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Archive | November 30, 2010

Rio de Janeiro, War against traffickers in the Alemão Complex

Moradores no meio de tiroteios (Portuguese)/Residents in the midst of gunfire. Police seized weapons, drugs and ammunition during police operations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during operations that began November 24 to take control of what was long the most dangerous slum, the Alemão complex. Complexo do Alemão (Portuguese for German’s Compound) is a group […]

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Former UN Ambassador John Bolton Doesn’t Believe Documents About Spying Came from State Department

Transcript of Bolton’s statement … I don’t believe that cable. I’ve probably read a million cables — maybe not a million, but close to it [regarding DNA, iris] I have never seen a cable like that. I do not think that is a State Department cable. I think it probably came from somewhere in the […]

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Signs of Tension and Diplomacy on Korean Penninsula

International tensions and growing diplomacy are both evident in the crisis on the Korean Peninsula. One week ago, North Korea shelled a South Korean island in a long-disputed sea border area. China is asking for talks, but South Korea has been cool to the proposal. North Korea has threatened to be merciless if U.S.-South Korean […]

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