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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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Extradite terrorists not Snowden, says Venezuela’s Maduro

The U.S. has no authority to seek extradition of Edward Snowden while it ignores Venezuela's demand for extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles.

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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.

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New NSA scandal: U.S. spies on EU

The NSA reportedly bugged the communications of the European Union and some of the United States' closest allies.

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Overseas Filipino workers deserve better protection

Philippines embassy personnel and labor officials from the Philippines Overseas Labor Office are currently under investigation for the alleged sexual exploitation of overseas Filipino workers.

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Syria and the monarchs: a perfect storm

The Obama administration's decision to directly supply weapons to the Syrian opposition may end up torpedoing the possibility of a political settlement.

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What will Iran’s new president deliver?

The election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran was welcomed by thousands coming onto the streets of Tehran and other Iranian cities.

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Brazil protests: some background

All last week, major Brazilian cities were the sites of massive youth protests.

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