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9 November 2011

Daily archive · 8 posts

Stories from 9 November 2011

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Global: Replacing Moreno Ocampo at the International Criminal Court

Luis Moreno Ocampo's term as the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is coming to an end and elections for judges are scheduled for December. The discussions taking place...

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South Korea: Online Political Satire Show Draws Millions of Downloads

A hilarious political satire talk show, ‘Na-Ggom-su’, has gone viral in South Korea. The show, which is only available online, is filled with wild jokes and expletives, and mocks the...

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Global Campaigns in Solidarity with Syria Keep Growing

There has been a global outpouring of initiatives in solidarity with the Syrian people. Social media and older technologies, like the telephone, are being used to let Syrians know that...

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China: On the Rise But Feeling Boxed In

China is surrounded by 85% of the political hotspots in the world, argues one prominent professor, and needs to be free to deal with those and other geopolitical problems it...

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Macedonia: Mobilizing Against Veles Lead Smelting Factory

The city of Veles' residents of all political persuasions are united in protest against the restarting of the lead and zinc smelting factory located within city limits, whose operation has...

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Tunisia: The Day Ben Ali Became President

November 7 marks the day when former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali took over the country's presidency through a bloodless coup in 1987. This year, Tunisian netizens are...

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Israel: Whistleblower Anat Kamm Jailed for Exposing IDF Assassinations

Anat Kamm is an Israeli journalist who was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for leaking thousands of classified military documents to another journalist. Information from the documents suggests the...

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Colombia: FARC Main Ideologue “Alfonso Cano” Killed

Alfonso Cano, the top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was taken out on November 4 in the department of Cauca during combat against the army. Colombians...

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