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  • Lawyers want to question Trotter about alleged $2,000 cash payoff

    Lawyers want to question Trotter about alleged $2,000 cash payoff
    Lawyers for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive regime in Zimbabwe want to cross-examine Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter about a cash bribe that was allegedly passed to him as part of an undercover FBI sting five...
  • Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe'...
  • Hassan Rouhani gets supreme leader's approval as Iran's new president

    Hassan Rouhani gets supreme leader's approval as Iran's new president
    TEHRAN -- Hassan Rouhani became the seventh president of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Saturday, officially receiving the endorsement of the nation’s supreme leader at a formal ceremony here in the capital. Rouhani, 64, a cleric considered a...
  • Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who at 89 has ruled the country for 33 years, was reelected president in an election declared a "farce" by rival Morgan Tsvangirai. Zimbabwe's electoral commission announced Saturday...
  • New Iranian leader Rouhani assails sanctions, demands 'respect'

    New Iranian leader Rouhani assails sanctions, demands 'respect'
    TEHRAN — Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, said Sunday that his nation would not be intimidated by threats and demanded “respect” from the global community. “If you want the right response, it should not be through...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...
  • Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

    Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise
    CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path...
  • 2 Chicago men charged in Zimbabwe plot

    2 Chicago men charged in Zimbabwe plot
    They called themselves the "Chicago connection" and appeared confident that their contacts with Illinois politicians would help persuade newly elected President Barack Obama to lift longtime economic sanctions against leaders in Zimbabwe, according to...
  • President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

    President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was vintage Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwean president, famous for his acerbic tongue, told defeated election rivals on Monday to commit suicide, declaring that they could "go hang." Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party won...
  • Zimbabwe leader Mugabe sworn in for seventh term; decries West, gays

    Zimbabwe leader Mugabe sworn in for seventh term; decries West, gays
    PRETORIA -- Robert Mugabe was sworn in Thursday for another five-year term as the president of Zimbabwe, despite allegations from political opponents and Western states that the election was rigged. The 89-year-old, who has ruled the country since its...
  • Erdogan wrecking Turkey's image as model democracy, critics say

     Erdogan wrecking Turkey's image as model democracy, critics say
    The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul. By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...