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  • Nigeria postpones elections; stage set for Boko Haram confrontation

    Nigeria postpones elections; stage set for Boko Haram confrontation
    Nigeria is postponing presidential and legislative elections until March 28 because security forces fighting Boko Haram extremists cannot ensure voters' safety around the country, the electoral commission announced Saturday in a decision likely to...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Edge of Tomorrow' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Red Band Society The low-rated hospital...
  • Saudi King Abdullah's legacy praised by U.S. leaders

    Saudi King Abdullah's legacy praised by U.S. leaders
    Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah was “always candid and had the courage of his convictions,” President Obama said in one of several messages of condolence issued by U.S. leaders after the king's death. In a statement released shortly after...
  • Obama's foreign policy fizzle

    Obama's foreign policy fizzle
    Last month, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris." In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John Pershing ("Lafayette,...
  • Nigeria's in-your-face corruption may be fueling Boko Haram terrorism

    Nigeria's in-your-face corruption may be fueling Boko Haram terrorism
    Collapsing oil prices are dealing a crippling blow to Africa's economic giant, Nigeria, which is simultaneously absorbing a second shock: U.S. refineries once purchased as much as 40% of its production; now they're no longer buying. Is this financial...
  • French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something...
  • Defense chief nominee Ashton Carter, unlike Obama, backs arming Ukraine

    Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
  • Paul McHale: Defeating Islamic State won't be easy, Mr. President

    Paul McHale: Defeating Islamic State won't be easy, Mr. President
    Speaking before the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last month, Secretary of State John Kerry described global terrorism as "nothing more than criminal anarchy, a nihilism which illegitimately claims an ideological and religious foundation." Is he...
  • U.S. denies Kurdish ally Salih Muslim's request to visit

    The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting. But U.S. officials also made another gesture that...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Eddie Huang: Sunday guests

    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry, Sen. Ted Cruz, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dan Rather will be some of the biggest names on Sunday morning interview shows. But author Eddie Huang will be there, too. His "Fresh Off the Boat," a memoir about growing up...
  • Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town

    Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town
    European leaders took their case for a negotiated resolution of the nearly yearlong Ukraine conflict to the Kremlin on Friday as fighting paused briefly to allow hundreds of trapped civilians to escape the latest battleground. German Chancellor Angela...