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Exxon Mobil deal with Ukraine factors in Russia’s Crimea policy

The awarding of rights to develop a major natural gas find in the Black Sea may have strongly predisposed Russia to support the referendum which resulted in the reunion of Crimea with Russia.

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Community self-defense groups confront Mexico’s drug cartels

An armed insurgency is emerging across Mexico. However, rather than being a movement to overthrow a government, it aims to defend communities and combat drug cartels.

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Neonazi murder trial opens to protests

The highest-profile neonazi murder trial in Germany in decades opened today, with the five accused appearing in public for the first time since their arrest more than a year ago.

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Reagan and CIA belong in the dock with former Guatemalan dictator

Former general and president Efrain Rios Montt will face charges for genocide and crimes against humanity.

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Thousands take to streets to mourn Delhi gang-rape victim

Thousands poured onto the streets of India over the weekend to mourn the death of a pre-medical student who was subjected to a brutal gang rape.

New political movement rising in Mexico

A new center-left political movement, called the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) has emerged on the Mexican political landscape.

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Crackdown on illegal pet trade

Over 8,700 birds and other animals have been seized - and 4,000+ people arrested - in what appears to be a large-scale crackdown on the black market Latin American bird trade.

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Governor's murder is crime against Pakistani people, too

The following is a statement issued by the Communist Party of Pakistan on the day of the murder of Governor Salmaan Taseer.

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Ciudad Juárez: voyage to the end of globalization

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico -- The dream of industrial globalization has turned into a nightmare.