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His Holiness Talks About Human Values and Moral Ethics in Canada

Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Montreal, Canada: The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s program for September 7, 2011 began in the morning with a visit to the Manjushri Buddhist Centre in the city of Longueuil, on the outskirts of Montreal. Khensur Lobsang Jamyang and several hundred people, predominantly Tibetans and Vietnamese, received him. Meeting ...

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Somalia: UN Endorses Roadmap to End Transition

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 1:03 pm Press Release: United Nations Somalia: UN-Backed Meeting Endorses Roadmap to End Transition, Restore Stability New York, Sep 6 2011 – Delegates attending a United Nations-backed meeting on ending Somalia’s transitional period today endorsed a roadmap that spells out priority measures to be implemented before the current governing arrangements end in August next year. The ...

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New CIA chief Petraeus pledges to defend America

General David Petraeus(L), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan,… General David Petraeus(C), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan,… General David Petraeus (R), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan… David Petraeus pledged to confront the many threats facing America as he took the reins of the CIA, a decade after the 9/11 attacks that led ...

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Uruguay to apologize over alleged rape by UN peacekeepers

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Uruguay will apologize to Haiti and compensate an 18-year-old Haitian man allegedly raped by Uruguayan U.N. troops in the poor Caribbean state, the Uruguayan defense minister said on Tuesday. Public outrage in the earthquake-ravaged nation has simmered over a video shot by a cellphone camera and circulating on the Internet that shows laughing Uruguayan marines pinning…

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Carol Bartz fired as CEO of Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO — Carol Bartz was fired Tuesday as Yahoo Inc.’s CEO nearly three years into a tenure in which the company fell short of the turnaround she was charged with leading. The company said Bartz will be replaced by Chief…

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Bachmann’s campaign starts to fall apart as guru quits

It could just be Rick Perry blocking some of her sunlight. Or perhaps it was what she said about God, Hurricane Irene and government spending. Whatever the causes, there are signs that the rocket that shot Michele Bachmann to near the front of the Republican nomination race is starting to sputter. Signalling trouble is news that Ed Rollins, the veteran ...

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