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The big chill: tensions in the Arctic

The Arctic may be cold, but the politics surrounding it are pretty hot. There is a great deal at stake.

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Spanish Civil War vet Almudever is as lively as ever at 95

Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.

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Losing the plot: Israel’s premier to face new Gaza reality

Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly - his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.

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Stuttgart and Sarajevo: lessons from the “Great War”

The lesson for us today is that we must spare no effort to build international working class unity against war, militarism, and imperialism.

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Today in eco-history: Andropov writes to U.S. 5th grader to ease nuclear fears

While not seen as an environmental issue at the time, nuclear weapons pose the single biggest threat to the Earth's environment, scientists warned in 2006.

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South Sudan facing famine crisis

Over 3.7 million people in this new African nation of 11 million are at severe risk of starvation, and a UN official coordinating humanitarian aid in South Sudan says "we're in a race against time."

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No quiet on the eastern front: "Stalingrad"

Based loosely on Soviet author Vasily Grossman's novel, "Life and Fate," the film Stalingrad is a treatment of World War II's "bloodiest battle in human history."

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Turkey's crisis: more than meets the eye

The current corruption crisis zeroing in on Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyio Erdogan has all the elements of one of his country's famous soap operas that tens of millions of people all over the Middle East tune in to each day: Bribes, shoe boxes filled with millions in cash, and dark whispers of foreign conspiracies.

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Experts put Iraq death toll at nearly 500,000

The first major study into the human cost of the Iraq war in eight years has found that nearly half a million people died because of the U.S.-led invasion.

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What does the UN Syria report really say?

UN weapons inspectors, in their long-awaited report on the alleged chemical weapons attacks in the Damascus area, did not determine who perpetrated the attacks.

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