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  • Spanish princess cleared of suspicion in corruption probe

    MADRID -- A Spanish court Tuesday dropped a subpoena of King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, citing insufficient evidence to tie her to alleged corruption by her husband. The 47-year-old princess, Infanta Cristina, last month became the first direct...
  • Judge clears way for fresh investigation of Spanish princess

    Judge clears way for fresh investigation of Spanish princess
    MADRID -- In another blow to Spain's scandal-plagued royal family, a judge Thursday cleared the way for a new investigation into King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, rejecting her appeal to have her tax returns shielded from further scrutiny. The...
  • Iran denounces Egypt's military coup

    Iran denounces Egypt's military coup
    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday denounced the military coup that toppled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, signaling a shift after days of guarded and cryptic commentary on the crisis. “The interference of military forces in the political scene is...
  • Egypt names new prime minister after coup: Who is Hazem Beblawi?

    CAIRO – Hazem Beblawi, a leading liberal economist, was named Egypt’s caretaker prime minister on Tuesday, ending days of speculation after the first choice for the position was abruptly withdrawn due to opposition from Islamists. The...
  • Egypt names interim prime minister, sets timetable for elections

    Egypt names interim prime minister, sets timetable for elections
    CAIRO — Seeking to reassure the outside world after a turbulent week of street protests, Egypt's military-backed interim leaders on Tuesday appointed a caretaker prime minister and urged citizens to support a six-month timetable for revising the...
  • The week in Latin America: Allende suicide confirmed

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Salvador Allende's death confirmed as suicide Nearly four decades after the violent...
  • A lingering World War II mystery that offered lessons for handling Osama bin Laden's corpse

     
    The story of Nazi Rudolf Hess, his long imprisonment and burial plot are a lesson for what not to do with the bodies of enemy leaders....
  • Webliography: Why Ron Paul is not a serious candidate for president

     
    UPDATED The following sources relate to the discussion of Ron Paul's viability (or, as I contend, lack thereof) as a presidential candidate. Comments on that topic are continuing here. Sorry, Jon Stewart, Ron Paul Is Not in the Top Tier......
  • 'Bought, Borrowed & Stolen': 20 years of Allegra McEvedy's secrets

     
    English chef Allegra McEvedy's recently released cookbook....
  • Iranian film fest comes to Daytona State next weekend

     
    LA's Noor Iranian Film Festival has a touring “highlights” bundle of films that will be shown at Daytona State College the weekend of Nov.5 and 6.A feature film, “The Lost Journey,” and a couple of docs as well as a selection of...
  • Nigeria bombings, attacks by Taliban-inspired militants kill 67

     
    Rebel attacks in northern Nigeria kill 67: Boko Haram, a militant rebel group in northern Nigeria that models itself on Afghanistan's Taliban, claimed credit for attacks in northern Nigeria Friday and early Saturday that killed at least 67 people....