UN Welcomes Libyan Plan to Probe Death of Qadhafi

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Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 4:34 pm Press Release: United Nations UN Human Rights Office Welcomes Libyan Plan to Probe Death of Qadhafi New York, Oct 24 2011 – The United Nations human rights office today welcomed reports that Libya will set up an independent commission of inquiry into the circumstances […]

Clinton vows funds for famine relief

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Washington – American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday pledged another $100-million in food aid to drought-hit East Africa amid warnings that millions of people face starvation, mostly in lawless Somalia. Despite tight foreign aid budgets, Clinton said that food security was a critical priority for President Barack Obama’s […]

U.S. Infiltrating Criminal Groups Across Mexico

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WASHINGTON — American law enforcement agencies have significantly built up networks of Mexican informants that have allowed them to secretly infiltrate some of that country’s most powerful and dangerous criminal organizations, according to security officials on both sides of the border. Enlarge | Buy Photo Jaime J. Zapata Immigration and […]

McCain and Gop Friends Blast Obama on Iraq

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              Declaring Oct. 21 that he would fulfill a campaign promise to end the Iraq War, President Barack Obama announced that all U.S. forces would be removed from  Iraq by year’s end.  “I think it’s a serious mistake.  And there were never really serious negotiations between the administration and Iraqis.  […]

Netflix stock plunges on brutal 3Q, somber outlook

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Netflix jolted its already shell-shocked shareholders with a third-quarter financial report that portrayed a company in crisis. Netflix’s blooper reel, released Monday, included an even larger customer exodus than the company had foreseen after announcing an unpopular price increase in July. What’s worse, the report contained a forecast calling for […]

Argentinian president re-elected in landslide victory

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President Cristina Fernandez was re-elected in a landslide, winning with the widest victory margin in Argentina’s history after her government spread the wealth of a booming economy. Ms Fernandez had 53% of the vote after 58% of the polling stations reported nationwide. Her nearest challenger got just 17%. Interior Minister […]

Despite swap, Gaza remains imprisoned

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The prisoner exchange agreement concluded between Israel and Hamas has brought relief to thousands of families eager to see their loved ones return home. In the midst of Israel’s prolonged belligerent occupation, we are witnessing a rare moment of unified Israeli and Palestinian celebration. However, this event, and the resultant […]

4 quake survivors pulled out alive in Turkey

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SUZAN FRASER Associated Press= ERCIS, Turkey (AP) — Four people were pulled alive from the rubble Monday when one managed to call for help on his cell phone after a 7.2-magnitude quake leveled buildings and killed some 270 people in eastern Turkey Dozens of people were trapped in mounds of […]

Early sign in Tunisia of strong Islamist vote

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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian electoral officials are counting votes in landmark elections that saw more than 90 percent of registered voters cast ballots. Early results from individual voting stations carried by local radio stations Monday put the Islamist Ennahda Party in the lead in many constituencies. Official results are […]