March

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Many in Germany see through NATO designs on Ukraine

The crisis in the Ukraine continues to be big news here in Germany, on front pages and screens.

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Cuban doctors attend to Brazil's underserved

The 400 Cuban doctors are part of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's "More Doctors" program joined, by several hundred physicians from Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal and 1096 from Brazil itself.

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Obama, Francis find common ground on income inequality

The two discussed the plight of the poor as well as regions of conflict and the elusive nature of peace around the world.

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Cuban medical professionals working around the world

Solidarity is a way of life for Cubans. It's currently seen in the number of medical professionals that are working in countries outside of Cuba.

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Exxon Mobil deal with Ukraine factors in Russia’s Crimea policy

The awarding of rights to develop a major natural gas find in the Black Sea may have strongly predisposed Russia to support the referendum which resulted in the reunion of Crimea with Russia.

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Socialist Bachelet returns to Chile presidency

For the second time, Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as president of Chile, Mar. 11. Bachelet's first term as president of Chile ran from 2006 to 2010.

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Canadians fight voter suppression efforts

Opposition continues to grow against efforts by the right-wing Conservative government of Stephen Harper to impose voter suppression legislation in Canada.

 

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South Africa: Parties split over Zuma corruption claims report

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe took issue with the timing of the report's release, noting that it had "provided some ammunition to many of these parties that have nothing to offer to the electorate."

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Revival of fascism a growing concern in Europe

Commenting on Ukrainian developments, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius pooh-poohed the idea that there is a fascist danger.

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Free Bahareh Hedayat, Iranian student leader, women's rights activist

Bahareh Hedayat will be 32 years old next month. She looks likely to mark that birthday in prison unless the Iranian government can be persuaded to free her.

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