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Australia,United Nations

18 November 2004

Canberra Times, Opinion

In recent weeks much of the world's attention has been focused on the failing health and eventual death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. To some of his supporters, he was a statesman, to many others he was the epitome of the 20th century revolutionary and terrorist. This month has also seen celebrations in Russia for the 85th birthday of Mikhail Kalashnikov — the designer of the ubiquitous Kalashnikov military rifle. In his younger days, Arafat could more... (

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