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Secret tribunals part of “Trojan Horse” Trans-Pacific trade deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a free trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 Asian and Pacific countries that few people have heard of.

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Crisis in Colombian peace talks: who is responsible?

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a halt to peace talks in Havana between his government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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German election results reflect rightwing hypocrisy on Berlin Wall

U.S. readers are now probably wondering and/or worrying about their own election results. But, different as they may be, there are similarities between there and Germany.

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Mexico in crisis: Can Peña Nieto’s presidency survive?

Mexico may be facing a political situation without precedent since the Revolution of 1910-1920.

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Muslims worldwide denounce ISIS - but Islamophobes aren't listening

Authoritative Muslim voices from all quarters are denouncing ISIS, as they have denounced al-Qaeda and terrorism in general for years.

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Left coalition wins in major German state

The radical Die Linke looks set to take charge of a regional government in Germany for the first time, in alliance with the SPD and Greens.

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New York Times calls for freedom for the Cuban Five Prisoners

The New York Times editorial calls for the Obama administration to begin negotiations with the Cuban government for a humanitarian prisoner exchange.

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Again, UN General Assembly rejects U.S anti-Cuban blockade

The UN General Assembly voted Oct. 28 for the 23rd consecutive year on a Cuba resolution calling upon the United States to end its economic blockade against the island.

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Oaxacans want the right not to migrate

For six weeks hundreds of teachers in the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca have been living in tents, in the capital city's main plaza, the zocalo.

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New York Times editorializes against U. S. anti-Cuban blockade

The New York Times wants Cuba off the U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism, and it hopes that ending the blockade will improve U.S. relations with Latin America.

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