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Massive anti-war protest march in Denver

More than two thousand Americans, led by about fifty members of the Iraq Veterans against the War, took part in an anti-war protest march in Denver, Colorado. The march was from the Denver Coliseum to the Pepsi Centre, the venue … Continue reading

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Musharraf resigns to avoid impeachment

Pakistan President Gen. (retd.) Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation in a televised address to the people of Pakistan. He has sent his resignation to the Speaker of the National Assembly (Lower House of the Parliament of Pakistan). The Chairman of … Continue reading

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Madiba

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, popularly known as Madiba in South Africa, turned 90 on July 18. Read more about him in this link. Madiba on a stamp issued by the former USSR . . . the 10 kopeck (1 rouble = … Continue reading

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Bastille Day

France celebrated Bastille Day (Fête Nationale or quatorze juillet) on July 14. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a very important event during … Continue reading

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Go, Musharraf, Go!

The Pakistan President, Gen. (retd.) Pervez Musharraf, seems to be determined to stay in his post despite calls by many sections asking him to resign and go into exile. The former military ruler, now civilian President, knows that his days … Continue reading

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Has UNCTAD gone crazy?

I was reading about the world summit on the global food crisis that is taking place in Rome with great interest when I was shocked to read this news report about the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) … Continue reading

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A Republic is born!

The historic first meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA) of Nepal has endorsed a proposal to amend the interim constitution implementing the declaration of Nepal as a federal democratic republic. Out of the 564 democratically elected members of the CA, … Continue reading

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