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  • BAHRAIN: King shuffles Cabinet as demonstrations continue

     
    Bahrain's Sunni King Hamed ibn Isa Khalifa replaced four members of the country's Cabinet on Saturday, including two members of the royal family, as demonstrations calling for democratic reforms and a crackdown on corruption continued in the island...
  • IRAN: After Mousavi, Karroubi disappear, U.S. urges Iran to 'allow active dialogue among its citizens'

     
    The White House on Sunday urged Iran to allow active dialogue among its citizens, accusing the government of "ongoing hypocrisy" after a human-rights group said two opposition figures had been moved from where they were detained under house arrest. The......
  • IRAN: Opposition website says opposition leader is still under house arrest, retracts claim he was sent to jail

     
    In the latest twist in the mystery over the whereabouts of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Houssein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and their wives, Mousavi's website Kaleme.com has published a report saying the reformist leader and his wife Zahra Rahnavard are,...
  • Roger Ebert predicted the future of the movies in 1987

     
    Roger Ebert predicted the future of the movies in 1987...
  • Movie Review: There Be Dragons

     
    The last time we took any note of Roland Joffe, the director of “The Mission” and “The Killing Fields,” it was through his take on the ugly genre “torture porn” titled “Captivity” back in 2007. To be fair,...
  • May 12 buzz: Free speech and Islamophobia

     
    Most viewed: A life sentence of joblessness Father Gregory Boyle's Op-Ed article about how it benefits our community to provide jobs for reformed gang members continues to dominate traffic for a second day in a row. If you go by......
  • Was Nobel prizewinning poet Pablo Neruda poisoned?

     
    An investigation into the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda may lead to his exhumation....
  • Pablo Neruda's death is next to be investigated as Chile exhumes its past

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at bottom for details. Was Pablo Neruda poisoned? A judge in Chile has opened an investigation into the death four decades ago of the Nobel Prize-winning poet in response to allegations by his former driver...
  • TUNISIA: Provocative advertising campaign stirs the pot in foreign capitals

     
    During Tunisia's popular uprising, which led to the ouster of President Zine el Abidine ben Ali in January, tourists deserted the country en masse. Advertising agencies are now trying to attract tourists and sunbathers back to Tunisia's beaches and Roman....
  • The War In Libya

     
    Last week, Congress issued a stunning bipartisan rebuke to President Obama, an official condemnation of his ongoing and unauthorized war in Libya. Many would argue that Congress should rally behind the President in matters of war and foreign policy. Under...
  • 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...