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Democracy Now: Egypt Deploys Tanks Outside Palace After Deadly Clashes

29 Nov 2013 Uncategorized No Comments

Egyptian forces have deployed tanks outside the presidential palace in Cairo after violent clashes between pro- and anti-government demonstrators left six people dead and more than 400 injured. The violence marked a major escalation in the dispute over Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s effort to hold a referendum on a new

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Democracy Now: Typhoon Toll in Philippines Hits 477; Thousands Displaced

29 Nov 2013 Uncategorized No Comments

The death toll from the massive typhoon in the southern Philippines has now topped 477 people, with hundreds more missing. Typhoon Bopha is the most southerly typhoon ever recorded in the western Pacific and the strongest to hit the Philippines this year. Some 200,000 people have also been displaced after

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