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The London 2012 Olympic Flame was Lit

The flame of the Olympic Games of London 2012 was lit on Thursday in Olympia, Greece. The High Priestess Ino Menegaki was commissioned to proceed with the lighting of the torch, following the Greek tradition, in which god Apollo was invoked in the Temple of Hera, using a concave...
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Bolivia Amidst Repression and Riots

Students of Universidad de El Alto, Bolivia; tried to take their protest before the Government Palace in the capital, La Paz. However a police operative was waiting for them by orders of Bolivian president Evo Morales. It is still not clear how the incidents started, but the...
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Ecuador’s leftist Groups Prepare for the Primaries

The presidential candidate that will represent the leftist groups of Ecuador for the upcoming elections of 2013 will be democratically elected in the Plurinational Coordinator Assembly, to be held on May 18 in Quito. Candidates from different political parties such as Pachakutik,...
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Damascus is Devastated due to Suicide Attacks

Today Damascus, the capital of Syria suffered one of the bloodiest strikes since the uprising that began 14 months ago. Two “terrorist suicide attacks” left 55 people dead. The Syrian Interior Ministry said 55 civilians and members of the security forces perished in the blasts....
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Obama Supports Same-Sex Marriage: Biden’s Comments Pushed Out the Announcement

President Barack Obama‘s announcement, that he now supports same-sex marriage, came sooner than planned as a result of comments made by Vice President Joe Biden, he said in an interview broadcast Thursday. Biden told NBC‘s “Meet the Press” over the weekend...
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Lady Gaga will voice herself in The Simpsons

Eccentric singer, Lady Gaga will be personified in the iconic animated series “The Simpsons” for the season finale on May 20th. Newspaper, USA Today reported that in this episode Gaga will get to Springfield to cheer up Lisa, who has become a social outcast. The singer will...
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Obama Raises 1 Million Dollars after Endorsing Gay Marriage

The President of United States, Barack Obama, raised a million dollars in just 90 minutes after making public the support for gay marriage on Wednesday, according to the digital media “BuzzFeed”. Today will be an exclusive dinner hosted by George Clooney a famous...
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British Police Supports Demonstrations Against Austerity Policies

Thousands of police officers added themselves to the protests organized today in the United Kingdom. Several union groups expressed their contempt towards the austerity policies taken by the conservative coalition of democratic liberals lead by Prime Minister David Cameron. Last...
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Ecuador Works its Way to the Olympic Games

This morning, the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee (COE for its Spanish acronym) along with the Ecuadorian Government, agreed to end the conflict initiated after the placing of 40 sports federations, which threatened the country’s participation in the Olympic Games in London....
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