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Globalisierung war gestern – jetzt geht es um soziale Gerechtigkeit

Paradigmenwechsel<p>Globalisierung war gestern – jetzt geht es um soziale Gerechtigkeit<p>Die Ökonomen denken um, die Euphorie der Globalisierung klingt …

Prorussische Aktivisten setzen Gouverneur in Ostukraine ab

Separatismus in der Ostukraine<p>Prorussische Aktivisten setzen Gouverneur in Ostukraine ab<p>Die Gefahr der Spaltung der Ukraine wächst: Tausende …

China will mit 115 Milliarden Franken und viel Schmerz seine Probleme lösen

Vorherrschaft in Südostasien<p>China will mit 115 Milliarden Franken und viel Schmerz seine Probleme lösen<p>Chinas Führung sendet zum Auftakt des …

Misery and mass bowing: the view from a North Korean tour bus

A stunningly beautiful, twentysomething woman dressed in black performs her death wail in the main hall of an obscenely luxurious palace in central Pyongyang. Her face seems to contort as her voice breaks over and over again. Speaking in a monotone, a guide translates the weeper's words into …

Exclusive: Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran - documents

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million, according to documents seen by Reuters - a move that would break a U.N. embargo on weapons sales by Tehran.<p>Iraqi soldiers take part in an intensive security deployment in Sulaiman Pek, 160 km (99 miles) …

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ONLY a day before Kiev exploded, it had seemed that a three-month-long stand-off between protesters and the government of President Viktor Yanukovych …

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USA und Chamenei gehen pessimistisch in Atomgespräche

Iran und der Westen wollen eine Dauerlösung im Streit über das iranische Atomprogramm finden. Doch die Verhandlungspartner sind skeptisch.<p>Vor den …

Janukowitsch sagt Opposition den Kampf an

Janukowitsch macht die Oppositionschefs für die Eskalation der Gewalt auf dem Maidan verantwortlich. Die Zahl der Toten ist auf 21 gestiegen. Alles …

Vermutlich drei Tote in Kiew

In der Ukraine ist der Protest wieder in Gewalt umgeschlagen. Oppositionsärzten zufolge wurden drei Demonstranten erschossen.<p>Bei den Ausschreitungen …

14 Jahre Haft wegen Beihilfe zu Genozid

Erstmals hat ein deutsches Gericht einen Afrikaner wegen Beihilfe zum Völkermord in Ruanda verurteilt. Onesphore R. soll das sogenannte …

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Colombian leader 'outraged' by army corruption claims

<b>Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he is "outraged" by allegations of a massive corruption network in the Colombian army.</b><p>The allegations were published by the Colombian weekly magazine Semana.<p>It says it has taped conversations that prove that huge amounts of money were siphoned off by …

Honduras Is Still The Murder Capital Of The World

Honduras has suffered a wave of violence in recent years, as Mexican drug cartels have expanded into the country, enlisting local street gangs and using the country's often lawless Caribbean coastline as a pit stop for U.S.-bound cocaine from South America.<p>The murder rate fell by 6.5 percentage …

Iran won't discuss military programme, say officials

Iran has made clear that it will only discuss nuclear issues and not its military programme as negotiations start for a comprehensive agreement aimed at settling a decades-long dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.<p>Iran's negotiating team, led by its foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and …

South Sudan rebels attack key oil town

Fighting has resumed in South Sudan after rebel forces attacked a key oil town in the state of Upper Nile, a South Sudanese military official said.<p>A government official confirmed that the rebels have reached the town and could have taken over more than half of Malakal.<p>The UN says there is heavy …

Life in a North Korean Labor Camp: 'No Thinking ... Just Fear'

SEOUL, South Korea -- An orphan who was caught trying to escape from North Korea told NBC News how he was "treated like an animal" in one of the country's notorious labor camps.<p>The head of a United Nations panel on Monday said atrocities committed by North Korea against its own people were …

Chad says U.N. force needed to stabilize Central African Republic

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby has called for the creation of a U.N. peacekeeping mission to contain violence in Central African Republic, the first time the region's military heavyweight has publicly sought U.N. intervention.<p>Deby also warned that the country, his neighbor, …

Venezuela opposition leader surrenders to police

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was arrested Tuesday after emerging from days of hiding and making an impassioned speech to thousands of supporters, saying he hoped his detention will open Venezuelans' eyes to the increasingly authoritarian bent of their government.<p>Speaking with a megaphone to …

Venezuelan protest leader calls new rally

A Venezuelan opposition leader who has spearheaded days of protests against the government has released a new video, calling for a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday.<p>Leopoldo Lopez's pledge to surrender after staging one more demonstration came after hundreds of people gathered peacefully in the …