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Roma (Gypsies), Pontiffs and a Complex and Bitter History

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. With burning embers still smoldering from a fire that killed four Roma (Gypsy) children, children that were not only trapped in their wooden shack in a village in the Italian capital “illegal” but trapped by centuries of racism and oppression; it was an understatement, a weak attempt to absolve European and Church history, when ...

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Toddlers among 9 dead in Tripoli ‘NATO raid’

Libyan officials showed reporters five bodies, two of them of toddlers, they said were among nine civilians killed in a ‘barbaric’ NATO air raid on Sunday as pressure mounted on the alliance to allow a political solution. Government spokesman Mussa Ibrahim accused the Western alliance of ‘deliberately targeting civilians,’ insisting there were no military targets anywhere near the residential neighbourhood ...

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Muammar Gaddafi war crimes files revealed

Rebels find documents implicating Libyan leader in war crimes, and hold them for International Criminal Court investigators Documents implicating Muammar Gaddafi in war crimes have been found, claim Libyan rebels. Photograph: Keystone/Rex Thousands of documents that reveal in chilling detail orders from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s senior generals to bombard and starve the people of Misrata have been gathered by war ...

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Austerity protests continue to roil Greece

ATHENS – Several thousand pro-Communist union members marched through central Athens yesterday to protest the government’s latest austerity measures and plans to sell off state enterprises to appease international creditors. Greece has seen near-daily protests against the belt-tightening that has slashed salaries and pensions in an attempt to stem its ballooning debt. “People should have no…

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As Kabul Sees More Bloodshed, Karzai Drops Another Bombshell

The streets of central Kabul’s bustling open-air Mandavi market was cleared of shopkeepers and shoppers early this afternoon after Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a large police station on the area’s main street. The three attackers killed five civilians, three policemen and an intelligence officer when they breached the gate of the compound and opened fire, the Interior Ministry ...

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Convicted child killer tells Italian court Amanda Knox did not kill British student Meredith Kercher

Claim: Convict Mario Alessi claimed Amanda Knox did not kill Meredith Kercher A child murderer today told a court how convicted Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were innocent of killing a British student. Builder Mario Alessi, 51, is currently serving life for kidnapping and beating to death 18 month old Tommaso Onofri with a shovel. He was one of five ...

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U.S. in peace talks with Taliban, Afghan president says

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group in Kabul on Saturday. “Peace negotiations with the Taliban and with other countrymen have been started,” Karzai told reporters after his earlier announcement on state TV. “Those who…

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