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  • Greek protesters bar NATO fleet from port

    Greek protesters bar NATO fleet from port

    February 28, 2003

    Thousands of protesters, organized by the Piraeus committee of the Greek Committee for International Peace and Détente, massed for two days of demonstrations against the presence offshore of the NATO Standing Naval Force of the Mediterranean....

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  • Unions challenge Colombian president

    Unions challenge Colombian president

    February 20, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) General Secretary Guy Ryder, on Feb. 7, asked Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to take action to protect human and trade union rights and to bring those who violate them...

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  • Bolivians demand presidents resignation

    Bolivians demand presidents resignation

    February 20, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    Thousands of Bolivians heeded the call of trade unions for a 48-hour general strike Feb. 17-18, to demand the resignation of President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. They were protesting the government’s handling of the country’s worsening...

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  • France, Germany propose alternative to war

    France, Germany propose alternative to war

    February 14, 2003

    CHICAGO – Indicating the widening gulf between the Bush administration and much of the nation and world over the administration’s drive to war, a leading Republican senator is saying the U.S. should let Iraq weapons inspections...

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  • Peace leader: Most Israelis want peace

    Peace leader: Most Israelis want peace

    February 14, 2003 By Susan Webb

    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Most Israelis want a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, and the Bush administration’s policies are “very unhelpful,” Galia Golan, a leader of Peace Now, Israel’s oldest and largest mass peace movement,...

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