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By Mike Head, 30 December 2010
The Gillard government’s response is driven by determination to expand the liquefied natural gas industry as quickly as possible, providing a bonanza for giant corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron and Shell that have projects underway off Australia’s north-west coast.
By John Chan, 30 December 2010
With strong backing from Washington, the South Korean government is continuing a series of provocative military drills that threaten to lead to conflict with North Korea.
By Ann Talbot, 30 December 2010
Demonstrators clashed with security forces as protests against unemployment spread across Tunisia.
By Kate Randall, 30 December 2010
The tragic deaths of eight young people in a fire in an abandoned New Orleans warehouse point to the increasingly dire plight of young people in America today.
By Sandy English, 30 December 2010
Basic New York City services came to a near halt on Monday and Tuesday after a severe blizzard blanketed the East Coast on Sunday night and Monday morning.
By David Walsh, 30 December 2010
The Nation magazine in the US, with its publication of “The Case of Julian Assange” by columnist Katha Pollitt, has joined the right-wing campaign against the WikiLeaks co-founder.
By Patrick Martin, 30 December 2010
WikiLeaks cables showed that Fidel Castro believed that the Obama administration would be open to relaxing the longtime US isolation of Cuba.
By Harvey Thompson, 30 December 2010
Britain’s Channel 4 News has revealed a dramatic increase in the numbers of war-wounded civilians in southern Afghanistan, following the military troop surge initiated by US president Barak Obama earlier this year.
By Stephen Alexander, 30 December 2010
The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition has announced how 27 percent cuts to central grants are to be distributed amongst local authorities over the next two years.
By James Brewer, 30 December 2010
An explosion ripped through a furniture store in Wayne, Michigan, killing two employees and injuring several.