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In the brightly colored basement of an old fraternity house in Bloomington, Indiana, an eclectic group of customers gather daily over coffee. Proudly home to kitschy 1970s furniture and vintage wall hangings depicting Neil Armstrong, JFK and dogs playing poker, the...

The proposed US arms deal to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman – is a poorly veiled attempt to mask the disaster of American policy in the region that has boosted Iran and weakened popular...

The proposed US arms deal to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman – is a poorly veiled attempt to mask the disaster of American policy in the region that has boosted Iran and weakened popular...

Early on Thursday morning, Bentley Killmon boarded a chartered bus to take him from Fort Myers to Miami so he could protest the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas. The 71-year-old, retired airline pilot said he was amazed by the heavy police presence in downtown...

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This Summer, 20 people will make a cross-country bicycle journey to raise money and awareness for human rights, environmental and social justice issues.

Peoria native Marcia Rickey is among the people pedalling the 3,600 miles. The 27-year-old cyclist has Tar...

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On September 29, the Associated Press reported that Ecuador’s new constitution would “significantly expand leftist President Rafael Correa’s powers.” It wasn’t until the end of a 15-paragraph article that the AP mentioned the new constitution – approved by 65 percent of...

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On September 29, the Associated Press reported that Ecuador’s new constitution would “significantly expand leftist President Rafael Correa’s powers.” It wasn’t until the end of a 15-paragraph article that the AP mentioned the new constitution – approved by 65 percent of...

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On September 29, the Associated Press reported that Ecuador’s new constitution would “significantly expand leftist President Rafael Correa’s powers.” It wasn’t until the end of a 15-paragraph article that the AP mentioned the new constitution – approved by 65 percent of...

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KABUL, Afghanistan, June 16 — Afghans and Pakistanis who were detained for many months by the American military at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba before being released without charges are describing the conditions as so desperate that some captives tried to kill themselves.

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CARLOTTA GALL with NEIL A. LEWIS

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has received a warm welcome in Baghdad on the first ever visit to Iraq by an Iranian president.

The visit marks the culmination of a process of normalisation between the two countries after the long war they fought in the 1980s.

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He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted friendship or a state of conflict with Iran, and that the talks would have to be guided by the international atomic watchdog’s rules.

Israel is widely suspected to have nuclear weapons, but has refused to...

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that Tehran was ready to restart talks with world powers on its nuclear program in November in exchange for a statement on Israel’s atomic capability.

He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted...

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that Tehran was ready to restart talks with world powers on its nuclear program in November in exchange for a statement on Israel’s atomic capability.

He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted...

BAGHDAD, Iraq, May 18 — Three Iraqis working for Reuters said Tuesday that American troops beat them and subjected them to sexual and religious taunts and humiliation in January during their detention in a military camp near Falluja.

The three first told Reuters of...

05/19/2004

Israeli troops, supported by apache helicopters, surrounded and entered the
headquarters of Palestinian president Yasser Arafat with several tanks,
jeeps and bulldozers last night. Heavy gunfire injured at least two
Palestinian guards inside the compound...

Israelis Divided on Deporting Foreign Workers’ Children
By ISABEL KERSHNER
Published: August 2, 2010

JERUSALEM — Deep divisions emerged here on Monday over the fate of some 400 children of foreign workers who have no legal status in the country and are...

Israelis Divided on Deporting Foreign Workers’ Children

Washington—In a public service announcement released today, Dr. James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists, calls on Americans to join him on March 2nd at the Capitol Power Plant in the largest display of civil disobedience in U.S. history to demand...