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Saturday, September 16, 2006
Behind the deadly arms haul
The police interception of 42 rocket launchers along with approximately 1000 empty shells and improvised explosive devices, meant for the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh, might be a significant material setback to the naxalites. But it also comes as a ...
The Swedish model under challenge
Sweden's quadrennial election to parliament on September 17, wherein the centre-right Alliance for Sweden is challenging 12 years of uninterrupted rule by the Social Democrats, is a contest between continuity with the country's traditional ...
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Racial tension on the rise in Russia
By Vladimir Radyuhin
A surging wave of hate crimes threatens to upset inter-racial peace and national stability. Locals fear loss of jobs. Migrants seldom integrate.
Corrections and clarifications
The AFP report "A new piece in the Neanderthal puzzle" ("Newscape" page, September 14, 2006) gave the scientific name of the Neanderthal man as Homo neanderthalis . It should have been Homo neanderthalensis , as a reader points ...
A toxic trail of pollution and profiteering
By Vaiju Naravane
The recent dumping of toxic wastes around the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan by a Greek-owned ship is another example of how developing countries are exploited by greedy and unscrupulous business interests.
Gap between us and cavemen gets smaller
By Simon Jenkins
The discovery that modern neanderthals lived in Gibraltar shows just how fluid the story of our ancestors really is.
Tough U.S. sentence urged for thief of rare maps
By Mark Honigsbaum
His offences "transcend monetary loss."
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