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  • Clinton promises 'partnership, not patronage,' to African nations

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched a tour across Africa on Tuesday by promising “partnership not patronage” with African nations....
  • Clinton comments on human rights blocked in China, group says

     
    The Chinese equivalent of Twitter has blocked remarks from Hillary Clinton that implicitly swiped at human rights abuses in China, according to a Hong Kong group that monitors Chinese media....
  • Aung San Suu Kyi gives Nobel acceptance speech 21 years later

     
    Aung San Suu Kyi makes her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech Saturday, 21 years after she won the award. The Burmese democracy activist, who spent most of the last two decades under house arrest, was unable to accept the award in 1991....
  • Initial exit polls in Greece show a dead heat

     
    The first exit polls in Greece's election show a dead heat between the conservative New Democracy party and the far-left group Syriza. The election could determine Greece's fate in the Eurozone....
  • At U.N., Obama condemns anti-U.S. protests, calls for patience

     
    During an appearance at the United Nations, President Obama condemned the deadly anti-American protests that tore across the Middle East and North Africa and asked for patience during a "season of progress."...
  • The real scheme behind voter crackdowns

     
    There's a lot hubbub these days about cracking down on voting rolls, purging names and more.  Some of the concerns are legitimate. Others are overhyped conspriacy theories. Some, the result of confusion. I want more info. And it looks like we have...
  • Winning Greek party seeks coalition partners, gets early snubs

     
    Antonis Samaras, head of the winning New Democracy party, opened talks with other parties on forming a coalition government in politically polarized Greece....
  • Pro-Eurozone conservatives take first place in Greece

     
    The conservative New Democracy party won a narrow first-place finish in Greece's parliamentary election over Syriza, the radical-left group that had vowed to dismantle multibillion-dollar economic rescue accords and harsh austerity measures demanded by...
  • Greece's pro-euro vote spurs talk of relief on bailout conditions

     
    Global Focus: With mainstream politicians poised to retake control of the Athens government, Eurozone and global financial leaders have begun to signal some willingness to ease the biting pain of austerity measures that drove Greeks to the brink of...
  • Ex-envoy to Egypt calls for 'time out' in funding political NGOs

     
    U.S. funding of pro-democracy NGOs working in Egypt should be suspended while Egypt is suffering political upheaval, a former U.S. ambassador to Egypt says....
  • New trial date set for pro-democracy activists in Egypt

     
    A criminal trial against pro-democracy workers, including two Americans, was adjourned until next month in a case that has upset relations between Egypt and the U.S....