Isabel Dalpian

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The humanitarian crisis in Syria: What more can be done?

We are facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in recent decades, if not the worst since the Balkans war and Rwanda. Syria is becoming a field of …

Greenwald Leaves Guardian, Leaving Team Snowden's Future in Doubt

Glenn Greenwald — the prominent journalist and columnist — is leaving the <i>Guardian</i>to form an independent news site, and there’s a wonderful irony to …

What Happens to the Global Economy if the U.S. Defaults? 'Not Much,' Say Some Economists

Predictions about the potential effects on the global economy of a U.S. default have verged on the apocalyptic. This weekend, World Bank President …

Journalist's Call for 'de-Americanized World' Provokes Alarm in U.S., Fart Jokes in China

As fears mounted this week about a possible (and now, it seems, averted) U.S. government default, the U.S. press stumbled upon an Oct. 13 editorial …

ONU elege cinco novos membros não permanentes para Conselho de Segurança

Arábia Saudita, Chade, Chile, Lituânia e Nigéria terão mandato de dois anos, a partir de 1º de janeiro de 2014, substituindo Azerbaijão, Guatemala, …

A document leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden alleges the National Security Agency collects up to 250 million online address books each year http://bbc.in/15EWVZR The collection of contact lists from both foreign and US email and instant message accounts is outlined in a document leaked to the Washington Post. The web firms involved said that they did not give direct access to the NSA. Photo courtesy of AFPTV/AFP/Getty Images.

Brazil: protesters clash with police in Rio and Sao Paolo

Violence erupted on the streets of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo on Tuesday night, as peaceful protests once again escalated into rioting and clashes with police.<p>Thousands of Brazilians took part in rallies in support of striking teachers, organised to coincide with the country’s Teacher’s Day.<p>In …

Brazil: teachers' protest in Rio de Janeiro turns violent

U.S. Senate finally breaks political deadlock over debt ceiling

After protracted negotiations over the last few days, the U.S. Senate finally saw a deal between the Democrats and Republicans over the country’s debt ceiling.<p>The result also paves the way for government to be fully reopened, but disaster has only been averted for now.<p>Speaking from the floor of the …

US: the winners and the losers in the budget battle

A bi-partisan deal has been struck in the US Senate between the Democratic and Republican leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell – to re-open the government, raise the country’s debt limit.<p>Euronews correspondent Stefan Grobe asked Tahman Bradley of ABC News who were likely to be the winners and the …

US debt crisis: Congress passes deal

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US debt crisis: Congress passes deal

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US government shutdown: deal brokered over debt ceiling

US government employees head back to work

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Government Shutdown