BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-01

World

Amsterdam, the gay city

Gay Dutch soldiers and police have marched in uniform, for the first time, along with other homosexuals as Amsterdam celebrates Gay Pride Week.

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Iran detains 3 US backpackers

An Iranian public television station has confirmed that three hikers from the United States have been detained. The broadcaster Al-Alam said the

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The Aquino legacy

With her election to the presidency of the Philippines in 1986 Corazon Aquino swept away a corrupt dictator and maintained democracy in the country

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Filipinos say goodbye to 'Cory'

People in the Philippines have been saying their final farewells to former leader Corazon Aquino.   Known to millions of Filipinos as ‘Cory’, she

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Cuban congress put on hold

In a surprise move Cuban President Raul Castro has postponed the ruling communist party’s first congress in 12 years. He indicated it might be the