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World Notes: Sudan, Colombia and more

 

Sudan: Darfur fighting re-ignites, civilians lose, Colombia: Sintracarbon mine workers win wage hike, Iraq: Social demands trigger street protests, Switzerland: No safe haven for torturers, Australia: Undocumented refugees seek justice, Cuba: More CIA links to Posada revealed

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Floods raise major implications for Australia's future

Australia's Guardian newspaper writes the devastating floods in Australia raise major implications for the nation on water management, agriculture and fossil fuels that feed global warming/climate change.

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World Notes: Australia, Iran, Cuba and more

Global warming and coral reefs; rape as an act of war;  nuclear weapons, Russian labor laws and Venezuelan nationalization

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World Notes: Cuba, Bolivia, Australia, Kenya, UN, France

Fidel on Obama, Bolivia's economy, Australian uranium mining, Kenyan constitution, UN and climate change, France vs. Roma.

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World Notes: Uganda, Romania, Australia

Water strife in Africa, missile defense in Romania, refugee rights in Australia.

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World Notes: Turkey, Cuba, Australia, India

Genocide anniversary marked in Turkey, local elections in Cuba, Australian union slams asbestos, price-rise protests in India.

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World Notes: Peru, Australia, Cuba

Police kill miners in Peru, Australia blocks refugees, Cuba conserves

 

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World Notes: Australia, Kenya, Dominican Republic, France, Iraq, Jordan, Cuba

Iraq, Jordan: Water shortages weigh heavily Southern Iraq is so short of drinking water, according to Azzaman News, that the government has prevailed upon Iran to supply fresh water via tanker ships.