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  • 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,...
  • Scotland opts to stay with Britain

    Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from Britain, opting to preserve a more than 300-year-old union in a referendum Thursday that sent shock waves through Europe and opened the door to continuing political tumult in Britain. With turnout at...
  • Scottish referendum: Scots to remain in U.K.

    Scottish referendum: Scots to remain in  U.K.
    Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons including Prime...
  • In Scotland, two sides rally on eve of independence vote

    In Scotland, two sides rally on eve of independence vote
    Scotland was a flurry of last-minute campaign activity hours before voting began Thursday on a referendum to determine whether it would leave Britain. Advocates on both sides of the debate — “yes” for independence and “no”...
  • Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence

    Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence
    This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...
  • Will Scotland choose independence?

     Will Scotland choose independence?
    Voters in Scotland this week could end their country's 300-year-old union with England. That possibility perplexes not only many Britons but also President Obama, the leader of a country that chose to "dissolve the political bands" with England in 1776....
  • Cameron proposes new anti-terrorism laws in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq. The proposed legislation would also...
  • Protesters clash with police over Hong Kong election rules

    Protesters clashed with Hong Kong police Monday at a heated news conference about limits imposed by mainland Chinese authorities on the territory’s 2017 election. Demonstrators have promised a wave of civil disobedience in the semi-autonomous...