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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: “Iran Chose The Path To Dignity…Pride”

TEHRAN – Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke on national television on Saturday after he was declared winner over his popular incumbent, reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. In his speech, Ahmadinejad declared that Iranians had chosen a “path to the future” and “dignity and pride” under his administration. Iranians took to the streets as results became […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Win of Iran’s Election Sparks Riots

Ahmadinejad has been re-elected as president of Iran with a substantial poll win. With 80 % of the votes counted, Ahmadinejad had 65% of the vote against 32% for his main rival Mousavi. Mousavi had claimed victory earlier, at the closing of the polls and has complained about large scale voting irregularities. Nobody was expecting […]

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UN Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution on North Korea

Opinion by Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor The UN Security council, today, unanimously adopted Resolution 1874. The 15 members body strongly condemned the 25 May nuclear test conducted by North Korea in ” violation and flagrant disregard” of previous resolutions ( 1695 & 1718). It also demanded that North Korea, “not conduct any further nuclear […]

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Iran’s Demographic Is The Real Problem For Hardliner Clerics

By Gilbert Mercier, NEWS JUNKIE POST Latest Update: 7/5/2009 @ 6:00 PM ( US/PST)Despite the result of the contested election,and the crack down orchestrated by the Ayatollahs hardliner and their enforcers, the reformists  will likely eventually prevail  in the medium term. The presidential elections are taking place in Iran on Friday. The participation is projected […]

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European Elections, A Punishment To The Left

Center right parties have done well, all across Europe, in the election to the European parliament at the expense of the left. Far right & anti-immigrants parties also made gains. In the UK, far right BNP won two seats. The UK labour party, Germany’s social democrats & France’s socialist party experienced historic defeats. The turnout […]

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