Politics

Bolivia's Morales slams US bases in Spanish bullring speech - 09/14/2009

LEGANES - Bolivian President Evo Morales lashed out Sunday at US military bases in Latin America and European immigration laws as he addressed thousands of immigrants gathered at a bullring in...

German rivals spar, but no killer punch in TV debate - 09/14/2009

BERLIN, Richard Carter - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, sparred at their only TV debate two weeks before elections but neither landed a knock-out punch in the...

Israel's Peres taken to hospital after fainting - 09/13/2009

TEL AVIV, Yehuda Raizner - Israeli President Shimon Peres was rushed to a hospital for tests late on Saturday after fainting for a few moments during a conference in Tel Aviv, officials said. The...

Obama vows to battle Al-Qaeda on September 11 anniversary - 09/12/2009

WASHINGTON, Stephen Collinson- President Barack Obama vowed Friday to renew the battle against Al-Qaeda as he marked the eighth anniversary of the September 11 attacks in 2001 amid rising public...

Obama faces skeptics in Congress over Afghan war - 09/12/2009

WASHINGTON - A powerful US senator on Friday warned against sending more American troops to Afghanistan, signaling growing skepticism over the war within President Barack Obama's own party. Carl...

Peru's Shining Path leader pens his autobiography - 09/12/2009

LIMA - Abimael Guzman, the once feared leader of the Shining Path insurgency that shook Peru in the 1980s and 1990s, has written an autobiography that goes on sale Saturday. The 408-page book, to...

Riot police quell clashes at 9/11 demo in London - 09/12/2009

LONDON, Guy Jackson - Riot police arrested 10 people Friday as they intervened to quell clashes between Muslims and anti-Islamic protestors outside a London mosque on the anniversary of the September...

Tensions in Chinese province prompt US travel warning - 09/12/2009

WASHINGTON - The State Department on Friday warned Americans to carefully weigh any travel to a Chinese province where tensions between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs have resulted in violent...

US welcomes Slovenia-Croatia deal - 09/12/2009

WASHINGTON- The United States on Friday welcomed a deal between Croatia and Slovenia aimed at resolving a border row and at lifting a block on Croatian talks to join the European Union. "The...

Arab remark sparks racism row for key Sarkozy minister - 09/11/2009

PARIS, Rory Mulholland- France's interior minister sparked a storm of protest and accusations of racism Thursday after a video showed him making an apparently derogatory joke about French citizens of...
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