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Voice of America

Iran's Parliament Approves 18 of 21 Cabinet Nominees

Candidate for defense minister wins overwhelming approval, despite accusations of involvement in 1994 bombing against Jewish community center in Argentina.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Missing Ship Critic Flees Russia

Mikhail Voitenko, editor of the online "Sovfracht Marine Bulletin," was among the earliest and most outspoken of those casting doubt on the official version of events, questioning why pirates would risk seizing a relatively inexpensive cargo in one of Europe's busiest shipping lanes.

Radio & TV Martí

Cierran comedores obreros en centros laborales

(Martí Noticias, P. Alfonso) - En una medida cuya eficacia genera escepticismo entre algunos analistas políticos, el gobierno de Raúl Castro comenzará a cerrar los comedores estatales que funcionan en los centros de trabajo como parte del plan para eliminar gratuidades y servicios subsidiados por el Estado.

Radio Free Asia

China’s Mild Rebuke

Warmer China-Taiwan ties soften the impact of the Dalai Lama’s Taiwan visit.