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  • U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal

    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to resolve a tense standoff with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were exploring on Tuesday whether they could bypass him and get other senior officials to sign a security deal authorizing American troops to remain...
  • One Syrian rebel group balks on peace talks, another uncertain

    BEIRUT — A day after the United Nations unveiled a January date for long-anticipated Syrian peace talks, the head of the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army said Tuesday that his group had no intention of attending unless it was guaranteed that President...
  • Israeli security forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank

    Israeli security forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli security forcesĀ  shot and killed three Palestinians on Tuesday near the West Bank city of Hebron, officials said. "Earlier this evening special ISA and Border Police forces operated in the areas of Hebron and Yatta in...
  • France to send troops to Central African Republic as violence spreads

    France to send troops to Central African Republic as violence spreads
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- French officials said Tuesday that they would deploy troops to the Central African Republic amid reports of violent chaos and warnings that the country could be sliding toward a sectarian civil war. The French force would...
  • Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says

    The Islamic militant siege of a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital that has left scores dead demonstrates the grip of terrorism on Africa and the need for international action to defeat it, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why France is suddenly America's best friend

    It's like we're living in some kind of alternate universe where traditional paradigms have evaporated around the Syrian conflict. Suddenly, the fate of the world lies almost exclusively in the hands of France and its pragmatic Socialist President Francois...
  • Look for tip-offs from UN General Assembly meeting

    PARIS -- You're probably thinking that there are better things to watch than the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly -- like maybe something featuring narcissistic birdbrains or pretentious toddlers. But you can actually get all of the...
  • No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize

    No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize
    Most Africans are now better governed than in 2000, but the pace of improvement has slowed, and many countries are experiencing setbacks in public safety and the rule of law, a group dedicated to improving leadership on the continent reported Monday....
  • Central African Republic forces attacking civilians, agencies say

    Central African Republic forces attacking civilians, agencies say
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Government forces in the Central African Republic have launched attacks against civilians as the country lurches dangerously toward violent chaos, according to the United Nations and humanitarian agencies. The latest...
  • Political gridlock over U.S. debt not just America's problem

    World financial leaders have been warning for weeks that the U.S. congressional gridlock over funding the government and raising the debt ceiling are imperiling economies worldwide and undermining confidence in the U.S. dollar. Even the news Wednesday...
  • The entire world is slightly happier than it used to be

    Great news, Earthlings! As a whole, you were 0.5% happier from 2010 to 2012 than you were from 2005 to 2007. Statisticians may think that's a negligible number, but part of being happy is looking on the bright side, right? This information on world...