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  • Big losses for India’s Congress Party

    Big losses for India’s Congress Party

    December 19, 2003 By M.K.N Moorthy

    NEW DELHI – Provincial elections held recently in three states – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chattisgarh – went heavily in favor of right-wing, Hindu nationalist forces and their political arm, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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  • International notes

    International notes

    December 12, 2003

    Australia: Tied to U.S. coattails? “The Howard Government is pouring billions of dollars into military spending as part of long-term preparations for ongoing conflict, recklessly tying Australia to Uncle Sam’s coattails in endless U.S. terror wars,”...

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  • Cuba develops low-cost childrens vaccine

    Cuba develops low-cost childrens vaccine

    December 5, 2003

    Cuban researchers have developed the first synthetic vaccine against the bacteria that causes pneumonia and meningitis, the main cause of almost half of the infections of children under five in the developing world. According to UNICEF,...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    December 5, 2003

    Israel and Palestine: Majority favors two-state plan A poll published Nov. 22 showed that 55.6 percent of Palestinians and 53 percent of Israelis support the principles of the unofficial peace plan called the Geneva Accord, drafted...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    November 27, 2003

    Africa: ILO summit vs. poverty The International Labor Organization’s 10th African Regional Meeting, Dec. 2-5 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will project ways to build job opportunities and reduce poverty in Africa, the ILO said in a...

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