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| Privacy commission investigates Swift

Breaking news two years ago: American intelligence had access to information about financial transfers of millions of people worldwide using a company operating from Brussels. At the request of Belgiu ...
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| Sixty years of Nakba

The American president George W. Bush is ready for the cherry on the cake of his second tenure: a peace solution between Israel and the Palestinians and the establishment of a Palestine state. Far awa ...
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| A radical new development idea: Everybody insured!

Gorik Ooms, director of Doctors Without Borders and soon working for the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, appeals for the startup of a worldwide system for social security. ‘Because health i ...
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| Mario Giro: ‘War is the Mother of all Poverty’

Sant’Egidio celebrates it's 40th anniversary. The Catholic movement is probably best known for its peace work. 'You should be ready to sit down with people who have blood on their hands', says Mario G ...
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| China Outdoes Europeans in Congo

The massive deal that China signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo last year is not the "second colonisation" that some Europeans allege it is. The agreement appears, in fact, a promising way to ...
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| exclusive interview. NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER RAJENDRA PACHAURI

This year Al Gore and the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will share the Nobel Peace Prize. The “former would-be president of the US” is laurelled for having put climate change on ...
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| Mismanagement in international organizations

After Paul Wolfowitz of the World Bank, Jacques Diouf of the FAO and many others, Director General Brunson McKinley of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is under internal accusation o ...
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| Rwanda: the bitter taste of revenge

During that cruel spring of 1994, almost a million Tutsi`s and moderate Hutu`s were killed, in 100 days. Traditional Gacaca jurisdiction had to bring truth and reconciliation. But the absorption of ...
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| Cardinal William Levada: Neoliberalism is not compatible with Catholic social teaching

Some call him the Catholic Secretary of Ideology, others the numero due of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinal William Joseph Levada is Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. That ...
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| Congo squanders its crown jewels

Although Congo is poverty-stricken, its subsoil is overflowing with wealth. But who profits from Congolese copper, cobalt or uranium? MO* got hold of two mining exploitation contracts and had them ana ...

6 dead and 79 wounded in a political meeting in Kenya

Two explosions ripped during the rally celebrated on the new constitution in Nairobi, killing 6 people and wounding 79. The politic tension returns to increase again in the country. The stampede follo ...

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