November 3, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On November 3, 2011, the Cuban government announced the passage of a bill modifying its housing law to allow permanent residents of the country to buy and sell their homes at will for the first time since 1959. The law limits property owners to one main home and one vacation home, and the Cuban ...[read more]
January 28, 2010
by Bhargav Katikaneni
French President Nicolas Sarkozy called Wednesday for strong banking regulations to restore the moral dimensions of capitalism. Speaking at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Sarkozy called the current financial malaise a crisis of globalization. H... ...[read more]
September 25, 2009
by Christian Ehret
Christian Ehret, Pitt Law '11, observed a G-20 Resistance Project protest held by self-proclaimed anarchists in Pittsburgh on Thursday...I ventured down to the G-20 Resistance gathering in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon with the sole intention of finding out ...[read more]
February 23, 2006
by Cathy J. Potter
Fusako Shigenobu, founder of the terrorist group known as the Japanese Red Army (JRA), was convicted in a Tokyo court Thursday and sentenced to twenty years in prison for kidnapping and attempted murder during a 1974 attack on the French Embassy in The Hague. She was also convicted of passport ...[read more]

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