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2 Thai protests invoke “Hunger Games” three-finger salute

The Thai military, who recently took control of the country, announced the ban of a protest salute being used across the country. Thais opposed to the military coup are raising their hands and three fingers in defiance. The symbol of protest is adopted from the popular book and movie series…

0 NGOs call for peaceful Syria intervention

Protesters in Austin, Tx.Elizabeth Brossa US Senator John McCain is an unlikely ally for President Obama’s sales pitch to launch a military intervention in Syria. Congress has some time to decide what it will do before it reconvenes, but non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are working in and around Syria are…

1 Big AIDS Meeting: Show Us the Money

The 2010 International AIDS Conference is taking place in Vienna this week, bringing together 25,000 people to discuss and debate a myriad of issues — science, policy, health, human rights — swirling around the pandemic. But the main issue is pretty simple: Will the international community fund this global health…