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Arctic Nickel Miners Recall Soviet Days Fondly

*The Muslim Observer

By Robin Paxton NORILSK, Russia (Reuters) - Underpaid and isolated from an increasingly affluent Russia, workers are steadily leaving the nickel operations of Norilsk, and some

Noor Anayat Khan: The Princess Who Became a Spy

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Mark M. Persaud She was a pacifist who fought for Britain and died at the hands of the Gestapo. As a new biography separates truth from myth, Boyd Tonkin celebrates th

Pelosi: “The President Is Not King”

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Jamie Holly On the Today Show, Nancy Pelosi sat down with Campbell Brown to discuss her trip to Syria, as well as the stand-off between the White House and Congress ove

Secret US Prison Policy

*The Muslim Observer

Courtesy Jennifer Van Bergen The US Department of Justice has implemented a secretive new prison program segregating “high-security-risk” Muslim and Middle Eastern p

Please… Let it Be Some Other ‘Asian’

*The Muslim Observer

Adapted by TMO from an article by Andrew Lam, New America Media Editor’s Note: As the country waited to learn the identity of the killer at Virginia Tech, as says writer

US Troop Deaths Up 21% in Iraq

*The Muslim Observer

By Robert H. Reid, The Associated Press Civilian deaths down in Baghdad but up elsewhere since start of security operation. Baghdad--Iraqi civilian deaths have fallen in Bagh

Custodians of Chaos

*The Muslim Observer

In this extract from his forthcoming memoirs, Kurt Vonnegut is horrified by the hypocrisy in contemporary US politics By the late Kurt Vonnegut 06/17/06 “Informati