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  • After Slaviansk's fall, splits open in Ukraine rebel ranks

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Allies compare him to the general who forced Napoleon's armies out of Russia and support him in his role as the pro-Moscow separatists' defense chief in eastern Ukraine, but for some rebel leaders Igor Girkin's orders carry...
  • Bahrain summons top opposition leader for questioning: Wefaq

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain's main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group said on Tuesday the interior ministry had summoned its leader for interrogation after he met a visiting U.S. official who was subsequently ordered to leave the kingdom. Bahrain is a ally...
  • Fearing graft probes, Chinese officials shun spotlight, seek retirement

    BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption has sown so much fear that many Chinese officials are doing anything to stay out of trouble - from dithering over approving big-ticket projects to seeking early retirement. A small number...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • 1,000 Syrian rebels defect to Islamic State in sign it's still strengthening

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey A Syrian rebel brigade defected to the Islamic State this week, a sign that the extremist group continues to build strength after seizing vast territories in western Iraq and eastern Syria, anti-government activists said Tuesday. The 1,...
  • Liberals aren't showing much love for being Americans

    You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
  • Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said. Despite concerns by some that the measure does...
  • How do you "make" democracy?

    Barring the increasingly influential Isolationist/Tea Party wing of the American electorate, opinion is and always has been that the United States is the messenger of democracy to a world that usually hasn't earned it and probably doesn't deserve it. The...
  • India's onion crisis: shortages after the best-ever harvest

    PACHORE WANI India (Reuters) - Indian farmer Ranganath Watpade made a killing last year by putting off selling his onions until four months after he harvested them. This year, the same trick has backfired. The country has produced a record harvest, but...
  • Rowland Loses Effort To Dismiss Indictment

    Rowland Loses Effort To Dismiss Indictment
    A judge on Tuesday rejected former Gov. John G. Rowland's efforts to dismiss the indictment charging him with conspiracy, obstruction and other crimes for trying to set himself up as a secret consultant to congressional campaigns. U.S. District Judge...
  • Islamic State appeals to only four percent of Syrians: poll

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Only four percent of Syrians believe Islamic State insurgents, who have captured large swathes of Syria and Iraq, represent their interests, according to research conducted by a British polling group published on Wednesday. The survey,...