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  • Cuba signs UN human rights pact

    Cuba signs UN human rights pact

    March 8, 2008

    Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque announced at a Feb. 28 press conference at UN headquarters in New York that he had just signed two human rights accords originally introduced in the world body in 1976....

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  • Okinawa rape provokes fury at role of U.S. base

    Okinawa rape provokes fury at role of U.S. base

    March 8, 2008

    What would happen if there was a highly organized group of people in a U.S. state that was responsible for more than 100 crimes per year on average? What if a member of that group was...

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  • Kenyan leaders sign power-sharing agreement

    Kenyan leaders sign power-sharing agreement

    March 8, 2008

    Facing the prospect of a new round of mass protests, the Kenyan regime headed by Mwai Kibaki agreed to a power-sharing arrangement last week negotiated by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Signed on Feb. 28,...

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  • Worldnotes – March 8, 2008

    Worldnotes – March 8, 2008

    March 8, 2008

    Cuba: Vatican reaffirms ties In Cuba, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone dedicated a memorial honoring Pope John Paul II who visited the island ten years ago. On Feb. 26, the Vatican Secretary of State became the first foreign...

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  • Calls grow for Israel-Hamas truce

    Calls grow for Israel-Hamas truce

    March 8, 2008 By Susan Webb

    Calls are mounting for an end to the Israeli bombardment and lockdown of Gaza and for Israel-Hamas talks to end their armed confrontation. Egypt and other countries were reported to be working behind the scenes for...

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