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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has received a warm welcome in Baghdad on the first ever visit to Iraq by an Iranian president.

The visit marks the culmination of a process of normalisation between the two countries after the long war they fought in the 1980s.

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He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted friendship or a state of conflict with Iran, and that the talks would have to be guided by the international atomic watchdog’s rules.

Israel is widely suspected to have nuclear weapons, but has refused to...

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that Tehran was ready to restart talks with world powers on its nuclear program in November in exchange for a statement on Israel’s atomic capability.

He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted...

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that Tehran was ready to restart talks with world powers on its nuclear program in November in exchange for a statement on Israel’s atomic capability.

He also said the West would have to determine if it wanted...

BAGHDAD, Iraq, May 18 — Three Iraqis working for Reuters said Tuesday that American troops beat them and subjected them to sexual and religious taunts and humiliation in January during their detention in a military camp near Falluja.

The three first told Reuters of...

05/19/2004

Israeli troops, supported by apache helicopters, surrounded and entered the
headquarters of Palestinian president Yasser Arafat with several tanks,
jeeps and bulldozers last night. Heavy gunfire injured at least two
Palestinian guards inside the compound...

Israelis Divided on Deporting Foreign Workers’ Children
By ISABEL KERSHNER
Published: August 2, 2010

JERUSALEM — Deep divisions emerged here on Monday over the fate of some 400 children of foreign workers who have no legal status in the country and are...

Israelis Divided on Deporting Foreign Workers’ Children

Washington—In a public service announcement released today, Dr. James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists, calls on Americans to join him on March 2nd at the Capitol Power Plant in the largest display of civil disobedience in U.S. history to demand...

Child Protection at M’Lop Tapang

Growing numbers of poor, vulnerable street children and a strong sense of legal impunity continue to attract sex predators to Sihanoukville. Given the precarious situations in which they live and work, unsupervised street children...

Child Protection at M’Lop Tapang

Growing numbers of poor, vulnerable street children and a strong sense of legal impunity continue to attract sex predators to Sihanoukville. Given the precarious situations in which they live and work, unsupervised street children...

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Reporting from Patzcuaro, Mexico — There are few places in Mexico that better illustrate the way traffickers have corrupted the political system from its very foundation than Michoacan, the home state of President Felipe Calderon.

A relatively new and...

Tracy Wilkinson



Reporting from Patzcuaro, Mexico — There are few places in Mexico that better illustrate the way traffickers have corrupted the political system from its very foundation than Michoacan, the home state of President Felipe Calderon.

A relatively new and...

Tracy Wilkinson



Reporting from Patzcuaro, Mexico — There are few places in Mexico that better illustrate the way traffickers have corrupted the political system from its very foundation than Michoacan, the home state of President Felipe Calderon.

A relatively new and...

Tracy Wilkinson



Reporting from Patzcuaro, Mexico — There are few places in Mexico that better illustrate the way traffickers have corrupted the political system from its very foundation than Michoacan, the home state of President Felipe Calderon.

A relatively new and...

Tracy Wilkinson

Obtilia Eugenio Manuel, a 30-year-old Me’phaa indigenous woman, stands in the hollowed concrete frame of a two-room schoolhouse, its walls peppered with bullet holes. She holds a microphone a few inches from her face as she addresses the 200 people huddled under the hot...

By John Gibler

Obtilia Eugenio Manuel, a 30-year-old Me’phaa indigenous woman, stands in the hollowed concrete frame of a two-room schoolhouse, its walls peppered with bullet holes. She holds a microphone a few inches from her face as she addresses the 200 people huddled under the hot...

By John Gibler

JERUSALEM, Jan. 28 -- Arriving in Israel for his first visit as the Obama administration's Middle East envoy, former senator George J. Mitchell on Wednesday pushed for a more durable truce in the Gaza Strip, calling for a halt to weapons smuggling and for the territory's...

01/29/2009

HAVANA - Hurricane Wilma never made landfall in Cuba, but its ferocious waves transformed the island's capital city for a day, ripping off chunks of the famous Malecon seawall and flooding many of Havana's most prominent streets.

Picturesque but dilapidated...

By mid-2010, the war in Afghanistan had arguably passed Vietnam as the longest war in the history of the United States. At the war’s outset many U.S. citizens supported the invasion as a means of holding responsible those who orchestrated the attack on the World Trade...