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HSBC ‘allowed drug cartels to launder money’

Al Jazeera Lax controls at Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, allowed Mexican drug cartels to launder billions of dollars through its US operations, an investigation by the US senate has found. The extensive report on London-based HSBC Holdings PLC by the … Continue reading

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Arafat’s widow calls for body to be exhumed

Gregg Carlstrom Al Jazeera It was a scene that riveted the world for weeks: The ailing Yasser Arafat, first besieged by Israeli tanks in his Ramallah compound, then shuttled to Paris, where he spent his final days undergoing a barrage … Continue reading

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Inside Story – Rigged bank rates: Is there more to come?

Al Jazeera In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday. In a statement, Diamond, who faced mounting calls to step down, said he made … Continue reading

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George Galloway: Resisting war from Gaza to Kandahar

Abir Alsayed Al Jazeera

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Cynthia McKinney – We define the system, the system does not define us!

Abir Alsayed Al Jazeera

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101 East : Web of Hate

Al Jazeera According to a poll, Australia rates number one in the world for bullying on social networks, with 9 in 10 families reporting a brush with bullies online. We explore the dark side of the web and the sometimes … Continue reading

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Inside Story Americas – The young face of Mexico’s old party

Al Jazeera Mexico’s presidential campaign is underway and the PRI, which for decades ruled the country with an iron fist, appears poised for a comeback. So what is fueling its resurgence? Fernanda Salazar, Rodolfo Pastor and George Grayson discuss.

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Inside Story – The UK ‘snooping’ plan: Security vs privacy

Inside Story Al Jazeera Is the UK’s new online surveillance plan an essential security tool or an unnecessary breach of personal freedoms? Guests: Bob Ayers; Adrian Mars; and Danvers Baillieu.

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People & Power: The Cancer Sell

Sarah MacDonald Al Jazeera People & Power goes undercover to investigate the alternative therapy clinics offering cancer patients little but false hope. One reader’s comment: Very biased piece. I was on that bus tour Sarah was not. When her crew … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in Bangladesh

Al Jazeera As the country celebrates independence, we look at the struggle for gender equality.

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