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  • Hong Kong leaders try again to put divisive curriculum plan to rest

     
    Seeking to put to rest months of controversy and demonstrations, Hong Kong officials said Monday they would shelve “national education” course guidelines that many residents of the former British colony had protested as an indoctrination...
  • Venezuela President Hugo Chavez wins reelection, officials say

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez apparently won re-election by a convincing margin Sunday with allegiance among poor voters to his socialist revolution trumping dissatisfaction with a flaccid economy, rising crime and an increasingly polarized society....
  • In Venezuela, Chavez foe demands justice in killing of two followers

     
    Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles demanded the murderers of two of his followers on Saturday be brought to justice. He also said he has selected a vice presidential running mate...
  • Latin American governments congratulate Chavez win in Venezuela

     
    Governments in Latin America quickly congratulated Hugo Chavez on his reelection Sunday as president of Venezuela, a sign of his convincing win over strong opposition challenger Henrique Capriles....
  • Turkey fires back at Syria on sixth day of trading fire

     
    Turkey fired artillery back at Syria on Monday after a mortar shell landed on its territory, the sixth straight day that the two countries have traded fire across borders, its state news agency reported.The string of strikes have ramped up fears that...
  • Gaza militant killed in renewed clashes with Israel

     
    Renewed clashes between Gaza Strip militants and Israeli soldiers left one Palestinian fighter dead and 14 others wounded, while southern Israeli cities were showered with several dozen mortars and rockets....
  • International court weighs whether Libya can try Kadafi son

     
    The International Criminal Court opened a hearing Tuesday over the fate of the son of Moammar Kadafi, who stands accused of grim crimes against humanity. Yet the question before the international court was not his guilt or innocence – but where to...
  • As 'Chavismo' sputters, a charismatic challenger woos Venezuelans

     
    Global Focus: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has loomed larger than life over his oil-rich country for nearly 14 years, doling out health care and houses and university admissions to supporters of his “Bolivarian Revolution” aimed at...
  • Awakened in Venezuela capital by reveille, voters head for polls

     
    A heavy turnout, at least in the capital Caracas, was apparent early Sunday in Venezuela's presidential election. The race between incumbent HUgo Chavez and challenger Henrique Capriles was widely seen as too close to call....
  • Voter turnout heavy in Venezuela; Chavez vows to respect results

     
    Voter turnout was reported heavy across Venezuela in Sunday’s presidential election in which leftist President Hugo Chavez is seeking a fourth term against challenger Henrique Capriles, a youthful center-right former governor who says the incumbent&...
  • Israel's Netanyahu calls for early elections amid budget crunch

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday night that he is disbanding his right-wing government and calling for early elections, blaming a coalition deadlock over how to slash nearly $4 billion from next year’s budget....