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  • Thai prime minister asks monarchy to dissolve parliament

    NEW DELHI — In the latest twist of Thailand's political crisis, beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday that she had petitioned the monarchy to dissolve parliament and hold new elections as a fresh wave of protesters descended...
  • Make it hurt

    "After Russia invaded Crimea, a senior American official vowed to 'make it hurt.' More than two weeks later, Moscow has given no sign that it feels any pain, and the challenge for President Obama is whether he is willing or able to inflict enough to...
  • TV This Week March 16 - 22: 'Crisis' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY "30 for 30" charts the rise and fall of...
  • Hostage crises, then and now

    Hostage crises, then and now
    The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
  • Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe'...
  • U.S., Iran signal snail-paced diplomacy on nuclear standoff

    U.S., Iran signal snail-paced diplomacy on nuclear standoff
    UNITED NATIONS — President Obama and Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, signaled Tuesday that they intend to pursue intense diplomacy to overcome Iran's nuclear standoff with the West, yet their speeches here underscored the gulf that threatens...
  • Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table

    Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials hoping to end the nuclear standoff with Iran not only face a nation legendary for hard-line negotiating, they also must deal with members of Congress who may be just as unyielding. In talks with Iran set...
  • 'Scandal' recap: 'Olivia Pope still walks this Earth'

    'Scandal' recap: 'Olivia Pope still walks this Earth'
    Calming would-be suicide bombers, negotiating a hostage crisis, throwing herself into a sniper’s cross hairs, sniffing out CIA coverups and finding out her most trusted employee is a brainwashed killer beholden to her ruthless father: Just another...
  • McManus: The long haul in Syria

    The civil war in Syria is heading in the wrong direction. In the last year, rebels had won control of big slices of territory, including much of the country's largest city, Aleppo. But those gains prompted a surge of military aid to Syrian President...
  • Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher Dies at 85

    Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher Dies at 85
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher died in his home late Friday night of complications from bladder and kidney cancer. He was 85. Christopher was applauded for his efforts to promote peace in the Middle East by urging a...
  • Egypt's Post-revolution Celebration Continues, Political Planning Begins

    Egypt's Post-revolution Celebration Continues, Political Planning Begins
    CAIRO -- Egyptians carried their party into a second day as they sang, danced and cheered in ecstasy over the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak. Even as people rejoiced, the Egyptian army took steps to reassure the world of an orderly transition,...