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Arab League Monitoring Mission to Syria Factbox

Posted January 28th, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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November 2, 2011 — The Arab League adopts a plan of action for Syria and welcomes the Syrian government’s agreement to the plan. It emphasizes the need for Damascus to keep its pledge and stop the violent suppression of a 10-month-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule. November 24, 2011 — The 22-member bloc requests […]

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High Debt Burden Worries Lenders

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The concerns about Europe’s economy grow out of concern about the burden of debt run up by some nations. If you divide the billions of dollars owed to lenders by millions of citizens in Greece, the debt works out to about $41,000 per person. Italy, the United States, and Gernany also have a significant amount […]

British Judge Rules Brain-Damaged Woman Should Not Be Allowed to Die

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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In a landmark case, a British judge has ruled that a brain-damaged woman should not be allowed to die by removing her life-support system. High Court Judge Scott Baker issued the ruling Wednesday saying the case was unique and raised “very important issues of principle” on the preservation of life. The 52-year-old woman suffered severe […]

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