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Neoliberalism and Dynamics of Capitalist Development in Latin America

By Prof. James Petras and Prof. Henry Veltmeyer Global Research An analysis of the dynamics of capitalist development over the last two decades has been overshadowed by an all too prevalent “globalization” discourse. It appears that much of the Left … Continue reading

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Babri Masjid: Liberhan finds fault with BJP, Sangh Privar

A government-appointed commission of inquiry has found the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) allies and mentors bear responsibility for the 1992 razing of the Babri Masjid, a 14th century mosque, in … Continue reading

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Obama-Jintao Speak on India-Pak ties to cast shadow on Singh’s Washington visit

New Delhi: The Obama –Hu Jintao speak on India-Pakistan ties, particularly vocal support to ‘the improvement and growth of relations’ between India and Pakistan has not gone down well with Delhi. While Indian spokesman Vishnu Prakash has curtly stated ‘A … Continue reading

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Gen Fonseka ‘free’ from army duty to take on Rajapaksa

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s forthcoming Presidential election has become a two-leg race with decks formally cleared for Gen Sarath Fonseka to enter the race and challenge President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is seeking to cash in on ‘war euphoria’ for a second … Continue reading

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China gifted 50 kgs of weapon grade uranium, bomb design to Pakistan in the ‘70s

Washington: China provided Pakistan with 50kgs of enriched uranium and a bomb design in the late seventies after India tested its first nuke, according to the disgraced Pakistan scientist A Q Khan, who is hailed at home as Father of … Continue reading

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Philippines Media In A State Of Flux

By Jose Galang MANILA, Nov 6:—Manila, Nov 7: Hounded by declining circulation and rising costs, Philippine media entities are turning to the Internet for new sources of growth in revenue and readership. “We’re reaching a wider audience now that we’re … Continue reading

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Shiekh Hasina in Bhutan

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in visiting Thimpu at the invitation of her Bhutneese counterpart JIgme Y Thinley. She is accompanied by a 48-member delegation of ministers, senior officers and business persons. The visit will mark the two countries signing … Continue reading

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Wrangling continues over Iranian nuclear deal

By Peter Symonds wsws.org An international agreement on the export and processing of Iran’s low-enriched uranium is yet to be finalised after sharp opposition emerged this week within the political establishment in Tehran. An initial Iranian response handed yesterday to … Continue reading

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Latest US GDP projection shows recession abating

US gross domestic product (GDP) grew 3.5 percent on an annualized basis in the third quarter (July through September), breaking a string of four consecutive quarters of negative growth, the Commerce Department reported. President Barack Obama hailed the report as … Continue reading

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Singh, Wen side step Arunachal, resolve to enhance trade ties

Prime Ministers of India and China, meeting at the Thai resort of Cha-Am Hua Hin on the sidelines of ASEAN summit, Saturday did not let their differences derail bilateral relations and side stepped Arunachal Pradesh and planned visit of Dalai … Continue reading

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America keen to make a big ticket defence sales to India

New Delhi: The United States appears keen to make big ticket defence sales to India which is has begun a $100 bn modernization of its armed forces. Hitherto, India was largely dependent on Russia and its earlier incarnation Soviet Union. … Continue reading

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