resignation from the panel assigned to investigate the Sept. 11 attacks was greeted by families of the over 3,000 victims who died. But even so they expressed anger that he put his clients’...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    December 20, 2002

    Remembering Roy and Paul A year ago, my good friend Roy Rydell died. Yet he is still with us – certainly in spirit! In Oct., Paul Wellstone died also. Your 'Remembering Wellstone' article (11/9) was great....

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