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International labor pushes to free the Cuban Five

Major unions in Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean are organizing projects to educate their members and the public on the "Cuban Five."

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Some 1.5 million disappear in Germany

Hard-hit Berlin, where 400,000 are unaccounted for, will now lose millions of euros in subsidies from the European Union and richer German states.


 

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Chinese officials slam negligence in deadly poultry plant fire

China's top work safety official issued a stinging criticism of company management and government regulatory efforts following Monday's deadly poultry plant fire that killed 120 and injured 77.

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Trade unions join Turkey protests

Turkish trade unionists have piled into anti-government protests, marching into Istanbul's Taksim Square banging drums and waving banners.

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Police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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Turkey erupts in anti-government protests

Turkish protesters clashed with riot police in the early hours today after a night of noisy protests and violence in major cities.

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Chilean police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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Why undocumented immigrants keep coming

On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.

 

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Afghanistan: Is it really the end game?

There is nothing that better sums up the utter failure of America's longest war than getting ambushed as you are trying to get the hell out of the county.

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All out for five-day push to free Cuban 5

The International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 has been organizing events in Washington D.C. and around the country to up pressure to "Free the Five" with the next one coming up starting Friday, May 31 through Tuesday June 5, in Washington D.C. and nearby Takoma Park, Md.

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