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In April, the president of the poverty-stricken nation of Senegal unveiled what he boasts is the world's "highest statue" — a $24 million bronze artwork called "African Renaissance" that measures slightly taller than the Statue of Liberty.
The Obama administration's point man for countering arms proliferation said Thursday that the administration will vote against China's sale of nuclear reactors to Pakistan in the international Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
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The new sanctions against Iran are far weaker than what is needed to stop Iran from going forth with its nuclear enrichment program ("U.N. approves new sanctions against Iran," Page 1, Thursday).
A bipartisan group of House members on Thursday put forward a resolution calling for the Iranian government to cease the oppression of its people and political dissidents.
Multiple congressional computers have been hacked by people working from inside China, lawmakers said Wednesday, suggesting the Chinese were seeking lists of dissidents.
Democratic Rep. Tom Lantos of California, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, yesterday said he will not seek re-election this year because he has cancer of the esophagus.