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3 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly
It is the national interest to deny the poorest nation in the region a fair share of oil and gas reserves so that a giant corporation earns more profits.
Should states get to ban abortion?
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
7 hrs ago | Dear Kitty
The Australian government's moves to suppress further exposures of its surveillance operations suffered a blow yesterday when it was revealed that three more whistleblowers have given statements to the East Timorese government about the illegal installation of bugging devices in the walls of Dili's cabinet offices .
US Vice-President Joe Biden shakes hands with South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won at the Government Complex in Seoul yesterday.
Amid claims of intimidation, payoffs and failures to protect witnesses, the Hague-based international court's cases against the country's current leaders are in jeopardy.
Don't identify products as mozzarella or feta or champagne or scotch. Pretty petty, we say.
A convoy of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons prepares to cross into Syria at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa, eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, on Oct. 1, 2013.
Shell has delivered a blow to Louisiana's industrial boom, saying it is scrapping a proposal to build a $12.5 billion natural gas-to-liquids plant in Ascension Parish.
Dutch homeschoolers have released the video of an amazing flash mob performance they staged last month to raise awareness about home education in the Netherlands and proposed legislation which threatens to make it illegal.
Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring is one of 15 17th-century Dutch paintings on view at New York's Frick Collection through early 2014.
Judges rejected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's bid to halt his trial on crimes against humanity, saying his accusations that prosecution witnesses colluded to mislead the court were not serious enough to prejudice proceedings.
Interesting piece in The New York Times about the International Criminal Court, which is based in The Hague and prosecutes war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The sprawling home at 29488 58th Ave. in Abbotsford spans a whopping 44,340 sq ft and includes nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Wednesday he would run for a second term in an election scheduled for October 2015, saying the task of rebuilding the West African country after a decade of political strife was far from over.