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  • Sudan and South Sudan inch back from the brink of war

     
    Sudan and South Sudan inch back from from the brink of war: South Sudan forces began a withdrawal from the strategic Sudanese oil area of Heglig, after enormous international pressure to do so. But Sudan claimed to have driven them out by force....
  • Greece to hold new election on June 17

     
    Voters will go to the polls for the second time in two months in Greece on June 17. The repeat round follows an inconclusive election May 6 that left no party in overall control, heightening fears that Greece will default on its debt and leave the...
  • Greek president proposes a government of technocrats

     
    ATHENS -- In the latest twist to Greece’s lingering political crisis, President Karolos Papoulias on Monday proposed a government of technocrats to stave off a repeat round of elections that could jeopardize the country’s fate in terms of...
  • François Hollande: France's new 'Monsieur le Président'

     
    Francois Hollande is sworn in Tuesday as France's new president. Hollande, who succeeds Nicolas Sarkozy, is France's first president from the Socialist Party in 17 years....
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Mali asks international court to investigate alleged war crimes

     
    Mali asks the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes by rebels: Mali's government has requested the International Criminal Court at the Hague to investigate possible war crimes by Tuareg and Al Qaeda linked Islamic rebels, Ansar Dine,...
  • China creates city on disputed island, angering neighbors [Video]

     
    China has declared a tiny island as its newest city, a bid to strengthen its hold on the South China Sea as countries around the disputed waters dig in their heels.The disputes have grown increasingly tense and confrontational this year as China and its...
  • Strategy to improve 'alarming situation' in Mali expected at U.N.

     
    The question of how to help Mali cope with rebels, the aftermath of a military coup and religious extremists, is slated to be taken up Wednesday at the sidelines of the United Nations, at a closely watched meeting on security in the troubled Sahel....
  • France approves European treaty on public-spending limits

     
    France approves the European treaty to limit public spending, a key element in Europe's strategy to combat its debt crisis. Critics say that it will enshrine austerity into French law....
  • Bali marks 10th anniversary of devastating bombing

     
    Ten years ago, the bombing of two nightclubs in Bali killed 202 people and unsettled the long-peaceful island popular with Western tourists. On Friday, hundreds of survivors and their families gathered in Bali to remember the bombing, a devastating attack...
  • Afghan political drama hits close to home for area musician Ariana Delawari

     
    Today the Associated Press reported that Afghan finance official Noorullah Delwari was questioned in a corruption probe regarding a commission, where he was a member, which paid a consulting fee to Lufthansa Airlines in an attempt to rebuild Afghanistan's...