Egyptian protesters clash with police over lawlessness

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AFP – Egyptian police clashed Sunday with thousands of demonstrators who attacked government buildings in North Sinai to protest the murder of a man by armed robbers, witnesses said.

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Juan Cole’s Top Ten Good News Stories from the Muslim World-2009

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If you aren’t familiar with Juan Cole’s excellent blog “Informed Consent” here is a great reason to take a look. He has listed the Top 10 good stories from Muslim countries we haven’t hear from the U.S.A. corporate media.

Blackwater and Immunity of its Employees for Murder.

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The USA Federal Judge who reviewed the Blackwater case about the massacre on Nisour Square.  This is a highly controversial judgment on the multi-faceted issue of USA military mercenaries.  From Twitter Jeremy Scahill… Continue reading

Fox, Time Warner Cable Reach Agreement Over Carriage Fees

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Officials with Fox Networks and Time Warner Cable announced Friday evening an agreement over carriage fees.

Cablevision Drops Food, HGTV Networks

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Cablevision, a New York-area cable provider, announced Friday that is will no longer carry The Food Channel and HGTV, due to a dispute over distribution rights with the Scripps Networks Interactive.

Iran opposition says teargas fired at rally

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Unconfirmed reports from Iran claim riot police have fired teargas at anti-government protesters in central Tehran. The claims cannot be independently verified, but Iran’s leaders said today they would tolerate no more unrest.

Iceland agrees to repay lost billions

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Politicians in Iceland have defied protesters and backed a scheme to repay billions of euros lost by foreign savers when the island’s banking system collapsed

UN pulls some staff out of Pakistan

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Safety concerns are forcing the UN to withdraw some of its staff from Pakistan.

2010 starts with spectacular firework show down under

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2010 started with a bang for thousands of people in Sydney.

Happy New Year from Greece! Share our traditions and a recipe.

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Each area of Greece has a unique recipe for New Year’s Cake or New Year’s Bread.