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  • Flags fly at half-mast for Sisulu

    Flags fly at half-mast for Sisulu

    May 16, 2003

    Walter Sisulu, who together with Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo led the campaign that freed South Africa from the grip of apartheid, died on May 5, only days before his 91st birthday. In a tribute to...

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  • Bhopal survivors tour U.S., target Dow

    Bhopal survivors tour U.S., target Dow

    May 16, 2003

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.— “Dow [Chemical] must face criminal trial,” Satinath Sarangi, an activist on behalf of Bhopal’s disaster victims, told a gathering of union activists here on May 7. It was hosted by HERE Local 24 and...

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  • Attacks on journalists prompt call for inquiry

    Attacks on journalists prompt call for inquiry

    May 15, 2003

    As Operation Iraqi Freedom shifts to an occupation plan, international concern is being raised over the deaths of journalists in the course of the fighting. A total of 14 international reporters died in Iraq in just...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    May 15, 2003

    Iraq: Agriculture in danger Agriculture in Iraq is on the verge of collapse, raising fears that many of the country’s 24.5 million people will go hungry this summer, the London Observer said this week. The Observer...

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  • Cuba rejects U.S. terrorism claims

    Cuba rejects U.S. terrorism claims

    May 15, 2003

    The Cuban Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected Cuba’s inclusion in the list of countries allegedly sponsoring international terrorism the U.S. government issued April 30. “The Bush administration is once again lying to the U.S. and international...

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