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China: Arms dealer to the world's scummiest regimes

A new Amnesty International report claims that Chinese are selling arms to such lovable regimes as Sudan and Burma. The BBC says its experts independently confirm the report's main findings. An excerpt: China has been the Burmese military government's main supplier of weapons – including artillery, trucks, logistical support and communications equipment – ever since the […]

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'Urban planet'

The Beeb has an interesting special called Urban Planet, about the rapid urbanization of the Earth's human population. In addition, Vancouver is hosting the World Urban Forum this week. There 's a CP story on CTV.ca available if you want to know more.

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