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Honduran struggle grows, repression continues

The National Front for Popular Resistance (FNRP), in Honduras announced that 1.342.876 signatures had been collected calling for a constituent assembly.

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Venezuela cuts ties with Colombia

Once again, tensions are rising between the right-wing, U.S.-allied government of Colombia and the left-wing government in neighboring Venezuela.

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Basil Davidson, path-breaking historian of Africa, dies at 95

Basil Davidson, the great radical journalist whose books introduced a mass audience to Africa's history, died on July 9 at the age of 95.

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Seeing Sudan elections through the lens of history

The elections in Sudan have meaning not only for its people but neighboring countries, multinational corporations and imperialist powers, as well. It's through the larger historic, regional, and global contexts that recent events in Sudan can be understood. 

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Useless war: Afghanistan needs peace to develop

In a potentially important development, exiled members of the former People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan are returning to the country to re-found the organization.

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Cameroon still paralyzed two years after riots

DOUALA, Cameroon -- Two years after speculation on the price of staple foods stoked the fires of social unrest, the country remains both economically and socially stricken.

The U.S. and the world

The world, it is generally acknowledged, has been torn loose from the old moorings that for decades structured life for billions of people.

Honduran talks fail: U.S. suspends visas

The head of the de-facto government which ousted Honduras' left-leaning president, Manuel "Mel" Zelaya in a military coup spat defiance and refused to give an inch to the entreaties of a last ditch delegation of Organization of American States foreign ministers on Tuesday. The ministers admitted that their mission was a failure.

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