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Arab Spring activists observing Poland's election

A group of Arab Spring activists observing Polish parliamentary elections are championing the spirit of civil society, and say such ballots back home will be... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel's Karman 'the mother of Yemen's revolution'

She is known among Yemenis as "the iron woman" and the "mother of the revolution." A conservative woman fighting for change in a conservative Muslim and tribal... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to women's rights activists

Africa's first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen's autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel chairman: peace prize signal on Arab Spring

The chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize committee says that the award should be seen as a signal that both women and Islam have important roles to play in the Arab... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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EU, Arab Spring favorites for Nobel Peace Prize

Arab Spring or European Union? Speculation ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday is split after cryptic comments by the award committee's chairman. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2011

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'Occupy Wall Street' won't bring solutions

On Feb. 23, 1933, the Salt Lake County sheriff's office held a foreclosure sale on six houses and one farm, and quickly had a riot on its hands. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2011

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