July

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Turkey: Uprising’s currents run deep

Issues that fueled the May and June protests are hardly a laughing matter, and they are not about to quietly disappear.

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Top general: Intervention in Syria would be costly, risky

U.S. options for military intervention in Syria would cost "billions" and require massive commitments of troops, plus planes, ships, submarines, and other equipment.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on his 95th birthday

Former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday on Thursday, July 18.

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General strike brings Athens to a standstill

Tens of thousands of Greek workers walked off the job today and rallied in front of parliament in a huge protest against government plans to sack public-sector staff.

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Leading Communists among those arrested in Turkey

Leading members of the Turkish Communist Party are being rounded up and arrested.

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Black trade unionists call for new Cuba policies

Four Cubans being held in U.S. prisons should be released, according to a resolution passed by the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists at their 42nd Annual Convention.

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Syria, poison gas, and Arabian tales

It is not unlike Sherlock Holmes and the dog that didn't bark. And like Holmes, start with the facts.

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Anger grows over interference with Bolivian jet

Heads of state from South America's UNASUR met in Bolivia to angrily denounce what they see as a lack of respect by the U.S. and Europe for their own national sovereignity.

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Massive protests in Egypt call for Morsi’s ouster

The Egyptian army has announced that if a solution to the conflict is not found by end of day Wednesday, it may step in and impose one on this nation of 80 million people.