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According to the Financial Times , US President George Bush and Russia's President Putin decided at the NATO Summit in Bucharest that the alliance should welcome a missile defence system in Europe and extend it to Turkey and areas in the Balkans that would not be covered by current US plans. We publish below the relevant excerpts of a report by the RAND Corporation on US Foreign Policy towards Turkey. A recent article on Turkey  may help to contextualise the arguments put forward in this report.
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On Sat 12th April, actions took place across the world in defence of squats and free spaces. In Reading, anti-capitalists managed to re-open Common Ground squatted community garden for the day, with a community BBQ and music show, despite a year of struggle with the authorities for control of the space.
A superb history of recent Haitian history.
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Jimmy Carter proved today that he had been bought by the Zionist lobby when he described attacks on the Zionist city of Sderot as "despicable" and "criminal".
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More than 70 protestors gathered on Ethel Street in central Birmingham on Saturday 12th, wearing distinctive masks and costumes to protest against the abusive policies of the Church of Scientology.
Thousands of failed asylum-seekers won the right to free healthcare yesterday, when the High Court ruled that restrictions on NHS treatment were unlawful.
Fund-raiser Benefit Gig for UNITY!
UN dismay as tribunal allows British expulsions
The United Nations last night accused the government of holding a 'sword of Damocles' over the heads of Iraqi refugees in Britain after it emerged that the Home Office had won a landmark test case giving it the power to return refugees to war-torn parts of their home country, including Basra and Baghdad.
As part of the ongoing campaign against the unjust & immoral way the UK border controls are destroying lives there will be another picket of the BIA offices tomorrow (15th April) at 12 noon.
The All African People's Development and Empowerment Project is working with the people of Oloshoro, Sierra Leone to develop the town's local fishing economy.
Free Mumia now!
Abolish the racist
Saturday 19 April
1pm, US Embassy,
Grosvenor Square, London W1A
(Nearest Tube: Bond Street)
See attached PDF leaflet, contact the PDC for more information and to help build the demonstration, to speak and to endorse the protest. 020 7281 5504 firstname.lastname@example.org
www.partisandefense.org (includes international leaflet, full list of endorsers and further information about Mumia Abu-Jamal)
This film covers the adventures of our intrepid Guerrilla film maker, Scooter as he turns himself into a entrepreneurial master of war. Scooter Twomey endeavours to set up his own independent torture company in lieu of the CIA being banned from Europe for extraordinary rendition.
British coastguards took part in a second 24-hour strike last Friday 11th April over pay.
Plane Stupid Scotland scaled the Scottish Parliament building today, in an early morning protest at Scottish Government plans to impose massive airport expansion by the back door. At 2pm the protestors voluntary walked off the building, were arrested and taken to St.Leonards police station.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Monday April 14th, 2008.
Pavilion Housing Association fail to take proper precautions when removing hazardous asbestos.
Iraq militias go into hiding until another "surge" has been completed. Once its ended, watch the blood flow in more sectarian killings!