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Protesters Don't Rattle Vietnam's Presidentnew

An affable Nguyen Minh Triet seeks to heal "old wounds."
OC Weekly  |  R. Scott Moxley  |  07-03-2007  |  International

Rose Parade Float Sparks Human Rights Questionsnew

Persecuted for their beliefs by the Chinese government, Falun Gong practitioners decry that nation's inclusion in the New Year's parade.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Joe Piasecki  |  07-02-2007  |  International

Vancouver's Palestinians Reject Talk of 'Civil War'new

When Hamas forces took control of the Gaza Strip on June 15, headlines in the Vancouver Sun read: "New Islamic State Looms" and "Palestinian Territories Expected to Fracture" -- but what Palestinian community leaders had to say was very different.
The Georgia Straight  |  Travis Lupick  |  06-22-2007  |  International

Report from Tajikistan: After Turkmenbashi, Tajikmanbashi

Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov died in December, but Tajikistan's president is continuing the tradition of bizarre despotism in post-Soviet Central Asia.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  06-21-2007  |  International

Report from Turkey: Another Reason for U.S. to Worry

This longtime ally is steaming mad because the Iraq War is spilling over its borders.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  06-19-2007  |  International

Baghdad Burns, Calgary Boomsnew

Iraq's oil explosion has not been delayed, it's been relocated to the Alberta tar sands.
NOW Magazine  |  Naomi Klein  |  06-11-2007  |  International

Rich Polluters Push Faux Targetsnew

It's not surprising that rapidly industrializing countries like China, India, Brazil and Mexico are reluctant to accept formal emission limits -- but the stance of some rich countries is harder to explain.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  06-11-2007  |  International

Meanwhile in Palestine

As the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza hits its 40th anniversary this month, there's growing momentum to end the boycott of the Palestinian Authority but the Canadian feds aren't yet moving an inch.
NOW Magazine  |  Dan Freeman-Maloy  |  06-11-2007  |  International

Why I'm Returning to Iraq for the Sixth Timenew

I'm heading back to the front with nothing but medical supplies, a camera and faith.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel Smith  |  06-05-2007  |  International

The Fishing Industry's Whale of a Dilemmanew

The minimum measures needed to prevent ecocide in the oceans would cause major short-term disruption and throw millions out of work, so they probably won't be taken.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  06-04-2007  |  Animal Issues

One Man's Mission for Peace in Lebanonnew

At 17, he picked up an AK-47 and joined the militia -- now he's determined to see the children of Lebanon pick up books and put down their guns.
Pacific Sun  |  Jill Kramer  |  06-01-2007  |  International

Syria Set-upnew

U.S. points finger at Syrian government for upheaval in Lebanon, but the area is seething with freelancers.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  05-25-2007  |  International

Sami Rasouli, The Muslim Peacemakernew

The Iraqi-American on promoting peace and a different vision of the conflict in his native country.
San Antonio Current  |  Chuck Robinson  |  05-23-2007  |  International

Snus for Health: Swedish Chewnew

Imperial Tobacco's new smokeless product divides the industry’s critics.
Montreal Mirror  |  Samer Elatrash  |  05-18-2007  |  International

Bottling Peace In a Jarnew

Buying Palestinian olive oil is a tasty way to protest the tree uprootings of the occupation.
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  05-18-2007  |  International

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