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  • Right-wing Israeli political parties form super bloc for election

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced Thursday night that their political parties would run on the same ticket in the upcoming parliamentary elections....
  • Conservatives welcome Obama victory -- in Britain

     
    Britain's lawmakers, including from the ruling Conservative Party, greeted Brack Obama's reelection with hearty applause in Parliament on Wednesday, a reflection of the warm relationship between Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron....
  • UK's Labour faces wipe-out in Scotland despite change of leader: poll

    Britain's opposition Labour Party could suffer a wipe-out in Scotland in a UK-wide parliamentary election in May, scuppering its overall chances of supplanting Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives, a poll suggested on Friday. The poll is not...
  • UK firms expect to offer a bit more pay in 2015: CBI

    British companies plan to cautiously relax their grip on pay in 2015, but rises will be limited by higher costs for holiday pay and workplace pensions, as well as weak productivity growth, the Confederation of British Industry said on Monday. Forty-three...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "God'll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, A Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi" by John Safran; Riverhead (368 pages, $27.95) John Safran is a...
  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
  • Trudy Rubin: Israel faces a big election

    While Arab countries are struggling to redefine themselves amid violence, Israel is poised to wrestle with its own identity crisis at the polls. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to call an early election in March has precipitated a most...
  • Hong Kong starts to clear main pro-democracy protest site

    Hong Kong starts to clear main pro-democracy protest site
    Hong Kong authorities started on Thursday clearing the main pro-democracy protest site that has choked roads into the city's most economically and politically important district for more than two months as part of a campaign to demand free elections. The...
  • Israel's parliament disbands, sets elections for March 17

    Israel's parliament disbands, sets elections for March 17
    Israeli lawmakers voted Monday to dissolve the parliament and hold elections on March 17, making the current government one of the shortest-lived in the country's history. With some cellphone cameras flashing but no objections, lawmakers passed the...
  • Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment

    Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment
    The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard. For Australians it's not so bad — most of the time — to be so far away, so overlooked, so seemingly insignificant as to almost never factor in major international news....
  • Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist

    Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist
    Gough Whitlam swept to political power in Australia in 1972 under a slogan, "it's time," that seemed to sum up everything that was stale and old-fashioned about an inward-looking, parochial nation. He was swept out less than three years later on Nov. 11,...