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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Activists are calling for the Loma Miranda mountain in central Dominican Republic to be designated a national park to save it from mining threats, which they call "a new form of colonialism." A government plan to use Loma Miranda for nickel mining would result in irreparable environmental harm, the activists say. That, in turn, threatens the...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - When North and South Yemen merged into a single country under...
Jon Queally, staff writer
As the Syriza Party took the helm of the Greek government in earnest on Tuesday...

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Mind-bogglingly, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey is sponsoring an essay contest to honor Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah as "a man of remarkable character and courage,” presumably on the basis of Abdullah's achievements - his jailing, torturing, mutilating, oppressing, beheading and otherwise infamous denying of basic human rights to many thousands of his own citizens. Go U.S. military: ever on the wrong side of history.