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Mexico looks to take over – Federal power v. State Power

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The Wall Street Journal reports, that shortly before midnight, federal police took over the installations of state-owned Luz y Fuerza del Centro. This installation distributes power to some 25 million Mexicans in Mexico City and parts of four central states. President Calderón, stated that due to the economic crisis, Mexico could no longer afford the […]

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Mexico looks to take over – Federal power v. State Power

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The Wall Street Journal reports, that shortly before midnight, federal police took over the installations of state-owned Luz y Fuerza del Centro. This installation distributes power to some 25 million Mexicans in Mexico City and parts of four central states. President Calderón, stated that due to the economic crisis, Mexico could no longer afford the […]

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Pakistan Reels from Fresh Attack

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The BBC reports: In the wake of the Pakistani Army’s claim to have cleared the Swat Valley of militants, and with another Army offensive in South Waziristan on the horizon, 41 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in a suicide attack that took place on Monday in the Shangla district of the Swat Valley.

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Difficulties Facing the Closure of Guantanamo

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As the Voice of America news agency reported earlier this week, Attorney General Holder has indicated that full closure of the Guantanamo detention center by late January of 2010 will be difficult. President Obama has previously asserted his aim to close Guantanamo by this date as part of his administration’s effort to restore America’s international […]

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3 Protestors Sentenced to Death in Iran

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Three people, all accused of being part of anti-Islamic Republic organizations, have been sentenced to death by the Iranian regime. They were accused of protesting in the mass upheaval following the election fraud of earlier this summer. Amnesty International has expressed concern about these and other rulings targeting civilians for their peaceful opposition in Iran. […]

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