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  • South Africans vote for ANC, a party they're fed up with

    South Africans vote for ANC, a party they're fed up with
    In this drab township pocked by ponds of raw sewage and piles of uncollected trash, voters who lined up Wednesday to cast ballots in South Africa's election aired similar complaints: lack of jobs, lack of sewer pipes, uncollected trash, poor government...
  • In parts of Europe, the far right rises again

     In parts of Europe, the far right rises again
    As Europe marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, the war that destroyed Old Europe, far-right parties are gaining ground across New Europe. Most of the far-right parties are pro-Russia, opposing U.S. and European Union efforts to...
  • South Africa's ANC poised to return to power; ballot questions arise

    South Africa's ruling African National Congress was headed for victory Thursday in parliamentary elections and President Jacob Zuma is likely to remain in office despite voter disenchantment over corruption and high unemployment. The lower house of...
  • As Ukraine separatists prepare to vote, world awaits Kremlin response

    Pro-Russia gunmen occupying Ukrainian government buildings in the volatile eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have summoned the local populations to vote Sunday on whether to seek “autonomy” from the government in Kiev, a divisive...
  • Syria's capital prepares for election with fresh Bashar Assad portraits

    Syria's capital prepares for election with fresh Bashar Assad portraits
    Buildings, checkpoints and billboards here in the Syrian capital are festooned with fresh portraits of President Bashar Assad. Once drab storefronts have been enlivened with new coats of paint in the national colors. Boisterous rallies exalt the...
  • Separatists urge supporters in east Ukraine to vote on autonomy

    Separatists urge supporters in east Ukraine to vote on autonomy
    As violent clashes flared anew in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists summoned their supporters to vote Sunday on whether to seek autonomy from the government in Kiev despite widespread condemnation of the rogue referendum and retracted support from...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap: Big trouble for the president

    '24: Live Another Day' recap: Big trouble for the president
    So what have we learned since lunch time? Jack Bauer is in London, he’s there to thwart a plot to kill the president of the United States. Why? Because if POTUS dies on foreign soil, that would mean World War III. Unfortunately, President Heller...
  • Anti-government protests turn deadly in Kiev, Ukraine

     
    Kiev, Ukraine has been the epicenter of two months of protests against President Viktor Yanukovych that have grown increasingly violent this week. Opposition leaders had given Yanukovych a deadline of Thursday evening to make concessions or face renewed...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 18, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with a flying finish to the snowboard cross final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Pierre Vaultier of France took the gold medal....
  • U.S. gas bonanza from fracking slow to spread globally

     
    Global Focus: Fracking the World -- In less than a generation, the United States has soared to world leadership in extracting natural gas from shale formations by hydraulic fracturing. But as the world debates whether “fracking” is an economic...
  • Tokyo governor resigns to form new party, run for parliament

     
    Shintaro Ishihara, the strident governor of Tokyo who helped touch off a major dispute between China and Japan over some uninhabited islets near Taiwan, announced that he was quitting his post and forming a new political party....