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South Africa miners stage march

Strike at Marikana mine over poor pay continues in defiance of deal between mine management and main labour union.
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2012 15:43 GMT

Africa

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy leader steps down

Resignation follows Democratic Party’s loss of half of its seats in the Legislative Council election.
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2012 06:03 GMT

Asia-Pacific

Chicago school teachers go on strike

Action by 29,000 teachers demanding better pay set to affect the third-largest school district in the US.
Matthew Cassel Last Modified: 10 Sep 2012 13:20 GMT

Americas

US ‘helped Russia cover up Second World War Katyn Forest massacre’

10 September 2012 04:25 PM

‘Potentially explosive’ declassified documents reveal that the Roosevelt administration knew of the Soviet atrocity

Chicago teachers outside Wells high school

Chicago teachers strike after rejecting Mayor Emanuel’s pay offer

Mitt Romney weighs in to criticise union and Obama for teachers’ strike amid signs that compromise is still some way off

BP selling oil fields in Gulf of Mexico ahead of Deepwater Horizon fines

bp fines deepwater spill

Sale will raise $5.6bn as US prepares to levy fines that could reach up to $20bn over company’s actions amid disaster

Mitt Romney Nascar

Romney says Obamacare has ‘things I like’   

Republican candidate breaks with his own history of describing plan as a ‘job killer’ as new poll show president widening lead

US - Politics - Republican National Convention 2012

Gary Younge: As their once core  demographic diminishes, Republicans are going  to any lengths to capture and keep the white vote



Obama lifted off his feet in pizzeria bear hug – video

President Barack Obama gets lifted off his feet by pizza owner Scott Van Duzer after he made a last-minute visit during his campaign tour in Florida. Obama ordered 20 pizzas for his team and joked with Van Duzer about his muscular build. The pizzeria owner promised the president his vote despite being a Republican

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