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Grecia, ante la crisis de nunca acabar 0

La decisión del eurogrupo -la cumbre de ministros de Economía y Finanzas de la eurozona- de posponer la decisión sobre la aprobación de un nuevo rescate a Grecia admite diferentes interpretaciones: la negativa a dar un cheque en blanco ante

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Grasp the opportunity

GERRY ADAMS The statement by ETA on Monday that it is committed to ‘a permanent and general ceasefire which will be verifiable by the international community’ has the potential to propel the efforts for peace in that region significantly forward.

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Una política criminal y extemporánea 0

La manifestación por los derechos de los presos convocada para el próximo 8 de enero en Bilbo sigue sumando adhesiones. Ayer fueron los representantes de los partidos políticos Eusko Alkartasuna, Aralar, Alternatiba, Abertzaleen Batasuna y de la izquierda abertzale quienes

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Sinn Fein and the election in 2011 0

Gerry Adams (for Leargas) President of Sinn Fein This blog is now the Sinn Fein candidate for Louth and East Meath. In the Fairways Hotel last night party activists from across the constituency unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed my candidacy. I

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Reform in Cuba Raúl the pragmatist 0

Bold changes intended to preserve Cuban communism may herald the beginning of its end SHORTLY after he took charge of Cuba from his ailing brother, Fidel, in 2006, Raúl Castro declared that his country’s moribund communist economy needed to change.

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Will the Turkish government continues on its unilateral war?

The unilateral ceasefire declared by the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) is set to end tomorrow. The papers are all asking the same question: will the PKK extends the ceasefire ? It is clearly the wrong question to ask. Whether the

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The mid-terms States’ fights 0

Elections for governorships and state legislatures could affect America as much as the more famous mid-term battle for Congress IF THE amount spent on an election campaign is any measure of its significance, then the three most important races in

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My days as an observer at Kurdish politicians trial

Jeremy Corbyn, Labour MP for Islington NorthDiyarbakir is an ancient city in Eastern Turkey with well preserved walls from its foundation and an astonishing Ottoman period bazaar. The vast majority of the population are Kurdish speaking as are people throughout

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Peace comes dropping slow

GERRY ADAMS * The Middle East peace talks, which formally opened in Washington on Thursday 2 September, have been given one year. It’s a tall order. In 2006 when I visited the region I spent a brief time in the

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Kurdistan. PKK: a challenge to start talking peace

Once again it is the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) who took the first step. Yesterday’s declaration of yet another unilateral ceasefire shows that the PKK is in a position of strength. Political strength, that is. Indeed, important decision needs (and

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