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  • El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz

    El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz
    COPENHAGUE - El papa Francisco, el médico congoleño Denis Mukwege, la paquistaní Malala Yousafzai y el exanalista de la CIA Eric Snowden son los nombres que más suenan en las quinielas previas al Nobel de la Paz, que se falla mañana viernes en Oslo....
  • After 20 years covering West Coast, Bill Whitaker goes to '60 Minutes'

    After 20 years covering West Coast, Bill Whitaker goes to '60 Minutes'
    After more than 20 years and 2,000 stories out of the West for CBS News, veteran broadcaster Bill Whitaker has been lured back East by "60 Minutes." The Emmy-winning journalist, who has covered Mitt Romney's 2008 presidential campaign, the Fukushima...
  • Tourism takes off at Inle Lake, Myanmar — and so do related problems

    Tourism has skyrocketed in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released in 2010 after 20 years of house arrest. There is so much demand for beds that hotels cannot be built fast enough, leading to shoddy, ill-...
  • Multi-cultural Luc Besson Takes a Bow at Locarno

    LOCARNO - For decades now, Luc Besson, a director who gave French cinema a huge shot of mainstream action-traction and grandfathered - though not old himself - a new generation of Gallic action directors, has been dubbed, and sometimes dismissed in his...
  • Hillary Clinton name-drops with Stephen Colbert

    Hillary Clinton name-drops with Stephen Colbert
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been everywhere promoting her new memoir "Hard Choices" and not answering the question of whether she's planning to run for president in 2016. But there's no way the supposed front-runner for the Democratic nomination would ever...
  • Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

    Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice
    Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford...
  • The repressed Rohingya of Myanmar

    The repressed Rohingya of Myanmar
    The relationship between the White House and the government of Myanmar has been steadily improving. President Obama went there in November; President Thein Sein came here in May. Last year, the administration eased the prohibition on Americans doing...
  • Myanmar frees group of dissidents ahead of summit with U.S.

    Myanmar frees group of dissidents ahead of summit with U.S.
    NEW DELHI --  Some 20 political prisoners were released in Myanmar on Friday, just days before a a historic summit between the country's leader and President Obama in Washington, officials and prisoner rights groups said. President Thein Sein will be the...
  • The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates

    The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates
    Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
  • Myanmar releases 56 political prisoners on eve of regional summit

    Myanmar releases 56 political prisoners on eve of regional summit
    NEW DELHI -- Myanmar on Tuesday released 56 political prisoners, according to local media quoting government officials, part of a pledge to free all political detainees by the end of the year. The prisoners, including more than a dozen from Myanmar&...
  • Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms

    Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms
    THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane. He was also a Muslim, and the men who...