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  • Wal-Mart expanding in China, still on hold in India

    Wal-Mart expanding in China, still on hold in India
    Wal-Mart is expanding in China while still in a frustrating holding pattern in India. The company said Tuesday that it plans to build30 new retail stores and warehouses later this year as part of a growth plan announced in Beijing last October. Wal-Mart...
  • Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced

    Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced
    Libyan lawmakers met in hiding Tuesday, two days after forces loyal to a renegade ex-general stormed the parliament building and demanded that the Islamist-dominated body disband. Onetime general Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against Islamists and...
  • The election of a new European parliament

    The coming weekend will see the election of a new European parliament. These elections traditionally are unsatisfactory because of the lack of a true and informed European electorate. This year they may provide an unprecedented shock. In France -- the...
  • Libyan Interior Ministry backs anti-Islamist rogue ex-general

    Libya’s Interior Ministry announced Wednesday it was throwing its support behind Khalifa Haftar, a former army general who last week launched an unauthorized armed offensive against Islamist militias and their political allies. The tumult in the...
  • The frightening popularity of Golden Dawn's anti-Semitism in Greece

    The frightening popularity of Golden Dawn's anti-Semitism in Greece
    In the cradle of democracy, next week’s elections are not looking good — for Greeks, European unity or NATO. In local elections held Sunday, 16% of Athenians voted for Ilias Kasidiaris, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn’s candidate for mayor of...
  • Libya elects a prime minister in chaotic session of parliament

    Libya elects a prime minister in chaotic session of parliament
    Libya has a new prime minister. But in keeping with months of chaos in the North African nation, the events leading up to Sunday’s swearing-in were confusing and turbulent. Ahmed Matiq, an Islamist-leaning businessman from the economically...
  • 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...
  • '24: Live Another Day' premiere recap, The return of Jack Bauer

    '24: Live Another Day' premiere recap, The return of Jack Bauer
    In a dark, ominous, very “24” way, we open to see a new set of fresh operatives targeting an unidentified, but highly sought after suspect. Using new school tricks and gizmos, the team is able to capture the infamous “traitor” Jack...
  • 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...