Stocks and the euro rose to the highest levels in a month, and commodities climbed as gains by pro-bailout parties in Greek elections eased concern the nation would exit the euro.
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Wikileaks is now on the news again. But many do now know what the site, which came online in 2007, is about. For those who don’t, Wikileaks is like Wikipedia, but this time, one can anonymously publish previously classified, hidden or sensitive documents from the government, well-known organizations or individuals and make them publicly available. » Continue reading “Spotlight: WikiLeaks”
Here now is the latest partial and official results for the 2010 Philippine Elections. As of May 11, 1:00 PM – Aquino and Binay continue to lead the presidential and vice-presidential race.
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In Thailand, the anti-government “red-shirts” are planning to hold a new rally on Tuesday in order to pressure the government, a core leader said Monday.
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After the Health Reform Program, US President Barack Obama is now appealing to the Congress to move towards a “comprehensive immigration reform”. He notes that the absence of federal action will only encourage “misguided efforts” such as what happened in Arizona.
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Poland bade their farewells as President Lech Kaczynski was laid to his final resting place Sunday during a state funeral. The event was filled with pomp, pride and an outpouring of patriotism.
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In the Philippines, the Department of Justice has dropped the charges against two members of the Ampatuan clan who were previously implicated in the Maguindanao massacre.
» Continue reading “Two Ampatuans Cleared Of Charges”