| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Love is sweeping the country,
Waves are hugging the shore,
All the sexes
From Maine to Texas
Have never known such love before!
So wrote the Gershwins, and you have to think George and Ira would feel good about Bristol, where we're watching "the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:21 AM
A rogue former army general in Libya survived an assassination attempt Wednesday as fighting and tension continued to escalate between his forces and Islamist militias loyal to the ruling General National Congress.
The Libyan state news agency, LANA,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:13 PM
What began as a neighborhood campaign against the planned closure of an immigrant absorption center in the town of Mevaseret Zion is now focusing a spotlight on the troubled integration of Ethiopian immigrants and the long-term fate of donations to Jewish...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"Welcome to hell."
That was acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk's greeting to fellow citizens when he was named in late February to hold the besieged and indebted country together until a new president could be elected.
But even with...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:37 AM
At the end of a tense vote that capped one of the country’s messiest political campaigns, Reuven Rivlin was chosen Tuesday to serve as Israel’s next president.
Rivlin, 74, was elected in Jerusalem by members of Israel’s 120-seat...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Islamic militants in Iraq overran the city of Mosul on Tuesday, gaining control of Nineveh provincial headquarters, the airport, two television stations and other facilities, authorities said.
The militants, who were affiliated with the Al Qaeda...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:58 PM
At the end of a tense vote that capped a messy political campaign, Reuven Rivlin was chosen Tuesday to serve as Israel's 10th president.
Rivlin, 74, was elected by members of Israel's 120-seat parliament to succeed the country's longest-serving public...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Iraqi Kurdish forces took control of the northern oil city of Kirkuk earlier Thursday, after government troops abandoned their posts in the face of a triumphant Sunni Islamist rebel march towards Baghdad that threatens Iraq's future as a unified state....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:49 PM
A leading opposition party resigned from Pakistan's parliament on Monday in protest against election results last year that handed a sweeping victory to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The move by opposition leader Imran Khan, a former cricket hero, was...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:07 PM
This poor, sun-scorched village on the Euphrates is like so many in Iraq: The electricity is spotty, the sewer system a mess, the main road an obstacle course of potholes.
Oddly, many residents see these problems as a credit to Junaja's most famous...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:58 PM
BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.