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Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on President Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand.

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Tomorrow: Join Google Hangout on “Gaza ceasefire: What now?”

Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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Celebs, Nobel winners show support for Palestinians in new video

GazaNames Project features prominent artists and activists holding signs with the names and ages of Palestinian civilians killed in the recent Israeli military attacks on Gaza.

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Thousands of Israelis protest Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now,"  the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.

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Oil depot ablaze, Libyan government appeals for help

Libya's interim government said that the fire could trigger a "humanitarian and environmental disaster" in Tripoli, appealing for "international help" to extinguish the inferno.

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Judicial finding in Chile says U.S. complicit in death of young Americans

A U.S. military officer practically delivered the two young Americans, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, to the military dictatorship of Pinochet, who had both of them executed.

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Remembering a tragedy: How Cyprus became a nation divided

The illegal Turkish occupation has now gone on for some 40 years, and progressive minded people the world over should take a keen interest.

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Movement that changed the world began in Cuba July 26, 1953

A small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks, the beginning of a movement that has changed the world forever.

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Ukraine itself burns in wake of airliner shoot-down

People with their own agendas push their versions of who is to blame, there is a shooting war between military forces and local militias, and half a million refugees have crossed into Russia.

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