<i>For the moment, however, his three-day visit has been dominated by a dispute over the name of the highest peak in North America, Mount McKinley, which has recently been renamed Denali. There has also been a lot of talk about the rights of indigenous people in the USA.</i>
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<i>Pakistan raises the question of self-determination for Hawaii and Alaska at the United Nations A historic first.</i>
Is this the beginning of the dismantling of the United States? Undoubtedly not, but nevertheless the question has now been raised at the U.N. On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hawaiian [Read more]
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