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Turkmenistan:Power blasts may have killed 200 in Turkmenistan

Sunday, July 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 10,2011

Powerful explosions have occurred at a gunpowder warehouse in the central Asian nation of Turkmenistan. A human rights group in Europe says about 200 people were killed. Read more…

Documents reveal Australia’s Cold War concerns

Saturday, January 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 1,2011.
By online political correspondent Emma Rodgers(ABC).
Secret cabinet documents from 1980 reveal how Malcolm Fraser’s cabinet grappled with the desire to back the US during escalating Cold War tensions while protecting Australia’s own military and trade interests.

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