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  • Narendra Modi: Promising The Good Times

    Narendra Modi: Promising The Good Times
    INDIA brims with colourful politicians, but none has quite the sense of political theatre of Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He swept into Varanasi, India’s most ancient city, on May 17th pledging to clean the Ganges, its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Protests erupt in Turkey as death toll at coal mine reaches 245

    As the death toll from one of Turkey’s worst mining disasters climbed to more than 200 on Wednesday, questions were being asked about why lawmakers rejected a parliamentary motion to investigate mine safety two weeks ago. At least 245 miners...
  • Turkuaz ready to give up the funk in Boca Raton

    Turkuaz ready to give up the funk in Boca Raton
    You will not find anyone who looks like George Clinton onstage at the Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton Tuesday night, but Brooklyn-based Turkuaz aims to make a few things abundantly clear: They need the funk. They’ve gotta have that funk. And do not be...
  • U.S. voters cast votes in Iraq election: 'It's amazing'

    U.S. voters cast votes in Iraq election: 'It's amazing'
    Iraqi-American Agnes Merza of Morton Grove said she made sure she was first in line Sunday at her local polling place to vote in her home country's election. "It's amazing," she said after casting her ballot at the Assyrian National Council in Skokie,...
  • Bollywood in the Action as Narendra Modi's BJP Wins Indian Elections

    LONDON - The greatest show in India - the parliamentary elections - wrapped up on Friday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) sweeping to victory. For more than a month, the elections have dominated most media,...
  • Conservative party wins big in India election

    India’s conservative Bharatiya Janata Party won an overwhelming victory Friday in national elections, riding a message of clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the direction of the...