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Swaziland: Eviction case could pull the rug from under absolute monarchy

The start of a landmark legal challenge to the rule of King Mswati III has boosted the pro-democracy movement in the tiny southern African state of Swaziland.

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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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In Europe, poor countries in economic straightjacket

To satisfy the International Monetary Fund, countries like Ireland and Greece have taken drastic anti-worker measures.

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Artists protest funding cuts

Singers, painters and television presenters demonstrated across the Netherlands on Saturday against government plans to slash funding and subsidies for the arts.

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World Cup’s grand finale

The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.

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Moderate wins Poland’s presidential elections

Runoff presidential elections took place in Poland on Sunday, July 4.

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World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.

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Bloody Sunday massacre: Unjustified and unjustifiable

British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologized unreservedly to the families of those killed on Bloody Sunday 38 years ago, saying the action of troops was "unjustified and unjustifiable."

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World Notes: Palestine, Cambodia, Uzbekistan, Angola, Honduras, Iceland

Collective punishment, big garment workers strike, Russia-China ties, oil riches, violence, bank fraud.

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Satan, child abuse and the pope: an Irish view

 To say that the revelations concerning child abuse in the Catholic Church has rocked it to its very foundations would be an understatement.

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