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    defeated, with a U.S. official saying all sides favored giving Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s former king a role as a unifying figure. Delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing the ex-king and two smaller exile groups all pledged to seek a power-sharing formula as they began talks under strong international pressure to end more than two decades of war. While the Afghans are meeting, the United States, Russia and neighbors such as Pakistan and Iran are exerting heavy influence

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    Fredrick Douglass was a former slave, talented writer and outspoken abolitionist. Douglass was a slave from Tuckahoe, Maryland who fled to New York and than later on to Massachusetts. He was born into slavery and was officially sent to a plantation to work at the age of seven. Prior to working in the fields he, as well as other slave children, was raised by an older woman. This was commonplace for the slave families, according to Douglass, "it's a common custom to part children from their mothers

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    International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia On May 25, 1993, U.N. Security Council Resolution 827 established an international tribunal charged with prosecuting violations of international law arising from the armed conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. Not since the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, following World War II has an international court tried individuals accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY), which was

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    Former prisoners face larger barriers because US current policies are preventing or decreasing their chance of obtaining certain jobs that will dominate the market in the next twenty years. “According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly every person in jail, and 95 percent of state prison inmates, will someday be released; however, about 68% may return to prison” (goodwill). Former incarcerated individuals are often ineligible to obtain any financial assistance that will allow them to enroll

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    The Karma of a Former President

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    bright future, and a prosperous country were what everyone had hoped when Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, stepped up to fulfill her role as the president of the Philippines. The country was then in a disarray, with people protesting against the corruption of former president Estrada. Yet with the passing of time, worse had just befallen our country, crisis against crisis, debts piled high up beyond our country’s reach, accusations of corruptions and manipulations, this happened simply because of the abuse of

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    Former USSR States in Protest

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    The former USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) states have faced many challenges since they split from the union in 1991. Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan are three of the most underdeveloped countries in the world. The governments are all democratic; however, according to Freedom House these states are not recognized as free by the international community. They are seen as partly free or not free states based on their differences in government through civil liberties, political rights

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    Former Food Pyramid (1) 1. The message gets right to the point. It tells exactly how many of a certain group a person should eat or drink. There is not to many words in each section which makes a person easily read everything. 2. The drawings of certain items in the group gives great examples for those unfamiliar with certain products. Although, a pie graph could be used as an addition to the drawing, it would remove a person’s attention from the actual pyramid factor. 3. The design fits the basis

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    not see for the first time until the schools ten year reunion. Second, there are former friends. These are the ones taht grew up in ones neighborhood and moved away. These are the friends who will bring back memories that people thoght were forgotten. One might be embarassed at first about seeing their former friend, but as soon as conversation begins all the embarassement will be a thing of the past. Former friends are the ones that little secrets about meaqningless ideas were told to as

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    Billy Bones. Jim Hawkins, who is also the narrator of the book, is a young boy who discovers a treasure map in the chest pocket of deceased Billy Bones, and accompanies the Doctor and Squire on the Treasure Island voyage. Billy Bones was a strange former sea going pirate who lives in the inn that Jim Hawkins's parents own. He dies in the beginning of the book (the same week as Jim's bed ridden father) after receiving the "black spot." Jim's father's doctor, Doctor Livesey, is the first Jim and his

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    productive way to respond to Beloved. Instead, we might discover that the effect of speechlessness relates to the broader thematic content of the novel. The circumstances of Beloved's death are horrific. Life in slavery is equally horrific. For the former slaves that populate the novel, the past is unspeakable. Every day, Sethe beats back memories of her enslavement at Sweet Home. For a long while, Paul D can only verbalize his experiences through song. One of the most common forms of punishment

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