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India’s shopkeepers go on strike over “Walmart decision”

Storeowners across India shut down their shops to protest the government's decision to allow foreign companies like Walmart access to the nation's retail market.

Three killers and a blurry background

What connection is there between a sheepishly smiling politician and the mad rage of a bloodthirsty mob bent on murder in a Baltic coast town 150 miles away?

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Should mining in Greenland follow the U.S.’s example?

There are serious talks about turning the country into a mining frontier in order to access its many precious metals.

Hondurans challenge gov’t land seizures, anti-worker law

Police with clubs and tear gas attempting to disperse protesting small farmers in Lower Aguan, Honduras detained 25 of them.

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Japan abandoning nuclear power by 2040

The global nuclear industry faces tough times - and activists feel optimistic - in light of historic news that Japan has decided to abandon nuclear power.

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Berlin: A conference of anti-fascists and the story of a ring

A small but moving episode marked the regular annual meeting of the German organization Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic 1936-1939.

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On the 202nd anniversary of Mexican independence

On Sept.16, Mexico celebrated its two hundred and second independence day. Is independence slipping through the Mexican people's fingers?

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Despite austerity, right-center coalition prevails in Dutch elections

The legislative elections left a probable right-center coalition in control. However, one piece of good news is that the anti-immigrant ultra right took a beating.

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Behind the inflammatory video, a vast right-wing network

The anti-Islam video linked to the September 11 killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya originated in a web of U.S. right-wing extremists.

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West Nile virus worsening with climate change

Outbreaks of the sometimes-fatal West Nile virus across the United States have intensified, making this one of the worst years for the mosquito-borne disease.

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