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US Secretary of State Colin Powel leaves the Middle East
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Saturday, 20 April 2002
US Secretary of State Colin Powel leaves the Middle East
US Secretary of State Colin Powel left the Middle East without securing a ceasefire or an Israeli pullout from the West Bank. His departure came as Israel arrested Marwan Barghouti, the head of the Fatah militia associated with PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY Chairman Yassir Arafat....
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Former king Mohammad Zahir Shah returns to Afghanistan
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Saturday, 20 April 2002
Former king Mohammad Zahir Shah returns to Afghanistan
Former king Mohammad Zahir Shah returned to Kabul after 29 years in exile. Zahir Shah will preside over the loya jirga process, with 1,051 representatives slat...
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American bar association inititive for high schools
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Saturday, 20 April 2002
American bar association inititive for high schools
The American Bar Association, the leading US organization of the legal profession, is launching a special initiative entitled, “Dialogue on Freedom.&rdqu...
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Child prostitution is growing in New Zealand
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Saturday, 20 April 2002
Child prostitution is growing in New Zealand
Wellington -- New Zealand has a growing problem with child prostitution, trafficking, and pornography, according to a Justice Ministry report. This followed...
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New alliance to combat child labour in tobacco industr
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Saturday, 20 April 2002
New alliance to combat child labour in tobacco industr
The tobacco industry, growers and trade unions have jointly launched a joint initiative to address the problem of child labour in tobacco growing. Supporte...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.