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Mozambique Charges Former President's Son, Officials for Secret Debt Scandal (tags)
Mozambique charged the former president's son and 19 others on corruption, fraud and blackmail in relation to a $2 billion dollar loan scandal.
The Guardian: UK weighs up military strikes against Somalia rebels (tags)
After playing a leading role in the occupation of Kosovo (1999), Sierra Leone (2000), Afghanistan (2001), Iraq (2003) and Libya (2011); Britain is now simultaneously threatening Iran, Syria and Somalia with war.
Ugandan Bomb Attack May Herald Spread of Somalia’s Instability: Be afraid! (tags)
“This very tragic event is a reminder of the wider regional risks that exist,” Rhazia Khan, an economist at Standard Chartered Plc in London, said in a phone interview. “It seems to reinforce that what is happening in the Horn of Africa region may have cross-border implications.” Thus we are told to fear!
Foundation for Change Focuses Grants on Immigration, Border Issues (tags)
The San Diego Foundation for Change held its holiday party December 20 and introduced a number of grant recipients as well as an overall theme to their activities this year. They’re focusing on issues relating to immigration and/or the border, doing outreach to immigrants on human rights, health care, personal autonomy (especially for women) and sexual health. They're also working on media outreach projects to improve local coverage of immigrants and teach the immigrants themselves that they shouldn't believe everything they read in the corporate media.
The Shortwave Report 12/29/06 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, and Cuba.
No Room for Grace: Book Review (tags)
If abundance of life for all people is the heart of the biblical vision, economic thinking focuses on the shortage of resources.. Not subjecting everything to the market-benefit-calculus is vital.
WorldWire: Global Issues Daily Headlines, Aug. 9th (tags)
Top news headlines on global issues, from WorldWire, for Friday, Aug. 9th
The murky deals that fuelled international terrorism By Giles Foden (tags)
During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, US officials passed billions in funding and training to the mojahedin.