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Salem-News.com (Dec-28-2013 10:57)
Religious Statesman Rajan Zed Listed as `Global Person of the Year`Salem-News.com
Northern Nevada clergy belonging to various religions and denominations organized a reception in Rajan Zed’s honor.
“Face2News”, a tri-lingual (English, Hindi and Punjabi) Internet newspaper from Chandigarh (India), has selected distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed as “Global Person of the Year” for 2013.
Salem-News.com (Dec-27-2013 13:49)
New Film to Tell About America`s Missing in Action - Over 83,000 Still Unaccounted For...Salem-News.com
Tomorrow one of them is being laid to rest at 1:00 p.m. in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Southern California, 63 years after his death. The public and all Veterans, especially from the Korean Ware, are encouraged to attend.
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Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt was born in Maryland in 1924 and joined the Army in 1942. He served with distinction in the South Pacific during WWII and then fought in Korea where he went missing in action.
Salem-News.com (Dec-27-2013 12:00)
Remains of Soldier Returned to Wife Who Never Remarried, After 63 YearsSalem-News.com
Services for SFC Gantt: Korean War POW returns to US, Inglewood, Saturday, 28th of December
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Army Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt, whose remains were returned to his wife and family 63 years after the former POW was captured during the Korean War, will be laid to rest with full military honors on Saturday, December 28, 2013.
Salem-News.com (Dec-18-2013 02:18)
Salute to Madiba - `Power is Ours` Rededicate Ourselves to the Long Walk to Freedom: TGTESalem-News.com
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) Salutes Mandela.
Mandela was labeled as a “terrorist” and sentenced to prison for twenty-seven years. Even though Mandela was elected President of South Africa in 1994 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, his name was not removed from the “Terrorist Watch List” by the US Government until 2008.
Salem-News.com (Dec-16-2013 00:41)
Wreaths Across AmericaPatrick J. Hughes for Salem-News.com
It was a busy day at Arlington National Cemetery.
There was a total of 143,000 wreaths place in Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, December 14, 2013. This is Section 60 and it took almost two hours to place the hand made wreaths from the Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine.
Salem-News.com (Dec-10-2013 18:44)
The Rwanda People`s Party Mourns President Nelson Mandela, a Global Peace IconSalem-News.com
We also extend our deep sorrow and condolences to President Nelson Mandela’s family at this difficult time...
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On 05th of December 2013, the world heard with sadness news that South Africa, and Africa as a whole, lost its greatest son, President Nelson Mandela. President Mandela will always be a giant icon for peace, unity and reconciliation.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2013 10:43)
Reconciliation Rather Than Revenge, Assessing the Legacy of Nelson MandelaAllan C. Brownfeld Salem-News.com
Mandela rejected those in the black community who wanted revenge for the years of apartheid and, instead, called for reconciliation and the creation of a democratic, multi-racial society.
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The death of Nelson Mandela has taken from us an extraordinary leader, one who embraced reconciliation rather than revenge, and provided his country with an opportunity to move forward without the bloodshed and strife which has characterized other parts of the African continent.
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 13:01)
Nelson Mandela `Greatness Doesn`t Go On Sale!`Poem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
The world is still fighting racism the same way it always has, but under Nelson Mandela things improved, and we were inspired to see change.
Nelson Mandela's name will live through history as one of the world's greatest leaders. He rose to power when he was most needed by a population forced to live as a second-class people.
Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2013 13:08)
Upset Hindus Urge Withdrawal of Lord Shiva Beer in USASalem-News.com
In Hinduism, Lord Shiva, along with Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu, forms the great triad of Hindu deities. Moksh (liberation) is the ultimate goal of Hinduism. There are about three million Hindus in USA.
Upset Hindus have urged Asheville (North Carolina, USA) based Asheville Brewing Co. to apologize and withdraw its Indian Pale Ale beer carrying image of Lord Shiva, calling it highly inappropriate.
Salem-News.com (Nov-21-2013 22:06)
Switzerland Shows U.S. How to Handle CEOsDavid Swanson for Salem-News.com
Two major parts of the answer are obvious. Switzerland doesn't fight wars, and it doesn't redistribute its wealth upward creating an overclass of multibillionaires.
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In Switzerland a petition from 100,000 people, or about 1.25% of the population, creates a public referendum. By this means, last March, Swiss voters created strict limits on executive pay.