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News from Around the Globe, October 27, 2012

News from Around the Globe, October 27, 2012

A collection of current news stories from around the world.

 

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Lithuania ….revolt over austerity measures lead to election victories for leftist parties.

http://www.euronews.com/newswires/1704798-lithuanian-left-eyes-vote-win-...

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News from Around the Globe, October 13, 2012

News from Around the Globe, October 13, 2012

A collection of current news stories from around the world.

 

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Spain ….the country protests austerity, the Powers that Be shrug.

http://elpais.com/elpais/2012/10/10/inenglish/1349893990_405197.html

Austerity measures are having a profound impact on the country of Spain. Catalan is the richest region in Spain and is pushing for independence to avoid the austerity measures that are being imposed on the country. A recent poll indicated that 75% of Catalonians want to secede from Spain. Austerity is quite literally destroying a country.

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News from Around the Globe, October 5, 2012 (expanded edition)

News from Around the Globe, October 5, 2012 (expanded edition)

The following is an expanded edition of current news stories from around the world.

 

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Lebanon ….Syrian Rebels capture an air defense site near Damascus.

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Oct-05/190259-syrian-r...

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News from Around the Globe, September 30, 2012

News from Around the Globe, September 30, 2012

The following is a (briefer than usual) assortment of current news stories from around the world.

 

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Costa Rica ….street signs to be installed in capital.

http://www.ticotimes.net/Current-Edition/News-Briefs/Numbering-of-San-Jo...

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News from Around the Globe, September 27, 2012

News from Around the Globe, September 27, 2012

The following is an assortment of current news stories from around the world.

 

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From Uruguay ….abortion now legal but with many restrictions.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/25/uruguay-legalise-abortion

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News from Around the Globe, September 23, 2012

News from Around the Globe, September 23, 2012

The following is an assortment of current news stories from around the world.

 

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South Africa ….analysis and fallout of Marikana strike

http://www.iol.co.za/business/opinion/columnists/anc-chums-unsettled-by-...

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