World

Jon Queally, staff writer
If the non-binding pledges announced by European governments in Brussels on Friday morning are an indication of the global response to climate change, say green campaigners, the world and its inhabitants are in big, big trouble. Members of the European Commission and European Council championed the commitments for emission reductions, energy...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
This week marks the eighth annual Open Access Week, which champions scholarly...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Tens of thousands marched in Mexico City and Iguala, Mexico on Wednesday to...

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A florid and unlikely morality play has been unfurling this week in New York City, where the Metropolitan Opera is staging “The Death of Klinghoffer." Based on the 1985 murder by Palestinian terrorists of an elderly Jew on a hijacked ship, the opera has sparked furious charges by right-wing Zionists that it is "wildly anti-Semitic"; supporters argue the work is an "anguished meditation on two paralysed and drowning peoples" - one that portrays Palestinians as "human," no more or less.